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Mabel's Lobster Claw

124 Ocean Ave, Po Box 1956, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6302
+1 207-967-2562
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster” (571 reviews)
“blueberry pie” (99 reviews)
“chowder” (77 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
124 Ocean Ave, Po Box 1956, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6302
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Decided to eat here one evening while staying locally on 'The Fall Trail' - wanted to have the full lobster experience so ordered the special whole lobster in the shell with shrimp. Disappointed and felt the taste overrated. The accompaniments of baked potato and fries...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Went here on personal recommendation. We were seated on the porch and it was sardine like. Seems they crammed as many seats as possible in a small space. Ordered the French onion soup since I'd eaten so much chowder already and it was quite good....More

Thank Jeffrey D
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We had just come from Walker's Point and I had just read a pamphlet about places in the area--glad Mabel's was listed! Small house that lower floor is the restaurant right along the road (Ocean Ave) from town past President's house. They were busy, but...More

Thank Tabby42
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I was able to get reservations for 8pm. The restaurant was full when we arrived, however we did not have to wait long to be seated. We were given a table on the enclosed patio, which ended up being very chilly. We requested to be...More

Thank grsmj67
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a great place to go for seafood. It's not pretentious and the staff and service is great. You need to try the lobster special and homemade blueberry pie.

Thank RobiDeerfield
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We did the lobster boat experience and as we ended we asked the captain where we should go for the best lobster dining in Kennebunkport. "Mabel's," he said immediately. It's small. It's plain, The staff has been serving there forever, it appears. And it's wonderful....More

Thank JEM727
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Great seafood! Busy place at lunch and dinner. We were glad we made reservations. Lobster was yummy! I had pasta with chicken was also very good. Reasonable prices. Off the beaten path somewhat.

Thank Lukerlou
Reviewed 5 October 2016

You can get lobster and lobster rolls all over the area, but Mabel's is the best there is. It's been around for a while, and they've obviously learned that simple is best. Everything that we had was top notch, from the clam chowder, to the...More

Thank cindy_1704
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We shared the Lobster Mac and Cheese appetizer and each had a Lobster Roll. Everything was absolutely delicious!! Big chunks of lobster in both dishes with lots of flavor!! Highly recommend!!

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 4 October 2016

My husband and I enjoyed Mabel's very much. We dined on the front porch. Our server was excellent with a sense of humor as an added bonus. The staff really works together as a team which is definitely one of the reasons this place shines....More

Thank brodie95
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Justine C
16 October 2017|
Response from SevenOh | Reviewed this property |
Their season is listed as OPEN APRIL–OCTOBER However, you can call them at 207-967-2562 to verify for your specific dates.
23 May 2017|
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Response from BoylstonTraveler | Reviewed this property |
We called about 7 pm, and they said yes the reservations were needed, we were there in 5 minutes and they had tables open. I believe they do take out as well. If you know you want to go, I would make it and walk around the... More
12 December 2016|
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Market price.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Ocean Ave, Po Box 1956, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6302
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunkport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-2562
We are a family owned seafood restaurant opened 11:30am to 9pm!
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