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Down East Lobster Company

1192 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605-6026
+1 207-667-8589
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“mussels” (23 reviews)
“coleslaw” (19 reviews)
“corns” (33 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1192 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605-6026
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stayed in Bar Harbor area for 2 weeks in July. Ate at Down East several times. The Lobster and clams were great! Plenty of parking and seating, both inside and outside. Prices competitive. I definitely recommend👍

Thank lynnecr
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you're in the mood for live lobster, look no further! Great service and food - and if you're looking for a hidden gem, look no further than the homemade blueberry pie. It is probably the best I've ever tasted.

Thank Rbakken
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ordered whole lobster dinners here. They were good and came out pretty quickly. We ate on picnic tables, no frills here. Good view off the deck.

Thank Herbette1012
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lobster is local and excellent. We buy ours live and cook it at home but the parking lot is usually crowded in the summer with people eating at tables. What many people miss is that this is a great place to buy fresh fish....More

Thank Sue459
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tasting lobster at typical Maine prices. I had the 3 lb while the wife had the 2 lb with slaw and corn. Candidly the slaw and corn were not worth it. Saw many people going for the clams and mussels. Enjoyed the visit in...More

Thank Fredl295
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was recommended by RV park and really enjoyed eating here. Staff was helpful in explaining different lobsters to someone who has only had lobster tail here in the Midwest. Nice atmosphere, ate 2 of my 4 lobster meals here.

Thank TheTravelers88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just what the doctor ordered. Perfect meat in a lightly toasted roll. Delicious cole slaw. And Laura was a perfect hostess to entertain us while we were there. A must stop in or out of Acadia.

Thank mfriesel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been eating here for years. We bring all of our family and friends here when they come to visit, and they are never disappointed. Down East Lobster has tons of fresh lobsters just waiting to be enjoyed. You have three different size categories...More

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Crab rolls were not available, lobster rolls were very average with some overcooked lobster chunks. Paper towels instead of napkins - why? I do understand that it is s simple place, but this is way too simple. The worst part was their bathroom: not clean,...More

Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 14 June 2017

So, My husband and I come up to Maine from NC to eat lobster every year. We usually go to Trenton Bridge Lobster, but this year they were not open. They do not open until Father's day. We went to Down East Lobster. I wish...More

Thank bjanavice
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Questions & Answers
6 April 2017|
Response from z3mom | Reviewed this property |
It's more of a restaurant than a lobsters-to-go place and I also don't think they're open for the season yet. Try calling in May
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1192 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605-6026
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Trenton
  • Phone Number: +1 207-667-8589
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