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Joe Lane Lobsterman - Eat Maine Lobster

115 Elm St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4077
+1 207-682-0110
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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster blt” (4 reviews)
“cilantro rice” (3 reviews)
“food truck” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
115 Elm St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4077
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my worst restaurant experience in ten years of living in Maine and many more as a summer visitor. My lobster roll was a minute portion, served on a limp, pickle-soaked bun -- no chips or coleslaw as accompaniments; only one sad pickle. My...More

Thank 105michaelthomas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife ate here a while back not really knowing about it and she brought me this time. WOW! Small place with 10 or so tables and two outside and a little parking area. Menu is not huge but has lots of lobster dishes and...More

Thank Josh79b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lemon and dill lobster rolls with coleslaw and lobster salad were fantastic. Casual stop for lunch. Highly recommend

Thank hillbills
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our hotel sent us to an expensive restaurant, when what we wanted was a good buttered lobster roll and steamers. I stopped a storekeeper watering his flowers outside and asked where we could find what we wanted. He didn't even know the name, just said...More

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Isabella N, Manager at Joe Lane Lobsterman - Eat Maine Lobster, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review, we hope you return again soon!

Reviewed 10 July 2018

For the adventurous, choose your own lobster. For the more faint of heart, try one of the various lobster rolls (a friend had the cilantro lime and I stuck with the original); they were meaty and well prepared. There are non-lobster choices too (but, really,...More

Thank alice_lenthe
Isabella N, Manager at Joe Lane Lobsterman - Eat Maine Lobster, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

You may be tempted to try the OTHER lobster place nearby but for my money, this place is the best! Best butter/mayo roll but try the Cilantro or the Siracha Roll! AND he has daily special rolls too! Rolls are filled to the brim and...More

Thank TizzieLish
Isabella N, Manager at Joe Lane Lobsterman - Eat Maine Lobster, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Lobstermans is a little place on a street off of the Main Drag in quaint Damariscotta. We were able to choose and retrieve the fresh live lobster of our choice that was then cooked up into a hearty succulent lobster roll for me and lobster...More

Thank CindyMillburg
Isabella N, Manager at Joe Lane Lobsterman - Eat Maine Lobster, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 23 September 2017

For those who might have been turned off by the food-truck setting of this business in older posts, good news! Joe has opened an indoor, sitting-down restaurant that serves the same great lobster rolls and now an expanded menu. It is in more or less...More

Thank Sean C
Reviewed 21 September 2017

What a great place to grab a lobster roll for around $15.00 right now. Joe is very creative with different flavored mayonaise. He also makes a lobster BLT that I just cant get enough of. Fresh lobsters to go and you can get a burger...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We ate lobster all over midcoast Maine and for the dollar this is the place where we had the best lobster roll ($14.95). Fresh meat, tender, and a choice of mayo or butter. My husband had the lobster BLT which was excellent and I would...More

Thank Susan O
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1 October 2017|
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Response from Isabella N | Property representative |
Hello! Yes we do accept all major credit cards and we always have lobster stew and a rotating soup or chowder!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Elm St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4077
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Damariscotta
  • Phone Number: +1 207-682-0110
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