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Lobster Boat Restaurant

453 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack, NH 03054-3611
+1 603-424-5221
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“clam chowder” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (61 reviews)
“scallops” (19 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
453 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack, NH 03054-3611
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Reviewed 20 November 2011

This was recommended by our hotel. The atmosphere is quaint New England but the food was really not that great for what it cost. I asked for the most popular item which was a baked seafood medley of lobster, shrimp and scallops. This came as...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2011

I last reviewed this restaurant in 2009 - very favorably. Nothing has changed. The seafood is great, the service excellent and the price is right. My family has been in the fish business for over 100 years. If you don't like what the Lobster Boat...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2009

Marginal experience. The atmosphere was crummy, service was slow but friendly. Chowders (seafood and clam) were both marginal, watery and very buttery - strange. Dinner portions were fine, but the food itself was certainly not anything to write home about. I'd save your cash, honestly,...More

Thank Loren F
Reviewed 9 August 2009

Although the food is good, the portions on the night I was there were questionable at best. Smallest crabcakes in the world as an appetizer, although their taste was quite good and real lump crab meat, but I was really disappointed, that a large order...More

Thank NHFoodieSouthernNH
Reviewed 16 July 2009

We have been regulars here for years. If you want New England seafood, fresh and cooked to perfection, this is the place. Charming waitresses, generous portions, best steamers and fried clams in New England.

Thank gardner34285
Reviewed 16 September 2008

Excellent food and value. The atmosphere isn't the greatest but the food definitely makes up for it. The service here is superb as well - I thought all the service people in the area were miserable but then I went to the Lobster Boat and...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2008

Not much for atmosphere but the best Lobster Pie!!

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Reviewed 10 April 2008

The Lobster Boat is a casual restaurant with great food. The portions are large, the seafood seemed very fresh, and the prices were very reasonable. Judging by the crowds, it is a popular place.

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12 March 2017|
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Response from BonnieS980 | Reviewed this property |
No. There have been times where we've had to wait a little bit, but it has never been a problem being seated in a reasonable amount of time. Larger groups might need to wait a bit more if it's busy.
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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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
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 - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 453 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack, NH 03054-3611
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Merrimack
  • Phone Number: +1 603-424-5221
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