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Old Port Lobster Shack

3130 Alpine Rd, Suite 300, Portola Valley, CA 94028-7549
+1 650-561-9500
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“lobster” (12 reviews)
“mac n cheese” (3 reviews)
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11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
3130 Alpine Rd, Suite 300, Portola Valley, CA 94028-7549
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with some friends who recommended this to us. It is less noisy than the one in Redwood City and some nice outdoor seating. The food was very good. We had a variety of seafood items, calamari, clam chowder, shrimp salad and some deep...More

Thank paneb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While the idea of having a New England style lobster roll or other fresh seafood items situated in Ladera shopping center seems like a good one - the execution is less than ideal. First, the prices are very high, especially given the quality/absence of wait...More

1  Thank sunshine_susan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My parents are from Portland ME and we used to stop at the Lobster Shack for the double lobster meal as kids when visiting family. It was a real treat to find the Old Port Lobster Shack here in California. The menu is simple like...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lobster rolls here are fantastic, but they keep raising the prices to the point where it seems overpriced. But we still go since the food is so good.

1  Thank Mark G
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We definitely will be back!! I am GF/DF and they were more than happy to accommodate my needs. I had no problem finding something on the menu & they made modifications so I could enjoy it. Staff were very helpful & establishment was clean. Lots...More

Thank 1khearty
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We used to come here about a year or so ago and the bisque is very flavorful.. We went in over the weekend and completely changed our view of this place. First of all, the tall young guy working at the counter is a stuck...More

2  Thank vacationperson1
Reviewed 16 March 2017

A bit pricey but if you are craving lobsta and all the fixin's this is the place to go! Sit outside and enjoy the sun while your food is cooking.

Thank mcbBayArea_Ca
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We went on a Monday Evening. Only two tables of customers. The cashier was friendly. They opened until 8 pm. The menu has less selection than the Redwood City one. No bread with the soup either. Lobsters were fresh, but kind of small. The price...More

Thank happyglobaltraveler
Reviewed 24 August 2016

For us, Lobster Shack used to be a reliable local place to get a tasty meal at a "reasonable" price. As another reviewer indicated, it has recently had a change of management; the food quality and quantity has gone down and the prices have gone...More

1  Thank Rosemarie D
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Tasty sandwich for lunch but they are way overpriced. It is a very casual atmosphere with just a few tables.

Thank jlg3000
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3130 Alpine Rd, Suite 300, Portola Valley, CA 94028-7549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Portola Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 650-561-9500
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