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The Lobster Pot

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$$ - $$$
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Burtonport, Ireland
+353 74 954 2012
12:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have enjoyed coming to the lobster pot for years and its the highlight of our holiday , they have an amazing menu of fresh seafood and its all delicious, they always have a special on that day. My favourite is the seafood pancake that is filled with sea food treasures coated in a tasty white creamy sauce wrapped in... More 

Thank Hilary D
Woodford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best freshly cooked fish I've had in Ireland, well worth the hour and a half drive. We visit this restaurant every time we are in Ireland and in all the years of eating there, it's still as good as ever. The staff are extremely friendly and the service is excellent. Very reasonably priced too.

Thank Monica B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

had a lovely meal there with my wife and close friends. very impressed with the menu and the owners were very friendly

Thank Aidan B
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The owner greeted us and suggested some fresh catch of the day with a local craft beer. He wasn't wrong. Man it was great.

Thank AlanPhyllis
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143 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I can't recommend this place enough. Super value for money and the food is so good you will never want to leave!

Thank Amy9567
New York City, New York
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I have never been disappointed and our recent visit over Christmas was better than ever. Even with a limited winter menu, our party of 8 all loved our food. The crab claws are delicious (the oysters on the summer menu are a must order as well) and all the steaks, seafoods and pastas are the best you can get, in... More 

Thank Tara O
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We called in and we're welcomed straight away, spent a relaxed few hours in comfortable surroundings, locals and tourist all mix, looked at the Menu and decided to return later in the day, a very good decision , the food was excellent and not over priced.

Thank SB-Cambs
Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Popped in this evening for an early dinner and it was delicious! Had piping hot chicken wings with BBQ sauce-yum! I had big Texan burger and it was really tasty-chips, sidesalad, toppings all included for less that €11. Himself had steak and it was divine-well cooked yet juicy and tender-again chips, side salad, pepper sauce included. Rounded it off with... More 

Thank auldnag a
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Unplanned pitstop on our way to Dungloe, as my little one felt travel sick in the car. He soon got over it - ate his way through loads of fantastic food (as did we all)! I had the prawn & cod crumble, which was amazing. Cosy atmosphere on a miserable day, and we were made to feel more than welcome.... More 

Thank Karen B
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

After years of eyeing off the Titanic platter we finally had a crack at it - worth it! Great guiness on tap and close to the car ferry to Arranmore - 2 min walk

Thank Kirsten M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$56
Irish, Seafood, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burtonport, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Burtonport
  • Phone Number: +353 74 954 2012

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?