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The Lobster Trap Fish Market and Restaurant

290 Shore Rd, Bourne, MA 02532-4104
+1 508-759-7600
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster” (76 reviews)
“chowder” (37 reviews)
“fish and chips” (25 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
290 Shore Rd, Bourne, MA 02532-4104
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food in this restaurant varies some. Sometimes we have had phenomenal casual meals and there are just some days when nothing is right. In the summer you can eat outdoors and there is often live music- rock or blues usually. The winter months are...More

Thank Elise R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unusual menu, quint location, excellent food quality, a bit pricey but fun and worth a trip . The Sunday brunch is excellent too.

Thank Cheryl G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Casual dining. No fancy stuff but good casual atmosphere. My seared scallops plate on risotto was fantastic. Best scallops and “fancied up” risotto ever! Fisherman’s platter was fresh...excellent! Went there on a cold, rainy night and really enjoyed a great dining experience. Server was attentive...More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We generally have Fish and Chips, the best around, but this time I wanted to try something else. The luncheon special was Tempura Cod with sticky rice and spinach. It was excellent. Really big piece of Cod. Never had Tempura before, glad I tried it.

Thank Stanley M
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

I have had a blast with my parents and grandmother and with my friend Greg. We all have had a blast here.

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

I had the lobster Ruben which was excellent. My wife had a well portioned lobster roll. Plenty of beers on tap all and all I recommend going. Only negative is that the dining room was cold so I dropped hem a star.

Thank mn984
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Great local hangout with a great menu! The bucket was my favorite - whole lobster 1 1/4 pound at least, couple pounds of clams, tasty linguisa (Portuguese sausage) and a vegetable to boot!

1  Thank SDNewbie
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Visited today for first time. We were in the area to service a client. We are from MA. The cod was the freshest I have ever had!!! The scallops were amazing. My husband loved the brunch for 15.00. The service was great! Definitely fresh, fresh,...More

Thank Sue630
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Stopped on our way off the Cape for one more seafood lunch. What a delightful surprise. Very casual, warming atmosphere with a boisterous bar - the Patriots were playing. We had some nice beers to start and our waitress was very friendly and helpful. My...More

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Check out this place: right on the ocean bay, just west of the village of Cataumet. Beautiful landscaped exterior/patio seating, with umbrellas at each table and clean, clear window screens to protect diners from wind; this part is fairly new, and what an excellent addition...More

Thank WinnipesaukeeGirl
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Questions & Answers
29 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Jenny S | Property representative |
Dogs are not allowed on the patio. We do offer gluten free options. Check out our website for our full menu lobstertrap . Net
Debra H
20 November 2015|
Response from Jenny S | Property representative |
Hi Debra, We do not have Oysters Rockefeller on the menu, however, we sometimes do them as a special. You can call the restaurant or check out our facebook page for the updated specials!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 290 Shore Rd, Bourne, MA 02532-4104
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Bourne
  • Phone Number: +1 508-759-7600
  • E-mail
Lobster Trap was founded in 1969 as a neighborhood fish market on the Back River in Bourne. Over time, we have evolved to include a restaurant, catering, and a distribution company which services restaurants and markets world wide. Times change, but our mission has remained the same. We are committed to providing guests with the best possible products we can source, prepared with care and served with pride. After all, this isn't just a job for us, its a way of life. Now eat, drink, enjoy!
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