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Old Port Lobster Shack

851 Veterans Blvd, Redwood City, CA 94063-1712
+1 650-366-2400
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (72 reviews)
“chowder” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
851 Veterans Blvd, Redwood City, CA 94063-1712
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a Sloppy Joe and rack of ribs. They were were both great! The rack was very smoky which was different to anything I had before and my daughter said her first ever Sloppy Joe was very good.

Thank David M
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Very casual restaurant with super fresh seafood and fast service, you will order your food at the counter and they will give you a number and you seat yourself and they will bring Your food to your table. Lobster salad was delicious and also clam...More

Thank Marjan K
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Having grown up in New England and always looking for a good seafood restaurant we found this one by accident and are we glad we did. The fried clams were great. Very hard to find whole belly clams on this coast. The chowder was good...More

1  Thank gerrijellison
Reviewed 21 December 2017 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.

1  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
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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
Child-friendly, Kids
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 94063-1712
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-366-2400
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