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Shaw's Fish & Lobster Wharf

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129 State Route 32, New Harbor, ME 04554-4714
+1 207-677-2200
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“fried clams” (45 reviews)
“seafood” (75 reviews)
“steamers” (25 reviews)
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11:00 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
129 State Route 32, New Harbor, ME 04554-4714
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Reviewed June 18, 2016

The food is very good and the atmosphere being on the deck overlooking the bay made the experience very enjoyable.

Thank CeLeMiRe
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Shaw's is one of our mainstays when we visit Maine. I can't get enough of their scallops. I always order them and this trip I ordered them lightly fried. The batter is light and doesn't overwhelm the scallop texture or taste. Dinner came with a...More

Thank kebodec
Reviewed June 14, 2016

But that was the extent of it. I wasn't expecting fine dining by any means but I did want more than 2-premade-bought frozen-but-we-deep-fried-them crab cakes for $8.00.... My daughters Haddock was great, though. All in all, average. The star of the dinner is the seafood...More

Thank medoglover1
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Great location and ok food. You're not really going for the food, but for the atmosphere! Right on a harbor, lots to watch. Big menu w every seafood you can imagine. Good lobster stew.

Thank Madhatternh
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Reliable location for lobsters and fresh seafood where you sit overlooking a century's old working harbor with fishing and lobster boats. Unfortunately, when summer season arrives the tourists make this location a crowded venue with long waits and a loss of personal service. Place your...More

Thank 5StarDining
Reviewed June 4, 2016

Wonderful place to eat and watch the boats. Good seafood and other kinds of food also. Clams are yummy as well as all the other choices

Thank Pat B
Reviewed May 30, 2016

We wanted to have a good yet fast seafood meal here before we got on the Hardy Boat ferry for Monhegan. This is the only game in town, and is very convenient to the ferry dock. Unfortunately the food took forever to come (it was...More

1  Thank yecats59
Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

With a deck overlooking a picturesque working harbor the site is perfect. And then there is the food: fresh lobster is always the standby for us as it comes right off of the boats into the restaurant above. There are a lot of other offerings...More

Thank Mercant700
Reviewed May 28, 2016

If you are anywhere near Boothbay Harbor, this working lobster warf is worth the drive. If it is a sunny day, you can eat a fresh off the boat lobster dinner on the picnic tables upstairs. If you want take out, select your live lobster...More

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed May 28, 2016

We have stopped at this restaurant over the years on our trek up the Maine coast. We always looked forward to the fried clams and eating on the deck. This trip it was chilly and a good day to try the lobster stew. I got...More

1  Thank Regisgirl1972
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Billie W
October 1, 2015|
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Response from kitmustang | Reviewed this property |
I just got this reply from Storm herself.. Open the Thursday before Mothers Say whatever day that falls on.
Cathy G
August 13, 2015|
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Response from Seadog14926 | Reviewed this property |
Take ME-27 S to Bath Rd in Wiscasset 31 min (23.2 mi) Follow U.S. 1 N to US-1 BUS N in Newcastle. Take the US-1 BUS S exit from U.S. 1 N 10 min (7.3 mi) Follow ME-129 S/Bristol Rd and ME-130 S to ME-32 N in Bristol 20 min... More
Phil G
August 3, 2015|
Response from dreamweaver11 | Reviewed this property |
(207) 677-2200 Here is their phone number to call and check.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 State Route 32, New Harbor, ME 04554-4714
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  New Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-677-2200
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