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681 Main St, West Yarmouth, MA 02673-5102
508 775 0486
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Description: The Lobster Boat has been serving affordable family meals to locals and...
The Lobster Boat has been serving affordable family meals to locals and visitors for over 30 years. We are open for lunch and dinner from noon daily and serve the freshest and finest local seafood from our own Fish Market located on the premises.Our unique casual waterfront seafood experience allows you to enjoy our Cape Cod style outdoor waterfront dining pier or our protected enclosed dining room, both situated on scenic Parkers River overlooking the Marina.We feature daily and weekly specials and offer cocktails, wine and delicious refreshing frozen drinks from our boat bar. Our menu includes favorites like our homemade onion rings, Lobster Boat Combo, 3 lb. Lobster and Cape Cod Platter.Our continued success is based on providing our customers with quality, value and unsurpassed hospitality in a true Cape Cod waterfront setting. We thank you for joining us and hope you enjoy your experience and come again.
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Good for:
Outdoor seating
Dining on a budget

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    Very good
  • 40
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  • 24
    Poor
  • 30
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Perfect

Great food, bar staff and waiting staff. We came here three times in our seven night stay. We felt very welcome and I would definitely recommend the restaurant. THANKS

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 22, 2014
Patricia D
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Northaw, null, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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Northaw, null, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Great food, bar staff and waiting staff. We came here three times in our seven night stay. We felt very welcome and I would definitely recommend the restaurant. THANKS

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Columbus, Ohio
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We had asked for a recommendation for a restaurant where we could get lobster, and the Lobster Boat was suggested. My friend and I have both had lobster before, but I've never had a steamed lobster that needed to be taken apart. It was quite the experience! I'm really glad I was wearing the bib! Our servers were fantastic -... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Ate here 3 times during our stay in Cape Cod. Shared the Cape Cod fried platter than includes a steamed lobster with hubby on the first day we ate there. All I can say is that it was a heaping platter of freshly fried seafood and a delicious lobster. On our second visit, had their Cranberry, Walnut and Lobster salad.... More 

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Bottmingen, Switzerland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Unfortunately we dropped in for dinner, because we missed to make a reservation in our favorite restaurant. The atmosphere of the rooms is the one of a canteen, the table and chairs were were greasy, the service was very unfriendly, and the quality of the food reduced our appetite remarkably (all the four different dished were of the same poor... More 

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Seattle, WA
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Vegetarians beware. Its all sides. Crappy cole slaw, mushy corn on the cob. There is a passable pasta that the chef was willing to add veggies to, so that was nice. And a big greek salad. But the atmosphere is fun, classic Cape Cod. And if you eat fish, everyone seems to really be enjoying it. And the service is... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We were on a coach tour of the Cape and the Lobster Boat was the designated lunch stop so it was with some trepidation that we entered this establishments. However, we were pleasantly surprised. The welcome was warm, we were seated immediately at a window table looking out on a small harbour. The restaurant was clean, neat and tidy and... More 

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South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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51 reviews 51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Yes it's a tourist trap. But hey, the lobster is good! Of course, I've only been here off season so keep that in mind. Service was fast, friendly and accommodating. A note to vegetarians out there, be warned...you have to get sides if you want a meal. Corn on the Cob, French Fries, Coleslaw. Probably a terrible experience if you... More 

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Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Arrived at the Cape late Friday of Columbus weekend. Went here specifically because we had a nice lunch in June. We were one of only a few cars in the lot while other restaurants were busy. Ordered chowder and baked seafood trio. Had to ask for silverware after meals arrived. Had to remind waitress that I ordered chowder... It came... More 

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My daughter and I were visiting the cape in late September for a mother-daughter weekend. We were staying in Falmouth but drove down cape to visit some of our favorite store. While in one store, I asked the sales person where she would recommend for a good lobster meal and another customer suggested The Lobster Boat and she agreed. It... More 

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new york
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

was supprised when we got inside big roomy my girfriend had scallops for the first time and loved it great window seats prices were reasonable service was good

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 681 Main St, West Yarmouth, MA 02673-5102
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  West Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: 508 775 0486

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget

Description

The Lobster Boat has been serving affordable family meals to locals and visitors for over 30 years. We are open for lunch and dinner from noon daily and serve the freshest and finest local seafood from our own Fish Market located on the premises.Our unique casual waterfront seafood experience allows you to enjoy our Cape Cod style outdoor waterfront dining pier or our protected enclosed dining room, both situated on scenic Parkers River overlooking the Marina.We feature daily and weekly specials and offer cocktails, wine and delicious refreshing frozen drinks from our boat bar. Our menu includes favorites like our homemade onion rings, Lobster Boat Combo, 3 lb. Lobster and Cape Cod Platter.Our continued success is based on providing our customers with quality, value and unsurpassed hospitality in a true Cape Cod waterfront setting. We thank you for joining us and hope you enjoy your experience and come again.

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