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Red Hook Lobster Pound

284 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY 11231-1236
+1 718-858-7650
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster roll” (68 reviews)
“blt” (7 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
284 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY 11231-1236
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quality/price just the best. We were lucky with the special discount evening. Very nice service and super quality lobster. We absolutely recommend this restaurant!

Thank Giuditta A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Street side parking, nice atmosphere, good service and good food. Called for a reservation was told I didn't need one for 3 people and to just come in and found a table as soon as a came in. Good and friendly service. Would recommend..

Thank Ziya B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had never heard of a lobster roll before, but it sounded like everyone in America loves them so we went out of our way to make sure we tried one! Definitely tricky to get to via public transport from where we staying near Central Park,...More

1  Thank Magda P
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a delicious lunch at this delightful Redhook establishment. My lobster roll was fresh from the tank and as good as having it at a seaside Maine lobster place. Menu offers burger, chicken, and sausage to the non seafood lover in your party. Large selection...More

Thank Dolores P
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

We only had drinks but the service was friendly. The bar was clean and the Lobster Rolls looked good.

Thank Sonja W
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This place has a perfect location. Just a few blocks off the nyc ferry in Red Hook. They have a lobster tank in one of the abutting rooms. Restaurant is not large but enough space to dine and certainly enjoy the atmosphere of an old...More

Thank mexit
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

They have opened a stand at the open air Schmorgesborg Ok. So I can’t spell. Well they can’t make Lobster rolls. Tasteless. Sort of plastic not food. The chunks of lobster shell that you have to pick out of your teeth are equally without flavor...More

Thank SheilaNevins
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My wife and I discovered Red Hook Lobster Pound years ago while strolling along Van Brunt Avenue and come back every summer to see how the neighborhood is changing.The Lobster Pound has spruced up and expanded. Added a bar and music.It's still casual and serving...More

Thank Wendell D
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

absolutely awesome dinner and experience $25 lobster dinner. 1 1/2 pond lobster, corn on cob and red potatoes. Yummy!!! Owner and husband stopped by table to chat. We would definitely come back.

Thank Charlie C
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We had an hour to kill before a concert around the corner, so we decided to finally try the Red Hook Lobster Pound. It was a Thursday night and the dining room was almost completely empty. It seemed like there were 3-4 front of house...More

Thank Gloria H
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they substitute a lettuce wrap for bun if you want them to
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 284 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY 11231-1236
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-858-7650
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Serving fresh New England Seafood and the best crustacean in the nation. We are a family restaurant that has been internationally recognized as serving some of the best lobster south of Maine.
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