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The Lobster Pool

329 Granite St, Rockport, MA 01966-1006
+1 978-546-7808
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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“clams” (47 reviews)
“seafood” (50 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
329 Granite St, Rockport, MA 01966-1006
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No doubt about it - you can't beat the view. But that's the best we can say about this place. We've loved this place for years. It had great food, albeit a tad expensive, but we never felt as though we didn't get what we...More

Thank Alfred K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed stopping in to taste my first fresh lobster. Not knowing it at the time, the price point was a bit high, but loved sitting right out on the water enjoying the experience. It was good to know we could byob and was able to...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small place on the waterfront. You order from the chalkboard and take a seat at a painted picnic table, (if you're lucky you get a table with a view from a window) and they call your name when your order's up. The lobster rolls are...More

Thank jcl0519
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the atmosphere! Wonderful food and BEAUTIFUL views out back! I grew up going to this restaurant! Every summer my brother and cousins and I would walk from our cottage to get popcorn shrimp and hang out. We carry on the tradition with our children!...More

Thank rockportforlife
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch during our stay in Gloucester. It's a spectacular location overlooking Folly Cove, particularly on a sunny day when you can eat outside. As for the food, give it 3 stars at best. Bland, expensive, forgettable.

Thank David T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten there in past years and will probably not go back. Food was expensive, lobster chowder must just have had lobster swim in it, lobsters expensive, fries burned, crab cakes mostly breading, soda watered down...

Thank James F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice view, but that's where it ends. I ordered the large clam chowder and my wife ordered a large lobster bisque and a lobster roll. Very disappointing. The soups were very small with no zip and the lobster roll was just ok. The coleslaw...More

Thank AGC1015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was a bring your own beer/wine place. I ordered a cheeseburger and my partner had the tuna sandwich. The bread tasted like it came straight from a package at the grocery store. Nothing extraordinary, but prices weren't bad. Fries were plentiful and just...More

Thank PMiers
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Seafood is fresh and delicious. They also have some grill options for those who do not want fish. Setup is you order and it is first come to seating. At sunset know that people will not vacate tables. Byob if interested in that. Great steamed...More

Thank Kara H
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We have driven by many times, and decided to give it a try. I don't think we've ever had french fries that were more dripping in grease then the ones we had here. The scallops were over cooked/fried as well. A complete disappointment. Lured in...More

Thank 99.5
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28 October 2015|
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Response from Joyce J | Reviewed this property |
Hi You should try calling. They are usually closed by now. (978) 546-7808. If you don't mind traveling to Newbury MA, Bob's Lobster has always been good. It does not have the view of the Lobster Pool but still a nice area to... More
3 January 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 329 Granite St, Rockport, MA 01966-1006
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-546-7808
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