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“Relaxed family eats with awesome lobster!”

Ogunquit Lobster Pound Restaurant
Ranked #27 of 102 Restaurants in Ogunquit
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Established in 1931 the Ogunquit Lobster Pound has been proudly serving the best Maine lobster for generations. Choose your own live lobster to be boiled in seawater in the traditional Maine fashion or try one of many offerings from our full menu. Now in our 88th year, we continue to uphold, and expand upon, our traditions of consistency, quality, and exceptional service. Come visit us soon as we eagerly look forward to another season of satisfied customers both new, and those who have been returning for years.
Reviewed 13 June 2015

We've been come to the Ogunquit Lobster Pound for years. We love the lobster because it's cooked perfectly and they crack the shell for you to make eating the lobster a pleasure. They have a great variety of food and we have never had anything we didn't like. The atmosphere is relaxed and informal so you can feel comfortable in shorts, jeans or dressed up. A "must go to" place whenever we're in Ogunquit.

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Reviewed 12 June 2015

We decided to try this lobster pound restaurant because we wanted to experience having lobster in a "genuine" lobster pound. Ordering lobster dinners here is an interesting experience indeed. One first orders the dinner from the waitress, then takes a slip out to the personnel who man the lobster tank, and you tell them how much lobster you want, and they pick it out for you, show you the lobster, then weigh it for you to confirm the quantity. Once done, you take a slip back tto the waitress who then finishes processing the order. The lobsters were boiled properly, tasted great, and are served with a choice of sides. Another plus- they crack the shells for you, making it less of a chore to eat. A nice surprise was the chocolate lava cake for dessert. Rich, velvety, served freshly baked. There are plenty of good choices for wine by the glass. Service by our waitress was friendly and accommodating. This is a wonderful place to have a basic Maine lobster.

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Reviewed 11 June 2015

If you want great New England seafood, no restaurant tops the Ogunquit Lobster Pound. You may select your own lobster and be assured it will be boiled to perfection, as will the steamers. Also, don't miss their New England clam chowder or deep dish blueberry pie with ice cream, I have gone there for more than 50 years and the Hancock family has faithfully maintained a tradition of excellence. Don't miss it.

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Reviewed 7 June 2015

What a find! Great setting with tall trees that make it feel like you are in a woodsy setting but yet still with ocean views. There is something for everyone whether it be their signature lobster to cheeseburgers for those who shy away from seafood. Even a kids menu! The service is great and it is a great place if you choose that one dinner out for lobster on your Ogunquit visit. Great choice with delicious food!

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Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

This was my first actual lobster dinner, and it was very good! This place is a pretty big restaurant. We were here in very early season, so it wasn't super crowded. It server was very nice and attentive. We had lobster tails, haddock and ribs at our table. All meals were delicious.

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