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“Clam Perfection”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of C-Ray Lobster

C-Ray Lobster
Ranked #2 of 143 Restaurants in Bar Harbor
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Seafood, American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: C-Ray Lobster is the local's trusted seafood shop and take-out eatery. C-ray is the source for lobster dinners, lobster rolls, steamer clams, mussels and the day's catch of island caught seafood either live or cooked onsite, or packed to travel. All of our lobsters are brought straight from the traps to our store, and C-ray's owner harvests the steamers, mussels and cherrystones himself, by hand, each morning. C-Ray's bakery section is famous for the areas most delicious pies and from-scratch baked goods. Check out our Wild Maine Blueberry or Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, Decadent breakfast pastries, and picnic fix in's to take away! We're local fisherman and chef owned and operated! C-Ray is a true hidden gem, located just 3 miles from the Trenton bridge and 7 miles from downtown Bar Harbor. C-ray is no fuss, no frills, just great food served with a heaping helping of Downeast Maine hospitality. We are open late may through october 11 am to dark and stating after september 5th we will be closed on sundays
Bar Harbor, Maine
2 reviews
“Clam Perfection”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2014

We stopped in to grab some clams while camping. Thank goodness we did. By far the cleanest clams we have ever eaten. They are purged to perfection. Clearly they take the time to sell a stellar product. We since have been there several times and will continue to stop whenever our craving hits for good clams. And by the way the baked goods are out of this world also. Try the Millionaire Bars. Yummy

  • Visited August 2014
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Excellent lobster roll!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Excellent lobster roll! The larger then average bun was buttered and grilled to warm delightful perfection before the generous portion of lobster was spooned in to the point of overflowing. The lobster itself had just the right amount of mayo with a surprising but welcome squeeze of fresh lemon juice and a few garden fresh chives. The large chunks of tail, claw and knuckle meat were certainly more then one lobsters worth. Best lobster roll I've ever bought!

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Waterloo, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wonderful surprise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2014

"Lobster Pounds are on every corner in Maine tried Travelin Lobster but was closed. Choose C-Ray - picnic table eating at it's finest. You order they cook, you can watch and you eat at a picnic table. Definitely no frills but staff is very friendly and knows lobster. Never had a better lobster at a good price sitting at a picnic table.

Visited August 2014
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lady-chef207, General Manager at C-Ray Lobster, responded to this review, July 16, 2015
Thanks so much for your kind words! We're thrilled you enjoyed our establishment!
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Almont, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

As visitors to the area we didn't know where to get a great lobster dinner. My wife proceeded to look on trip advisor and found C - Ray lobster.Upon reading the reviews we decided to give them a try. The young lady that was working the counter for the 2 days that we ate there was extremely helpful. The lobster dinner that we ordered the first night we ate there was very good.The 2nd night we went with the lobster rolls ,they were increadible. O yes and don't forget the blueberry pie that we had for desert, it was incredible.

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lady-chef207, Owner at C-Ray Lobster, responded to this review, September 7, 2014
Thank you so much for your review!
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“The only lobster roll you will need!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

I've been to Maine 7 times and never had the urge to try a lobster roll.. for some reason I had a change of heart and decided to try one at c-rays... boy am I glad!! The bread they use is so buttery and delicious that it compliments the lobster perfectly! I'm addicted! Too bad we live 10 hours away.. This place is a must stop for delightfully fresh lobster rolls! Thank you!

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