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Gurnet Trading Co.

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602 Gurnet Road, Route #24, Brunswick, ME 04011
+1 207-729-7300
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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New York City, New York
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Okay, so to be fair the lobster was fresh on my wee lobster roll which I paid 16.00 or 17.00 for, no chips, no pickle, no bueno! The fish stew was about 7.00 for a small with small bits of seafood. No crackers or biscuits served. Very thin but sherry flavored. Save your money and the drive and go else... More 

Thank BridgetO1
Annapolis, Maryland
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been going here since 2008 ever since we started using a local boatyard. A true "family" operation. Great people, best lobster roll anywhere! Fantastic capabilities to ship live or milk-frozen lobster. Our friends still wonder how we get fresh lobster in Park City, Utah.

Thank William T
Orrs Island, Maine
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Very fresh seafood ...lobsters out of the tank, great crab, soups (frozen and fresh soups) mainly a to go place, they have a few tables inside and outside with a Porta pottie as the only facility. Call your order in and take it home. Great seafood.

Thank Joe M
Brunswick, Maine
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great Seafood store with all fresh - fresh - food. Local catches. New management make this place an must go to.

1 Thank herb p
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Great little restaurant and seafood store on the road to Orrs and Bailey Island The atmosphere is as authentic as the food. Forget Reds - this is the lobster roll you've been looking for!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Delray Beach, Florida
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

World class lobster rolls, and excellent chowders, especially the haddock and lobster. Unique location and well-polished wooden interior add to the friendly feel. Gets pretty packed at times, but there are a few tables inside and more outside. It may be may personal taster, but occasionally not the greatest for fried stuff. Cool seating area that overlooks the water, nice... More 

Thank EricHReinach
Harpswell, Maine
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Looking for authentic Maine experience? Check out Gurnet Trading. This adorable little establishment sits at the edge of Route 24 that leads from Brunswick into Harpswell. Though there is a few small tables inside and some lovely outdoor seating overlooking an inlet outside, this tiny little restaurant serves mostly take out. We usually get our food to go. It's a... More 

1 Thank Tracy C
Portland, Maine
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37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

If you want the freshest and best local seafood around to either cook yourself or have them make it for you, This is by far the best place from Portland to Bath. Next best is up in Boothbay area. My wife and I often split a lobster roll as a snack when we drive by. Scallops from here are second... More 

Thank Chefologist
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

After Erica's closed, needed a seafood fix. Ordered grilled scallops-not what I expected. They were cut in thin uneven round disks and a bit overcooked. Fried clams, greasy-heavy crum; clams had a strong fishy taste and smell. The clam chowder, very good-rich &creamy. The seafood chowder was the best. REALLY good ! I have lobster rolls there before and bought... More 

Thank MommaChiara
metro NYC
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I've eaten lobster rolls up and down the Maine coast for years. I've been to the famous ones (Red's) and the not-so-famous. For $13, you get a classic lobster roll: split bun, toasted, buttered and stuffed with lobster that has the tiniest dab of mayo. No fillers, nothing to compete with the very fresh lobster meat. Maybe it's not as... More 

Thank z3mom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 Gurnet Road, Route #24, Brunswick, ME 04011
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 207-729-7300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?