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Brown's Seabrook Lobster Pound

Rte 286, Seabrook, NH 03874
(603) 474-3331
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Ranked #13 of 44 Restaurants in Seabrook
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Lunch
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Dining options: Lunch
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English first
Seabrook, New Hampshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

If you're looking for great seafood then this is the place. If you're looking for a quiet dining experience, then this is not the place. I have been coming to Browns for 20 years. As a local I avoid it during the Summer months, the lines are long and service/quality suffer during the extremely busy seasons. During off seasons it... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

If you want fresh and delicious seafood then look no further. Browns is a no frills, byob, old school restaurant that sits on a salt water marsh. The fried shrimp that I has the best I've ever had; I could go on and on.. The only negative was that some of their employees seemed like they really didn't want to... More 

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southcarolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Was there when hardly anyone was there. I agree with some other posts, "not as good as it used to be". I go several times a year with my wife and sometimes friends. There was a definite change somewhere along the line. "However", this time my plate was "full" and the food tasted extra fresh. Was visiting Massachusetts and had... More 

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Massachusetts
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59 reviews 59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Going to Brown's used to be an annual trip for our family, one that we all enjoyed. The last couple of times we were there, the food was not as good, the service "sucked" (mostly young people with attitudes) and the prices were very high for the portions. I don't have a problem paying for a good seafood dinner, but... More 

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Degerhamn
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

An institution in the area, and I can see why. A simple place one step up from the old clam shacks I knew as a kid growing up in Massachusetts, it was packed with people sitting to eat or ordering to go. I had a lobster taken from the tank and popped into the pot before my eyes. This is... More 

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Hamburg
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

On our trip all around the east coast we had the best Lobster Roll at Brown's. We had a lot of rolls, but here you get the tastiest! If you stay in this area, don't miss the place.

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Seabrook, New Hampshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I recently moved to Seabrook and have been looking forward to some great seafood to enjoy with my husband. I can remember going to Brown's as a kid with my family for lobsters and it was always enjoyable. First of all, the prices are too high for the portions. I don't mind spending the money for a great meal but... More 

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Enumclaw
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We found this place by being lost in the area and rolled down the window and asked a man who was walking his dog! We loved the simplicity of the place. We were looking for a good lunch on our way to the airport, it is not fancy in anyway. Ordering is a little different and the help let's you... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Who still cooks with lard? Sure tasted like they do here or this was left over oil from the 19 5 0's. Go to their website. The fried food is dark brown with a foul aftertaste. Medium fries, clams, and oysters $58. We threw it out after a few bites. So m any other places to choose from in the... More 

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Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had dinner here recently. The boiled lobsters were very good. The steamers were equally great. Fried clams were tasteless. And the fried scallops were very good. The restaurant really has no ambience....it's noisy and just picnic tables crammed close together in a large room....prices are very high for what you get!

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Additional Information about Brown's Seabrook Lobster Pound

Address: Rte 286, Seabrook, NH 03874
Phone Number: (603) 474-3331
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Seabrook
Cuisine: Seafood

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