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McLaughlin Seafood

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728 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401-6810
207-942-781
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Took shuttle to this restaurant from hotel....fresh delicious seafood, wonderful atmosphere and attentive servers, nice staff all around!! Beautiful view on the water!!

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Thank Linda K
Millerstown, Pennsylvania
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110 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Small place with restaurant and seafood market. Lunch special was Lobster roll and sides for like $14. Ordered a cup (pint) of their lobster stew. Both were very good. The stew was just about as fresh and tasty as I have had anywhere. Lobster roll was very good, toasted roll made it among the best as well. Worth stopping for... More 

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Thank Craig W
Nashville, Tennessee
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious seafood, reasonable prices., super service. A glass of wine by the firepit while we waited was special.

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Thank SGB63
Atlanta, Georgia
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Dined on Crab & Lobster, and couldn't have been more satisfied. We moved out to the firepit and finished our meal and drinks there. Love the atmosphere, loved the food even more. I'd like to go back and explore more of the menu, but I'd likely get lobster again! Nice selection of craft brews on tap. It wasn't particularly cheap,... More 

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Thank irishWnk
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Full lobster roll which was quite tasty. Food came quick. Fries are coated, I'd pass on those next time. Good coleslaw. Was busy so we stopped in for a bite. Not disappointed but we were not raving fans either.

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1 Thank Shannon G
Ferndale, MI
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

$40 for a fried basket, a lobster roll, and two waters. The scallops were OK, the lobster roll tiny and flavorless, the potato salad and coleslaw sides were non-descript and served in small plastic tubs. The fries were good and the bottled water seemed fresh but I still felt like crap afterward. Do yourself a favor and eat somewhere that... More 

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Thank Robert M
Montclair, Virginia
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94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

This road side diner has the charm of Maine. They have all the lobster dishes you would expect. They have a lot of fried dishes also. My wife ordered the lobster roll which was loaded and tasty. I ordered the lobster stew. It was ok. It had lots of lobster but the broth was a bit thin and not very... More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

The place is still very unassuming which is charming taking into account the spirit of the place, the problem is that memory tends to be demanding and more when you have already had a different experience in the same place, clam chowder was good, seafood chowder below average as well as the lobster roll we had, sorry to say that... More 

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Thank Oscar J. A
Trenton, Canada
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

If you want roadside seafood without driving too far from Bangor, McLaughlin's should suit you just fine. I would say it deserves a 3.5 to 4 star rating based on our experience. The restaurant is a drive up place with a few picnic tables but no indoor seating. There is a take out window to order your food. Once prepared,... More 

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Thank Pete D
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

As someone who knows little about lobster, and less about lobster roll, I thought the price ($15) was steep for a small sandwich with lobster ... but then I tasted and fully understood why I was lucky they didn't charge more. McLaughlins is quaint, small and unassuming. Great place to order and sit or take out. I didn't compare to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 18:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 728 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401-6810
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bangor
  • Phone Number: 207-942-781

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?