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“Mabel's Rules”

Mabel's Lobster Claw
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: We are a family owned seafood restaurant opened 11:30am to 9pm!
Reviewed October 29, 2013

The perfect Maine lobster shack. Very reasonable prices. I go several times each season but this season I discovered two new great things about Mabel's.
1. The steamed mussels fra diavlo is one of the best appetizers anywhere.
2. Having them serve your lobster lazy-man's style is a treat, especially when they are still hard shelled. No extra cost. I'm a native Mainer and have cracked hundreds and hundreds of lobsters. And I am fast. But having them do it is a nice treat.
And they had a delicious and inexpensive white Burgundy on the short wine list that I ordered every time I went. Awesome!

Thank Aarchamb
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Reviewed October 27, 2013

First night on an Anniversary 4-day, we were recommended to eat here. It was crowded, and there was a slight wait, in which, ordinarily, we'd have on problem. However, the hostess couldn't have been less friendly, snooty, or, more downright rude, like she was doing us a favor visiting the establishment. Lady needs to learn a bit about manners, for, apparently, she showed none. While whisked by her outside, to wait, we decided why spend our money with a rotten attitude and disposition, like hers, regardless if the food is good or not. And we do hope the proprietor reads this, though with her nose in the air, we figure she may be part of the ownership, or, such, and, who really cares, so to speak. Needless to say, we went elsewhere that night, and, every other night we were on holiday. Shame on here and Mabel's for allowing that.

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5  Thank Samuel D
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Reviewed October 26, 2013

A bit disappointed that Clam Shack was "closed for season: (In October!) with all their hoopla, but gal told us Mabel's was even better. And the Lobster Roll was delicious. Fries crispy & fresh.
Would def. go back! Not far from town &near Walker's Point. Bushs' eat there!

Thank Kerryloves2travel
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Reviewed October 22, 2013

Arrived in Kennebunkport on the later side and just wanted a bowl of chowder.....perfect place! We traveled throughout Maine for the following week - and this was the best chowder! Try it!

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1  Thank wp2015
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Reviewed October 21, 2013

Had the best blackened swordfish ever. Wife ordered the "Duchess" which is scallops and lobster and other stuff which she enjoyed as well. Family owned restaurants always give the best service and this was no exception. Close to Breakwater but away from Dock Square but reservations clearly a must. The Bushes and the secret service ate there the night before we did so if it is good enough for them.... you can get past the prison quality cutlery.

A big recommendation for quality of food and atmosphere. Oh yeah, do not forget to order the rasberry or blueberry pie when in season.

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2  Thank bigbat44
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