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The Lobster Pot

Burtonport, Ireland
+353 74 954 2012
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (17 reviews)
“chowder” (22 reviews)
“sea food” (6 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Burtonport, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited at Easter and it was for us probably the Best Oysters we have ever had. Along with friendly and attentive staff we returned again before the end of our trip. Looking forward to visiting again later in the summer! 😃

Thank KitteeeeKat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just visited this restaurant in Burtonport. What we can say is ... DELICIOUS. We had chowder and "The Titanic". Both were amazing. Place is clean and welcoming and the staff very friendly. Must visit when in the area.

Thank MariusDub
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another great visit with all four of us very happy with our meals. I had the crab linguine, others had the monkfish and the hake, all declared delicious. The Americans were intrigued by the local custom of offering “half and half” (rice and chips)!

Thank BrendanEugene
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attentive service, wide choice on the menu and specials and at the bar. We had 3 courses and each one was freshly made and beautifully presented. Highly recommended.

Thank davidrathband
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We called in on a return visit and were welcomed straight away, spent a relaxed few hours in comfortable surroundings, a very good decision, excellent hosts and tried the locally distilled whiskey, very nice too.

Thank SB-Cambs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Poor service, miserable crab claws - most soft shelled and with no meat on them, and lobsters which barely scraped the minimum allowable size all for prices I would expect to pay in Dublin City Centre. Lobster tail was dry, tiny and green wi th...More

1  Thank Puffinalong
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Sunday afternoon, out for a run. Himself suggests Dungloe. I look up TripAdvisor for a good place to eat. Lobster Pot pops up, we agree on it so that he can sample their seafood chowder. I’ve a bit of trepidation as I’m not a big...More

Thank Phantonfan
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

My family and I recently visited the lobster pot over the Easter holidays. I had heard good reviews about the food so wanted to go and try some lobster. We arrived and the restaurant/bar was very quiet so we had our choice of tables. The...More

Thank claireking2018
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

First time visitor here. I found the food very over priced; €9 for a bowl of average soup (vegetable) and a very poor, plain chicken sandwich, no salad etc. The very vocal owner, was simply not nice. A most disappointing experience. I’ll give this place...More

1  Thank Bren W
Reviewed 23 March 2018

After a leisurely drive along the Wild Atlantic Way, which included a brief stop at a book shop ( where gent running the shop could tell me that 40 years ago he lived just a few yards from my own home of 38 years in...More

1  Thank geronimowales
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$61
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burtonport, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Burtonport
  • Phone Number: +353 74 954 2012
  • E-mail
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