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Old Port Lobster Shack

851 Veterans Blvd, Redwood City, CA 94061
+1 650-366-2400
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (23 reviews)
“toasted bread” (2 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
851 Veterans Blvd, Redwood City, CA 94061
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A kitschy laid back place. Order at the either of the two bars, get your drinks and number and have a seat. Picnic style tables and outside seating in good weather. Wine and beer only and food to go. Can be noisy at peak hours.

Thank paneb
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We appreciated so much the Maine lobster rolls that we came back the following evening and ordered just the same! Canteen type and fast service with smiles and attention. Food is really great and the price quite reasonable.

Thank mikevdb59
Reviewed 11 October 2017

They moved out of their old location on Veterans's Blvd. they relocated to a shared space on Woodside Rd. Their clam chowder is always on cue! i wish them well in the new shared space...kind of different.

Thank Hector F
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Wow we ate lunch here last week looking to scratch our seafood itch. Well we were successful! They have a great selection of seafood. They are also a combo Barbq restaurant. We did not try the BarBQ side. We had Lobster Rolls and Fish Sandwiches....More

Thank Texas9999
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We stopped into this place on our way from LA to San Fran. Glad we found it. The staff was pleasant and the food delicious. Make sure you get their Maine Lobster Roll. Better than the ones I had when we were in Maine last...More

1  Thank Tim O
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

To find this place is very difficult! We had to call twice just to find out where it was however at the staff was patient and gave us directions for us to eat there. The staff was very welcoming, helpful, and when I look away...More

1  Thank Annette I
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Best Lobster Roll in the SF Bay Area. New location larger and noisier. Good selection of beers and fructose free sodas. Not cheap.

1  Thank Chetzi
Reviewed 11 April 2017

we went after a soccer game and I have to say I LOVED IT the food was so fresh and yummy its not super fancy in anyway but who cares when you have some of the freshest crab, lobster, clams, mussels, oysters the list goes...More

Thank tmrsfatcat
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We went to the old location that we have visited a few times and found it gone so had to locate their new place. I think this location in a shopping center has easier and more parking than the old location and the food was...More

Thank Larry-Lynn
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Despite moving its location across town their Lobster Bisque is still the best. It's been slightly watered down and no longer has a generous portion of lobster on top, but still is better than other restaurants. They've added BBQ to the menu and those items...More

Thank BeachBabeOldie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 851 Veterans Blvd, Redwood City, CA 94061
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-366-2400
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