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Lobster Boat Restaurant

75 Portsmouth Ave, Ste 102, Exeter, NH 03833-2139
+1 603-583-5183
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster” (51 reviews)
“baked haddock” (15 reviews)
“chowder” (16 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
75 Portsmouth Ave, Ste 102, Exeter, NH 03833-2139
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is very deceiving from the outside. It’s small and unassuming located in a strip mall. The food is delicious. I had haddock nuggets. It was the best tasting haddock I have had in a long time. My son had grilled sword fish which...More

Thank Kim D
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

After driving by for several years we decided to try the Lobster Boat and were very pleased. For starters we had the home made onion rings which were as good as they get and we are onion ring conissours. The menu is mostly seafood but...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This place is in the strip mall next to the drug store!! We read the reviews so we decided to give it a try and we are glad we did. My husband and I both got the tri-tips with shelled lobster. Wow! who knew? It...More

Thank Piper1
Reviewed 26 March 2018

The one thing that is more amazing than the amazing food is how clean this place is. I have never seen such a well maintained establishment. Great service! Great food! Great people!

Thank foispsp
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We came around 6pm. There was a line there already. We waited about 25 minutes to be seated. Most of the people around were elders. The waitress are nice and helpful. I would say the food are OK. Maybe good for a small town standards....More

Thank Try S
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is a real local place in a strip plaza. This place has wonderful seafood, I have eaten there many times and have never been disappointed. You know it is good when every day at lunch year round it fills up. Everything is fresh and...More

1  Thank penba2
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Wonderful meal yesterday this restaurant. The seafood was cooked perfectly and very delicious, along with reasonably priced. There was a line waiting at door at 11:30 for the lunch opening. Great wait service with Becky and the restaurant was impeccably clean. This was our first...More

Thank rumneypi
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

What a great surprise!! It’s in a strange spot - however the food is quite good. I had the baked haddock. It was soo perfectly cooked! The staff is friendly and great at customer service

Thank Dixanne C
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I have heard mixed reviews on the restaurant. I’ve only gotten friend shrimp and calamari ever and love love love it!Been there 4 times so far. They paid my tab when they found out I came from Houston days after Hurricane Harvey. Locally owned. Go...More

Thank kkjurek
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Very good--the prices which were quite reasonable given the large portion size. Also the crab cake appetizer was very pleasant. Good--the onion rings and seafood which had just the right consistency, although the shrimp seemed to lack flavor Could be better--the green salad, which looked...More

Thank Ghost
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Joe B
25 November 2017|
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Response from Ronald H | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely Fresh. The wait staff will tell you the size difference between the small and large (I believe it is 8 oz and 12 oz.). I have been to the LB about 20 times, only once was the haddock over cooked. Great place for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Portsmouth Ave, Ste 102, Exeter, NH 03833-2139
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +1 603-583-5183
Established in 1984. The Lobster Boat Restaurant is locally owned and operated by the Workinger family - Big Ben and his two sons, Ben Jr. And Jon. Our goal is to offer you a brief respite from the day-to-day as you enjoy a taste of the best seafood New England has to offer while relaxing and letting our exceptional staff take care of you. We understand, all too well, what it takes to get everything on your to-do list done, so let us cross one thing off for you and join us for lunch or dinner!
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