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Lobster Claw

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42 Rt 6a, Orleans, MA 02653-2412
+1 508-255-1800
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11:30 - 21:00
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Canton, Georgia
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43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here for lunch on a stop over drive to the Lower Cape. The seating area is just big enough for you to enjoy a quick lunch. The food was excellent. I had the Lobster Roll and my daughter had the Crab Roll. Both were excellent - made perfectly. Value for what you get is amazing. A must stop.

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Thank nwilliamscapecod
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this review

William, thanks for coming in and eating with us! We're so gald you had a nice time and enjoyed your lobster roll so much. I'm also happy to hear your daughter liked her crab roll, too. I hope the food brings you back to our place many more times in the future. Best, Don Berig, Owner More 

Ferney-Voltaire, France
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213 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great steamers, scallops, and blueberry beer! Hard to beat the quality. And really good service - Heidi was our server. Steamers well-prepared, without a hint of sand.

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Thank Marshall B
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this review

Marshall, thanks for coming in and eating with us! We're so glad you had a delicious scallops and steamers meal -- no better way to wash it down than with a blueberry beer! We hope you come back again soon. Best, Don Berig, Owner More 

Connecticut
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121 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a good time family lunch or dinner the Lobster Claw is a winner. Great Kids menu to go along with the Claws regular menu filled with fresh seafood selections and great soups. A can't miss for families with kids. Pete

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Thank peacefullpete
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this review

Thanks for coming in and eating with us! We're glad you have always enjoyed your lunch and dinners with us. It sounds like you and your whole family have enjoyed your experiences with us. I hope you come back again soon! Best, Don Berig, Owner More 

Hartford, Connecticut
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been to this Orleans landmark many times. Something seems to be sliding. Food was ok, not really all that hot. Service, again ok, but we felt like we were a bother. We've had many very good family meals here, but the last two times just haven't been the same. Best described as "nothing special".

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Thank tcandcc2016
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this review

Thanks for coming in and eating with us, however, I'm sorry you weren't overly thrilled with your experience. As a restaurant, we never want our guests to feel like they just had a so-so time. We're capable of excellence, and apologize that we let you down. I hope you come back and give us a second chance. Best, Don Berig,... More 

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384 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

One of the best seafood places on the Cape, The Lobster Claw has a large menu, good food, service and a real Cape Cod fishing shack look to the place. There were four of us, 3 lobster rolls with fries & and a Burger with Onion Rings. The Lobster rolls were to die for and the Burger was excellent, the... More 

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Thank dave2840
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this review

Thanks for the love! We're so glad you had a great time in with us, and enjoyed your lobster rolls with your party. It sounds like the onion rings did the trick, too. I hope you come back again soon! Best, Don Berig, Owner More 

amaylin@rochester.rr.com
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77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We ate here during the early bird hour. Very nice Cape Cod decor. For the early bird we got cheese and crackers, clam chowder, an entree, beverage and dessert all for the price of the entree. Prices were typical Cape Cod prices, which are up there but no where do you get seafood that fresh and tasty. Having eaten seafood... More 

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Thank travelteacher4
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this review

Thanks for the love! I'm glad you had such a good time eating with us while you were in the Cape. Awesome choice by you and your husband on the clam chowder and stuffed lobster -- can't be beat! I hope you two come back again very soon! Best, Don Berig, Owner More 

Van Buren, Arkansas
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We eat at the Lobster Claw every time we visit the Cape. ALL food is great but the clam chowder is awesome!!

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Thank PutVK
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this review

Thanks for coming in and eating with us! We're so glad your clam chowder here on the Cape. I hope you come back again very soon for more great seafood! Best, Don Berig, Owner More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

At first glance of the menu I thought the prices were a bit steep...but when the plates arrived at our table and we started tucking in it immediately became clear that the seafood served here is top notch and cooked to perfection. The broiled fisherman's platter was outstanding; served directly from the kitchen all nice and hot, fresh, and delicious.... More 

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Thank ItsMeAndy
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this review

Andy, thanks for coming in and eating with us! I'm glad you enjoyed all of your seafood, and made for one great meal. Awesome choice on the Fisherman's platter -- can't go wrong. I hope to see you at one of our tables again soon! Best, Don Berig, Owner More 

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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had the raw oysters and fried lobster. Both delicious! The place is adorable. Our server was very nice too. A very nice experience!

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Thank Nancy F
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this review

Nancy, thanks for coming by with your husband and enjoying a nice oyster and lobster meal with us. It sounds like you two had a really nice time -- music to my ears. I hope you come back again very soon! Best, Don Berig, Owner More 

East Orleans, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Have been frequenting this family restaurant for nearly 40 years and have never been disappointed. The first place we go when we arrive, and the last place when we leave in the fall. Always fresh seafood; always friendly service.

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Thank grkjrllc
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this review

Thanks for the love! We're so glad you've been such a loyal guest for nearly 40 years -- we'll always be happy to welcome you to the area with some fresh seafood. I hope you come back again soon! All the best, Don Berig, Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 24
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Rt 6a, Orleans, MA 02653-2412
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 508-255-1800
Description
The Lobster Claw is a family-friendly seafood restaurant open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. Our experienced and friendly wait staff is ready to serve you. The varied menu always guarantees fresh seafood including boiled and baked stuffed lobster, steamed clams, fresh swordfish, haddock, salmon and other native fish. Relax in our Surfboat Lounge overlooking Town Cove. We offer both early bird dinner specials and senior discounts. Got a big party of 10 or more people? Come on in! We have ample space and are ready to serve you.

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