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Lobster Boat

681 Route 28, West Yarmouth, MA 02673-5102
+1 508-775-0486
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
681 Route 28, West Yarmouth, MA 02673-5102
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were fortunate to have Eric for our server. The lot not many cars, but don't let that fool you. We had a great view of the waterfront. The coconut ginger mojito, Manhattan good. The mussels Bianco, not much flavor. The 1-1/2# lobster dinner was...More

Thank gramashari
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has seen better days. We ate here, on vacation, at the suggestion of a friend who is 92 years young and probably hasn't eaten there in 30 years. The decor needs updating badly. I asked our waitress if I could get a tossed...More

Thank Shelley B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've had everything from lobster and lobster burger. To the fried shrimp roll and appetizers. I am always satisfied with the service and quality of food. Great full bar and plenty of menu options for all kinds of tastes. Market prices on most seafood dishes....More

Thank Robbie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice looking restaurant inside and outside, but food was disappointing. I ordered a salad topped with scallops, shrimp and 2 lobster claws. The lobster claws were very small (the shrimps were larger!) and the baby greens salad was slimy and starting to mold. I told...More

Thank luvtotravel11931
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately the restaurant was extremely expensive. The food was your typical fried seafood. Not sure if it were the shrimp or clams but my daughter became ill after dinner.

Thank 4lockwood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Lobster Boat can be very busy early evenings as it is popular with tour buses but can always fit you in.The service is always first class, in good weather you can sit outside by the river for a really relaxing lunch or diner venue....More

Thank John C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our friends on the bus tour chose this restaurant because they wanted seafood. When their order came, parts of it were not what they ordered. In addition, due to incorrect information provided by out tour guide, they did not give out individual slips for payment....More

Thank Karen Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Come to cape once a year great service great view and great food....fried shrimp was delish as well as the baked scod and the potato skins are to die for...see you next year

Thank D D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner with another couple on an off-season Saturday. First we shared an order of steamers that were clean and tasty. I had the whole fried clams that were excellent. My wife had the stuffed shrimp with rice that was very good. The other couple...More

Thank Frank R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch at Lobster Boat and ordered the lobster stuffed with seafood stuffing. It came with piece of sweet corn , which wasn't hot but was replaced, fries, and of course butter, tarter sauce, lemon and the usual bib. Lobster was very good and tasted...More

Thank Arlene S
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7 August 2017|
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Response from Edluff | Reviewed this property |
The Lobster Boat is, pure and simply, a tourist trap ripoff. Food is poor, drinks are poor, service is questionable and now ut appears, policies are fraudulant. there are many good restaurants in the area. Avoid this one....
20 January 2016|
Response from jonibee | Reviewed this property |
I would call before you go to see if they're open as alot of places close down for the Winter months and re-open in the Spring. I do not have their telephone number so you would have to google it to get it. It's worth going... More
22 September 2015|
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Response from denise c | Reviewed this property |
lots of seafood dishes a few steak choices, but keep in mind it is Cape Cod & they are noted for great seafood. There menu is on their website, great ocean views, just ask to sit near the window, they are always glad to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 681 Route 28, West Yarmouth, MA 02673-5102
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  West Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 508-775-0486
The Lobster Boat has been serving affordable family meals to locals and visitors for over 30 years. We are open for lunch and dinner from noon daily and serve the freshest and finest local seafood from our own Fish Market located on the premises.Our unique casual waterfront seafood experience allows you to enjoy our Cape Cod style outdoor waterfront dining pier or our protected enclosed dining room, both situated on scenic Parkers River overlooking the Marina.We feature daily and weekly specials and offer cocktails, wine and delicious refreshing frozen drinks from our boat bar. Our menu includes favorites like our homemade onion rings, Lobster Boat Combo, 3 lb. Lobster and Cape Cod Platter.Our continued success is based on providing our customers with quality, value and unsurpassed hospitality in a true Cape Cod waterfront setting. We thank you for joining us and hope you enjoy your experience and come again.
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