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Young's Lobster Pound

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Mitchell Ave., Belfast, ME 04915
+1 207-338-1160
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7:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Burlington, Vermont
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

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Chesterton
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Orlando
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128 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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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 

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Carmel, Indiana
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25 reviews
14 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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Pennington, New Jersey
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 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 

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Portland, Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

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 October 17, 2016

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?