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Lobster Claw

42 Rt 6a, Orleans, MA 02653-2412
+1 508-255-1800
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“fried lobster” (30 reviews)
“clambake” (19 reviews)
“seafood” (73 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
42 Rt 6a, Orleans, MA 02653-2412
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

We ate there with 6 people one night recently. It was one of the few family friendly restaurants open after 8. Our waitress was friendly and accommodating. The food was OK, the decor typical uninspired fish house, but nothing special. The lobster roll, a Cape...More

Thank turtlemom1
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2016

Great name, btw -- do you know the Teenage Mutant Ones? They are my favorite. I like Donatello the best -- but anyway. Thanks for coming in -- I'm so glad you enjoyed your food so much, and go to have so much yummy lobster....More

Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Came here for a birthday get together ... The service was impeccable as was the food. Lobster and fish incredibly fresh. While we were eating we saw the fisherman actually delivering fresh fish. One of the best places I have been too on the cape......More

Thank Only4womyn
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2016

Thanks for eating with us! I'm glad you had a great time celebrating a birthday -- we love being part of celebrations! I'm happy you enjoyed delicious fresh food. Come back another time soon! Best, Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed 14 July 2016

Our trip to the Lobster Claw far exceeded our expectations and was probably our favorite meal of the vacation. It's a fun atmosphere, bright and laid-back. The food is fresh and delicious. The servers are efficient and nice. In fact, our first visit there was...More

Thank jackieBF
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2016

Thanks for eating with us! I'm glad you enjoyed your meal and our atmosphere so much. Thanks for making us part of your Cape adventures! I also really appreciate your kind words about our staff and servers, too. Come back soon, Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed 14 July 2016

It is the perfect place to have lobster on the cape .. i don't think I ever had fresher lobster and the food overall is great .. the service is great and we had a wonderful waitress. It's a definite do not miss.....

Thank rava63
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2016

Thanks for eating with us! I'm happy you've found us to be your perfect place for lobster on the cape. I appreciate all your kind words about our staff and your server. Hope you come back again soon! Best, Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed 13 July 2016

The restaurant is lovely inside, colorful and the tables and chairs are cute. It has the de riguer seashore decoration: rope nets dangling from the ceiling and mini buoys on the walls, etc. There's a small bar toward the back of the dining area. We...More

Thank sparklingdark
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2016

I'm very sorry to hear you were disappointed with your meal. As a restaurant, we always strive to blow you away with delicious food, and it's a shame you left let down. I appreciate your kind words about our restaurant, and I can assure you...More

Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We came for lunch and had a good experience. My husband enjoyed his lobster and I had a lobster roll. Prices a bit high but this is to be expected everywhere in the area. A good option if you have kids. Cute atmosphere.More

Thank normmajean
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2016

Thanks for coming in and eating with us! I'm so glad you had such a good experience, complete with great lobster. I appreciate your kind words about our atmosphere, and I hope to see you and your family again soon. All the best, Don Berig,...More

Reviewed 13 July 2016

We just found this place as we were driving down the coast. Not sure if it was going to be good or not but we found out. It was excellent. Lots of seafood for a good price. The early bird gets a cup of chowder...More

Thank happysmoke
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2016

Thanks for making us part of your coastal drive! We're happy you stumbled upon us -- I'm glad you enjoyed your food. Great choice on the chowder -- can't be beat. Hope to see you in the future. Best, Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed 11 July 2016

I manage one of the Chamber of Commerce visitor centers on the Cape, and refer scores of visitors to the Lobster Claw. You do not stay in business for over 47 years on Cape Cod unless you are doing something right, and owner Don knows...More

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Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2016

First off, I want to say thank you for sending guests our way over the years! It means a lot to us knowing we have great friends in the community. I appreciate all your kind words about myself and the staff I have working beside...More

Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Average seafood, cozy place, not bad, ok place for lunch, not sure about dinner. Service is nice , price average for Cape in seasonMore

Thank mangadoodle
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2016

Thanks for eating with us, but I'm sorry you found it to be just an average place for some seafood. We work very hard on delivering you the best food for your money, and it's clear we let you down. I hope you will come...More

Reviewed 6 July 2016

Cute place - I liked the ambiance - touristy but I still liked it. There were fish nets and buoys everywhere. My son thought it was great. I do have a high standard for seafood, especially on the Cape. With that said, I thought the...More

Thank Jennifer S
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016

Jennifer, thanks for coming in. I'm glad we got to serve a seafood connoisseur like yourself, but I'm disappointed it didn't really hit it home for you. We always want to blow our guests away with delicious food, and it's a shame we just served...More

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Mark R
Hello, I am interested in buying a gift certificate in the amount of $100 for my sister. It is for her birthday and she lives in Eastham, Massachusetts. Can you either call me or give me a website in which I am right be able to make this purchase? Thanks very much, Mark Royce 614-402-7444
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Response from Brad P | Reviewed this property |
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
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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
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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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