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Old Port Lobster Shack

3130 Alpine Rd, Suite 300, Portola Valley, CA 94028-7549
+1 650-561-9500
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
3130 Alpine Rd, Suite 300, Portola Valley, CA 94028-7549
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Three of us stopped here for dinner. Extremely casual joint: order at the counter, sit at a bench...all fine. However, our meal experience left a bit more to be desired. The Lobster Bisque was tasty and both my wife and daughter enjoyed their Garlic Salmon...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

I ordered their shack louie a few weeks ago and loved it. It was $30 but it was full of lobster, shrimp, and crab. The cashier showed me the the salad before bagging the box, Today I ordered the same thing and when I got...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Really enjoyed our meal here, which included the Lobster Rolls and Lobster bisque as well as the unique sodas. It was great american experience.

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Just a friendly, local spot in the Ladera Shopping Center. They serve a wide range of New England favorites from Lobster to clams and oysters. Old fashioned soda as well... picnic table seating, and fresh/delicious sea food. Great stuff

Thank Rick T
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We went with some friends who recommended this to us. It is less noisy than the one in Redwood City and some nice outdoor seating. The food was very good. We had a variety of seafood items, calamari, clam chowder, shrimp salad and some deep...More

Thank paneb
Reviewed 10 July 2017

While the idea of having a New England style lobster roll or other fresh seafood items situated in Ladera shopping center seems like a good one - the execution is less than ideal. First, the prices are very high, especially given the quality/absence of wait...More

1  Thank sunshine_susan
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

My parents are from Portland ME and we used to stop at the Lobster Shack for the double lobster meal as kids when visiting family. It was a real treat to find the Old Port Lobster Shack here in California. The menu is simple like...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The lobster rolls here are fantastic, but they keep raising the prices to the point where it seems overpriced. But we still go since the food is so good.

1  Thank Mark G
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We definitely will be back!! I am GF/DF and they were more than happy to accommodate my needs. I had no problem finding something on the menu & they made modifications so I could enjoy it. Staff were very helpful & establishment was clean. Lots...More

Thank 1khearty
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We used to come here about a year or so ago and the bisque is very flavorful.. We went in over the weekend and completely changed our view of this place. First of all, the tall young guy working at the counter is a stuck...More

2  Thank vacationperson1
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27 August 2017|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
No, reservations were not necessary. Order at the bar, only took 10 minutes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3130 Alpine Rd, Suite 300, Portola Valley, CA 94028-7549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Portola Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 650-561-9500
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