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English first
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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120 reviews 120 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It is the end of the season so it is not unusual that some menu items were unavailable, but they did not have any tea and after one cup of coffee I was told they were out. They did not offer to brew another pot - I find this to be unacceptable. Their lobster rolls were acceptable, but their prices... More

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Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

From the outside, it looked great. Lighting inside was too dark. No liquor. Place needed to be cleaner. It was cold inside. Onion rings had a thick paste of almost cooked batter. Lobster roll needed more mayo... Chowder was below average.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

There are a ton of places to have lobster on Cape Cod. We tried this one first and had no regrets. The prices were decent, the good was great and a nice down home atmosphere

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Having visited the nearby visitor centre, we went across route 6 to the apparently uninspiring eatery. As this was a low season lunch time, the place was empty and we were rather dubious about eating there. We selected the lobster roll, and were not disappointed. The quality was excellent, and the value was exceptional. As we departed, more diners began... More

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New York State
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is a charming looking (from the road) restaurant that after several years of passing we decided to try on our last visit to the Cape. Our first clue should have been the empty parking lot - but we were traveling offseason and decided it was "just early". The property seemed to be under Jamaican ownership and there was a... More

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Lebanon, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

As a local It will a pleasure to see this place go away!! Food is a loose term here and the service is as rude as it gets!!! The only reason to stop near this place is because of the traffic light at the intersection!! Was just ok a couple years ago thought I'd try for a quick bite coming... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Reading through previous reviews I can see how their complaints could be valid. We arrived just as the doors were opened. We were told that there was no indoor dining because there was only one waitress and she was handling the outdoor seating area. We were happy to accommodate and sat outside. Since we were the first there our order... More

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Stay away from this place. No liquor license. They took over a half hr to deliver a sub par lobster roll on a none busy day. Just avoid

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We also went here because I was starving and the line at Arnold's was crazy (this was our first night in Eastham). The menu was lacking in options and the ambiance was strange - I almost felt depressed eating there. They have a boat full of lobsters in the middle which could be cool except that they are just floating... More

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

From the outside the restaurant looks quite upscale and interesting. Once inside there is a different story. Some highlights of our dinner include being served food on paper plates, everything on the menu being fried, despite having a large visible bar no ability to get alcohol, a wait staff that seemed disinterested and distant (and hard to understand). We stuck... More

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Additional Information about Lobster Shanty

Address: 2905 State Hwy, Eastham, MA 02642
Phone Number: 508-255-9394
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Eastham
Cuisine: Seafood

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