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Portland Lobster Co

180 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4615
+1 207-775-2112
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
180 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4615
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have taken many people to eat here in the summer ,right on the water, outside pier deck with umbrella tables. Wait service on the deck. Lobster of course is very good ,plenty of drink choices . Live music on the deck ,great place to...More

Thank John P. G
Reviewed 5 days ago

I haven't tried all the places, but this place has the best lobsters I've ever tried. Coupled with a beer and corn, makes for a great dinner outside, even when it's chilly.

Thank Igor B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So glad I stopped in for my first Maine lobster roll. It was absolutely delicious and well priced. Definitely missing Maine!

Thank Sydney T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very fresh and tasty seafood. The place to go for lobster in summer. The lobster rolls are exceptional and tough to beat.

Thank Ken Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location on the harbor. Gives the feeling of the sea and a perfect place to enjoy a lobster roll. Very casual.

Thank joepRockport_ME
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like the idea of the Lobster Company, I just want to see either better prices or more abundant food. It just seems like it misses the mark. I appreciate the music but the food just needs a little more love

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So fun and delicious. Always our first Maine dinner! Great location. Can’t say enough great accolades! Wouldn’t go to Maine if we couldn’t stop here!!!

Thank Ann M
Reviewed January 28, 2018

We stopped here for a late lunch around 3pm while our cruise ship was in port in October. We didn't have to wait at all, and the food was great. The way to go is the fish sandwich, that happened to be haddock the day...More

Thank mtnhappy
Reviewed January 27, 2018

We were on the Lucky Catch tour and caught some live lobsters. Immediately following the tour, we were given the opportunity to purchase lobsters that we caught as a group and take them to Portland Lobster Co to prepare a meal for us. Great value...More

Thank Jenny M
Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

This place offers delicious seafood, really fresh food. The ambiance is good and the outdoor patio right by the water is very casual.

Thank WorldTraveler_and_Co
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Lisa G
October 8, 2017|
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Response from Donna S | Reviewed this property |
There are picnic benches but no waitress service. You order inside at the counter or outside at the bar area. They give you a lobster shaped buzzer. When the buzzer goes off, your order is ready. You pick it up at the... More
October 6, 2016|
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Response from Joe c | Reviewed this property |
No they will be closed for the season. The last day they will be open for 2016 is 31 Oct.
August 30, 2016|
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Response from Joe c | Reviewed this property |
The biggest are 2 lb. but the best deal are to buy the twin 1 lb. lobster dinner. Its much cheaper & the 2 x 1 lb. lobsters are easier to peel & better tasting.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4615
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-775-2112
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