We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Window shopping for a Toddler

I was looking for a souvenir for my 20 month old son and found a plush puffin toy, which he quickly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hui Chieh H
via mobile
Best gift shop in Portland

Blue Lobster is a fantastic little shop on Commercial St in Portland! It is right in the middle of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Milton, Massachusetts
Read all 29 reviews
All photos (25)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“blue lobster”(4 reviews)
“souvenirs”(8 reviews)
We are Portland's new and original brand! We specialize in Maine gifts, souvenirs, and apparel. Whether you're looking for a classic snow globes or stylish apparel, we have the best selection in town. Conveniently located in central downtown, you...more
177 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4717
+1 207-805-1888
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Portland
from $72.00
More Info
from $350.00
More Info
from $350.00
More Info
from $19.99
More Info
Reviews (29)
Filter reviews
28 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews blue lobster our tour guide souvenirs shop magnet maine
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 28 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's a very small shop, be careful if you have rambunctious kids with you, very close quarters. Choices of some souvenier items are limited. But, the prices are great if you're not too picky and willing to be flexible on what you want. Staff was...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was looking for a souvenir for my 20 month old son and found a plush puffin toy, which he quickly fell in love with. He seemed very happy to get it, so I decided to buy it. This place has lots of lobster and...More

Thank Hui Chieh H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Blue Lobster is a fantastic little shop on Commercial St in Portland! It is right in the middle of the Old Port with great quality clothing and souvenirs at super reasonable prices. Easy to find, bright blue awning. Every single thing I've purchased there has...More

Thank BearP2735
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just followed one of your drivers down 295 this morning, a blonde female. During the 7 am to 8 am commute traffic is heavy, to say the least, anyone who travels it knows this. Your driver thought it was funny to hold up traffic...More

Thank missbhayvn
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Portland is full of businesses, it’s like a mini NYC with all the little shops and eateries. It’s quite neat as well with the brick road. Blue lobster has all sorts of souvenirs for all types, post cards, magnets shirts mugs pins etc.

Thank Steed J
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide Fred took us from Portland to Kennebunkport, which is about 45 minutes. The vehicle was extremely roomy and comfortable, with our driver taking great pains to insure our comfort (since it was July.) He gave us a fantastic history lesson about Maine,...More

Thank Betsy C
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

The best selection of souvenirs in Portland! High quality clothing and the blue lobsters were perfect for the kids.

Thank Becki G
Reviewed September 1, 2017

I really liked this souvenir shop. It had all the regular souvenir staples for people like me, who like to get a little memento from my travels. It also had some really unique and different items as well. The prices were very reasonable too.

Thank Chrissy D
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Great shop right in the heart of town. Nice selection and great prices. Was thrilled to pick up all my gifts for friend here :)

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

Lots of great gift ideas. I bought a few adorable shirts and one of my favorite mugs from here. Staff is very friendly and attentive.

Thank Melanie C
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 21 nearby hotels
Portland Regency Hotel & Spa
1,065 reviews
.07 miles away
Hyatt Place Portland - Old Port
474 reviews
.10 miles away
Portland Harbor Hotel
1,676 reviews
.13 miles away
Hilton Garden Inn Portland Downtown Waterfront
1,677 reviews
.19 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 632 nearby restaurants
The Holy Donut
1,786 reviews
.07 miles away
Central Provisions
850 reviews
.06 miles away
Beals Old Fashioned Ice Cream
148 reviews
.03 miles away
Portland Lobster Co
2,046 reviews
.02 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 288 nearby attractions
Commercial Street
580 reviews
.01 miles away
DiMillo's Old Port Marina
564 reviews
.05 miles away
Market Street
31 reviews
.04 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Blue Lobster staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines