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Lobster Barn

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996 Hancock St, Abington, MA 02351-1089
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Stoughton, Massachusetts
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140 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Location is off the main road and hidden. The staff were very friendly and helpful. You order your food inside and either take it to go or eat outside. There are a few large picnic tables with umbrellas to eat at in the parking lot. It's a fish market/restaurant. There is a large menu of all kinds of seafood from... More 

Thank Krys G
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love getting the fresh huge shrimp platters for holidays and parties. Best shrimp I ever had. Clams are cleaned through a multi cleaning process so they are tender sweet and no sand!!! They will boil and steam your fresh seafood there or take home and cook yourself. Freshest seafood anywhere!!!

Thank Brendad13
Abington, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great seafood without the long travel to the shore. You know its got to be good when the parking lot is always full.

Thank dunreef
Abington, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is always fresh. The staff are very friendly even on the busiest of nights. Every meal is delicious!

Thank Jack P
Knoxville, Tennessee
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

On my first visit to the Boston area, we made a run to the Lobster Barn. I was hoping for some fresh, east coast seafood and this was a good place to get it. My companion's mom is a regular, so she ordered for us. Scallops, whole clams, cod, and fish chowder were on our lunch menu. Served alongside were... More 

Thank fishnhomey
Abington, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Family run out the back of a home really nice pleasant personal attention no atmosphere none but food is best in the world ( sea food ) thank you lobster barn

Thank John O
Randolph, Massachusetts
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157 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

We ordered 4 lobsters (1.5 lbs ) each and 2.5 lbs of Steamers. They cooked them for free and all was delicious. How can you complain, they do the cooking and cleanup is a breeze, just throw all in the trash. You can also eat there on picnic tables. Great seafood!

Thank temptraveler
Briantree, MA
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123 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We are never disappointed at the Lobster Barn. Call in your order and it will be ready when you arrive. I enjoy the clam chowder and always joke that we should buy a gallon of it. I love their fried clams and fried oysters.

Thank eddier02184
Weymouth, Massachusetts
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68 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

We always get items to go but you can also eat outside. They have the best fried seafood. Always fresh and delicious. And they also have fresh seafood to take home and cook yourself.

Thank shkelley187
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I have been buying lobsters and other seafood dishes for years. Diane and her family are very accommodating. Her husband put together a package of lobsters and scallops for me, for a very early travel out of state, and had it ready on a day the restaurant was closed. I love their community commitment.

Thank Donna O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 996 Hancock St, Abington, MA 02351-1089
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Abington
  • Phone Number: 17818712433

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?