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“The place for seafood”
Review of The Lobster Dock

The Lobster Dock
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $28
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
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Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Description: Locally caught lobster is our specialty. Several hundred pounds are stored in our sea water tank. You may select your own from the tank and watch as they are prepared for cooking in our large outdoor pots. We have all sizes of the tasty shellfish, from one to four pounds. To those new to lobster, we will gladly assist on how to best eat them and explain the differences between hard and soft shell. The Outdoor Patio at The Lobster Dock The flavor of Maine is further captured in our other offerings. Stews and chowders are prepared daily from only the freshest ingredients. The shrimp and scallops we use are caught in the waters of the Boothbay Region. Clams are also supplied by local diggers most every day. Our mussels are grown on a salt water farm in Tenants Harbor. Fish caught in the North Atlantic are supplied to us from Boothbay Fish Dealers. We accept only the freshest available. It is not unusual for us to refuse deliveries that do not meet our quality standards.
Reviewed September 20, 2013

Casual in every way this restaurant is friendly and eclectic. Want lobster? This is the place!
All food is prepared fresh after placing an order on entry and arrives hot within a good time frame.
For a casual, inexpensive seafood meal it will be hard to beat the Lobster Dock.

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Reviewed September 19, 2013

I guess we shld have known better when we saw 20 year olds doing the steaming. I can get a better meal and better price anywhere else. My lobster was overlooked & only came with corn that tasted like lobster & the corn was overlooked as well. How is it possible to ruin an otherwise easy meal? don't do it! Is all I can say!

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Reviewed September 17, 2013

Go here for the lobster! The owner is an old lobster hand who goes directly to the lobstermen to get the very best. Cooked in a mesh bag in seawater the original lobster pound way, these are among the best meals we've had. Onion rings, fries, corn on the cob and all the fixings are great. There's a beer and wine license and the wines are chosen to accompany the seafood. Other dishes like fried clams and Maine shrimp are also absolutely delicious. We've been going to Boothbay for more than 10 years -- every summer, just to enjoy the food, views and friendly staff at the Lobster Dock.

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Reviewed September 17, 2013

It has plain picnic tables (with umbrellas to provide shade) overlooking the bay and dock area. The food is simple: beer, lobster, fries, blueberry pie. You get the idea. It's a great place to have lunch or an early dinner on a sunny day.

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Reviewed September 16, 2013

Ate here on sat night waited in a long line for a while. Had the steamers and they were very gritty and rubbery. The lobster was not as sweet as it was where we had it down the road the next night. The sides were nothing special. Did have slightly better wines then other outdoor places. Setting fine and they bring your order so maybe there is better service. We heard they have the reputation due to foodnetwork throw down but that doesn't add much.

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