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New England Lobster Market & Eatery is an authentic east coast seafood experience in the San Francisco area. We started in the wholesale business delivering quality seafood at a great value and took that experience to serve customers at our restaurant. Whether you're shopping at the market or grabbing a meal at the eatery, when you visit you'll discover live Maine lobsters, Dungeness crabs, mussels and more. Diners at our restaurant love the dressed lobster rolls, lobster corn chowder and crab nachos. We welcome families and can accommodate business group and parties in our space. We also serve beer, wine and champagne to complement your meal. As long-time merchants in the wholesale shellfish
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My group of friends and I are always in the mood for seafood. New England Lobster Market & Eatery was our first stop after a long flight from NYC. We were all starving and this place was close by the airport, so it was the...perfect option. Most people got a lobster roll, but I decided to go with the Dungeness Crab melt (1/4 lb of Fresh Meat topped with melted cheddar cheese, lettuce and tomato on sliced sourdough). It wasn't bad but I didn't love the bread. It seemed more like white bread than it did sourdough. The chips that came with it were not good. They were bland and some of them were a bit stale. We also had the Crab Nachos ($20 ish) to share but this was disappointing. They used the same half stale chips and there was barely any crab in it. Overall, it was a pretty pricey lunch since the sandwiches run from $27 to $30. I don't think the quality matched up to the price tag. Maybe we just didn't order the right thing but since I don't live in town, I don't think I'd come back.More

Date of visit: May 2021
drosa727, General Manager at New England Lobster Market & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate your feedback and are sorry to hear we fell below expectations. We are always striving to ensure our guests are entirely satisfied with their orders and we wish there was more we could've done at the time of service to improve your experience...More

Reviewed April 22, 2021 via mobile

We were staying in the Westin SFO the night before our flight, wanted close-by food (Westin grill was closed, take-out/pick-up only). Quick walk and boom, this welcoming and sort of “warehouse-y” shellfish place is right there. You order&pay entirely via app, they bring the food...- I had the lobster tails w/ drawn butter, Cole Slaw, chips; would have preferred the lobster hotter but overall good. My partner had lobster nachos, also not very warm, but tasty. $80 total for dinner (included a beer&sparkling wine&18% tip). We left satisfied and glad for decent food in what is probably something of a “food desert” right by the airport.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed April 4, 2021

If you can't make it to Maine, this is a terrific option for an authentic lobster roll. Easy to go service during Covid.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed February 28, 2021 via mobile

You must eat lunch or dinner at the New England lobster House in Brisbane. This is the most covid-19 safety conscious restaurant I've seen in the Western United States. And of course the crab and lobster is the best in the world. They've done away...with the counter ordering and waiting. They seat you at a table, you scan the barcode to pull up the menu on your phone, and you place your order and pay online. 1 minute 30 seconds later, crab and lobster rolls show up at your table. If you are one of the 13 people left on the planet with a flip phone, they will provide you a tablet to order. This place is walking distance from the San Francisco International Airport. if you're traveling through San Francisco, and you've got a flight connection that's four hours or more, I recommend grabbing an Uber in coming to this place. Warning: It's expensive.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed November 24, 2020

This place is off the beaten path with parking off the side of the restaurant available. There is nice outdoor seating. They come out to take the orders if you don't have a smartphone. Lobster roll with butter had perfectly, plentiful picked lobster meat in...it. A nice portion of drawn butter, coleslaw, and chips as accompaniments. The only thing odd was that the lobster was cold so the drawn butter congeals. The lobster corn chowder was a bit weird for me, a bit more like a bisque than a chowder.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed November 4, 2020

This place is so great! We had to visit the airport and looked for a casual place. This is a really cool trip to New England. There was plenty of parking and lots of outside seating that was COVID compliant. It was very casual, tables...were spaced well and you ordered through the QR Code on the table. First time that I have done the code ordering and it was amazingly efficient. I just punched in my order, paid by Credit card and the food appeared without delay! We had the Side Salad $10.95 - large portion and had to take some of it home - Twin tails with chips, slaw and sides of butter and lemon $24.95 for the tails and .25 for each of the sides of butter and lemon. The lobster was perfectly cooked, the chips were great everything was really good. If you have a long layover in SFO this is a treat to come and spend a meal in the area. Highly recommend and will definitely return - it was a really fun afternoon!More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed September 12, 2020 via mobile

Tried the sampler and the twin lobster tails along with a bowl of lobster corn chowder. Melted butter and spicy mayo to dip. Easy order, fast service, good food!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 4, 2020

Food was outstanding and came out within 5 minutes of our order. Had to figure out how to order with no help and after eating, when we decided to check out the market, we were shooed away and told, "the entrance to the restaurant is...over there" by some rude little man. Forgot about ordering anything and left.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 23, 2020

Had will call in market. Bought live lobsters. They also give cooking instructions. Lots of parking all around. Have dined there ver a 100 times & all good.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed May 8, 2020

dined there over a hundred times. This was first time by their new delivery service that is way, way higher than Door Dash. Did arrive on time & food like always is very good.More

Date of visit: May 2020
426dannyr, Manager at New England Lobster Market & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2020

Since you've been over to our place so many times, we thought we changed it up and come to you! Thanks so much for your continued support over the years. I'm proud to hear we could deliver our same excellent food right to your door....More

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December 10, 2019|
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Response from Madalienne P | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know for sure but contact Lyft and add the address for New England Lobster and you should get a driver who is familiar with the area to drop you off. New England Lobster is in an industrial area with companies that... More
May 13, 2018|
Response from sharrongeg | Reviewed this property |
Piece of cake! Probably a 5 minute Lyft/Uber ride. ALoft hotel is just north of SFO and this restaurant is just south of SFO.
May 13, 2018|
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Response from andreasppohl | Reviewed this property |
It is in walk distance and you shld be able to get there in about 10 min... I would use Apple maps and that will show locatoion
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New England Lobster Market & Eatery is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4