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743 Main St, U.S. Route One, Rockland, ME 04841-3427
+1 207-596-5600
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  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster roll” (171 reviews)
“clams” (176 reviews)
“twin lobsters” (24 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
743 Main St, U.S. Route One, Rockland, ME 04841-3427
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Reviewed yesterday

I say shack I guess as they have out door seating on very clean picnic tables, covered , with heat on the cool drizzly day I visited. Great view of Rockland Harbor. Very wide and varied choices..This was much better than I expected with delicious...More

Thank Marksilverfox
Reviewed yesterday

Three of us ate around 3PM on a Tuesday, and there was a steady line of customers. The seating is either inside the enclosed patio or outside on picnic tables - both of which have a nice view of the Penobscot. The staff was very...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The lobster Mac and cheese is very cheesy and full of lobster. Large portion too. Steamers are the best. Lobster bisque is loaded with lobster, rich and creamy but for my taste had too much sherry and covered up the lobster taste. Lobster rolls are...More

1  Thank Robert H
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Robert ....Thank you for the excellent review! So funny - when I back down on the sherry in the bisque many people miss it!! Sorry it didn't fit your palate :) Cheers!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Small place on the side of the road but had amazing steamers and nice size lobsters. Prices were reasonable considering it was a touristy town. You eat outside like an old drive in style. We left very full and loved the food. Streamers were super...More

Thank MattyIce73
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you thank you!! :)

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It usual that you find a takeout place that has outdoor seating with a view. The seating has a roof and some clear plastic enclosures. It's on the bay so your looking at boats moored in the harbor and of the famous Rockland Breakwater and...More

Thank Bruce G
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Awesome, Bruce! Thank you! The line can seem daunting to passersby, but it does tend to move along and allow time for a table to open up for you and your party just in time!! Cheers!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic lobster roll, fried clam bellies, tuna melt with a cold beer and freshly homemade lemonade Fabulous water view eating on picnic table. The best lunch in recent memory

Thank Dickiedood
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so very much! We are glad you enjoyed your meal! Cheers!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Friendly and perfect for the "lobster pound" experience. lobsters fresh and delicious. Only warning is that there are lot of mosquitos in the evening.

Thank Ana-Maria Z
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Wish we could control the state bird! :) Thank you for the review - cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago

After driving 2 hours at the end of a day Claws hit the spot. Good food, friendly people . The prices were a little high but good food and a clean place.

Thank Lettie M
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner. Good sized portions . We had fried scallops, fries clams, fried calamari, Lobster bisque, baked stuffed paddock, and a grilled chicken sandwich. Everything was excellent. The only negative was not enough tartar sauce. !

Thank john o
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi John - We can surely provide you with as much tartar sauce as you want - just ask!! Thanks so much and hope to see you again!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have driven by this place many times and stopped by in May and again just recently. We ordered the fried haddock sandwich and a lobster roll both visits. The fried haddock was very thick piece of fish and it was huge!! My husband said...More

Thank anne l
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much Anne!

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Paula C
September 12, 2016|
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Response from ClawsLuLu | Property representative |
Hello! We definitely allow dogs on our deck! Our last day of the season will be Sunday, October 2nd - 11am until we run out of food! Cheers!
Paula C
September 7, 2016|
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Response from ClawsLuLu | Property representative |
Gregg is close - we have decided on October 2nd as closing day this year. 4 seasonal staff members leave September 30, which leaves only a few of us, so we must shut it down that weekend. Cheers!
May 24, 2016|
Response from Robert B |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
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: 743 Main St, U.S. Route One, Rockland, ME 04841-3427
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-596-5600
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Claws specializes in offering the highest quality fresh local seafood, prepared with vintage Maine recipes, all at reasonable prices. Enjoy panoramic views of Rockland Harbor as you dine on our beautiful deck at picnic tables with bright umbrellas. We also can pack all of our menu items for take-out. Call in your order in advance or simply order in person. Serving beer and wine and featuring several local labels. New for 2015 - now serving fried seafood! Try our amazing "Boats" filled with fried clams, scallops, haddock or shrimp along with our home made French fries and coleslaw. Lobster dinners, lobster mac 'n cheese, steamers, crab cakes, lobster bisque, Angus burgers, chicken sandwiches - everything is made with care and from scratch.
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