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Portland Lobster Co

180 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4615
+1 207-775-2112
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (787 reviews)
“fries” (200 reviews)
“corn on the cob” (55 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
180 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4615
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Being this is a lobster shak with limited seating inside, it was surprising that dinner was $50/person. Food was excellent and employees were friendly so if you know up front what to expect with prices you will enjoy your meal. They do take credit cards....More

Thank appleapm
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you go for one hour or three it always feels like a mini vacation! I always get their crab salad salad. It is perfect on a warm summer day. A nice glass of wine, music, watching the old port. What could be bad? Not...More

Thank KWS63
Reviewed 4 days ago

2# lobster dinner for Yvonne and the largest pile of deep fried belly clams that Tom had ever seen (UMMMMMMM GOOD)

Thank Tommy599
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I were really excited about eating at the Portland Lobster Co due to reviews we had read online. Well, it was a disappointment! We were told that the lines are long so called ahead to see if they were busy. The rep...More

1  Thank debrap729
Reviewed 5 days ago

Never ever having lobster - we started with the lobster roll - we loved it -- fried claims excellent and even the cold slaw was very good !!!

Thank Reiterie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We first wanted to on a lobster boat tour with lucky catch and bring our fresh lobsters from the boat to cook at this restaurant but we didn’t get to do because they were booked. We still ended up going here and ate lunch. Their...More

Thank KEKAdventure
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good food and local beer at reasonable prices. My wife loved the crab cakes, my son loved the fresh whole lobster, and I enjoyed the lobster roll. We liked the casual atmosphere and sitting outside looking at the pier.

Thank Jason E
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped here as we were walking around town and got a lobster roll cause i thought it would be like the one in their picture as they advertise, but we were very disappointed very small lobster roll with hardly any lobster in it. I...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have been to Portland many many times in my life but I finally tried this place . I usually stay away from this location because it’s always surrounded by a lot of people ,as tour groups meet in front . We decided to go...More

Thank Ethan B
Reviewed 5 days ago

While I tend to avoid Portland on weekends during tourist season, Father’s Day had me in the old port for lunch. The crowd was intense with one hour waits for most of the restaurants. The weather was great so we worked our way through the...More

Thank realmainiac
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Sue M
13 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Ken Q | Reviewed this property |
Short walk of ten minutes or less.
Chris H
3 May 2018|
Response from Cindy G | Reviewed this property |
There are limited selections on the menu like a Vege burger and garden salad.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4615
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-775-2112
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