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Young's Lobster Pound

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Mitchell Ave., Belfast, ME 04915
+1 207-338-1160
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Plymouth, Michigan
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

went there in September, 2016 on a Thursday for lunch. It was so spectacular and a great setting with a great selection of food, we stopped in again on our way back to the kick off point for our tour of that part of Maine. The staff was great. Ready to help but not pushy or put off by the... More 

Thank Andrew S
Lincoln, Rhode Island
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband was impressed by the freshness of the lobster. You could literally taste the salt from the ocean. They steamed them for us. The view while we waited in the car was beautiful! We had a spectacular view of the bay while it was snowing and the entire property was plowed and easily accessible during the storm. Prices are... More 

Thank amanda-n-ryan12
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53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Way too expensive and you do not get much extra. Tiny cup of butter that isn't even hot......tourist trap.

Thank Roccfroluke
Burlington, Vermont
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Nothing Fried here, fresh right out of the water. Friendly international Staff. Hard Working FRIENDLY crew putting out Mother Natures finest Treat! Enjoy open all year!

Thank RealityBarbie
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

We read about Young's and had to go there. It's a little confusing where to order and how the line works. But once we ordered, we walked around looking in the lobster tanks, watched the staff preparing the food (quite a sight) then checked out the seating upstairs. Several other customers brought their beverages with them to enjoy with their... More 

Thank bobsnyc2016
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

We actually visited this place two nights in a row and had lobster both nights. Very convenient to where we stayed, They will sell you seafood too. You pick you size and quantity. They have dining table inside and out or you can take to go. Open 7 days a week.

Thank David A
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128 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

While on a hunt for the best lobster roll on the Maine coast, we felt compelled to stop at Young's, a massive warehouse with a no-frills counter up front. While we waited for our lobster rolls and chowder, we watched trucks pull up and unload their catches, and locals ordered live lobsters to take home. It was a chilly day,... More 

Thank Orlandoroadtrip
Burlington, Vermont
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Great lobster pound - one of the few open during the off season. Excellent lobster and steamers, indoor seating at picnic tables in loft above kitchen and lobster tanks. Priced on the high end, but worth it.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

I was fortunate enough to be staying at a cottage and was given a heads up to buy the fresh seafood and cook it at home. We went in on a late Saturday afternoon, many customers were lined up getting their cooked to order seafood plates plus various side orders and we went the other route, and bought 4 fresh... More 

Thank Oysterperson
Carmel, Indiana
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We stopped at Young's based on a listing in our Maine book and a quick look at reviews. We enjoyed the setting and appreciated indoor seating on a rainy day. We ordered lobster rolls and were quite surprised to open up the lobster "roll" to find a hamburger bun. While the flavor was great and the bun was packed full... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mitchell Ave., Belfast, ME 04915
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +1 207-338-1160

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?