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Mabel's Lobster Claw

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$$ - $$$
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124 Ocean Ave, Po Box 1956, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6302
+1 207-967-2562
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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East Nassau, New York
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I both had the Baked Lobster stuffed with shrimp. Excellent!!! Prices are reasonable, service is great, in house made pies. Reservations are needed, there is always a packed house. Be ready to pig out and over eat but it is well worth it. Just plan to hike an extra mile or two the next day.

Thank CrosCrek
Rochester, New York
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76 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate outside, very limited parking, we had no trouble in September but can just imagine in summertime. Lobster rolls are like anywhere else, we are not lovers of them. They also do good takeout business with great prices outside on left of restaurant. Have some table outside just about on the street if you like to eat outdoors. Ice... More 

Thank DstmNY
Richmond, Virginia
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atlantic waters run around the restaurant and the lobsters never leave their environment until they are ready to be cooked. Can't get lobster any fresher!

Thank Edward S
Groton, Connecticut
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A popular place to eat, they have a patio outside for dining too. the food is great, but the parking area is small. I heard that this restaurant is a favorite place for. a former US president and his wife.

Thank Pat H
United Kingdom
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is very limited on street parking nearby. Once inside the food is great, the beverage menu extensive and the service excellent. Scallops were wonderful and we shared a lobster which was delicious. Not many tables so book ahead.

Thank RaySmith48
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126 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

A short stroll from the Colony Hotel. We had a long wait (1 hour+) for one of the few tables inside (it was raining). the service is friendly and prompt. Proportions are generous and the beverage selection is wide. The lobster roll is good-- but the same as any of the other restaurants in town.

Thank alnus
Indianapolis, IN
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195 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Since it's reputed to be Bush's fav restaurant, it's a destination. We had dinner the last night it was open before closing for the season. My steamers were wonderful - large portion.

Thank Bryan S
Woodbridge, Connecticut
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Mabel' is a throw back in time with outstanding food and service. The lobster Newberg is to die for.

Thank Richard K
Miami, Florida
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Got there in the nick of time..thier last day before season closing . Delicious crab cakes, the stuffed lobster was terrific ,great service even under the rain !!!!

Thank Beba5353
Huntsville, Alabama
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Incredible food! Clam chowder, lobster roll and blueberry pie!!! I have wished many time since that meal that I was at Mabel's again!

Thank Doug B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $30
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Ocean Ave, Po Box 1956, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6302
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunkport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-2562
We are a family owned seafood restaurant opened 11:30am to 9pm!

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