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Young's Lobster Pound

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$$ - $$$
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Mitchell Ave., Belfast, ME 04915
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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Carmel, Indiana
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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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Pennington, New Jersey
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I discovered this place while in college back in 1993. I was so excited to find out that they were still in business when I knew I was going to be in the Belfast area. Nothing has changed and that is a good thing. If you want the freshest lobster this is the place. No frills, just great food on... More 

Portland, Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Young's Lobster Pound is about the closest thing you can get to cooking lobsters, steamers, or even mussels right in your own kitchen. The added bonus is that you won't have to clean up when you're finished eating! This place is awesome. However, it's perhaps not ideal for folks who want things like "ambience", frills, snobby waiters, (there are not... More 

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Belfast, Maine
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Young's has been the go-to place in Belfast for lobster but in recent years the quality has suffered and the prices have remained high even as overall lobster prices have fallen. I say it is riding on its reputation and not a good value any more.

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Washington, PA, United States
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lobsters every night we were in Belfast !! Once we ate at Youngs. The remaining nights, we ordered the lobsters. picked them up steaming hot and took them back to our cottage. If you are a lobster lover. .for a REAL treat, do what we did one day. we called Youngs in the morning and ordered two 4#... More 

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Deale, MD
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fresh and delicious and no frills; Lobster, mussels and crab to take out or eat at picnic tables overlooking Belfast Harbor.

1 Thank Catwoman955
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ever since coming to Maine, we have been talking about eating some good lobsters and clams. We found this place through the great ratings and weren't disappointed. You walk into a wide open area with a register and menu overhead. (Before I go any further, I should mention they don't serve alcohol but you are more than welcome to bring... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Basic sums up the eating area inside,, (one can also eat outside overlooking the bay) on trestle tables, but the food is great, the guys who take your order were really chatty and welcoming, especially if you have not been before. A good choice of FRESH seafood, not pretentious, as it's served on polystyrene plates with plastic cutlery, it doesn't... More 

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Petersburg, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can take your own drinks, hard and soft. A lot of people brought picnic baskets with their appetizers, sides, table cloth, candles etc. The picnic tables are right on the dock overlooking the harbor. It was fantastic...a real Maine experience.

Thank jenn752016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently had the pleasure of eating at Youngs while vacationing in Maine. Staff was very helpful, and service was quick. We had the lobster outside at the picinic tables and the water view was very nice. Prices were good and the lobster very tender. Will definitely stop her again when we next pass through!

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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, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
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: 207 338 1160

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