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Gateway Lunts Lobster Pound

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1133 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605-6035
+1 207-667-2620
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10:30 - 20:30
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Pasadena, Maryland
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 November 2016

They had really great seafood, large quantities that were very reasonably priced.The service was great and they had an adorable gift shop attached. The grounds were simply amazing with a gazebo and flowers surrounding that would make a lovely setting for a small intimate wedding or a reception.

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Dallas, Texas
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100 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We ate there the last week of the tourist season. they were out of most of the food and my BF ended up getting a rancid fried clam.... enough said. rancid fried clam.... he was green for the rest of the day. Way over priced for the crappy food.

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Thank JLyn1985
Rodeo, California, USA
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85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The five of us from California ate here in early October, 2016. We paid $200 for three beers, 4 cups of chowder, 1 bowl of chowder, 5 lobster rolls, 2 hot teas, 1 order of fried scallops and one slice of apple pie. If our "lobster roll" had been overflowing as some have pictured, we would have felt a little... More 

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Thank themenz
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant didn't disappoint and deliver great lobsters, excellent blueberry pie, and fun atmosphere.

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Thank Winnie K
Terre Haute, Indiana
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

A very good meal at a reasonable price. The staff seemed a bit overwhelmed by the crowd so was a bit of a wait. But all the lobster houses in the area were packed so I give them a little bit of a break. Not much ambiance but there for lobster. Side dishes were fine.

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Thank Larry W
Belgrade, Maine
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133 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went to visit Acadia National Park on the weekend following Columbus Weekend. So did the rest of the world. No wonder the restaurant felt crowded! Adding to the congestion is a Trinkets area. The day was so lovely, I would have loved to eat in the Gazebo, but didn't feel that would be appreciated by the staff. We were... More 

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Fulton, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The decor of the restaurant leaves a lot to be desired. There is a gift shop of sorts in the restaurant that leaves a lot of clutter. The service is just ok, but we did enjoy the food enough to come back for a second visit. The first visit we each had a hot lobster roll. It was really good,... More 

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Thank Jill A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I would have rather of spent my 40 dollars on a Mcdonald's Happy Meal. My wife and I went to this place in the hopes of trying a lobster dinner during our Maine vacation. We ordered two lobster dinners, which were 18.99 each. We received our dinner in about 30 minutes. The waitress brought our sides out 15 minutes before... More 

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1 Thank Hillary P
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

On vacation with my dog and wanted to try a lobster roll and saw they had them and clam rolls which sounded good too. Outdoor seating was put up so I decided to get them to go, to which I was told they didn't do at first but when i said i was just getting a lobster roll she decided... More 

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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

My friend and I ate here TWICE in as many days. First night I had the sautéed lobster roll..which was absolutely wonderful..and the clam chowder which I have to say I was a little disappointed in...alot of potatoes and very few clams. The broth flavor was good but should have been thicker as it is supposed to be a chowder.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 20:30
Monday
10:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 20:30
Thursday
10:30 - 20:30
Friday
10:30 - 20:30
Saturday
10:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1133 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605-6035
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Trenton
  • Phone Number: +1 207-667-2620

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