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Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound

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Route 3, 1237 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605
+1 207-667-2977
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Pine Valley, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Several years ago we were staying at Emery's Cottages on the Shore and passed by the Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound on our way on to the cabin on Mount Desert Island. We went back to TBLP for dinner, my wife had a lobster feast and I had their crab salad sandwich (sadly, I am allergic to lobster). We returned to... More 

Thank Breck B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2017

This was our best lobster experience! Like to cook our own but we certainly don't have woodfired outdoor lobster cookers. Watching the guys prepare our lobsters was almost as good as the meal! We each had a 2 lb lobster & sides. This is a MUST Maine experience!

Thank Woodsylady
Venice, Florida, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2017

These people and their lobsters are simply amazing. Ordered my lobsters on Monday and,voila, they were there Tuesday morning. Terry was so helpful and pleasant to deal with. I will certainly sing my praises to everyone I talk to. No doubt I will be placing another order soon. Thanks Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound for sending a little bit to Heaven... More 

Thank Patricia R
Bar Harbor, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

When their restaurant isn't open because it's the off season they still sell lobsters retail out of the back. Pretty much Monday-Friday during business hours they are open. Just go to the back door and get what you need. Usually a couple dollars cheaper per pound than other places and they have a full ranges of sizes (up to 4.5#... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

1.Fresh out of the Ocean, 2.Pick your Lunch, 3-Watch them cook it in old fashioned large outside cookers, 4. Enjoy one of the best Lobster Feeds that you will find any place in the world. Just because you had Lobster on the Queen Mary does not mean that you had a quality Lobster Feed. This is the place that rates... More 

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Lexington Park, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

Excellent food, great service, authentic Maine experience. Forget the hoity- toity restaurants and their high prices. If you came to Maine for a real lobster sandwich and a real lobster pound, eat here. Great service, great food. I eat here every day I'm in Bar Harbor and hope to do for many years to come.

Fredericton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Thanks for the lobster this weekend. It was hard to find hard shell and you saved the day! We appreciate it, and will return for more!

Thank MissMoke
Hartford, Ar
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

This place was a little crowded but that's just a testament to how good the food is. We had the large lobsters, slaw and drink for a reasonable price. And the lobsters were delicious. You don't need to go to a fancy restaurant, just stop here.

Thank Lynn M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

For us this was a very unique dining experience. Your lobster is weighed and cooked outside over a wood fire. A definite must try! For non lobster eaters they serve great hot dogs. The blueberry pie is a must!

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Bowie, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Back to MDI for 2016 and several visits to Trenton Bridge for great lobster. It's plain, it's simple, it's direct, and the focus, for us at least, is just on the excellent lobster. Hard shell, about 2.5 lbs each, drawn butter, and we're in heaven! Take your time, get all the meat, savor the sweet succulent meat properly cooked in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 3, 1237 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Trenton
  • Phone Number: +1 207-667-2977
Welcome to Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound(R)! We buy fresh Maine lobsters, scallops, crabmeat, clams and mussels, and ship them off to you at their absolute freshest, or in summer season, serve them to you right in Downeast Maine! For over 50 years, our customer service is second to none, providing you with the very best and freshest seafood Maine offers.

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