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“A real jewel of a restaurant”

The Lobster Shack Restaurant and Takeout
Ranked #1 of 8 Restaurants in Barrington
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed June 21, 2014

Excellent food, atmosphere and service. Well worth a trip to or a detour to enjoy this place. Don't be deterred by the location. the outdoor decorations are cute but the real treats are inside.

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Reviewed June 6, 2014

This restaurant does not look like much from the outside in a strip mall, but the food is five star. Stopped for lunch yesterday and we are back today, before leaving the area. Great portions, and excellent taste. The staff or as they called themselves "the Crew" are all very friendly and make you feel at home. The lobster stew is too die for, large chunks of lobster in a buttery cream sauce, served with a home made biscuit. What more could you ask for.

1  Thank Mymats
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Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Love this place the food is always fresh and the decor is amazing, service is top notch!!
If your in the area this restaurant is a must try

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Reviewed May 19, 2014

We have been twice to the restaurant, once for dinner, once for lunch,and have had to drive a half an hour each way to go to the restaurant. There was not a thing wrong, the Food is quite good but not gourmet, so don't expect that. If you are in the vicinity worth a try but not worth a special trip. Wine prices by the glass are city prices, decor cute and practical. Tea towels, being used as curtains, hanging in the window are not very attractive but novel if nothing else. A family restaurant with brown paper and crayons on the tables. Frozen fries, were the best frozen I have ever had, but, they are not fresh and they should be in my opinion. Service was hit and miss, the young server was alone and it was too busy for her to handle alone. Not a criticism of her, just a fact.
I did not think $13 of fish and chips was cheap and $22 for creamed lobster, both seemed expensive for lunch and is more than most in the area. This is not the city. Vegetables, other than slaw, are not served with anything.
Creamed lobster was good but not mind blowing. I can get its equal in our town.
Next time I will continue to Shelburne to the gourmet Charlottes Lane,another 15-20 minutes down the road. More money but worth it if you are a foodie and looking for specialty food.

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1  Thank Julia B
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Reviewed April 18, 2014

This is a very nice restaurant with great food and service and nice atmosphere but there are times this restaurant has no lobster and it is located in Barrington which is known as The Lobster Capital of the World.

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Thank Desperado_9
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