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Lobster Shack

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110 Perkins Cove Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907
+1 207-646-2941
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First time we had been here. Seafood is one of the best we've ever had in Maine! It's a small place inside, but they also have a take out window just outside. We were there on a Monday about 6pm in late August, hardly any crowds. However, when we left there was a line to get in. We had steamers... More 

Thank Irish1964
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

you need to wait to go in small place order right away great lobster clambake good sweet corn fresh lobster, cole slaw, good sides prices lower than nearby restaurants

Thank skycaption
Livonia, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Picnic tables, very casual, but you will not be disappointed with the food. The clam chowder is amazing. The lobster roll is fresh, delicious and has the biggest chunks of lobster in it.

Thank Sford57
Massachusetts, USA
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

For a New Englander, this place seemed pretty typical in terms of lobster rolls and related sides. We stood in line for about 20 minutes to find plenty of seating inside and plenty of pleasant, perky staff, so assume the hold up is in the kitchen. For $17 the lobster roll was clearly fresh, nicely seasoned, but small, and comes... More 

Thank CarlaJF
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lots of choices here. went with the review here. Go with the 2lb lobster, size and cooked with perfection.Also, went with the steamers good size. Had a great time..the time of cheap lobsters is gone.

Thank Greg H
Middletown, Connecticut
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were staying in the Riverside Motel (across the bridge) from the Cove. So we ventured over (after checking in) to have or 1st lobster roll. It was busy but they are efficient and we were handled very quickly. It is a no-frills place...but that is fine. It was very clean and the staff most friendly.

Thank Kristie B
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130 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is by far the best restaurant in Perkins Cove. Very casual location, with incredible food. My son loved the lobster. He chose the chips & corn on the cob. They didn't stand a chance. The chowder was the best I've ever had. They mixed Clams and Haddock, in a creamy, seasoned broth. Outstanding! Wish I ordered sauteed fish, but... More 

Thank Bill M
Westwood, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Chowder was good filled with more white fish than clams and needed to be seasoned. Lobster was the best any of us ever had. Staff very attentive, parking was a challenge

Thank Annie31968
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I tried every lobster joint in Ogunquit, and while we very slightly preferred the full lobster at Lobster Pound, the Lobster Shack was by far the best Lobster meal we had. Everything we tried was simply delicious. The lobster roll was very tasty. Remember that meat is served cold on a toasted bun (this is the way... More 

Thank Andrew B
Astoria oregon
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1,612 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 678 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Perkins Cove is a really unique portion of the beach area. Parking can be difficult yet we found a spot even though it was a busy Friday night. We walked the trail around the beach area and then were enticed with all the wonderful sights and sounds of fish dinner. What could be better than lobster. We went here and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Perkins Cove Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Ogunquit
  • Phone Number: +1 207-646-2941
Enjoy lobster, steamers, lobster rolls, chowder and a whole lot more in a friendly, casual atmosphere. Live lobsters caught by local lobstermen wait in tanks filled with ocean water coming straight from the cove. Choose your size and two sides. For all the taste without the work, have a lobster roll any way you like it...a quarter pound single, double-stuffed, triple, or an entire pound on a buttery toasted roll with or without mayo. The lobster wrap and lobster BLT are also recently added favorites. Homemade chowder made from an old family recipe is a great way to start your meal, there's no thickening flour just the perfect combination of clams, fish, potatoes, onions and spices in a milk and cream base.The "Shack" has been owned and operated by the Evans family since the 1980s and is proud to serve the hottest chowder and the coldest beer in town. Let Jason, his family and his crew provide you with a true Maine eating experience in the oldest restaurant in Perkins Cove...

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