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Phil's Route 27 Lobster Shop

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788 Wiscasset Rd, Boothbay, ME 04537-4632
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Granada Department, Nicaragua
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a basic lobster roll shack on Route 27 just north of Boothbay Harbor with no dining room seating or wait staff. They offer a great lobster roll at just $9.95. It’s easy to understand why this place is so so busy. The lobster roll is not chunks but chopped lobster and I like it the best of any... More 

Thank John T
Ormond Beach, Florida
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stopped here on our way out to pick up our last lobster roll for lunch before heading home. Very good, but also different. The lobster meat is shredded, but packed in to the roll so you get plenty. They are closed on Tuesday, open at 11 a.m. the rest of the week. Definitely worth a try for half the... More 

Thank Donna F
New Jersey
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93 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

It used to be just “Phils” but, unfortunately Phil passed away and now his son took over. But, don’t be disheartened! The place is still an excellent stop on the way to or from Booth Bay. It is now called Phil and Mikes. Same location. I was just there a few days ago; we actually made a detour off route... More 

Thank dallasmorning
New Hampshire
1 review
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped on our way to the aquarium. Got a haddock sandwih, lobster roll and chowder. Kiddo had a grilled cheese. Delicious for $30! Nice breeze on the porch while we enjoyed.

Thank pezzyk
Merrimack, New Hampshire
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213 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is basically a lobster roll shack on Route 27 just north of Boothbay. They offer a terrific lobster roll at a very reasonable price of just $9.95. There are other sandwiches as well and some wonderful pies. It’s easy to understand why this place is so popular. We will be back!

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Norcross, Georgia
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Skipped touristy Red's to drive on to Phil's and was so disappointed that they didn't have any lobster Rolls! Got the seafood salad roll and chowder. Chowder very good, seafood salad ok. One man operation! Wait time about 20 minutes on a Saturday at 1:00 p.m.

Thank BL2003
Phoenix, Arizona
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99 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Can't say much about the food at this place, because: We tried twice: First they weren't open until 4pm on Friday. Second we come back on Saturday, surprised they're open at 1pm, just to find out THEY ARE OUT OF LOBSTER!!!! Really? You advertise lobster rolls and half way down the day you're out of lobster? Do you think we... More 

Thank Klaus S
Strongsville, Ohio
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167 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We were in the area and drove by this place on our way into Boothbay Harbor. We decided that we would stop if we drove past on the way back, so we did. The lobster roll was actually one of the best we've had, especially for the price. The name may have changed, as my credit card receipt said (Phil... More 

Thank Tinslinger
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We saw this little stop mentioned in a review and planned lunch on the way to the Botanical Gardens. It was our first lobster roll, and the experience was worth the wait. We ate outside on the porch, but watched our food prepared in a pristine, efficient kitchen. All-in-all very satisfying.

Thank Roger L
1 review
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Have passed this place by on my way into Boothbay several times. Yesterday, I picked up some plants from Conley's; and because it was well after lunchtime and looking for a quick bite; I stopped here. Cleanest kitchen ever, best lobster roll, fun experience! They've got my business when I make trips to Boothbay.

Thank Anne M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 788 Wiscasset Rd, Boothbay, ME 04537-4632
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay
If you think Red's Eats in Wiscasset, ME is good you have to try Phil's - I note that Phil's is an editor's choice on the Conde Naste Consergie site

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