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Markey's Lobster Pound

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Rte 286, Seabrook, NH 03874
+1 603-474-2851
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Bradford MA
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going to Markey's for at least 20 years and the last two visits the conversation at the table was how quickly the place is declining. Example, seafood platter - smaller plates, more french fries, fewer clams and the coleslaw is now on the plate rather than on the side to make the plate look more full. Also,... More 

1 Thank PamSullivan
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Overpriced but good Lobster Roll. I am always amazed at the great reviews some places get because of their location. It is like just because you are near a beach/ocean and serve seafood places get a high rating. Anyway the Lobster Roll was very good (4) but price was ridiculous. Clam chowder was more like potato chowder with very little... More 

Thank Terry C
Bellbrook, Ohio, United States
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52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We didn't quite understand the concept of the one counter for fried and another for the boiled seafood, and ended up at the fried counter. We ordered the plate with the scallops, clams, lobster, and fish. All were very good. Served piping hot with fries and coleslaw. The fried lobster tasted good, but the breading overpowered the flavor. The breading... More 

Thank Randy_Debbie_Ohio
West Springfield, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Absolutely no frills but seafood at its simplest at great prices. Place your order at the counter (actually one each for fried food, boiled, or drinks). Lobster rolls are loaded and fantastic. A large order of onion rings was gigantic. If it's taste and price you want, this is the price.

Thank mauricedullea
Grafton, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

My son loves this place! It's nothing fancy. Plastic silverware and cardboard plates. You order your food and when it's ready you pick it up on a tray. As I said....nothing fancy! HOWEVER, the food is delicious!!! Well worth stopping in!! I always get the seafood platter so I can have a little of everything!

Thank Shells3535
Copenhagen, Denmark
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

But this time a bit too busy - big party going on. The pair of lobsters as always really good, the corn a bit overcooked, and the clam chowder - o.k. but far from as good some other places in the coast area.

Thank d_toft
Middletown, Connecticut
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

We went back a second time on a three day get away. Both times I had twin lobsters for less than $20.00 perfectly cooked and served simply with butter. My husband had a lobster roll filled to over flowing with lobster salad and clam chowder. The food is very good, portions were good, fresh salads nicely done but could use... More 

Thank Marsha D
Grand Junction, Colorado
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

This was our first visit to the NE part of the country. We spent the weekend in Boston and were ready to hit the countryside. We had Markey's recommended to us. The building was a little disappointing, but the food was fabulous. We got the lobster, steamed clams, and a fried choice consisting of clams, scallops, and they changed out... More 

Thank purplelea2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Came here for dinner our 2nd night of vacation. Had the fried haddock, onion rings and coleslaw. It was fantastic! The batter of the fried haddock was so delicious, fish was very fresh tasting and the coleslaw was perfect! Very fresh and not a ton of mayonnaise. I would definitely eat here again.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Hampton, New Hampshire
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200 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

During our past visits to Markey's we have ordered just about everything on the menu. This visit, the food was exceptional. Everything ordered by our group came to us hot and cooked to perfection. Our only gripe was the condition of the floor; littered with napkins and remnants of food that customers dropped and never picked up. Do hope they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rte 286, Seabrook, NH 03874
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Seabrook
  • Phone Number: +1 603-474-2851

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