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Lobster Boat

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681 Route 28, West Yarmouth, MA 02673-5102
508 775 0486
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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208 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

While on a bus tour here our tur guide recommended this place. So glad he did we all were so satisfied. One had the best lobster rolls ever. Two had the fish sandwich and fries. The fish was so white and mild and the best light coating. Clam chowder the best with plenty of clams. The surprise one had a... More 

Thank Dolores W
Schenectady, New York
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband I went here because he wanted seafood. We ordered the calamari boat and the food came to the table dry, flavorless and over cooked. For the entree he ordered the Cap'n Nick's special. The mussels were overcooked and the pasta was chewy. The oyster was under the pasta, taking all the flavor away from the seafood meat. Our... More 

Thank expereienceitall
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good seafood, wonderful views and both the inside and outside of the restaurant have a lot of character! Would recommend!

Thank JaimeKarsch
Cheshire, Connecticut, United States
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100 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to the Cape many times and always drove by this place. This time we decided to try it. Will definitely return. Enjoyed lunch on the patio overlooking the river for lunch. The food was excellent, our server was super nice! It was so good that we went back the next day for dinner. The place is clean, affordable... More 

Thank Colleen C
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79 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were driving by and decided to try the interesting looking boat ! The inside looked very clean and well kept . We sat on the deck since it was a beautiful day ! The food we ordered clam chowder and some bisque were super salty! Could not be eaten it was also thick and pasty.the entrees were the same... More 

Thank James F
Ashland, Massachusetts
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81 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Cape with first-time ever friends......had to go to a restaurant that would be sure to give a good impression.... Knew if we went here, it would be great food, quiet table (some places are just TOO loud for conversation!!), fast service and very decent prices, the Lobster Boat would be all of that! Thanks again, we'll always come... More 

Thank Ellen O
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When my Husband and I arrived there was only a handful of tables in there and we were denied outdoor seating which was a bummer but not the downfall. We shared a Chowder and Mussels.. Chowder was VERY salty but Mussels were good. My Husband ordered the fried scallops, he ate ONE.. disgusting.. I ordered the Clam Strips, they were... More 

Thank Kara S
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I drove past this restaurant several times because I usually don't go into places that just look so touristy!!! My wife and I decided to eat there last week and the food is really terrific, even for meat eaters. Prime rib roast ala Durgin Park if you know what I mean. I had some of the best Linguine with white... More 

Thank bobbrownson
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

We ate heer a few times in the past and would say that its just average. Service has been spotty to say the least. There are much better choices in the area. Probably would recommend you try it at least once.

Thank ScottConnecticut
Fonda, New York
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Food was ok. A little bit of a wait for table, but not bad. We had a water view, and that was nice. Very busy place. Convenient for area, nothing special.

Thank katvande

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Scenic view
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: 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?