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“OUTSTANDING FOOD, SERVICE, PRICE!!!!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Lobsterman's Restaurant

Lobsterman's Restaurant
421 Main Street, Rockland, ME 04841
207-809-1974
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Ranked #23 of 78 Restaurants in Rockland
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Shelburne
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“OUTSTANDING FOOD, SERVICE, PRICE!!!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Wanted lobster and this is the place to go!! We had the captain's platter with lobster, dozen clams, shrimp, and oysters that was thoroughly enjoyed--excellent. Also had the hot crab dip that was scrumptious! Would definitely go back. Jess, the waitress was wonderful!!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
New York City, New York
1 review
“Super Awful”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

We were looking for a place to eat after taking the ferry and stopped in here because the specials caught our eye. I feel bad writing a negative review, but this is a website for foodies. This is not a restaurant for foodies. Clams were a good special, great price and cooked well. Raw oysters were also good, can't say every morsel of food was terrible, but there is more to a restaurant than food. Normally I would never get a reuben from a seafood restaurant, but it was a special so I thought it would be tasty. It was made with WHITE bread, chunks of corned beef (not sliced and certainly not tender), tasteless saurkraut, no swiss and OLD dressing. All of the dressing was old including the 1000 island on my reuben, as well as the ranch and bleu cheese for salads. The fries were made using cold oil so they were greasy, just a place with a cook that never had prior training. Ambiance is non-existant; candles unlit, inexperienced servers with no uniforms. Also charged us double for our flatbread because even though we didn't order it, we did eat it. Of course we ate it, that's what we're there for! Manager (who I'd wager is also the chef/owner) wouldn't even speak to us, sent the waitress to do his dirty work. Awful customer service, waste of money- left a sour taste in my mouth and put me in a lousy mood.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Rockland, Maine, United States
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11 restaurant reviews
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“Okay”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Food was okay, servers seemed inexperienced. A little pricey and the portions were small.
Probably would try it again to see if it has improved as they had just opened when we went the first time.

Visited December 2012
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Rockport, Maine
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“Ugh”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Menu looked great but the food was uninspiring and poorly made. We ordered the lobster dip to start. It was a special. It was barely warm and there were large chunks of cream cheese - not well mixed. An average amount of small lobster pieces. Would not order again. One person ordered the crab melt. Huge pieces of white bread- Texas toast style- Not seasoned. The only upside was the crab was not smothered in mayonnaise. Another person ordered oysters - they were on the small side and the cocktail sauce was tasteless. Skip this restaurant unless it is the only one open. Great menu they need to get another cook.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Waldoboro
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107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
“Exactly what Rockland needed"”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Okay, Lobster capitol of the world but no decent place, fairly priced to get lobster rolls, lobster salad etc. Look no more. Located in the former Lily Bistro Lobsterman's restaurant fills a void. Lobster wraps, lobster sandwiches, lobster flatbreads and a lot more. I had the lobster Bisque, others had the lobster wrap and a haddock sandwich. All were great. You can get other entrees/ food that is not lobster. Run by a local lobsterman and family, this is a place worth a visit, nothing fancy, fair prices.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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