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“typical for a place called a shanty” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lobster Shanty

Lobster Shanty
Ranked #19 of 28 Restaurants in Eastham
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Effingham, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“typical for a place called a shanty”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2013

stopped here while travelling had the fried full bellied clams. They were ok, fries were a little soggy. I didn't find the place to be overly pricy and I thought that I got what I paid for

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank jgig
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English first
North Haven, ct
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152 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“nothing special...just 'ok'”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013

For years we've driven by the Lobster Shanty and always said 'next year we'll eat there', but every year we'd never get there....till this year. I dont understand what the draw is to this place. The staff is very friendly....but the menu is just ok. Nothing all that spectacular on it and everything is served to you on paper plates and drinks in plastic cups. I have nothing against paper plates...but some things are just not meant to be served on them (like a whole lobster with corn and baked potato)....the lobsters are priced decent, but they are SMALL....over all this place was just ok. We wont be going back....there are way better restaurants on the cape for sure!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank lisa0208
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Clifton Park New York
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“nothing special”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2013

We stopped here for lunch, we were the only ones in the entire restaurant, not the best service, bartender was our waiter and he mostly hungout behind the bar watching tv. Boneless buffalo wings were just strips of chicken over dressed and over cooked. fries were bland, zero flavor. when we asked for dessert they told us they were out of everything. I just feel they didnt want to make it.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Balou127
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Lake Peekskill, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Horrible service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013

This place had good lobster rolls but the service was awful and the people working had awful attitudes. We sat outside and ordered from the menu. When we got our food after waiting at pick up side of counter for awhile I was told that we got takeout and didn't get French fries with our order. This was not explained to us that siting outside was considered take out??? Also we got home and saw an ad that kids eat free from 3 to 5pm which we sat at 430 but were never told if ate inside this would be the case. Good food but won't return!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank ashley m
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PA
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Where did our waiter go?”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

We ordered our drinks and appetizers, but never saw our waiter after that. Turns out he quit and we were left hanging. Our party of seven was very hungry and thirsty after a day on the beach. When someone else helped us the food was pretty bad! I would have thought we would have gotten free food but nope! The waiter who took over was very apologetic and nice though!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank akarts13
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