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Young's Lobster Pound

Mitchell Ave., Belfast, ME 04915
+1 207-338-1160
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fresh lobster” (67 reviews)
“clams” (103 reviews)
“steamers” (51 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Mitchell Ave., Belfast, ME 04915
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Yum, yum, yum. Young's does their own rendition of a "lobster roll" on a hamburger bun. Delicious. Sit outside and enjoy the water view.

Thank SusieH327
Reviewed 4 days ago

A must-try when traveling near Belfast, Maine. Young's Lobster Pound is where fresh seafood all begins. Fresh catch prepared in a no frills facility fresh from the ocean to your plate. Seating is outdoors on the water at picnic tables with plastic forks. You can...More

Thank jjbnk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh Lobster and seafood and attractive prices right on the Maine Coast. A must stop for visitors and locals alike.

Thank dukeclu
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon Young's while looking at google maps for things to do near our motel in Belfast. I was surprised to see a BYOB restaurant, as it's not something I've encountered before. You guys, this place is awesome. It's right on the water, with...More

Thank SJH363
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looks like a warehouse when you pull up. Building full of lobster tanks with a small service counter. Food can be eaten there or taken to go. Orders are slow to get - approx 15-20 wait at the counter. Cheaper than a sit down restaurant...More

Thank SteveLandco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here many times. Fresh Lobster that they catch themselves. Their clam chowder ,shrimp, clams and everything else on the menu is also very good You can eat inside or outside with beautiful views. Bring your own side dishes and drinks to make...More

Thank travel0757
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've known Young's for years and Finally managed to drag my wife there. She was Not disappointed. Best lobster in the World, really nice, friendly people. We went there off season so did not have to deal with the crowds. Freshest lobster available, super fresh...More

Thank Charley H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Young's Lobster pound is in the perfect location situated directly on the water looking at downtown Belfast. This is exactly the kind of eatery you look for up and down the Maine coast. Ideally, somewhere you can enjoy the view and eat some lobster! When...More

1  Thank RoundTheWorld1111
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I have been getting lobster and well as picked lobster and crab meat at Young's for many decades while staying in Belfast every summer for 35 years.

Thank mackpt
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Been coming since I was a kid. Affordable and delicious. No frills just amazing lobsters, steamers and chowder. Pack your own picnic and beverages and enjoy a tasty meal. You won't be disappointed. Make sure you tip as they work hard and appreciate it!

1  Thank Malibubebe
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is the outdoor seating, pet friendly, for a small 10lb. Maltese/Mix dog? Want to go on vacation in June in your area.
27 February 2017|
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Response from Dan50226 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know
Joanne P
Do you do chowder?
16 October 2016|
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Response from louisa e | Reviewed this property |
When I was there they had clam chowder and lobster chowder and both were great!
jennifer j
Are you open year round?
28 August 2016|
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Response from NYfolkgirl | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 19:30
07:30 - 19:30
07:30 - 19:30
07:30 - 19:30
07:30 - 19:30
07:30 - 19:30
07:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mitchell Ave., Belfast, ME 04915
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +1 207-338-1160
  • E-mail