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Mabel's Lobster Claw

124 Ocean Ave, Po Box 1956, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6302
+1 207-967-2562
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
124 Ocean Ave, Po Box 1956, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6302
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Reviewed September 25, 2016

My favorite for lobster rolls and my husband's favorite for fried clams. The steamers are great too!

Thank Susan B
Reviewed September 25, 2016

We ate here twice in a 5 day period, on our visit to Kennebunkport. It was soo good. the lobster roll was awesome..service was very good.

Thank kellyandrickyt
Reviewed September 23, 2016

We have eaten here for over /0 years now every time we pass thru or stay in town. We are never disappointed here. Call ahead as the place is small. In the summer there is an outside deck. Lobster was great! But have to save...More

Thank chopin
Reviewed September 23, 2016

Our large family reunion group were able to grab a table and we thoroughly enjoyed an afternoon meal. Our server was a delightful young woman who happily shared the history of the restaurant with us. No one was disappointed with the meal and its star...More

Thank jsand
Reviewed September 21, 2016

This homely little restaurant-- no pretense at all -- has just about the best lobster imaginable! Th blouse special is a 2 pound lobster split down the middle, with every bit of juicy lobster meat readily accessible. No muss, no fuss. But, the middle of...More

Thank Sleepine
Reviewed September 20, 2016

If you want a super lobster with no frills, absolutely no view, and hard wooden seats, this is your place. It is right on the road and we had to park a few blocks away, as they have no lot. Dress seems to be sneakers,...More

Thank QueenGuenevere
Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Excellent lunch. We had lobster special, lobster stew, fried clam roll and lobster roll. Stuff lobster mushrooms yummy. Good selection of local beer.

Thank Prasong B
Reviewed September 19, 2016

My husband and I arrived in Kennebunkport and I immediately knew there was going to be glorious seafood to enjoy. This restaurant was like a two minute walk from the Sea Colony, our hotel. We decided to peek at the menu first but after a...More

Thank jmonson
Reviewed September 18, 2016

We have always wanted to stop here but usually too busy but we were lucky today. Parking is at a premium and only a few spaces across street. You can cheat during week at the Colony Hotel's dirt lots just 1st left past Mabel's and...More

Thank DickandPaulineP
Reviewed September 18, 2016

We heard rave reviews about Mabel's during a previous trip to KPT and tried it. Not impressed. We opted to eat out doors but the outdoor dining was beside a busy street. We decided to give it a second chance this trip. We ate indoors...More

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Justine C
October 15, 2017|
Response from SevenOh | Reviewed this property |
Their season is listed as OPEN APRIL–OCTOBER However, you can call them at 207-967-2562 to verify for your specific dates.
May 22, 2017|
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Response from BoylstonTraveler | Reviewed this property |
We called about 7 pm, and they said yes the reservations were needed, we were there in 5 minutes and they had tables open. I believe they do take out as well. If you know you want to go, I would make it and walk around the... More
December 11, 2016|
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Response from Derbyted | Reviewed this property |
Market price.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
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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