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Lobster Pound & Real Pit BBQ

324 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605-5805
+1 207-667-6320
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Seafood, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
324 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605-5805
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped here as everywhere else on main drag was closed (3rd week October). Also, somehow their phone number is on Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound, our original destination. Prices are high and service is slow. The food is a cut above the competition. The lobster dinner...More

Thank carolyn2003
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped here on a whim as we were heading out to Acadia and were we happy with our choice. They were just opening, the water was coming to a boil and the 1 and 1/2 pound critters were ready for cooking. A short wait of...More

Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Awesome quick food. Came back a 2nd time, but it was full. Server was very accommodating to our large (loud) family

Thank Hbrasher
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great sandwich we wanted a roadside lobster roll and shrimp poboy sandwich and this place delivered very happy perfect for us maybe a little high but food was great with onion rings also

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in and sat down and proceeded to watch every other table around us get service. After 15 minutes we got up and asked to put our order in figuring with it being off season and low staff to give them benefit of the doubt....More

Thank blumenla101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have eaten here before and didn't remember the prices being so high. Had the lobster rolls and have to say that they were not worth $19 each. The ends of the roll are very thick. Yes you get sides with them but the coleslaw had...More

Thank eleanorl671
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience and service. Unseasonably warm and perfect place to sit outside and enjoy dinner. Food was decent.

Thank Tara G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love my lobster grilled...and this place did not disappoint. Did I mention I had ribs with my lobster.? Not sure which was better, the ribs were smoked perfectly, and the lobster was superb. A funky place just outside of Bar Harbor with fantastic food,and...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being from the South, road side BBQ is the way to go but I was a little worried about roadside lobster. No need to worry, this was excellent.

1  Thank Angie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way up to Bar Harbor and ordered the lobster roll. It was excellent and the service was great! Peaceful surroundings where you can relax as you enjoy your lunch. Would recommend and will be back!

1  Thank lesley k
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25 July 2015|
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Response from Melhink | Reviewed this property |
Based on your needs, I would contact them before visiting. If you have allergies to food, I don't want to steer you wrong! The staff was super helpful and friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 324 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605-5805
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Trenton
  • Phone Number: +1 207-667-6320
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