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“Fresh Lobster!”

The Newport Lobster Shack
Ranked #23 of 243 Restaurants in Newport
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 7 - USD 26
Cuisines: Seafood
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

After visiting the Visitor's center we saw this place on a map and decided to try it out. What a great decision. We got there and it wasn't even open yet but there was already a line formed. The wait wasn't too long before they opened up the food truck! The staff were very friendly and helpful. There are a few picnic tables under a covered area in front of the place. You place your order pay and wait for them to call your name. You sit there with your mouth drooling watching other people eating while you wait for your order. It's located right on the water so it's really an wonderful spot to grab some lobster. I got the large lobster roll. It is huge. Big pieces of fresh lobster very lightly dressed on a roll. You also get a bag of chips with it. The sweet potato fries needed salt but that's a personal thing. A bit pricey but good fresh seafood always is! This place is doing it right!

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Thank Krys G
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

You can't miss that place visiting Newport! Fresh lobster best I ever had! You can also buy fresh lobster and take home. Eating favorite food in beautiful scene of Newport harbor. Couldn't ask for more.

Thank Aga M
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Best spot for whole lobster. Right on long wharf. It's a trailer with picnic tables. Great lobster selections. $18 for a whole steamed lobster. Take out too!

Thank bjorn5555
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

We had lobster salad and lobster roll. There was a good helping of lobster in the roll, although the bread could have been a little fresher. A big disappointment was the potato chips/crisps that came with the roll. The sell by date was November 2015!

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Thank mouseHerts
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This is a disappointment and a disgrace for a food truck RIGHT NEXT TO THE SOURCE! I buy fresh crabs and lobsters here all the time but their menu at the food truck is terrible. Almost everything is fried except for the salad with a pathetic 5 pieces of the poorest meat and the lobster roll. I didnt get the lobster roll but should have. It looks like the only decent item and best bang for your buck. Also this place is not cheap for such poor food.
To avoid, in my opinion.

Thank camilleiv
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