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Portland Lobster Co

180 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4615
+1 207-775-2112
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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180 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4615
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Casual and beautiful atmosphere. Great lobster and fish! Good place for business lunch or out with friends!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Christy O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In order to handle the influx of customers, the set-up works (somewhat, if timed perfectly) 1. First, check-in and offer your cell phone number for when your dining table if available. You might be standing around with your food because your dining table isn’t available....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Stopped here after a great day shopping in Portland. They had live entertainment, but low on seating. We took ours to go. They have lots of options for sides, or if you don't want lobster. This was my first time having a lobster roll, and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank wanderingcuriousness
Reviewed December 9, 2018

the food was great but i'm not sure i would return. we ate outside on the dock and it was fantastic (despite the bees) we ordered many items to share. lobster roll, lobster bites, calmari, fried clams. the beer and hard cider was delicious but...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jlneighbors
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

When visiting Portland, this place is a must for lobster! The lobster is so fresh and it has a beautiful view of the boats. When we went, it was a lively place with people dancing and a band playing music out on the patio. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 5DiamondTraveler
Reviewed December 2, 2018

You place your order and then find a table. The day we were there it was cold and rainy, but they have a heated, enclosed tent that was comfortable. They also had live music that day, which made it very enjoyable. I had the lobster...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jcbVisalia
Reviewed November 30, 2018

The will cook your lobster for you but of course they have an extensive menu of plenty fresh local catch. The service is quick. There is a few places to sit where you order, but they also have a heated tent on the dock.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Eppi1954
Reviewed November 20, 2018

Grabbed a quick lunch here on a day when a cruise ship was in town. The food and ambience was great - just had to wait a bit for a table.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sherri F
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Our second favorite lobster rolls in the mid-coast. That's all we got on this day - a good snack before heading to the airport. The meat was good and not too much added sauce but enough to add to the flavor. The rolls were a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank OttoFC71
Reviewed November 12, 2018

What do you order?? What dish is 90% of the customers have in front of them.... Really? Lobster?? And the three difference ways to have lobster at our table for four were all very good, Fresh and large portions. You are the wait staff. In...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lonestartoo
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August 16, 2018|
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Response from 166vinniee | Reviewed this property |
In the street at a meter.
Sue M
May 12, 2018|
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Response from Ken Q | Reviewed this property |
Short walk of ten minutes or less.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
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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