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The Lobster Pot

119 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809-2047
+1 401-253-9100
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
119 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809-2047
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

The appearance of the restaurant is very appealing and is able to accommodate large groups. There is a separate room with a bar and additional dining areas. Staff was very welcoming and looked to please. We order the baked stuffed lobster, a fried oyster plate...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank U7731WAdavidb
LobsterPotManager, Public Relations Manager at The Lobster Pot, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Hello Reviewer - It's unfortunate that you did not like our very popular Bake-Stuffed Lobster! Our Chef works tirelessly to prepare a classic New England version of the dish with the locally sourced and economically sustainable seafood we are able to get in Rhode Island....More

Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to the Lobster Pot for a late afternoon lunch. It was great food. A bit pricey but well worth it. They serve cheese and crackers to start, which they make the cheese there and it is very good. They also...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed October 11, 2018

After touring Blithewold & driving back to Bristol, we stopped at the Lobster Pot for quick lunch. We greatly enjoyed the French onion soup & Caesar salad. The setting is lovely since it's on the water. Friendly service in an upscale atmosphere.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BaliloverNewYork
Reviewed October 9, 2018

A family tradition for three generations, The Lobster Pot was a 'must go' during our recent visit to Rhode Island. From their traditional Whiskey Sour to a New Old Fashion, our server, Lisa, made sure everything we ordered was prepared as desired and served in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SOCALGourmet
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

First off, the view is wonderful. You sit right on the water and have a great view of the boats moored in front of you . Went here Sunday night with a group of 50 people, as part of a bus trip to Providence, RI....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bobv1946
LobsterPotManager, Manager at The Lobster Pot, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Robert - Thanks for your input! Perhaps you are unaware that the menu was put together by the tour operator, as well as the management of the Lobster Pot. Lobster Mac & Cheese was not a choice at that event, and fact, Lobster Mac &...More

Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Well prepared food, great service, great view. As good a fried clams as I’ve had. Light not greasy, hot. Definitely recommend

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank gffgro
LobsterPotManager, Public Relations Manager at The Lobster Pot, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thanks for the great review - we hope you join us again to enjoy one of our other classic New England dishes!

Reviewed September 18, 2018

The carpets had a bit of an old smell but our table was nice and by the window with a view. Lobster Bisque was good but the Lobster Roll and Lobster Sandwich were not good. Both were dry and chewy and lacked flavour. The portions...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cher H
Reviewed September 12, 2018

The food was fantastic, the atmosphere was picturesque! The Reuben sandwich was a big hit as were the Fish tacos (new item apparently). It wasn't crowded at all because the summer crowd is gone and it was a weekday. Our waitress was nice and gave...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lhhcooper
LobsterPotManager, Public Relations Manager at The Lobster Pot, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Thank you - We look forward to your return! Be sure to check out our Raw Bar specials - $1 Oysters from 4pm to 6pm Monday through Friday at the bar! And don't forget entertainment every weekend!

Reviewed September 10, 2018

My husband and I have dined at the Lobster Pot many times. I love lobster, and the "Lobster Fisherman Style" is what I typically order. Last trip, my dish was overflowing with lobster....last night, not so much. I was offered to purchase a 1 1/2...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank missri1986
LobsterPotManager, Public Relations Manager at The Lobster Pot, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2018

Our prices reflect the local seafood market that is here in Rhode Island. All of our seafood is locally sourced to support the fishing economy in the town and state. We hope that you visit us again, as it seems this was one out of...More

Reviewed September 3, 2018

thought everything was over priced will not be back the view was the best but the quality of the meal for 28.00 to use frozen spinach is a no noMore

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mla41
LobsterPotManager, Public Relations Manager at The Lobster Pot, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Hello - our pricing reflects the high quality, locally sourced, and economically sustainable seafood we offer to create the best New England experience. We hope that you come back and try another dish of ours and get to sit on our patio to enjoy THE...More

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September 10, 2018|
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Response from LobsterPotManager | Property representative |
Of course - we offer an array of "turf" meals to accomodate people's likings. These primarily include chicken, steak and pasta dishes!
August 27, 2015|
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Response from Teacher-DRP | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. Try looking online. Most restaurants with a Web site display their menus.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $45
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809-2047
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 401-253-9100
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