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Lobster Cove

756 York St, York, ME 03909-1265
+1 207-351-1100
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“twin lobsters” (49 reviews)
“lobster roll” (71 reviews)
“baked potato” (36 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
756 York St, York, ME 03909-1265
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful meal last fall when we visited The Lobster Cove, not so much this time, the staff was still excellent but the food was no so good, the fried clams were tasteless and under cooked.

Thank frank k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try the Lobster Cove and it was definitely not worth the price. The food was tasteless and way overpriced for the quality. The service was terrible, she was not very friendly made us feel like she hated being there. Sat with empty...More

Thank Lory M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to give Lobster Cove a try when our favorite beach view restaurant was closed; the Lobster Cove parking lot was pretty full-which is usually a good sign, but when we went upstairs, most of the patrons were sitting around the bar-not a good...More

Thank brophycat
Dave P, Manager at Lobster Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your experience at Lobster Cove. We will certainly address these food quality complaints with our kitchen. We do pride ourselves on being reasonably priced as we offer senior menus, happy hour pricing daily & affordable specials....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my dinner at the Lobster Cove. This is a great local family restaurant. You have a great view of the ocean from any seat. The staff were very courteous and helpful. The lobster pie was delicious! Large pieces of lobster in a...More

Thank Gerri G
Dave P, Manager at Lobster Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

That is awesome! We look forward to your return!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As we are locals, we tend to eat in the beach side restaurants off season. Lobster Cove is right across the street from Long Sands Beach and offers phenomenal views of the ocean, incredible sunsets and the constant flow of people passing by. Two levels...More

Thank Eventgal1121
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view is amazing. We had prime rib, scallops wrapped in bacon n Mac n Cheese. The prime rib was ok not much flavor. The butternut squash was seasoned too much. The scallops were fantastic. The mac n cheese the kids loved. The fish tank...More

Thank dbeaupre49
Reviewed 9 April 2018

I always feel terrible eating in seafood restaurants with a severe shellfish allergy but my lobster-crazed husband sometimes needs a fix, and the Lobster Cove is his go-to place. The 2nd floor bar/dining room views are lovely, and it's worth it to wait for a...More

Thank nicdes1388
Reviewed 2 April 2018

I first visited the Lobster Cove with my boyfriend a few years back. Since then, I've returned, bringing quite a few others with me. The prices are higher in the Summer (no shock there) but we like to visit in the Winter and Spring months...More

Thank Deborah W
Dave P, Manager at Lobster Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for sharing. We love to hear compliments on our staff as we agree, they are great! In the winter months we do have some very fairly priced specials to keep the locals coming back but our regular menu prices stay the same year...More

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for the lobster, but stayed to enjoy the view (2nd floor). Caught the tide as it was coming in, lovely. In the distance, lighthouses winked at me. Oh, and don’t forget the bread pudding with whiskey sauce!!!!

Thank Red V
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Delicious food, not fancy but delicious. And beautiful view. We ate lobster while enjoying the sea view, we had a great time. Very nice service and prices are very reasonable.

Thank Céline N
Dave P, Manager at Lobster Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Glad to hear you enjoyed yourselves!

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Lisa C
9 October 2017|
Response from Dave P | Property representative |
Harry Litchman, he is out of Newmarket N.H.
16 August 2017|
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Response from Peter V | Reviewed this property |
casual, ... very. Shirts and foot ware required.
14 October 2016|
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Response from Andree T | Reviewed this property |
at this time of year,its very quiet, so I don t think you need reservations. You will enjoy it .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 756 York St, York, ME 03909-1265
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  York
  • Phone Number: +1 207-351-1100
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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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