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“Great place ”

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!
Level 6 Contributor
187 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Great place ”
Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

We had lobster roll for take out . It met our expectations. Perfect to have at the pool. I recommend this for lunch take out. Quick , easy and tasty!

Thank Carolyn W
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Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good lobster but that's it”
Reviewed July 13, 2014

The lobster here is very good, we had the lobster and shrimp combo, well over a pound of lobster and very tasty. However, the bake potato was small and tasted like it had been re-heated. All of the other sides where not very good and the service was not very attentive either. The restaurant is kind of shack-ish, but the price is high!

Visited July 2014
1 Thank pdmrom
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Yuma, Arizona
Level 6 Contributor
667 reviews
412 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,260 helpful votes
“It was a beautiful day in Kennebuckport and our meal was FANTASTIC!”
Reviewed July 11, 2014

Busy little town with lots of places to choose. We felt like we WON the lottery! Cute, busy, quaint little place with narrow streets and outside seating so we stopped in. So happy we did. Trish our wonderful waitress went through the daily specials and we made our decision, Mabel famous New England clam chowder (a must have), onion rings and one of the daily specials, Lobster Milanese, big enough for 2. OMG, this Lobster was beyond terrific, beyond fantastic, it was just simply delicious. They have wonderful homemade desserts but were full from our lunch.

This is a must on your restaurant stops in Southern Maine!! Thank you Mabel's Lobster Claw for the wonderful meal, for having Trish and for the other staff you have.

  • Visited July 2014
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3 Thank 2013TravelinFool
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St. Petersburg, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
99 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Fried Claims with Tarter Sauce”
Reviewed July 10, 2014

On a recent visit to Kennebunkport in July, my husband and I had to stop at Mabel's for a snack. We always eat here when in town. We sat outside on the patio, enjoying the ambiance of the surroundings. We were not starved so we each ordered the "starter" of fried claims with tarter sauce. The serving was large for a starter. My husband also ordered the clam chowder, which he raved about. The service was great and no complaints here.....enjoy!!!

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Carol F
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New York City, New York
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Very nice people, but food is over rated!”
Reviewed July 9, 2014

This was our first dinner in kennebunkport and unfortunately, was a huge letdown. We originally asked for outdoor seating, which they accommodated us with, but chose to sit inside instead, because they had the chairs arranged where our view was facing the wall of the restaurant. That was quite odd. So we sat inside instead and faced each other and that was better.

Our waitress was very friendly, but very forgetful with our order, we had to remind her on several occasions that she forgot something. But it was fine since she was so nice. But we couldn't overlook that some of our seafood orders were a bit overcooked and somewhat tasteless. They seemed to have forgotten to salt their fries, and entrees. Now just to let you know, we normally don't eat our meals very salty and never ever add additional salt to our food at the table. We didn't that night either, but the meal as a whole was bland and lackluster. It's a place not worth returning to, unfortunately.

  • Visited June 2014
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2 Thank Cactusng
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