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Lobster Pound & Real Pit BBQ

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324 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605-5805
+1 207-667-6320
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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USA
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90 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

We stopped by here after a day's visit to Acadia NP. This was not a fancy looking place but the Lobster sandwich was great & very tasty !

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Thank ShivUSA
Peekskill, New York
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69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

We stopped here after an exhausting ride from Lubec via Acadia on our way home to NY. What a great choice. For starters for us, it is pet friendly and we were traveling with our Boxer. After asking if was okay, our server brought our dog a smoked pork bone which our dog loved. We each started with a delicious... More 

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Asheville, NC
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

We are three Little Old Ladies from NC. We chose this little place out of desperation (had walked out of a horrible place up the road). Chuck made us feel welcome and safe. It was the end of the season, so they were out of some items, but that didn't matter with Chuck in charge. We decided on lobster. He... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

We were thoroughly disappointed in our visit here. Our server seemed inexperienced, and therefore the service suffered. We were told they were out of several items. (Which seemed to be a common theme at some restaurants this late in the season, so we just assumed they would be closing for the season soon.) The table next to us (who came... More 

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Thank Judi W
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

Allow me to introduce you to the most perplexing yet still delectable place on earth. My wife and I chose the eatery as our first nosh stop, on our 22nd anniversary vacation. We pulled in to the parking lot to see the pit master, Chuck(also owner of Chucky's Cheez) and a waiter named Boyd. Seeing these two manning the smoker... More 

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Marco Island, Florida
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67 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

We ordered to go meals and they did a good job. The lobster Mac n cheese was good. I enjoyed the lobster roll also. We had the brisket sandwich that was nice and tender. They had some good music on while we waited so we had a beer. Fun day.

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Cleveland
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Lobster Pound doesn't look like much from the outside (or the inside) but if you want delicious food, don't pass it by. We had lobster rolls and clam chowder and both couldn't have been better. The lobster rolls were full of tender lobster pieces and the chowder was so good, we're going back for more. The pit master, only employee... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here after hiking all day at Acadia with the intention of ordering lobster. After smelling the BBQ, we couldn't resist. We 1st had the smoked mussels, delish!!! I had the pulled pork with potato salad and baked beans, blueberry lemonade to drink. Baked beans were incredible!! Had pulled pork and sausage in them. Pork was moist and potato salad... More 

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Frankfort, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Ate here twice. Really friendly place although don't be in a hurry here. The food was good with large portions. Save room for the blueberry pie.

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Had the best pulled pork sandwich ever here! The BBQ sauce is house made and sooooooo good! My husband had the brisket which he thought was very good. Very casual. Big burly dude waited on us. Wasn't sure what to expect but he was very nice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $29
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 324 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605-5805
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Trenton
  • Phone Number: +1 207-667-6320

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?