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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%
Travelers talk about
“lobster” (827 reviews)
“fries” (207 reviews)
“corn on the cob” (58 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
180 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4615
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This review is late, but here you go. Our cruise ship docked in Portland for the day, and we had an amazing lunch by the water. The lobster was great, and they have one of the best tasting fish sandwiches. We were not disappointed and...More

Thank Nate232323
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to Portland Lobster Co. as it was highly recommended to us by a friend. Nothing about our visit was good. The inside area where u place your order is very small...4 tables and some additional stools along the wall. There is an outside area...More

1  Thank Cindy J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Made a lunch stop using the TA app. We enjoyed it all. Crab cakes, lobster rolls, Cole slaw, and tasty beer. What else could you want? As a bonus we had lovely outdoor dining with live music. It was a pity slow to get our...More

2  Thank TexKS
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

They introduced me to a terrific new beer, but they ran out after I only had one... Lobster was super fresh, the fries not so much. But I have been before and will come back again for sure.

2  Thank Alan E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We brought our own lobsters for them to cook. They were cooked perfect! When paying for the lobsters to be cooked you also have to pay for extras (fries, slaw and corn). We also ordered fried lobster. It was ok. I wouldn’t order again. A...More

2  Thank bmbcochran
Reviewed 4 days ago

Portland Lobster Co. is an classic American style outdoor self-serve restaurant located on the waterfront. Lots of picnic tables and feel free to join others if nothing is vacant. It is a causal fun place to eat where staff and other guests are there too...More

1  Thank 1greenwood
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Can’t leave Portland without indulging its lobster roll. Where else to have it but at the legendary Lobster Co located next to the trolley and cruise stops. The plate includes generous serving of fries and cole slaw. The live music and open air seating by...More

Thank Laura46v
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have been stopping at the Portland Lobster Co for the last 4 years and have always enjoyed it. This time we were not impressed. In fact we didn’t care for it at all. In the past the lobster has been warm and buttered. This...More

Thank Fride442
Reviewed 6 days ago

After driving up from Boston on our way to Rockland, we decided to stop in Portland for our first lobster rolls. Had seen some prior reviews and they had positive things to say. Walk in and ordered two lobster rolls combos with fries and coleslaw...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 6 days ago

The people were so friendly. Very very casual atmosphere in order to pick up your order. That being said The employees were so nice and the food is just as good as we look at and a more upscale restaurant. We do recommend

Thank ItalianTraveller18
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August 16, 2018|
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Response from Vinnie E | 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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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