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Down East Lobster Company

1192 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605-6026
+1 207-667-8589
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“coleslaw” (24 reviews)
“mussels” (24 reviews)
“lobster roll” (51 reviews)
Closes in 6 min
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1192 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605-6026
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

I have visited Acadia 3 times, and stopped here each time! First time was just for a quick roadside eat. Do not be intimidated by the rustic exterior. It was the best lobster roll I have ever, and will ever eat again. The meat was...More

Thank danchil32
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Best lobster roll and whole lobster we had in Maine so far! The lobster rolls in Portland and Bar Harbor were great but this place beats them in price and freshness of the lobster. Have you tasted lobster meat so sweet? Yup, this is the...More

Thank Mayonaka
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Stopped on our way out of town to grab some lunch. Very good, meaty lobster rolls. The lobster stew was meaty. We sat on patio but the also had indoor seating. Very casual, roadside place. Was pretty busy.

Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We went for lunch and had the lobster dinner. It was not very crowded but took a long time for our meals to come and you pick it up at the counter so it's not on a wait staff person. The lobster was a little...More

Thank dakcabin
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

My Lobster roll was good, but it was my first lobster meal after arriving in Maine, so I don't really have a fair comparison. Friends got whole one pound lobster meals and we very happy. However, my poor husband, who is not a lobster or...More

Thank dogwalker5012015
Reviewed 16 September 2017

First time to Maine and went to this Down East Lob at the recommendation of our campground host. Good soft shell lobster $5.99 cooked $4 for all lobsters in order. My first time having lobster and enjoyed. Lobster not new to wife and she was...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Lobster good. Lobster roll OK but was very small. Stopped here because Trenton Bridge Lobster is closed on Sunday. Maine has so many lobster places so it's the small things that make it. This one doesn't have it. Just my opinion. We love Thurston's by...More

Thank Pat9037
Reviewed 9 September 2017

You get a wonderful generous meal for a great price. Simple, outdoor, on benches. Great lobster rolls and muscles....the right place to go

Thank Rbluvs2travel
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We had some of the best lobsters during our trip to Bar Harbor Maine and Acadia National Park. The outside of the restaurant may not inspire you but the food is great. Every night we were there (2) the place was packed, but service is...More

Thank Dean b
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We got two 1 3/4 hard shell lobsters ( select) for $9.99 a pound - cooked for $4 for both of them. Took 20 minutes. We wanted to sample the hard shelled lobster since we had been getting all soft shells during this visit and...More

Thank Richard B
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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, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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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