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“Best Lobster roll in Kennebunks”
Review of The Ocean Roll

The Ocean Roll
Ranked #21 of 51 Restaurants in Kennebunkport
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $15
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Dining options: Takeout
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Dining options: Takeout
Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

Perfectly toasted roll. More than a 1/4 lb of fresh picked lobster week. I love the warm lobster roll with drawn butter. Cole slaw excellent.

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Reviewed September 4, 2013

We've stopped by this truck several times before this visit. And most times, we 've planned a detour off Rt. 95 in order to have lunch there before continuing our journey. The lobster rolls are scrumptious so we've never partaken of the 50/50 burger (hamburger/bacon) but someday we'll try one. And it's fun to picnic under the trees and watch the world go by. Looking forward to our next trip.

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Thank Gael G
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Reviewed August 10, 2013

The lobster roll was delicious, very fresh and flavorful; lobster is mixed with the slightest bit of mayo, and served in a toasted hot dog roll with a sprinkling of diced celery on top. I thought this was odd at first, but makes perfect sense, adding it on top right before serving keeps the celery crisp and gives a great contrasting crunch with the tender lobster. I've had tons of lobster rolls, both locally and away, and this was one of the best. Some rolls are packed with lobster, but the lobster is lacking any flavor or too tough/chewy (probably because it's been around for a while). This lobster was absolutely fresh. Husband had the swordfish sandwich, and loved it. Even the cole slaw tasted homemade.
Only negative was it was very busy, and there was a 30 minute wait for the food (we went on a Sat evening). Since they call your name for pick up, you need to stay near the truck, and there was nowhere to sit and no shade.
We are locals and this will be a regular stop for us now!

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Thank Mainers
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Reviewed August 5, 2013

Best Lobster Roll in entire area! The truck is so cute & clean too. Service was excellent. Two Lobster Rolls for $25 is a great bargain. Spent a week in Kennebunkport area eating lobster every day & this was honestly the best! We ate ours at the picnic tables with perfect French fries too. Can't wait to go back.

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Reviewed July 27, 2013

I can only surmise that all the glowing reviews were written by people associated with this food truck. I give The Ocean Roll one star for service, two stars for food, and two stars for price. The truck is staffed by two sullen, unpleasant, unfriendly women, who lack any sense of customer service and seem not the slightest bit interested in doing business. There was a generous amount of meat on the lobster roll, but it was so greasy and full of butter that the roll was saturated, dripping, and just disintegrated. As one can see in the photo, the box it came in was soaked. The 50/50 burger (half beef/half bacon) was dry, overcooked, lacked flavor and seasoning, didn't taste at all of bacon, and was just bad. If you enjoy eating next to a dilapidated, graffiti-covered building along a busy thoroughfare while inhaling car and truck exhaust, then by all means, waste your time and money here.

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