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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” (37 reviews)
“seafood” (52 reviews)
“boiled lobster” (12 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
329 Granite St, Rockport, MA 01966-1006
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 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 25 August 2017 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 25 August 2017

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
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The fried clam meal platter was really good. The large inside eating area was better than hazy, hot & humid outside. Plenty of inside and outside tables.

Reviewed 28 July 2017

Second trip to this restaurant, 2 years after the previous one, and the experience was definitely not quite as charming. Not sure if it was the price of the food, which seemed rather steep, or the quality of the food that I would rate average,...More

Thank DF67
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday about 430pm with no line. Ordered fish and chips, which was good-sized. Fries were good as was cole slaw. Also ordered clam roll. Served on hot dog roll with a few pieces of wilted lettuce (never had on a clam roll...More

1  Thank Donna D
Reviewed 19 July 2017

A local suggested this for informal dining and we are glad he did. Clams, shrimp, lobster, mussels....it's all here. You place your order and pay and pick up when buzzed. There are lots of tables outside by the shore, facing the west. When the sun...More

Thank Thorster01
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This is an out time spot which wooden family style picnic tables and plastic trays and silverware for some of the best steamed lobster, chowders, fried fish and clams. It's BYOB. That, coupled with the great food and view of the ocean, it's just a...More

Thank Nancy C
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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
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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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