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McLaughlin's Lobster Shack

US Route 1, Lincolnville Beach, Lincolnville, ME
+1 207-789-5205
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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“fries” (30 reviews)
“lobster roll” (45 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
US Route 1, Lincolnville Beach, Lincolnville, ME
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1 - 10 of 189 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great view and darn good lobster offerings. We enjoyed it. Only disappointment was the ice cream which had a freezer burn taste to it.

Thank CandBCOLE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely location near Lincolnville Beach. We grabbed a picnic table while we waited for our lobsters With the sunshine and the pretty scene, life seemed very good. Our daughter liked nipping to and from the beach collecting shells. We had opted for the triple lobsters...More

Thank pjack68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

just what you imagine, on a warm day, overlooking the little Bay and Beach of Lincolville on the coast of Maine - yummy greasy fried clams, fresh steamed lobster, corm bread and corn on the cob in plastic baskets, with soda from cans to drink....More

Thank Mollypw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family has been coming here for 25 years or so. Recent visit was so so. The order taker didn't know what Rock Shrimp is, my scallops seemed to be frozen, not local fresh. Fries were good. Still, a nice place, just hope these current...More

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting Lincolnville for the 1st time and decided to have a lobster roll for lunch. FYI, This is an order your food at a counter and pick up. No waitress service. The lobster roll was good, but not exceptional as lobster rolls go,...More

Thank Lucydale
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here with wife, daughters and friends. Food was great. I had scallop Caesar salad that was absolutely delicious. Big juicy and tasty grilled scallops and plenty of them. Nibbled at my wife and daughters' dishes. The onion rings and fries were delicious. I tasted...More

Thank William-Porter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was just reading a couple other reviews and oh my!!! People need to get out more. If you asked I bet they could have buttered your lobster roll stuck it on the grill a couple seconds on both sides and walah, and awkward they...More

Thank Bryon S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was great. The lines are very long, but it moves fast. You order at the counter, & they call your number. It is a little awkward, but manageable. Seating is offered inside & outside, at picnic type tables. It's right on the water,...More

Thank 516bethl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had wanted a hot buttered lobster roll but unfortunately they only have cold ones. I'm not sure why some lobster spots don't offer them hot. I was a little disappointed but I was ravenous after hiking 7 miles at Camden State Park, so I...More

Thank 333meg
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We came upon this place by accident and were very glad we did. The view of the Lincolnville Beach area is lovely, especially if you sit at one of the outside tables. The fried clams are bellies, battered very well and fried. The grilled scallops...More

Thank SisBoston
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Peg B
11 September 2016|
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Response from Stuart T | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do we bought take out one night and ate in the other
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: US Route 1, Lincolnville Beach, Lincolnville, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Lincolnville
  • Phone Number: +1 207-789-5205
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