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Lobster Boat

681 Route 28, West Yarmouth, MA 02673-5102
+1 508-775-0486
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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“lobster” (217 reviews)
“corn on the cob” (23 reviews)
“chowder” (39 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
681 Route 28, West Yarmouth, MA 02673-5102
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Voted Best Chowder at Cape Cod Chowder Fest and lived up to it! Top Notch! Fish & Chips were Great too! Chips were just regular fries but fish was light, flaky and delicious!

Thank KarenR341
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff, very spacious. No reservation needed for 18:00 seating on a Friday. Twin lobster was a good deal, lobster Mac n cheese was pretty decent. Prices are fair. I didn’t like quahog, too much batter and not enough clam meat. Lobster cooked till perfection.

Thank Victor S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered twin lobsters and they were so overcooked you couldn't eat them. We sent them back and the second round came out the same way. It was as if they cooked them ahead of time and reheated them when ordered. We ordered the mussel appetizer...More

Thank NoriNY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

. Had a GREAT dinner for four, including a first time Cape visitor, at the Lobster Boat in Yarmouth on the second Saturday in June. Got there in the middle of the pre-season evening rush--there was plenty of parking and no wait for a table....More

Thank Robert J S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In 2004 they were awarded the the title of best chowder in Cape Cod, and they are still trying to live on this past glory. Guess the chef in 2004 has moved on and he forgot to tell the new guy that Clam Chowder s...More

Thank Douglas D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant has sliding doors / screens beside the water. It was pretty cool when we were there so we closed the door beside our table but I bet it's really nice in the summer. We were watching a couple of cormorants, and one caught...More

Thank Mary K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stay on the Cape once a year and always go to the Lobster Boat. Their seafood is always fresh and delicious. I had clam cakes and chowder which was excellent. Their clam chowder has a very distinct flavor which I loved. My wife Had...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a large group together for lunch. We were seated right away. The waitress did a great job of explaining any questions we had regarding the menu. Food and service were great.

Thank Mayra M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was with a tour group of about 90 people that descended upon this place, reservations of course, and were welcomed and made to feel very comfortable. They handled the crowd very well and service was outstanding. The food was very good which made things...More

Thank wizard3174
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived on a Friday night to a warm greeting by the hostess. This set the tone for the evening. It was a huge celebration for my husband and I, and we couldn't have chosen a better spot. The view of the Parker RIver from...More

Thank shelly41952
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August 7, 2017|
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Response from Edluff | Reviewed this property |
The Lobster Boat is, pure and simply, a tourist trap ripoff. Food is poor, drinks are poor, service is questionable and now ut appears, policies are fraudulant. there are many good restaurants in the area. Avoid this one....
January 20, 2016|
Response from jonibee | Reviewed this property |
I would call before you go to see if they're open as alot of places close down for the Winter months and re-open in the Spring. I do not have their telephone number so you would have to google it to get it. It's worth going... More
September 22, 2015|
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Response from denise c | Reviewed this property |
lots of seafood dishes a few steak choices, but keep in mind it is Cape Cod & they are noted for great seafood. There menu is on their website, great ocean views, just ask to sit near the window, they are always glad to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 681 Route 28, West Yarmouth, MA 02673-5102
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  West Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 508-775-0486
The Lobster Boat has been serving affordable family meals to locals and visitors for over 30 years. We are open for lunch and dinner from noon daily and serve the freshest and finest local seafood from our own Fish Market located on the premises.Our unique casual waterfront seafood experience allows you to enjoy our Cape Cod style outdoor waterfront dining pier or our protected enclosed dining room, both situated on scenic Parkers River overlooking the Marina.We feature daily and weekly specials and offer cocktails, wine and delicious refreshing frozen drinks from our boat bar. Our menu includes favorites like our homemade onion rings, Lobster Boat Combo, 3 lb. Lobster and Cape Cod Platter.Our continued success is based on providing our customers with quality, value and unsurpassed hospitality in a true Cape Cod waterfront setting. We thank you for joining us and hope you enjoy your experience and come again.
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