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Bob Lobster

49 Plum Island Tpke, Newbury, MA 01951-1353
+1 978-465-7100
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (83 reviews)
“chowder” (20 reviews)
“fries” (33 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
49 Plum Island Tpke, Newbury, MA 01951-1353
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First time at Bob Lobster, and it was great! Three words: scallop bacon poutine! In fact, there are several seafood poutine options and a whole board of riffs on the traditional lobster roll. The staff was friendly and there's plenty of parking, although it seems...More

Thank souprhero
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been craving fried fish and were meeting some family members for a quick visit after school. My husband had a cup of the "regular" fish chowder and I had the clam chowder. Both were thick without tasting pasty and filled with their respective...More

Thank NashuaFoodie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is THE PLACE to get a lobster roll in Newburyport! The service is fast and the food is freshly made and served with a smile. It ca be very busy on a sunny day, so call ahead to save the wait. Oh, be sure...More

Thank Nbptmom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am never disappointed by what I order whether I choose classic fried seafood or one of Brad's specials like scallop ceviche tacos. It's always so tasty. Staff is friendly and I love sitting outside. It's a most do stop whenever I am on Plum...More

Thank dmmarie67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a range of dishes that should have been fresh in this area, but they didn't taste that way. Chowders were the best. Gluten free options are VERY limited - even the fries are battered. (Too bad because they had some creative poutines on...More

Thank Alison L S
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Don't be put off my the exterior. Great fish awaits inside. Either to eat there, in the small dining room or at one of the tables outside, or to take home and cook yourself. Friendly, order at the counter, service. Lots of lobster roll variations...More

Thank HughDonovan
Reviewed 9 May 2018

I used to love this place and tell everyone about it..a real clam shack! The last two times we were there were definitely very poor. The last time we were there, the outside tables were filthy. Dirty napkins littered the ground. I asked the bus...More

Thank masulliv
Reviewed 27 April 2018

If you like seafood and seafood not in fancy digs this is the place for you! Super fresh food and great service without the pricey atmosphere!

Thank Dianne K
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We stopped by Bob Lobster after walking in Plum Island. The place is cute and was clean. We had a daily special lobster roll with fried avocado, quite pricey ($20) and not that satisfying. The poached lobster was good, but the fried avocado was strange...More

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Tasty lobster rolls and a lot of fries. Ice cream for the kids. Bob Lobster sits right on the marsh. Nice fresh air off the ocean.

Thank Dave C
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2 August 2015|
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Response from Victoriaregina1952 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if there are any electrical outlets. The inside seating area is rather small. You could try calling them. Here is their number: 978-465-7100
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Plum Island Tpke, Newbury, MA 01951-1353
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +1 978-465-7100
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