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The Lobster Pot

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119 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809-2047
+1 401-253-9100
Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband's boss thanked him for a job well done, and told him to take his wife out to dinner on the company...we chose The Lobster Pot in Bristol, RI. We dined there on Tuesday evening, the restaurant wasn't terribly busy, (in between crazy holiday weekends), and we were able to walk right in and be seated at a lovely... More 

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Thank Kathleen T M
Portsmouth, RI
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food, well presented in a nice atmosphere. A little pricey so may best serve as a place to come for special occasions. Beautiful in the summer when the deck which overlooks the ocean is open

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Thank Bob W
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Location is beautiful and thats what you pay for. Our service was slow considering it wasn't all that crowded when we were there. Food was good but not spectacular. A bit pricey for what we got.

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Thank Deana B
Tiverton, Rhode Island
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Expensive, unappetizing and slow service sums up our dinner tonight. Have enjoyed the view and food in past.

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Thank msd219
New Orleans, Louisiana
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

I have been to the Lobster Pot several times over many years and the quality of the food and service have been at the highest level on each of my visits. On my recent visit I ordered one of the specials: cod topped with a creamy sauce with pieces of lobster over a seafood bread pudding. This entree was so... More 

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Thank Mary Ann M
Bristol, Rhode Island
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

This has such a nice view of Bristol Harbor, you can watch the sailboats go by or the fishermen in their boats. The food was delicious, the portions were generous and the service was great! The outdoor piazza over the water was really nice and comfortable.

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Thank OwensAdventures12
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We ate on the patio for the view. We arrived around 6:30 and there was plenty of open tables. Maybe that should have been a clue. The waiter seemed overwhelmed and was constantly apologizing to his tables for one thing or another. He messed up my order completely and I would have let it go but he was so arrogant... More 

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Mount Wolf, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We stopped because it was a great place on the water. When sitting on the deck you get soda out of a bottle (not a fountain) and it may or may not be flat depending on how long it has been open. Prices were a bit high compared to other places we stopped on the trip. We were not offered... More 

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Thank JenSmith6363
Colorado Springs
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Great place! Nice outdoor patio with a great view over the water. Service was excellent - on the spot but not obtrusive. The scallops were the best I'v had in a long time. The lobster salad was fresh and tender. Even the hamburger was delicious. I would definitely put this on the A list.

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Thank Robert C
Miami Beach, Florida
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65 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We went to The Lobster Pot with two friends from Providence who are weekly regulars of this restaurant. We all had a wonderful time. We started with drinks outside by the water and watched the beautiful sunset before moving into the dining room for our dinner. Joann, our waitress, was a delight. The Harvest Salad, the Bouillabaisse, the Baked Seafood... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $45
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?