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Down East Lobster Company

1192 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605-6026
+1 207-667-8589
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“mussels” (23 reviews)
“coleslaw” (20 reviews)
“corns” (33 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1192 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605-6026
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1 - 10 of 228 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cruised in here after a day of hiking at Acadia. LOVED the crab rolls and the clam chowder. Nice outside seating, especially since we were stink from hiking.

Thank bryjenn2000
Reviewed yesterday

I am 28 from buffalo NY we have been coming to maine for 26 years of my life and weve been eating lobster always when we go. We graduated from having them steamed at the pound to doing it ourselves at camp. Lobsters here are...More

Thank Lizzy K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Comparing to soft shell, I don't really like hard shell lobster. Hard shell lobster has more meat, but it's very hard to get the meat inside. It took me a long time to get to eat my lobster; it was a struggle. The meat was...More

Thank Yi W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had a hearty serving of mussels. They were nice and plump, but the only seasoning was butter. I like garlic, lemon & other flavoring. My husband had a crab sandwich which was pretty good. It gets crowded on Sunday because Trenton lobster is closed...More

Thank Janice D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped here many moons ago on the way to Bar Harbor. It's the same and we were thrilled. Very clean - in fact stopped for a lobster roll to Go for our trip back to NJ. Very clean , fast service.... good food !!!

Thank JazzinInJersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended to us by the campground in town where we stayed during our visit to Acadia. Being from Indiana, we wanted to try some fresh Maine lobster while in the state but didn't want to be severely overcharged being in a tourist...More

Thank Elizabeth E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you dont mind a cold lobster roll, this is probably the place for you. The roll itself is not real big, but is loaded pretty well with lobster mixed with little mayo and spice. I didn't care for their coleslaw. I've definitely had better....More

Thank MnMOhio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lobster roll was good. Clam chowder was loaded with clams but not the thick creamy type, more of a thin broth. Lobster dinner was good, but they did not crack the claws for us and we had take outs. This is a BYOB place which...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dropped into Down East Lobster Camp on a whim, as we headed back upstate from Bar Harbor and had a hankering for lobster. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful as we selected lobsters to have steamed for us to go. The staff steamed...More

Thank Louis59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Bar Harbor area for 2 weeks in July. Ate at Down East several times. The Lobster and clams were great! Plenty of parking and seating, both inside and outside. Prices competitive. I definitely recommend👍

Thank lynnecr
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6 April 2017|
Response from z3mom | Reviewed this property |
It's more of a restaurant than a lobsters-to-go place and I also don't think they're open for the season yet. Try calling in May
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
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10:00 - 00:00
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10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1192 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605-6026
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Trenton
  • Phone Number: +1 207-667-8589
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