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Lobster Cooker

39 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1212
+1 207-869-5086
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (64 reviews)
“fries” (29 reviews)
“chowder” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
39 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1212
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1 - 10 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We stumbled upon this place while driving around when visiting Portland this week (from Ohio). If we had been staying in Freeport, this would've been our go-to place. My husband and I enjoyed not only the fresh, excellent food/seafood, but the service and atmosphere would...More

Thank laughterafter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For lunch, a friend and I ordered a fried fish sandwich and a cup of clam chowder. While waiting we tried to talk but the music was too loud. During lunch we asked that the music be lowered, eventually it was. The chowder was thin,...More

Thank jeannie_a1947
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comfortable spot to stop and relax during a day of shopping. Beautiful outdoor patio...fantastic lobster rolls! Bun tasty, not a hotdog roll....lobster cooked to perfection....home style fries and good coleslaw...highly recommend! Yummy!

Thank LoriFromVT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our trip, this was our first stop for Maines famous lobster roll.The lobster cooker was not a fancy place. The roll came in a plastic basket. We enjoyed this very much. This place was our second favorite place to get a lobster roll. Lots...More

Thank michbird
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I liked the lobster rool, it was lightly dressed with mayo and the chunks of lobster was easily visible. You could definitely see you were getting a good amount of lobster in your roll. Done with a lightly buttered and toasted bun, it was heaven....More

Thank Clarina P
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Freeport Maine has grown from the one store LL Bean crossroads to a thriving Outlet Center filled with good old fashioned Maine bargains. When shopping makes you hungry, make it to the Lobster Cooker on Main St, and enjoy their made to order down east...More

Thank Ibrand2015
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Went here from the reviews we read. We went late afternoon (after 4pm) on a Wednesday and the place was empty (granted there were no concerts at LL Bean or festivals going on). I believe there is a bar upstairs. You order at the counter...More

1  Thank Ed C
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

First lobster roll this year! Not bad, but not great. Overpriced at $22 - saw lots more the rest of the day for less. Could have had more fries. Service was slow. Wouldn't recommend this place.

Thank tlw1037
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We come here for both the burgers (we do miss the pretzel rolls) and the fried seafood. Both are excellent, Great little sports pub upstairs, in fact the only true sports pub in town.

Thank Jimmy H
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This is located right next to the LL Bean parking lot. There is outside/main/upper floor seating. My husband had the best fried clams he's ever had here. My son and I both had the BBQ pulled pork. It was just okay. My onion rings we're...More

Thank ntsmom
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Questions & Answers
31 March 2016|
Response from Amy G | Property representative |
It's actually neither, we bread our seafood. We egg wash our seafood and lightly coat it in Drumrock which is a breader.
13 July 2015|
Response from JustAskMe27 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - see their web site for photos.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, After-hours, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1212
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-869-5086
  • E-mail
The Lobster Cooker is located in the heart of Freeport's shopping district just two blocks from L.L. Bean. Join us for fresh seafood in the Downeast Maine tradition. Dine in our historic 1860 barn or bask on our sun drenched garden patio. Relax in our Sports Pub and catch your favorite game on our HD TV's and wet your whistle a couple ice cold local drafts. We offer a full bar with fast friendly service. We feature fresh picked Maine lobster, crab meat and fresh native seafood. We also offer burgers and sandwiches. Our award winning chowders are made fresh daily.
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