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Portland Lobster Co

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180 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4615
+1 207-775-2112
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Ladysmith, Virginia, United States
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ordered Lobster and crabs and they was very good. We set outside by the bay and it was awesome. what i like about it most is that they don't do fried food everything is cooked healthy but good. the service is very good and quick.

Thank Gee1227201230
Annapolis, Maryland, United States
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best lobster in all of Portland!!!!!!!!! Great view and the best seafood of anywhere. You can eat out on the deck!

Thank Tor C
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mom and I went on a lobster fishing cruise where we caught some lobsters and were able to bring them to the restaurant for them to cook them. We had a delicious meal of boiled lobster, corn, coleslaw and fries. It is not a fancy restaurant, but we didn't need fancy at the time. Regular customers order at the... More 

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Hermon, Maine
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not good at all. Pay for view. 100.00 later never go back. Over cooked clams. Lobster over cooked. Cold slaw nasty.

Thank Kimberly S
San Diego, California
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152 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

We had stopped here for a beer one evening a few weeks ago and returned here again on the final night of a long driving trip in the area. Smart of the management to turn the speakers out towards the street because as you are walking down the main drag you hear the great music and it draws you into... More 

Thank travelingCAgal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

This was all about not leaving Maine before I ate my very first lobster! A local recommended this restaurant to us and we weren't disappointed! Mostly outdoor eating on the pier. Beautiful day, lots of people as soon as the doors opened. My whole lobster delivered my expectations! Great atmosphere, prices, and friendly people to explain the menu.

Thank Danielle C
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681 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 448 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

When we arrived in Portland, we wanted one last lobster roll experience before our New England trip came to an end. However, it was not what we were expecting and really should have had crab instead. The lobster roll was just a dry chunk of lobster inside bread. No flavour. No special sauce or anything. It was just dry and... More 

Thank The_Concierge_8
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Delicious lobster and lobster roll! Live music and great beer on the deck. It was a great experience overall. Recommended!

Thank Silvia M
Millerstown, Pennsylvania
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112 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

Can 't miss this place, right on commercial. usually a line. Worth it. You order first, then, get a table, and when your buzzer goes off you go to a pickup window for your meal. First time looks a little crazy, but worth it. Usually have a live band playing in the evenings. I had the twin lobsters. Very good,... More 

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Fredonia, New York
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

Everything was so good we went back again! Loved the outdoor seating area and the view of the harbor. Facilities are very clean. They use a cute pager system (pagers look like lobsters of course) to alert you when orders are ready and the food is hot and oh so FRESH. The portions are generous and while we did not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Bar scene
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?