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Yankee Lobster Fish Market

300 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210-2314
+1 617-345-9799
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“clam chowder” (97 reviews)
“seafood” (158 reviews)
“fries” (104 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
300 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210-2314
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We came directly from the airport for our very first lobster roll. It was so good! Now we understand what all the fuss is about. My son had their chowder and it was also very good.

Thank marshaka23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered the crobster roll and a hot lobster roll. My wife thought the crobster roll was the best roll she’s had since we’ve been here. I enjoyed it as well. Healthy portions. Great French fries and the slaw was good. Also enjoyed a cup...More

Thank cbp135
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On recommendation we went to the Yankee Lobster for Clam Chowder and Lobster Rolls. The food was fantastic in a no thrills environment. If you want good tasty food, a very relaxed / casual setting, this place is worth a visit. You queue to order...More

Thank Adam M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked in here and was suprised how good the food is. The restaurant itself is small, but has outdoor seating to be enjoyed during the warmer months. The lobster roll was delicious, but the fries weren't anything out of this world.

Thank Sophy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Here on business trip (convention) at Boston Convention center. We tried Legal Test Kitchen night one. Average and noisy We walked a little further to Yankee Lobster and ate there 2 nights in a row. The locals eat here, a humble dining experience. The food...More

1  Thank Mary Beth W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first place I've ever had a lobster roll and I'd go back every day if I could. It was absolutely delicious. Plenty of fresh, succulent meat inside a warm and toasty roll...deliciously seasoned just perfectly enough to still get that exquisite lobster...More

Thank Adri N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, I was skeptical when my husband brought me to this spot and said I HAD to get the Lobster Roll. Well, ge was so right. The best, most worthwhile, lobster roll I have had. The price was great for the amount of meat. It...More

Thank SKoumourdas222
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During my visit to Boston I was told to go and have a Clam Chowder and a Crabmeat Roll. I dis plus I decided to add a lobster chowder to the mix. To tell the truth I don’t know which one was better. It was...More

Thank Mateo S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Someone told us the the traditional culinary food experience was to go to Yankee Lobster, to order a Lobster Roll and a Clam Chowder and a beer, so we did. It doesn't disappoint. Is an small place crowded, with some I door tables an some...More

Thank Tomas R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by for what we hoped would be a quick bite. The wait was very long, the place is tiny and chaotic. Food is ok, there are certainly better choices in town.

Thank Caio R
Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
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March 30, 2018|
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Response from ChefDaveMc | Reviewed this property |
yes. its a small place. rough and ready
Chelsea A
September 26, 2017|
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Response from S h | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but would they let you get lobsters on the plane?
September 12, 2017|
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Response from Sheila C | Reviewed this property |
There is free parking around the corner on the left.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210-2314
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
  • Neighborhood: Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
  • Phone Number: +1 617-345-9799
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