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75 Gar Hwy, Swansea, MA 02777-3296
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 1:00 am
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Greenville, South Carolina
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

OMG - The baked-stuffed "lobsaa" was the best I ever had. A tad pricey but worth every penny. Service was excellent and atmosphere was pleasant. My date had a baked stuff shrimp dish which she thoroughly enjoyed. Sides of delmonico potatoes and snap peas delicious.

Thank Charlie H
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129 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

We had a table of 10 and enjoyed a good meal along with attentive service. We paid our own checks and we had the following: 1 Short Ribs, 1 Lobster Roll, 1 glass of wine, 1 coffee, and 1 Sambuca. Our bill came to $64.

Thank Daniel V
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

The Venus is great. People from all over ma and ri know about the Venus. Best baked stuffed lobster and the best minestrone soup around the area. You can't get any better. It's been up and running for years and it never disappoints. Great staff always and the food is to die for

Thank aliciabD7309RM
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful setting but the food was not up to par. Overpaid for overcooked lobster, and a plain prime rib. Clam chowder was good, server was excellent.

Thank buttercupp727
Swansea, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Only place to have baked lobster. Have been going for years. The house soup. Great food all around. Love this place.......

Thank jxv002
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

My parents always dined and went to functions here with the Sons of Italy and they all raved about the food and huge bake stuffed lobsters. I always enjoyed the lobster salad and homemade lobster sauce my Italian mother would make ALL the extra lobster that she brought home. Curious and finding ourselves in the Swansea area, my wife and... More 

1 Thank ssei1
Somerset, Massachusetts
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

One of the best restaurant in the area. Noted for its' baked stuffed lobster and minestrone soup it is a "Do not miss" restaurants in the ares.Great New England clam chowder.

Thank Joao42
south of boston
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Best baked stuffed lobster in the country. Even Emeril raves about this place. Prime Rib is out of this world. Pricy but worth it

Thank wildbillyc
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

I have been coming here for 30 yrs.once a mo.last time and this time poor.baked stuffed lobster 212 lbs . cutting way back on lobster stuffing. I tell the waiter boil the claws,they dont.bill total 140.for that price it should be a good lunch. Poor poor.wont be back ever .Larry Blacker onset.

Thank Larry L
Westport Point, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Have eaten here for lunch and dinner many times over the last ten years. For a long time it was always fine and sometimes excellent for both lunch and dinner. More recently it seems to be hit or miss. Lunch used to be a good meal and a good value. Lately people have not been overly happy and their lunch... More 

2 Thank gerry991

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $35
American, Soups, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Gar Hwy, Swansea, MA 02777-3296
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Swansea
  • Phone Number: 508-678-3901

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