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Lobster Shanty

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2905 State Hwy, Eastham, MA 02642-2558
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place has a great location and cute look from the outside, inside is OK, but food is just mediocre. I wanted to try to lobster roll for lunch but the high price changed my mind to the clam roll. Clams were chewy and lacked flavor. Clam chowder was not the best I've had in Cape Cod. My husband had... More 

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Teaneck, New Jersey, United States
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133 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch after being enticed by their "Best Lobster Rolls". Lobster Rolls were good, lobster casserole was chewy. Both dishes had plenty of lobster though. 1/2 of the restaurant was closed because it was off season. The ladies room was dirty as was the men's room. The urinalysis did not flush so the liquid on the floor was... More 

Thank Jim R
New York
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here to get take-out of twin lobster special. Two 1 lb. lobsters were cooked and boxed for us to go. Lobsters were fresh and very good. While we waited or our order we had a cup of lobster bisque which was very good. We may go one more time before we leave the Cape. We had gone here... More 

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Pardes Hanna Karkur
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We liked the clam chowder and lobster bisque. The fried dishes were also nice. The cooked dishes were completely bland.

Thank Ido S
Ware, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Drifted into this restaurant on a whim and had the twin lobsters. Nothing fancy but good food at a fair price.

Thank George G
Dumont, New Jersey
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We're returning customers to Lobster Shanty. if you're looking for great food at great prices, you've found it. What it lacks in ambience, it makes up for it with the food, quantity and prices. Kitschy at best, but terrific for families on a budget. Staff was friendly, helpful and food served hot and in a timely manner. Not fancy or... More 

Thank LizGeo M
Cary, NC
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230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When in Maine.... eat lobster. The lobster roll was decent but not the best. The fish and chips were OK but not special. The service was OK. Overall -- average. Now, the lobster roll, while OK by "Maine" standards, is still excellent by standards anywhere else, so it's still very good.

Thank viperflt
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

OMG their hot lobster roll has a whole lobster on it drenched in butter with fries and slaw for $19.99

Thank kittyderr
Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

My favorite lobster roll restaurant was closed so I decided to try this place out. Bad idea. The lobster roll was on a cold, plain dry hotdog bun and the lobster meat had a terrible fishy taste. It seems as though the lobster meat sat in water way too long or wasn't cooked properly. I have enjoyed many lobster rolls... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

I stopped at this restaurant and was hoping for a good meal of fried clams with bellies. The platter was definitely full, but the clams were somewhat soggy. The French fries and coleslaw were just ok. Kind of disappointing.

Thank Beth R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
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: 2905 State Hwy, Eastham, MA 02642-2558
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Eastham
  • Phone Number: 508-255-9394

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?