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Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound

Route 3, 1237 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605
+1 207-667-2977
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“clams” (96 reviews)
“corn on the cob” (51 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Route 3, 1237 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a cool place! Counter service - pick your lobster and side dishes; lobster taken outside and placed into one of several boiling water vats. Very informal. Great deserts also.

Thank Tangomikespe
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had never had a full lobster before, but this place was a good place for newbies. The staff were helpful, and we were lucky enough to share a table with a couple from Canada who showed us how to tear into the lobster. They...More

Thank Carl W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for lunch (since a whole lobster every night for dinner wasn't t enough). The lobster rolls are wonderful. Not all that filler you get in some places. Big pieces!

Thank roadtoretirement
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thi joint is no really a restaurant, like many lobster shacks in Maine. But who cares - if it tastes good? Well, it does. We arrived there to late in the evening so there was no cooking. But we did collect some yummie Lobster stew...More

Thank gonjo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a real lobster pound, so dont expect table service. You order the size (in lbs) lobster you want, the sides you want, and they cook the fresh lobster boiled over wood fires. They call you when your order is ready, and there are...More

Thank amanda9999
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here the first night of our stay in the Trenton/Bar Harbor area and were not disappointed. The line is often long, but moves quickly. The staff are exceptionally friendly and welcoming, and the food was terrific - great value for the money. We...More

Thank raisingruckus
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great place to have lobster. You picked your own lobsters, and they cook it outside. Highly recommend to go if you are nearby.

Thank tyan3000
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Honeymooning in bar harbor, this was our first stop before crossing the bridge. Very fun experience! We got to pick a live large or small lobster, with a soft or hard shell. They cooked it right outside, we got to watch! Got to order lots...More

Thank craft338
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Had heard a lot about this lobster place so of course had to go, we both got just crab salad sandwich and clam chowder. sandwich was good but clam chowder was pretty thin with not much in it so disappointed with soup but lobster looked...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We have made a yearly trip to Maine for at least 15 years and always visit Trenton Bridge. Since the younger generation has taken over, the friendliness has declined. It is just a big assembly line for lobsters and they cannot take one minute to...More

1  Thank Gigi O
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31 August 2017|
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Response from Trenton B | Property representative |
Cash or credit, you preference.
Becki K
2 March 2017|
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Response from Sand1966 | Reviewed this property |
We shared a large lobster , soup and clams, we had the meal and had potatoes and corn , they do charge a lot of extras. They are good about keeping eating area clean it is screened in and keeping trash cleaned up so flies... More
Margaret W
5 October 2016|
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Response from PodgeH | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about dead of winter for eating there but shipping lobsters or other seafood available. Phone is 207-667-2977
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 3, 1237 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Trenton
  • Phone Number: +1 207-667-2977
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Restaurant Closed for 2017 -Reopening Father's Day weekend, 2018

Retail Pickup and Ordering 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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