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Nunan's Lobster Hut

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9 Mills Rd, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-5706
+1 207-967-4362
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17:00 - 00:00
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seattle
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came across this shack on our college tour trip last summer. This is the one to go to to experience a quintessential lobster shack experience. In business for over 60 years, you know they are doing something right. This longevity builds family, community and character and it shines as the walls are adorned with business cards from all over... More 

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Thank momskiseattle
Kennebunkport, Maine
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm local and have eaten here countless times thru the decades. Every restaurant in Maine has lobster on their menu. But in the Kennebunkport area, this is where you go for the real deal. They have their own lobster boats so you won't get a fresher lobster. Atmosphere is very basic, very Maine. You sit on a bench and "dine"... More 

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Kennebunkport, Maine
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This really is a hut with long tables and benches for communal-style seating. There usually are wait times in the summer and fall when the restaurant is open. However, if you want Maine Lobster done right, this is the place. Supposedly they store their lobster in seaweed which preserves the freshness of the lobsters. Also, the lobster served at Nunan's... More 

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Thank Rick L
Pleasantville, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Loved this place! We got our lobsters to go and saved some cash. We ate them at a local beach-picnic style. Their clam chowder is delicious too!

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Thank rayosun
London, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Basic restaurant - simple menu. Lobsters were very good. Clam chowder was good. Prawn cocktail was not the best I've had.

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Thank joelk
Dallas, Texas
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120 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Simple,picnic benches, bibs and fresh soft shell lobsters. Made to order. Great blueberry pie. Two 1&1/4 lobsters special 28.95 no sharing. Fun place, delicious lobsters.

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Thank Hidrfoot01
Singapore
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Open only in the evening, the lobsters and other seafood is always fresh and this shows in the taste. Well worth the trip to feast on this.

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Thank TVR52
Seattle, Washington
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

So lucky to have made it to Nunan's on the last night of service for the season. A couple of beers and 2 of the 1 1/8 lb lobsters each--and everything was delicious. Couldn't have asked for a more perfect lobster experience!

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Thank freefie
Reno, Nevada
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

For the "dockside lobster dinner " Nunan's is the best. No frills, perfect lobster not over cooked, tasty Blueberry pie.

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Thank Mark R
Charlotte, United States
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We have been going to Maine for 30 years, and I discovered Nunan's many years ago. The food is fantastic, the service is excellent, and the atmosphere is the prefect 'old Maine' lobster hut. If you are ever in the Kennebunkport area, don't miss a trip to Nunan's. Beside the lobster, you must try the blueberry pie.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Mills Rd, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-5706
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunkport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-4362

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?