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Lobster Claw

42 Rt 6a, Orleans, MA 02653-2412
+1 508-255-1800
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fried lobster” (36 reviews)
“seafood” (79 reviews)
“chowder” (55 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
42 Rt 6a, Orleans, MA 02653-2412
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

We were not sure what to expect because so many of the reviews were poor. However we had an excellent meal and the service was good. The one complaint was the wine list was short and the only chardonnay was what you would expect to...More

Thank Dave M
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Dave, thanks for the love! I'm so glad you enjoyed the food you had with us. I hope you come back again soon, and enjoy more food and drinks with us! Best, Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed 16 September 2016

Food was excellent reasonably priced. Best Bloody Mary ever!! Came with a shrimp loved it. Food was very good. Friendly placeMore

Thank kooky_carol
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Thanks for the love! I'm glad you had such a good time in with us -- way to go with the Bloody Mary and shrimp. I'm happy you found us to be a friendly place, too. I hope you come back again very soon! Best,...More

Reviewed 15 September 2016

Unless you get in on the early bird special which includes soup, beverage and dessert, the cost for a meal is too high. If you sit in the front dining area make sure you do not sit in the booths as they are small and...More

Thank Louisa S
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Louisa, thanks for eating with us, however, I'm sorry you weren't too thrilled with your experience. I appreciate your comments, and will keep them in mind going forward. I'm glad you were happy with our servers, too -- I will pass along your message. I...More

Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Our first night in Orleans, MA and we ended up at the Lobster Claw. Service was good, clam chowder was excellent and the fried lobster was great.More

Thank Brad P
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016

Brad, thanks for the love! I'm so glad you had an awesome time with us. It sounds like the clam chowder really hit the spot -- can't go wrong with it! I hope you come back many more times in the future. Best, Don Berig,...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for lobster on Cape Cod, or the traditional style menu items, don't pass up a chance to dine at the Lobster Claw. It's a step back in time to the old Cape Cod of 20-30 years ago (they've been in business for...More

Thank PamelaCapeCod_MA
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2016

Thanks for the love! I'm so glad you found the lobster of your dreams here with us on the Cape. It's fun to hear you felt you were in a time warp -- yet still with the newest, most fresh seafood. I hope you come...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I had 2 dinners here, one late night and one earlier. Great clam chowder and wonderful fried clams. I enjoyed the food and service.

Thank Beth R
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2016

Beth, thanks for the love! We're so glad you had a great time in with us, and loved the food and service. We hope to see you many more times in the future! Best, Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We visited on our recent trip to a Cape Cod. The place we wanted to go to was closed do we went here because we were really hungry. It was okay. Service friendly and efficient. They gave an eat,y bird special that seemed to attract...More

Thank Hill G
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

Hill, thanks for coming in and eating with us, however, we're sorry it was just an okay time. We always want our guests to leave feeling satisfied, and we're sorry it wasn't remarkable. We will look into this to see how we can make this...More

Reviewed 11 September 2016

Good food and lots of it; the lobster dinner -- wife chose boiled, me stuffed with a delicious breadcrumb and crab stuffing -- also comes with corn on the cob, baked or fries. Delivered fairly quickly, friendly patient service (it's a big menu). Prices competitive...More

Thank JoeP7494
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

Thanks for the love, Joe! We're glad you and your wife loved the lobster dinner and everything that comes with it. We're happy you were happy. I hope you will be coming back many more times in the future! Best, Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Not fancy nut service is excellent and the food was good. Great for families and a reasonable cost meal out. Not a foodies place but every night is not that type of meal out.More

Thank gvcolby
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2016

I'm so glad you can always count on us for a tasty meal and excellent service! We're all about offering a place where you can come and relax, so this means a lot to me. Hope we'll get to see you soon! Until then, Don...More

Reviewed 6 September 2016

The Lobster Claw is "just okay" for a quick lunch. Menu is pretty basic and service average. Don't go out of your way to eat here - there are tons of better places on the Cape.More

Thank Karen R
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2016

As you can imagine, Karen, it's pretty disappointing to see the menu and service weren't more impressive during your visit. I wish I knew what you tried or where we had room for improvement with the service, but I'll be sure to keep this in...More

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Mark R
12 October 2016|
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Response from Brad P | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I was not aware of your question sir. The Lobster Claw phone number is (508) 255-1800.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Rt 6a, Orleans, MA 02653-2412
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 508-255-1800
  • E-mail
Description
The Lobster Claw is a family-friendly seafood restaurant open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. Our experienced and friendly wait staff is ready to serve you. The varied menu always guarantees fresh seafood including boiled and baked stuffed lobster, steamed clams, fresh swordfish, haddock, salmon and other native fish. Relax in our Surfboat Lounge overlooking Town Cove. We offer both early bird dinner specials and senior discounts. Got a big party of 10 or more people? Come on in! We have ample space and are ready to serve you.
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