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Nauset Fish & Lobster Pool

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38 Route 6A, Orleans, MA 02653
508 255 1019
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Takeout

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    4 of 5 stars
Excellent value for the price

Whenever we stay at the Cape, we always stop at Nauset Fish & Lobster and purchase lobster for steaming for dinner. We are never disappointed at the quantity for choice and the quality of our choice. This would be a place I would highly recommend!

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 13, 2015
New York State
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Boston, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great fish, good service, but pricey. Good fish to take home. We've tried some of the prepared items, and they are adequate. While a nice, well run fish market, it is expensive.

Thank Sam W
New York State
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Whenever we stay at the Cape, we always stop at Nauset Fish & Lobster and purchase lobster for steaming for dinner. We are never disappointed at the quantity for choice and the quality of our choice. This would be a place I would highly recommend!

1 Thank AlwaysPlanning-TRIP
Hopkins, Minnesota, USA
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70 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Best fried clams and lobster roll on the Cape. We stopped on the drive from Boston to Provincetown. The food was very satisfying. It's a walk/up counter with tables inside. In the adjacent store, there are two huge lobster pools, one for large and others for your standard size lobsters. And heaps of fresh fish of many varieties.

Thank Richard L
Tucson, Arizona
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100 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Best fresh fish for your cookouts! Not cheap but well worth it! Right off the boats! Cool vibe and the locals shop here! A classic Cape Cod fish store!

Thank FinnieF
Eastham, Massachusetts
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198 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Some of the freshest fish on the cape. You come here to buy fish or lobsters. The resturant is next door The prices on some of the fish is higher than shaws or stop and shop BUT the quality is way above. Actually they are competitive a lot of the time

1 Thank 98999Mike
Hartford, Connecticut
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

On our way home after 4 wonderful days in Cape Cod, we stopped at Nauset Fish and Lobster Pool to purchase fresh Cod to take home. The staff was very helpful, wrapping our fish with plenty of ice to last until we got home. All the seafood here is fresh and displayed very nicely. We always stop here for the... More 

1 Thank Gayle644
East Bridgewater, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Busy busy busy... But there fast getting you out the door... Great service... The fish is fresh, lobsters in the tank look good to....

1 Thank moe19842015
Orleans, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

My daughter lives in Costa Rica but she and her family are home for the summer. She was dying for Cape Cod lobster as the "bugs" in the Pacific don't measure up, not by a long shot, so of course my husband and I went to Nauset Fish and Lobster Pool. If you blind-folded me and took me into that... More 

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New York, New York
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

They have an extensive variety -- and I've purchased almost everything they have to offer at one time or another. I've even had them steam lobsters for me when I want to make a quick lunch for company. They even offer recipes on their white board. Funny question from another customer last weekend -- "Are those oysters cold?" You had... More 

Thank NYCNain
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Easily some of the freshest seafood I've ever tasted. Honestly can't imagine better seafood - MAYBE as good, but definitely not better. My friends and I decided to save some cash by lighting up our grill instead of going to some expensive restaurant. Definitely one of the better decisions of the trip. We found this place thanks to the raving... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 38 Route 6A, Orleans, MA 02653
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: 508 255 1019

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood


Open Hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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