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Lunch, Dinner
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American, Seafood, Soups
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Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Female employee was screaming about communism and swearing like a trucker from the kitchen. Then she stormed out of the kitchen stating that she refuses to wear a mask. We would have left if we hadn’t already paid. Wish I could say the food was...good after that episode but it wasn’t. Lobster rolls were rubbery and over cooked, the fries were greasy and undercookedMore

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here tonight as I was craving fish and Italian and I knew I could get it here. We pass by this place frequently, then forget to go here when we go out! We enjoyed eating outside during the warmer months especially during COVID,...however now it is cold outside and we love to eat out and frankly I don’t think I increase my risk inside a restaurant anymore than I would at a crowded supermarket chain. Tonight we sat at the bar, there was no one within 6 feet of us, ALL the servers wore their masks and we witnessed the hostess wiping down our menu before handing it to us. The place was spotless and so cozy with a fireplace. Now on to the delicious food. I got shrimp cooked Fra Diablo style over linguini and it didn’t disappoint. The shrimp were large and cooked perfectly and the sauce was just spicy enough. My red wine went well with it and the pour wasn’t stingy. My husband had the haddock which was very good although he wished it was more of a center piece as it was thin. The onion rings were yummy. The hot rolls were very tasty and fresh. I topped off my meal with an espresso martini and it was delicious. The service was good, we never waited long for anything and everyone was friendly. We will return over the winter months and feel safe doing so!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was great, the food came out so fast, and the drinks were amazing! I would highly recommend this restaurant for families and couples.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 11, 2020 via mobile

Met friends here who have eaten here before. I would have left but for them. No sign on the door requiring masks. A piece of paper on the wall once in suggesting a face covering. Surprised when given a plastic covered menu. I had my...wipes so I cleaned them. Since the pandemic any restaurant I’ve eaten in either has disposable menus, a chalk board or you access it from your phone. We outside where is was very noisy from traffic but didn’t feel safe inside. Food was okay but I never felt comfortableMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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billybob30o, Owner at Lobster Trap, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2020

We wipe our menus with sanitizer. We literally have a hose that shoots out quat sanitizer like a fire hydrant and wipe everything down all the time. Sorry it was noisy outside . I can’t control that. If you don’t understand covid guidelines by now...More

Reviewed October 9, 2020 via mobile

Our one stop place. We are from Rhode Island and my husband is an experienced seafood cook. This is an excellent restaurant and the service is great. To start, we ordered the stuffed mushrooms and steamed clams, both excellent. My husband ordered the fried seafood...platter and I ordered the baked stuffed scallops, both exceptional. The servings are more than generous, but more importantly the quality was great. I strongly recommend this restaurant and can’t wait to try out the Italian fare tomorrow.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 22, 2020

This place is so subpar! The food tastes terrible especially the clam chowder. Service is bad and prices are too high for what you get. This place is a dive!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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billybob30o, Owner at Lobster Trap, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2020

This review is so subpar , sorry we had Donald Trump Jr come and speak. Which is why you posted this Karen from tamworth. Please take your politically motivated post off. We let you protest out front of the restaurant no need to do the...More

Reviewed September 16, 2020

We went to this restaurant after reading reviews on Tripadvisor. The food was delicious and big portions. The hostess and our waitress were very friendly. The only negative we have is that the waitstaff were fighting. We were sitting near the kitchen area and there...was a dispute going on that was loud enough for customers to hear. We would definitely eat here again.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 3, 2020

paid w tax an coke 2288 the best seafood anywhere ipswith glouster ma coulnt finish what a value seafood platter the way it should be never give reviews 1st time just fantastic

Date of visit: September 2020
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billybob30o, Owner at Lobster Trap, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2020

Thank you Larry hope to see you again soon 🦞

Reviewed September 2, 2020

Just want to let all staff front and back what an amazing job they are doing threw these hard times. Food was amazing , big shout out to my waiter Sergei Rocco very friendly and fast please give a big high 5. Your all doing...an amazing job thank you againMore

Date of visit: September 2020
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billybob30o, Owner at Lobster Trap, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2020

Thank you very much ! 🦞 I’ll tell Sergio and hope to see you again soon !

Reviewed August 31, 2020 via mobile

Little guys birthday and he loves seafood. We tried after reading great reviews. We had to sit inside because of the weather change but were appropriately spaced and it was quiet. The hostess and waitress were very nice. We were seated at a dirty table...with water rings still on it from the last people, ketchup stains. My waitress (very nice) offered my son some communal crayons for which he decided on his own not to use. The food was great! I wish it was pre pandemic so I could give it higher stars. The staff had their masks down around their chins which freaked us out. The people coming out from the back kitchen didn’t have masks on. Working on the frontline of this pandemic people need to see that the masks prevent customers from not getting exposed. Although we live in a safe area, tourists from high risk states are a large percent of the business for this establishment and staff could be sick with no symptoms. We were disappointed with the lack of following the regulations they did here. We did enjoy the food and the staff was great....will try again if we get to a safer place in time.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Response from billybob30o | Property representative |
Yes we do! Making a nice one tomorrow morning . I eat some every night . Thank you and if you want to make a reservation you can call us at 6033565578. We are open everyday but Tuesday durring the spring . Tell the waitress... More
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Response from billybob30o | Property representative |
Yes all of our fresh fish, scallops are gluten free, and cooked with olive oil and lemon . We also have certified black angus steaks and angus burgers. And all of our Italian dishes can be served without linguine. Vegetables... More
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