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Lobster Claw

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42 Rt 6a, Orleans, MA 02653-2412
+1 508-255-1800
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“fried lobster” (36 reviews)
“seafood” (84 reviews)
“clambake” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
42 Rt 6a, Orleans, MA 02653-2412
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for dinner after running race. Good variety of food. Market price NE fish, lobster, and also had good selection of sandwiches. They have an excellent dinner special that starts at 4 pm that is a cup of chowder, non alcoholic drink, entree, and dessert....More

Thank UTgasman
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I'm glad you enjoyed our dinner special! As far as our prices go, they reflect the fresh, quality ingredients we us and the hard work that goes into preparing them. I hope you'll agree it's worth it. Looking forward to next time. - Don Berig,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Adorable place . Great service and relaxed atmosphere. The clam chowder is above all others . Creamy full of flavor loaded with fresh clams .ill be back to sample more of their seafood . Went for lunch but will also try a dinner .

Thank joannie838
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the stars and review. The clam chowder is a great choice! Hope you'll be back to try more soon. All the best. - Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by Lobster Claw for lunch, had a great time, seafood was awesome and the staff was friendly as well, Older building full of Cape Cod Charm, the way it should be. Not to be missed if you are in the area.

Thank Dante-Donna
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you had a great time! I hope you'll stop by to see us again soon. Best. - Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When April comes we know it is time to head to the Lobster Claw, a family owned restaurant for 49 years. The staff are great, the dining rooms are attractive and spotless, child friendly too, and delicious food. Enjoy lunch or dinner, but, be prepared...More

Thank Camie F
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Camie, thank you for your support over the years, and we're thrilled you've always enjoyed coming by our place when it's springtime. I can't wait for your next visit! Until then, Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got takeout for 6 adults and a toddler. The lobster rolls were declared to be delicious. Fishermen's platters were enjoyed by many. i splurged and got a side of mac and cheese to go with my fried haddock. The fried haddock was excellent, the...More

Thank MaryE1160
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for enjoying takeout with us! We look forward to next time. I'm sure we can help you choose a side you'll love. Till then. - Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the haddock Newburg for lunch. It was delicious! I was with one of my friends and his mom! It was a great time!

Thank Saints6262
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the stars and review! The haddock is a great choice. Glad you all had a great time -- come back again soon! - Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

We visited recently for dinner and were surprised by the high price for lobster dinner at $32 for a 1-1/4 lb lobster. There are many other restaurants with a better price. So we passed on the lobster and ordered a broiled seafood dinner which was...More

Thank capec0dtraveler
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I apologize the broiled seafood dinner wasn't to your preference. Our price for the lobster dinner reflects the freshness and quality of our lobster as well as the hard work that goes into preparing it. Here's to hoping you'll return to try it -- I'm...More

Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

I had a great time having lunch here with a friend in September 2017. We had great waitstaff and fun environment for local residents.

Thank Sam H
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're happy to hear this, Sam! Thanks for enjoying, and we hope you'll visit us again soon. - Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed April 9, 2018

We were staying in the Cape Cod area and decided to try this restaurant. We had the Lobster Newburg and potato salad and Clam Chowder, both very good.

Thank marybT9835IF
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

I'm so happy you stopped by! Those are both great choices -- glad you enjoyed. I hope you'll swing by anytime you're in the area. Till next time. - Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed October 20, 2017

This is definitely a lobster place. Oh, there is other seafood but the Lobster is fresh and sweet! However, the prices are high and the atmosphere is ho hum! Service was good and attentive. There are much better restaurants in Orleans.

Thank Jim M
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I am sorry I was not aware of your question sir. The Lobster Claw phone number is (508) 255-1800.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$16 - $24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Rt 6a, Orleans, MA 02653-2412
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 508-255-1800
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The Lobster Claw is a family-friendly seafood restaurant open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. Our experienced and friendly wait staff is ready to serve you. The varied menu always guarantees fresh seafood including boiled and baked stuffed lobster, steamed clams, fresh swordfish, haddock, salmon and other native fish. Relax in our Surfboat Lounge overlooking Town Cove. We offer both early bird dinner specials and senior discounts. Got a big party of 10 or more people? Come on in! We have ample space and are ready to serve you.
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