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Alive and Kicking Lobsters

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269 Putnam Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3725
+1 617-876-0451
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“toasted bread” (10 reviews)
“chowder” (14 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
269 Putnam Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3725
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Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

We were visiting Boston and were on a hunt for a lobster roll. We were so happy to find this place. The "lobster roll" was amazing! They give a large amount of delicious lobster on delicious seeded bread. I wish we hadn't found this on...More

1  Thank Hulagirl926
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Recently had lunch at Alive and Kicking. The lobster bisque was delicious and my husband said the chowder was as well. We both had lobster sandwiches which were generously filled with sweet, succulent lobster. Being on bread makes them taste a bit different than a...More

Thank texwoodlands
Reviewed August 29, 2017

A good place for a lobster sandwich. Not a fancy place, but the folks are nice and they have fresh seafood. Outdoor seating under a roof. I liked it

Thank edneufl
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

I was really excited to get a Lobster sandwich and try some authentic NE clam chowder. It didn't disappoint! Both were really good.

Thank BretHutch
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

We called for lobster rolls & they were closing too early on Sunday afternoon for our evening. We picked up their wonderful lobster salad & made our own lobster rolls. We will be back to try their version!

1  Thank auntbuff2016
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

The lobster bisque was outstanding and the lobster sandwich a simple lobster feast!! Sandwich was a bit pricey for filling ratio and probably the summer lobster special was a better deal... next time!!

Thank fscshastings
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Walking distance from the Doubletree in Cambridge this dive makes an excellent lobster sandwich. Do not let your eyes fool you, the plainness of the apparence is inversely proportionate to the delicious of the fare. The seafood chowder was creamy warm and filed with fresh...More

Thank EricPerlinger1
Reviewed July 26, 2017

I wanted the best lobster experience that I could find for not a totally ridiculous price. I found this online and loved it! I want to go back now! You would never know this place was here. It is in a neighborhood and set back...More

Thank Mercedes6623
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Lobster was tasty and so fresh! The whole lobster actually a great price. Steamed clams were full of flavor with simple perfection. Outdoor sitting; extremely casual. Suspect it gets very busy during peak hours. No frills, just fresh lobster and clams!

Thank SPooh
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

We went to Boston for an overnite trip and stayed 2 blocks away from the restaurant. It was not a fancy sit down full service place but the food was absolutely great! I've never ate a lot of lobster in my life but this was...More

Thank Keith E
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July 3, 2017|
Response from Jose A | Reviewed this property |
I do not use a wheel chair so I am not sure but I would say the answer to both questions is yes. The area where you order is small so it may require complicated maneuvers but I am pretty sure it can be done. ENJOY
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 269 Putnam Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3725
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-876-0451
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