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12 McKay Rd, Lincolnville, ME 04849-5349
+1 207-789-5205
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hicksville, New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a quick lunch with a great view of the water this is the place. Good value for the money, great for families.

Thank Lynne M
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Just finished eating a yummy Lobstah roll here and at $16.95, it was a bit pricy but had a decent amount of good lobster without a lot of mayo. My husband had fried clam roll that was really good! Onion rings could use a little salt but they were definitly homemade and delicious! Sadly it was rainy & a bit... More 

Thank s10sler
Davis, CA
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375 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

This lobster shack is right on the habor so yiu can sit outside right on the water. The lobster was rxcellent . The fries were good. They give you corn bread and corn on the cob with the lobster dinner. The fried oysters have bit too much batter. i prefer a lighter batter. The calm chowder was not the best.... More 

Thank Chiili
Belfast, Maine
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

WAY WAY WAY too expensive. Prices are astronomically higher than any other seafood joint in my experience and it isn't anything special. The service is never that great either. I strongly recommend basically any other seafood place other than this one.

Thank NomNomNomfooooood
Lancaster, New Hampshire
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Best takeout or casual lobster / fried seafood dining in area. Try the fresh corn and corn bread, but the lobster is to die for... Nice indoor and especially casual outdoor seating. Beer selection nice, as is ice cream.

Thank Charlie C
Decatur, Alabama
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43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

Food was good. Price reasonable. Only complaint, to much food on your plate. Located by the bay, can eat in or tables outside or can take it to go

Thank 250RichardB
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Seemed like the perfect stop & I think maybe expected a little more. Portions were small & prices were high. Nice viewing picnic area - food was nothing special. Don't think I would go again.

Thank dsharka2010
Camden, Maine
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192 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2016

If you want an easy fried seafood dinner or a boiled lobster McLoughlins is a good choice. Sit at picnic tables to eat while the children play on the rocks.

Thank Etienne P
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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147 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2016

We stumbled across this waterside seafood option on its 2015 season closing day and were not impressed. Soups were good, sandwiches merely hit the spot. Service staff was overwhelmed with a big crowd and seen ready for a winter respite. If you're hungry stop by, otherwise keep driving.

Thank Circumspect
Lincolnville, Maine
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015

I have been dining here for years. The owner is very hard working at keeping quality, quantity and variety to his customers. Recently, offering new menu items. I love the charming atmosphere, with the wonderful views of Penobscot Bay. Every year, this establishment opens for a charity blueberry pancake breakfast on a Saturday morning in August. Truly a place that... More 

Thank FoodLover4849

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 McKay Rd, Lincolnville, ME 04849-5349
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Lincolnville
  • Phone Number: +1 207-789-5205

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