We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Sprague's Lobster

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
22 Main Street, Wiscasset, ME
+1 207-882-1236
Today
11:00 - 19:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 19:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

214 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 211: English reviews
Norwell, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worst fried haddock I've ever had in my life! Seriously. Taste was bad, fish was shaped like a rectangle which made me think it was frozen... yet frozen fish sticks I'e bought for the kids at grocery store a couple of times are far better than this. Even the French fries were disappointing. Not even good enough to hope it... More 

Helpful?
Thank HazelOLeary
Wildwood, New Jersey, United States
Level Contributor
57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The lobster roll was filled with meat but for $19.95 nothing else was included. No lemon or butter. The roll itself was dry. Charged extra for a little container of coleslaw. This is an outdoor eating place, no thrills.

Helpful?
Thank Linda D
Wilmington
Level Contributor
38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Whether you choose fish, lobster or other menu samplings, you cannot go wrong! Love sitting on the beautiful deck looking out over the water, boats...gulls and dining on great seafood!

Helpful?
Thank Corbinmt
Metuchen, New Jersey
Level Contributor
106 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

No line like across the street, locals call it the tourist line. The lobster rolls and clam chowder were very good. The staff was very pleasant.

Helpful?
Thank fishermen66
Contoocook, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Don't bother to wait in the long line across the street. Sprague's lobster roll - big chunks of fresh lobster ( a whole lobster and then some. . . ) on a grilled hot dog roll - is spectacular! No frills here (lobster roll is served with no extras on paper rather than a plate, you have to ask for... More 

Helpful?
Thank Pammueller15
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I ordered twin lobsters for $23.95. I was assured these are 1 1/2 lbs soft shell each. No - the combined was 1 1/2 lbs. I had small fries with this....so total was just over $29. I was still very hungry after this small amt of lobster meat and fries. They responded poorly to my inquiry about why lobsters are... More 

Helpful?
Thank Robie G
New Britain, Connecticut
Level Contributor
42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Nowhere was there a sign saying that clam fritters were available but when asked about clam cakes was told that fritters were available. After a long wait with few customers in sight I got the fritters. They were crispy on the outside but were a soggy, oily mess on the inside. Obviously the batter was put in the oil when... More 

Helpful?
Thank Stephen B
Madison, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

People rave about Red's, wait in line for hours beside the backed up trucks on Rt. 1, and crowd onto the small deck when they could go across the street, park easily, order quickly, and enjoy excellent lobster rolls and much else on the pier at Sprague's.

Helpful?
Thank profly
Towson, Maryland
Level Contributor
101 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

On the way back from picking a friend up at the airport, we stopped in at Sprague's for dinner. It was a week night in September and there were no line. The food was good. Neither of us opted for lobster - it just seemed too expensive. I have fish and chips and my friend has a fish sandwich. My... More 

Helpful?
Thank LisaK764
Montclair, New Jersey, United States
Level Contributor
38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I suppose Red's across the street is as good as everyone says, but after having Sprague's I have to wonder if it would be worth the wait. With what looked like at least a 15 minute line wait to order at Red's I walked up ordered and took away two very tasty rolls in maybe 10 or so. It's expensive,... More 

Helpful?
Thank Gene G

Travellers who viewed Sprague's Lobster also viewed

Wiscasset, Mid Coast Maine
Wiscasset, Mid Coast Maine
 
Wiscasset, Mid Coast Maine
Wiscasset, Mid Coast Maine
 
Wiscasset, Mid Coast Maine
 

Been to Sprague's Lobster? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 19:00
Monday
11:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 19:00
Saturday
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Main Street, Wiscasset, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Wiscasset
  • Phone Number: +1 207-882-1236

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Sprague's Lobster and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
7 months ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Sprague's Lobster staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?