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Sanders Lobster Company

54 Pray St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5200
+1 603-436-3716
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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“fresh lobster” (2 reviews)
“clams” (3 reviews)
“dock” (5 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
54 Pray St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5200
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped and bought two 2 1/2 pound lobsters at $11.99 a pound. Had them cooked on site. Delicious, tender and both were full of red roe. Truly the most roe I've ever seen in a lobster. They also had huge jumbo lobsters at 9.99...More

Thank robertinSJ
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We searched this out after reading the reviews. This is our favorite way to eat lobster in Maine! This is our 4th Maine lobster trip...(we're a little addicted) so we seek out new places each time. It was a slow Thursday afternoon for customers and...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017

They can fast steam the lobsters so they can be shipped partially cooked. They will enclose seaweed for you too,

Thank Tina-Belgians
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Kelsey, the lobster expert was friendly, proficient and made us feel welcomed. We were looking for a large lobster for a birthday gift. We found it. Sanders sits right on the water. It was an educational experience for me to see the lobster and crab...More

Thank Rayjay35
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Hey, You want fresh lobsters? From 1 1/4 n up and huge ones. This is the place to go. They have steamer clams also. Got 10 bugs and 5 lbs of clams. Put'm in a cooler and they added the ice. They're right on the...More

Thank pjzip98
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Stopped in to buy lobsters on a Sunday morning. The young man who waited on us was very informative and helpful. He loaded the cooler, put in ice bags and wet mats. He even loaded it into my car. The sizes of lobsters available was...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This place is no frills seafood market. We bought 3 lobsters at a far cheaper price than at a restaurant because they come off the boat to here no middle man. They will even cook them as you wait. We bought soft shell lobsters which...More

Thank Buckeye02
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Lobsters fresh from boat daily. You buy right where they dock. Family owned and worked. Prices are great. You can't get any better.

1  Thank George S
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

Bought some, cooked at home. Really fresh and tasty. Nice staff had us take a close look at the enormous lobsters that were kept in a tank...

Thank AndreasL2
Reviewed 15 June 2015

this is really more of a lobster pound, as they say in New England, than a restaurant, but I am told they will steam one for you. They have the best prices and the freshest lobsters in the area. We bought a 6.5 lb. behemoth...More

2  Thank AZmountainJoy
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22 June 2017|
Response from Tina-Belgians | Reviewed this property |
WIsh they did - but no, this just only a wholesale/retail seller - you literally buy the lobsters and clams right off the dock ! They offer worldwide shipping of the product. Restaurants with a view of the water, no... More
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Breakfast, Lunch
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Pray St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5200
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-436-3716
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