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Mabel's Lobster Claw

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124 Ocean Ave, Po Box 1956, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6302
+1 207-967-2562
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Watkins Glen, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I can only review the lobster roll and the clam chowder - the chowder was good, nothing spectacular but the lobster roll, though a little pricey, was excellent - no fillers and very little mayo - maybe enough to bind it, but it was truly chocked full of lobster. Actually, I enjoyed the french fries too. Parking is a little... More 

Thank Patti S
Lanoka Harbor, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food was good , not the best for the line outside. Once seated you are rushed through your entire meal. As quickly as you finish a plate they whisk it away, and bring the next course. So if it is a relaxing dinner you are looking for this is not the place.

Thank sharmac81
Kennebunkport, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an excellent down home Maine restaurant with wonderful seafood. The duke, duchess and fried haddock menu items were all enjoyed by our party. Surprisingly, the half chicken was also excellent. One can't go wrong dinning at this quintessential Maine restaurant.

Thank grbdave
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There were nine of us so we ordered several different items on the menu. Everything was excellent and the service was wonderful.

Thank Holly K
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our B&B arranged this booking for us and we were glad they did as the place was packed. Seating is tight and we sat on the sidewalk in an awning. This was absolutely no problem and added to the 'clam shack' ambience but it is not a clam shack. Service was good but for us Brits the young server spoke... More 

Thank balstel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A good variety of lobster rolls, fried clams, chowder and their stunning blueberry pie. Open only in the summer season, a fun and lively place for solid Maine Americana food and beverage.

Thank winewithdinner
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The chowder is the best in town (so much better than Allisons). Try the lobster mushrooms with provolone. A unique appetizer! The lobster roll is perfection. It's annoying to read negative reviews of this place. Mabel's is not fancy; it's a rustic spot. That's the point!

Thank Bostonian80
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been visiting for so many years- every time we are in town we visit Mabel's. Love the lobster, scallops, dinner roll selections and blueberry pie. The staff is wonderful from the waitresses, to the cooks, to the bus staff. You have to love the setting- it just exudes comfort and home cooking. A true GEM!

Thank Paul B
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in at Mabel's Lobster Claw after seeing all the great reviews on Trip Advisor. We were seated outside, and the outside area has no fencing and is literally on the road (lots of road noise). The tables are plastic tables covered in vinyls "table cloths". I expected more based on the prices ... $22 for a small lobster... More 

Thank ErinDaught
Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had the lobster roll...yummy. We ate on the terrace, it's a wonderful, easy, not too expensive place to eat.

Thank miadumont

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
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?