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Mabel's Lobster Claw

124 Ocean Ave, Po Box 1956, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6302
+1 207-967-2562
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (502 reviews)
“blueberry pie” (92 reviews)
“newburg sauce” (12 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
124 Ocean Ave, Po Box 1956, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6302
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

A short drive or a 15-minute long walk from the center of town, Mabel's offers a classic seaside menu, as well as burgers and other land side dishes in a nostalgic Maine setting. Check the autographed aprons adorning the walls and the historical photographs of...More

Thank Waldensis
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

If you want to have a fantastic lobster, lobster roll or other seafood, give Mabel's a try. It has a great menu and I ate one of the most incredible lobsters of my life! FYI - cash only. And they also have a takeout window!

Thank SueLAXtravels
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Mabel's was recommended by the person at our hotel when we checked in. I'm so glad we went and I'm even happier we had made a reservation. The place was packed! Our meal started with homemade blueberry bread and corn bread that were both really...More

Thank NurseMardi
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We sat inside this cozy little restaurant. I ordered the Halibut, grilled, which was a special. My husband had the scallop casserole. Both were delicious. the fish was tender and sweet and very fresh. The scallops had just a touch of butter. the accompaniments were...More

Thank auntiemoy
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped at Mabels while waiting for our fishing charter. Cute and cozy. Bathroom is more then cozy, you can hardly turn around in there! Fried clams were good. Lobster roll also good. Very kid friendly which we liked.

Thank clarkfourfan
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

OMG! There are a lot of places in the vicinity that push lobster. Lobster in Maine is like Mexican food in San Antonio. It's everywhere. Then there's Mabel's. The lobster is delicious. I had mine with 6 monstrous grilled shrimp. This place is amazing. You...More

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Must dine here while in Kennebunkport Exception food. Friendly service. Recommend any sea food dish. Lobster also a must. 5*****

Thank tomppile
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We had reservations for 6. When we showed up on time, we still had to wait 30 minutes. The food was OK. Had the lobster special and was a bit disappointed. The rest of the table felt their food was also OK. Atmosphere and the...More

Thank DeAnn M
Reviewed 12 July 2016

1st trip to Kennebunkport and with so many restaurants to choose from it was hard to decide the best place to have a lobster dinnerand when you vacation in Maine you have to have lobster! my wife and I split a 2 pound lobster. I...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We really loved the food we ordered and our waitress. However, when I wanted to pay cash/tip directly to our waitress, it became a problem Weird, since a last THANK you and payment with a generous tip is something we do regularly. Apparently, that was...More

Thank Critic2828
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23 May 2017|
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Response from BoylstonTraveler | Reviewed this property |
We called about 7 pm, and they said yes the reservations were needed, we were there in 5 minutes and they had tables open. I believe they do take out as well. If you know you want to go, I would make it and walk around the... More
12 December 2016|
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Response from Derbyted | Reviewed this property |
Market price.
Susan B
4 November 2016|
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Response from Julie B | Reviewed this property |
I do not honestly know if they have gluten free there. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Ocean Ave, Po Box 1956, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6302
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunkport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-2562
We are a family owned seafood restaurant opened 11:30am to 9pm!
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