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Black Lobster at Stromberg's Cove

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2 Bridge St, Salem, MA 01970-4104
+1 978-744-1863
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11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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North Reading
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441 reviews
366 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and service are very good here. The portions are a little small for the price but you do get enough to eat. You will not have a doggie bag though. the place is very clean and is in a great location.

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Thank Joe V
Ocala, Florida
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Massachusetts to see family. We decided to all meet in Salem. Salem was maddening because it was Saturday before Halloween. I chose Black Lobster to have dinner from the fairly good reviews. The restaurant had 5 or 6 cars in the parking lot which worried me. Shame on the Black Lobster! Go to the 99 restaurant across... More 

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Thank ramonalisa373373
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very slow service, food was delivered cold!!!Took 45 mins to get a house salad, and only 20 or less people in the whole restaurant!!

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Thank Cindy S
Folsom, Pennsylvania, United States
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Wish I came in the summer to sit outside, but the view was nice from inside too. The food was wonderful. I couldn't believe we got 2 whole lobsters for 19.95.. almost criminal! The mussels were beautiful and tasty. I was too full to get dessert.

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Thank MaryAnne M
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came here for dinner one night during our visit. It's fantastic! Our waitress was wonderful and the food was delicious!

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Thank Jessica W
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4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Went with my husband for dinner around 7:00pm on a Saturday. First, we were greeted by the hostess and told it would be a 45 minute wait to be seated because the kitchen was backed up. We sat ourselves at a high top table in the bar while we were waiting. In the forty minutes we were waiting, we were... More 

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Thank Jessica O
rochester ny
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Great fresh Seafood. Not sure if restaurant was "short-staffed" as mentioned by other diners. Our waiter disappeared and we were told he had to help in Kitchen, so We go our own silverware, extra napkins, wipes etc and even went to bar several times.Double Lobsters for $19.95 saved the night but we wanted to get our of here quickly !

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Thank chrisRochesterNy
Boston, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We were looking for a place to eat in Salem and my girlfriend's grandson suggested The Black Lobster. He and his fiance joined us for dinner. We arrived a little earlier than they and had a drink in the bar area over looking the water. If the night was warmer, we would have sat outside. The four of us were... More 

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Thank Kaywhitecaps
Wheelersburg, Ohio
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stopped in here in the afternoon so it wasn't too busy! The food was good but the view was even better! It's a little pricey but not unreasonable.

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Thank jonilynn86
massachusetts
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91 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Four of us ate a late lunch here on a Friday afternoon so had our pick of tables out on the deck overlooking Salem Harbor. The menu was large and varied with even an entree for the vegetarian in the group (me). I had a sauteed vegetable wrap with fries. The vegetables were crisp and fresh the wrap very tasty.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 18
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Bridge St, Salem, MA 01970-4104
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-744-1863

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?