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Everyday our team of chefs work with our seafood buyers to source the best quality seafood. Our standards of excellence start with the selection of the top of the catch each day and often our daily specials are sourced from local fisherman who know where to send the best fish of the day. ​We go to such lengths to secure the freshest seafood for one reason – our high standards of excellence demand that every ingredient we use is the best. Although we can tell you how fresh our seafood is, the only way to really know is to taste it.
PRICE RANGE
$12 - $58
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Healthy, Gastropub
FEATURES
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful outdoor deck in previous reviews drew us in. We asked to sit outside and where taken to upstairs tiny deck with high top tables. As we are leaving we noticed there was a spacious main level deck w low top tables. Wish we had...been offered a choice. ( my husband hates high top tables).More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have had lobster all around the globe at the Lobster Kristina was the absolute best I have ever had !! The waitstaff here was awesome and our waitress, Abby , was amazing ! This place was the highlight of our trip ! You must...try this place !!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For $100 including tip, we got 2 clam chowder, one fish and chips, one fried scallops dish and 2 soft drinks. My fish was just borderline not cooked enough. It would have needed 2 minutes more. Ditto for my wife's scallops. The fish and scallops...were very fresh. The clam chowder was very good. It was rich and full of clams. They put smoked bacon in it which gave it a nice smoke flavor. I guess we paid for the view, potentially great tasting food if the main course would have been properly cooked. It was noon when we arrived. The place was almost empty. They have no excuse for not cooking the food enough. I would not go back. It was not a good value for me.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed April 8, 2022

Looking for the right place for a lobster roll for our 85 yr old birthday girl, that would also accommodate a true "foodie" and a vegetarian. Voila! There was something for everyone, it was all delicious and the group agreed that we would most definitely...make a repeat visit. To note, the sushi was excellent -- the lobster roll was generously filled and treated with an expert hand, the salads (brussel sprout and fried tomato/bacon) were divine and the fish was excellent.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed April 3, 2022

Two couples went to the surf restaurant last night and then go to the restaurant at five pm. We are glad that we did since the restaurant is very popular. We got a beautiful table overlooking the water and the experience began. We ordered four...plates of sushi, the muscles which were unbelievable with chorizo and crabcakes. This meal was simply phenomenal and the service was outstanding. If you’ve not been to surf go now.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed March 6, 2022 via mobile

I am using one of my very selective 5 pointers. Great view great service and great food clam chowda one of the best Seafood pie great. Fried tomatoe and bacon salad delish. Sautéed lobster in cognac and cream so worth it. We will be back...and very soonMore

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed February 16, 2022

The Oysters and king crab was fantastic. Non alcoholic drinks were fast and perfect. The fish on the fish and chips was perfectly cooked. ah but the baked haddock with Nantucket sauce was very dry fish. Probably few days too old. It was offered with...lobster mashed potatoes which tasted as if the lobster was frozen claw and knuckle meat. We were sat at the table 5 feet from the bar and just as we are finishing our entree the bar stools are being dragged across the floor away from the bar so that they could start to sweep and clean up. Mind you we are 3 feet from the piles of dirt and what have you while still eating our dinner. This was even while ordering dessert. It doesn't take much to change a fine dining experience but did alter our view of our experience. we wish it was perfect but it missed a few times.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed January 22, 2022

Nice ambiance, large space and outdoor seating, even though we could not have a table outside. Had Clam Chower, warm and nice, and then the Baked Trio Dinner that was tasty. Service was good, as well as the Vino Verde.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed January 18, 2022 via mobile

Good location, good service and good food. You’ll certainly find little to complain about here. That said, at 75$ a head (2 beers each included) I left feeling underwhelmed. Nothing specific, but a day later I couldn’t mention a single thing that stands out. At...this price level, I expect at least one aspect to be memorable. Good job guys, but no cookie…More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed January 3, 2022

We had a bit of everything here but the Suishi Sampler and the fried seafood platter were both unreal! The sushi sampler alone visually was delicious but once we ate it, it was even better! The fried Seafood platter had savory clams, soft scallops and...not overloaded with fries and cheap haddockMore

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed December 28, 2021 via mobile

This restaurant is a must every time I come to town! It has never disappointed! If you can get a patio table the view is amazing! I highly recommend the lobster Kristina! The atmosphere is nice, classy and modern.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed November 20, 2021 via mobile

The bake seafood platter was a delicious combination of scallops haddock and shrimp in a light wine sauce. Lightly covered with seasoned bread crumb. Mashed potatoes and fresh broccoli rounded out the plate. The clam chowder was the perfect appetizer, so very creamy

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed November 13, 2021 via mobile

This was an ok dinner. I was hoping for some good sushi but it was just ok at best. The brussel sprout Cesar salad was excellent and great service. I was expecting a better food experience. May be my false expectation because of other reviews....Not a good sushi placeMore

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed November 2, 2021

Someone else paid and took the receipt so am not sure what others at the table had. The Portuguese Seafood Stew and the sushi rolls were top notch as was the service and setting. Near perfection.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed October 8, 2021

The atmosphere was full as we walked in. View was amazing and lunch was tasty as were the beverages.

Date of visit: May 2021
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932mh
September 8, 2020|
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Response from ShawnPOF | Reviewed this property |
There is a small area that has outside seating. Maybe two tables. More of an afterthought for that area rather than a patio.
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jcl8989
August 29, 2017|
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Response from W1414DOlaurenb | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Monday night and it was a 45 minute wait, but we were there during peak season. They do have a text system where they send you a notification when your table is ready. Very convenient. They have plenty of shops... More
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dlleone3
August 13, 2017|
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Response from traveler120483 | Reviewed this property |
No the outside dining area is a small deck that juts out of the back of the restaurant. To reach it you must walk through the inside of the restaurant.
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Yes, Surf offers takeout services.

Surf is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5