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Shaw's Fish & Lobster Wharf

129 State Route 32, New Harbor, ME 04554-4714
+1 207-677-2200
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“fried clams” (45 reviews)
“seafood” (75 reviews)
“steamers” (25 reviews)
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American, Seafood
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129 State Route 32, New Harbor, ME 04554-4714
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My favorite way to experience Shaw's is immediately after disembarking from the Monhegan or Puffin cruises on the Hardy Boat that moors nearby. Sure it's a tourist trap, your fellow guests can be pushy, and the seagulls hover overhead, but you can't beat the view...More

Thank CJ W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I truly wish there was a way to do a negative star rating. First started going to Shaws over 10 years ago. Since then it's obvious that they just keep throwing band aid fixes on this place and open it up for the tourist trap...More

3  Thank Aaron G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A short pre-dinner visit to the downstairs bar that overlooks the harbor. Friendly bartender shucked a 1/2 dozen local delights, excellent, that and a little Kendall made for a pleasant, though foggy interlude.

Thank Harry H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lobster rolls, lazy man's lobster, and grilled haddock sandwich are all excellent. Salads are so-so.

Thank trvladdict
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went once by ourselves and once with our grandchildren during a recent visit to Maine. The selections are overwhelming and we found them delicious but a bit overpriced for a place that does not provide table service. Even when crowded (get...More

Thank Marian C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Shaws caters to tour groups and tourists going on boat tours. Mostly fried food( tastes like frozen) and overpriced, there are many, much better places to go on the pennisula. The service is also terrible - apathetic, they make you feel like they're doing you...More

Thank 800Abby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been coming to Maine for years and always look forward to eating at Shaw's while in New Harbor. We go for the lobster and the view. It is on a working lobster dock and when you go for lunch, you see your meal being...More

Thank RoadMaven
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Casual dining right on the wharf, overlooking the harbour. Delicious, freshly caught local seafood, good range of beverages and live music. Perfect for a low key meal with friends or family.

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I know this is strange, but my friend and I ordered fried seafood! It was phenomenal - not one drop of grease, lightly fried scallops, haddock, onion rings! Captures Maine perfectly.

Thank HavertownLori
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

YUM!!! a must-eat- at place! perfect before the ferry ride to Monhegan Island for our favorite week each year!

Thank dianadun
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Billie W
2 October 2015|
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Response from kitmustang | Reviewed this property |
I just got this reply from Storm herself.. Open the Thursday before Mothers Say whatever day that falls on.
Cathy G
14 August 2015|
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Response from Seadog14926 | Reviewed this property |
Take ME-27 S to Bath Rd in Wiscasset 31 min (23.2 mi) Follow U.S. 1 N to US-1 BUS N in Newcastle. Take the US-1 BUS S exit from U.S. 1 N 10 min (7.3 mi) Follow ME-129 S/Bristol Rd and ME-130 S to ME-32 N in Bristol 20 min... More
Phil G
4 August 2015|
Response from dreamweaver11 | Reviewed this property |
(207) 677-2200 Here is their phone number to call and check.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 State Route 32, New Harbor, ME 04554-4714
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  New Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-677-2200
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