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“Fresh and tasty with a picturesque view”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Quoddy Bay Lobster

Quoddy Bay Lobster
Ranked #1 of 16 Restaurants in Eastport
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Soups
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Good for: Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: This is a seaside restaurants with outdoor seating only, serving fresh lobster, crab, clams, mussels and scallop dishes in a variety of ways. The chowda is to die for (not your standard, flour base, but a creamy seafood infused broth loaded with yummies). There are salads, wraps, rolls, children's portions and dinner size as well. There are a few items for land lovers, but no one in our group ordered any of them. There is a small gift shop offering local made mustards, relishes and other refreshments. Put it on your bucket list!
Phoenix, Arizona
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“Fresh and tasty with a picturesque view”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2013

Best lobster roll in the State o Maine! Delicious fish chowder. Perfect steamed lobster served with side of coleslaw and baked potato.

  • Visited August 2013
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“The real deal for lobster”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2013

This is a no frills lobster pound, plain and simple, on the dock, fresh, delicious lobster. You order the size lobster you want, and either take out or eat at the picnic tables. The seafood chowder was also worth ordering, loaded with seafood! Very reasonably priced for lobster.

Visited August 2013
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Portland, Maine
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“Best price on Fresh Seafood”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2013

We found out that the owners are also fishermen so the seafood is always fresh and a great value as they have cut out the middle-man! We love the lobster!

Visited August 2013
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Thank Kate K
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Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Eat at Red's, Instead”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2013

We were disappointed. We sought out this place because of Yankee Magazine's rating, but we were disappointed with the quantity for the price. There was nothing special about the lobster roll; it tasted good, the roll was fresh, but it was not different from any other lobster roll that we've tasted in Maine. However, the cost for a jumbo lobster roll was 4 dollars more for one that included just an extra claw on top. We got the smoked salmon spread with crackers, and paid more than it was worth. There was an assortment of crackers, with 6 of the 8 packages broken and crumbled. We had to ask for unbroken crackers - why would you give broken crackers with a spread? Anyway, we did like the spread, only to find out it was from Maine-ly Smoked Salmon, just down the road in Perry. Fortunately we bought some of the real spread. It seemed to us after we tasted the spread we bought at Maine-ly Smoked that the small appetizer potion sold at Quoddy bay Lobster had extra mayo or something added to it so it was less thick. We won't go back.

  • Visited August 2013
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Jacksonville, Florida
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“OUTSTANDING FOOD in a Very Unlikely Setting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2013

Why does one stand in line at Quoddy Bay Lobster at a converted warehouse at the end of a unpaved street with primarily outdoor seating and porta-potties for restrooms, to place your order from a limited menu and pick it up to sit at picnic tables or in a tiny dining room?? It is very simple; the food is wonderful.

Steamed lobsters and clams, lobster and crabmeat rolls and wraps, haddock sandwiches, seafood and fish chowder with a kids menu to boot...everything here is the best I have ever tasted!!!! There are a few non-seafood items on the menu, but the long lines are for fresh seafood cooked to perfection with an unforgettable taste!

You will see licence tags from the lower 48 in the parking area as proof positive that this simple little place is the best-in-class!! Enjoy!!

  • Visited August 2013
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