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Lobster Boat

681 Route 28, West Yarmouth, MA 02673-5102
+1 508-775-0486
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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“lobster” (142 reviews)
“chowder” (41 reviews)
Opens in 12 min
All hours
American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
681 Route 28, West Yarmouth, MA 02673-5102
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Reviewed yesterday

A few years ago I said Baxter's was better than the Lobster Boat. Now I avoid both. Prices at Baxter's went up to match Spanky's. Given that others have said they got a reasonably priced meal at the Lobster Boat - my best advice is...More

Thank A G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stayed in Cape Cod with our Grandson and nephew. We headed to Lobster boat for their meal. They shared the twin lobsters. Great meals and one loved the lobster and one decided he didn't like lobster.

Thank Sherri S
Reviewed 2 days ago

"Maybe we are growing older and more demanding?" We asked ourselves. Or maybe Prime Rib should be hot when served? Our poor waitress tried to warm it up twice(!) all to no avail. She was not upset though, there was a waiting line. Another old...More

Thank Nadrod
Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate here for dinner one night with our little one. It was early (5:30ish) but not super crowded for a Sunday. Awesome reasonably priced lobster and quick service. Friendly and great food. We enjoyed it as did our daughter who spent the whole meal...More

Thank maestra611
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I suppose a trip to the cape is not complete without dinner at the boathouse. Classic new england fare. Great ambiance.

Thank Tvine T
Reviewed 4 days ago

Food was good. Service a little slow considering it wasn't that crowded. Did have a large group (11) so we gave them a little pass on the slow service. Overall good experience.

Thank billgerken
Reviewed 5 days ago

Good Seafood and reasonable price. Location is nice. Short wait for a table. Outdoor seating available. Ample parking.

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our 1st day on the Cape for our yearly vacation here and we decided to try out the Lobster Boat for lunch and we were not disappointed. We all enjoyed our meal. I had the Seafood Scampi - scallops, shrimp, mussels & 1 lobster claw...More

Thank travel5bugEuro
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have come here every year for the past three years. We were told that it was not reliable but we have never had a problem. Our wait staff has always been wonderful particularly with our children. The food has always been delicious and high...More

Thank KarenR86
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited for a early dinner yesterday. Party of 4 ! Sat on the deck, what a view ! Our waiter ERIC was friendly, fun and attentive. Same as three years before. We had another FANTASTIC meal. Crab cakes, Shrimp cocktail and salad to start....More

Thank David C
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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, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
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12:00 - 22:00
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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