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Lobster Claw

42 Rt 6a, Orleans, MA 02653-2412
+1 508-255-1800
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“fried lobster” (36 reviews)
“seafood” (87 reviews)
“clambake” (14 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
42 Rt 6a, Orleans, MA 02653-2412
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Service was great. Drinks were excellent. We ordered salads. One had swordfish and the other had lobster Both were excellent. Portions were better than average. A solid place for lunch or dinner.

Thank friste822
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I went to lunch at the Lobster Claw because we had talked to a couple who liked it. Why I have no idea. My wife had the fish sandwich. The piece of fish was the size of the bun and a quarter...More

Thank aparker2014
Reviewed 4 days ago

After reading all the awesome reviews I was a little let down by the Lobster Claw. We were a party of six and were quickly seated, but service was slow and not very attentive. The seafood was good. The steak was not. I know it...More

Thank HJHM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on our way back from the National seashore and loved it. Definitely a family friendly restaurant with great food, service, and a gift shop attached. They start you with a basket of assorted crackers and two types of spreadable cheese. I had the...More

Thank NancyLes69
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks! We're happy you're both big fans, and we can't wait till you visit again. All the best. - Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Came for dinner after running race. Good variety of food. Market price NE fish, lobster, and also had good selection of sandwiches. They have an excellent dinner special that starts at 4 pm that is a cup of chowder, non alcoholic drink, entree, and dessert....More

Thank UTgasman
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I'm glad you enjoyed our dinner special! As far as our prices go, they reflect the fresh, quality ingredients we us and the hard work that goes into preparing them. I hope you'll agree it's worth it. Looking forward to next time. - Don Berig,...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Adorable place . Great service and relaxed atmosphere. The clam chowder is above all others . Creamy full of flavor loaded with fresh clams .ill be back to sample more of their seafood . Went for lunch but will also try a dinner .

Thank joannie838
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Thanks for the stars and review. The clam chowder is a great choice! Hope you'll be back to try more soon. All the best. - Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed 1 May 2018

Stopped by Lobster Claw for lunch, had a great time, seafood was awesome and the staff was friendly as well, Older building full of Cape Cod Charm, the way it should be. Not to be missed if you are in the area.

Thank Dante-Donna
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Glad you had a great time! I hope you'll stop by to see us again soon. Best. - Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed 1 May 2018

When April comes we know it is time to head to the Lobster Claw, a family owned restaurant for 49 years. The staff are great, the dining rooms are attractive and spotless, child friendly too, and delicious food. Enjoy lunch or dinner, but, be prepared...More

Thank Camie F
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Camie, thank you for your support over the years, and we're thrilled you've always enjoyed coming by our place when it's springtime. I can't wait for your next visit! Until then, Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed 28 April 2018

We got takeout for 6 adults and a toddler. The lobster rolls were declared to be delicious. Fishermen's platters were enjoyed by many. i splurged and got a side of mac and cheese to go with my fried haddock. The fried haddock was excellent, the...More

Thank MaryE1160
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Thanks for enjoying takeout with us! We look forward to next time. I'm sure we can help you choose a side you'll love. Till then. - Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed 24 April 2018

I had the haddock Newburg for lunch. It was delicious! I was with one of my friends and his mom! It was a great time!

Thank Saints6262
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Thanks for the stars and review! The haddock is a great choice. Glad you all had a great time -- come back again soon! - Don Berig, Owner

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I am sorry I was not aware of your question sir. The Lobster Claw phone number is (508) 255-1800.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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
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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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