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Lobster Boat

681 Route 28, West Yarmouth, MA 02673-5102
+1 508-775-0486
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (221 reviews)
“corn on the cob” (23 reviews)
“chowder” (41 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
681 Route 28, West Yarmouth, MA 02673-5102
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We got to restaurant at 4:40 PM. We were seated right away with apps and drinks on the table is 5 minutes. Entrees was hot and ready shortly thereafter. Quality seafood and speed of service!

Thank Chase C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lobsters were undercooked and cold. Steamed clams were gross. Way overpriced for the quality of the food. Would not recommend.

Thank fishbone95
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our first night, as well as first visit to Cape Cod, we had dinner with another couple at Lobster Boat. We stumbled upon this great looking venue. Outside is a photo op in itself, as the venue is a boat. Photo ops outside the...More

Thank Meldoll1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seafood Fisherman's Platter was to die for !!! Sat out on the deck and enjoyed every second there. The waiter Le-ham was great.

Thank Diane A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I enjoyed our meals at the Lobster Boat. Service was great. Appetizer and meals were served hot. We order calamari which was so delish - hot, light and crispy. Lobster pie was excellent - good amount of lobster for the money, fried...More

Thank gmcmcd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking forward to eating here because we loved how the place looked from the outside. First off..the prices were quite high for my husband & I with 2 small children. We ended up not being able to get what we had wanted (seafood)..because...More

1  Thank Sandyjeanie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was fairly packed on a Wednesday night. There were many families and almost everyone appeared to be on vacation. I wonder if many locals come here. The food wasn’t bad but wasn’t particularly tasty either. Definitely more expensive than what I thought the...More

Thank Emily A
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We were pleasantly surprised that it wasn't an overrated tourist trap. Food was very good, service top notch and very clean.

Thank mantravels2016
Reviewed 7 July 2018

If you're looking for a nice, ocean-themed atmosphere was good views of the harbor, this is a good choice. The service was good, too. However, we were rather disappointed with the food -- especially considering the price. My swordfish was mushy, as if it were...More

Thank MWForrest
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderful seafood pasta with a lobster. Market price is reasonable and alcohol too. Chowder was good as well

Thank Ryan B
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Questions & Answers
7 August 2017|
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Response from Edluff | Reviewed this property |
The Lobster Boat is, pure and simply, a tourist trap ripoff. Food is poor, drinks are poor, service is questionable and now ut appears, policies are fraudulant. there are many good restaurants in the area. Avoid this one....
20 January 2016|
Response from jonibee | Reviewed this property |
I would call before you go to see if they're open as alot of places close down for the Winter months and re-open in the Spring. I do not have their telephone number so you would have to google it to get it. It's worth going... More
22 September 2015|
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Response from denise c | Reviewed this property |
lots of seafood dishes a few steak choices, but keep in mind it is Cape Cod & they are noted for great seafood. There menu is on their website, great ocean views, just ask to sit near the window, they are always glad to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 681 Route 28, West Yarmouth, MA 02673-5102
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  West Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 508-775-0486
The Lobster Boat has been serving affordable family meals to locals and visitors for over 30 years. We are open for lunch and dinner from noon daily and serve the freshest and finest local seafood from our own Fish Market located on the premises.Our unique casual waterfront seafood experience allows you to enjoy our Cape Cod style outdoor waterfront dining pier or our protected enclosed dining room, both situated on scenic Parkers River overlooking the Marina.We feature daily and weekly specials and offer cocktails, wine and delicious refreshing frozen drinks from our boat bar. Our menu includes favorites like our homemade onion rings, Lobster Boat Combo, 3 lb. Lobster and Cape Cod Platter.Our continued success is based on providing our customers with quality, value and unsurpassed hospitality in a true Cape Cod waterfront setting. We thank you for joining us and hope you enjoy your experience and come again.
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