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Lobster Cove

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$$ - $$$
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756 York St, York, ME 03909-1265
+1 207-351-1100
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Franklin, Tennessee
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Came for the lobster dinner and we were not disappointed - the staff went out of their way to make these southern people feel welcome and at home. This is not a fancy place but my goodness the lobster was fantastic. We LOVED it and will be back the next time we come to Maine for sure

Thank Darman W
Burlington, Vermont
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed both visits the food is delicious and reasonably priced. The staff is friendly and attentive but let's you relax and enjoy your meal.

Thank Margaret C
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This was my second visit to Lobster Cove and each was equally disappointing from a food perspective. Large amounts of fried and traditional seafood offerings without much taste or nod toward healthy eating. Even the salad came in a large bowl big enough to serve 6 and smothered in dressing. The service was fine for our large group of 12,... More 

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Barrington, New Hampshire
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We visited Christmas Eve for lobster. Our waitress was very friendly and fun; the view of the harbor was excellent, and the gas log fire was inviting.

Thank Sharon P
New Hampshire
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

My wife and I like to visit Nubble Lighthouse shortly after they turn on the Christmas lights. We have stopped by the Lobster Cove a couple times as we do have happy memories from years past. This year we stopped by for dessert. We each had the wild blueberry pie a la mode with hot chocolate. It was as delicious... More 

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Palm City, Florida
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159 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

We went for breakfast because of a local hotel $7 food coupon. Great value and it was mobbed. Nice view of the ocean and Nubble lighthouse. Wait staff were terrific and very professional as they hustled around the dining room. Classic breakfast options, all were very good. Not many restaurants open in October in York. Although I didn't have the... More 

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somerville, ma
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

my daughter and I dined here enjoying their delicious lobster pies. Service was excellent. The restaurant had the fireplace going which was nice and cozy on a brisk evening.

Thank barbfava
Boston, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We ate here and were pleasantly surprised. It was one of the most delicious meals we have enjoyed in a long time. The clams strip appetizer was delicious. The clams were fresh and the batter was very clean. The martinis were spot on. Then I had the lobster pie and it was the best I've ever had. Usually it has... More 

Thank Tobster1
Dave P, Manager at Lobster Cove, responded to this review

How very nice to hear! We hope you will visit us again...day or night...:) More 

Terrebonne, Canada
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We went there for a small lunch. We both chose the Clam Chowder Bowl and shared a basket of Sweet Fried Potatoes with a dip. It was filling and very good. The Ocean View is a bonus. You can also sit on the second floor with an even better view.

Thank southguy
Canberra, Australia
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Local friends took us to the Lobster Cove. What else can I say, the view was superb, the service was superb and the Maine lobster was superb! I had New England clam chowder followed by the 1 1/4 lb Maine lobster and my wife had onion soup and the lobster roll. We were both thoroughly satisfied with our meals as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 756 York St, York, ME 03909-1265
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  York
  • Phone Number: +1 207-351-1100
Offers a Maine dining experience while overlooking the beautiful Atlantic Ocean. Our family priced menu includes traditional Maine seafood, along with chicken and beef choice which can be enjoyed with your favorite cocktail. Come relax and enjoy the freindly service and tranquil scenery.

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