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Lobster Q

416 Emerson Ave, Hampstead, NH 03841-2401
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
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“lobster” (27 reviews)
“cole slaw” (8 reviews)
“ribs” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
416 Emerson Ave, Hampstead, NH 03841-2401
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Low marks for the dining experience, but if you show up with low expectations, you may be pleasantly surprised. The seafood is better than the decor, which is sterile and uninteresting. It is fresh and the beer selection on tap is reasonably varied. The signature...More

Thank Albert S
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Great chowder and seafood. Dining area is very small so not any privacy while eating. Food is good and there are specials most of the time.

Thank gurney1157
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Went here because my son had a groupon for it. Glad we did. It was a great deal with it and an average deal without. Recommended!

Thank Woodstock63
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

The owner isn't interested in satisfying customers, only his ego! Always appearing on Boston media shows. Not sure it helps his local clientele. His food is ok, and I give him a B+ for effort, but his restaurant environment of early strip mall is not...More

Thank FoodieNewHampshire
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My husband ordered ribs and I got a scallop and whole belly clam plate. Portions were on the smallish size. The seafood was well prepared, though the scallops a bit greasy. There were about 6 good sized scallops and about 6 clams of varying size....More

Thank Y3675WEleslieb
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I ordered the shrimp scampi & it appeared that the chef accidentally spilled a handful of rosemary into my dish. As I took my first bite, I looked up & saw a man from the kitchen peeking around the corner at me. He was obviously...More

Thank Deb P
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The Lobster Q was recommended by a friend who had not visited it so we decided to give it an try and were totally disappointed. I started off with a cup of clam chowder and it was more clam flour and lukewarm. Then came the...More

Thank Spoomax
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is totally super tiny and very cozy! It's cute and modern :) the food is TO DIE FOR!!! The haddock and salmon are delicious and the craft beer selection will keep you drinking all nite! The owner is super friendly and mans the...More

Thank Stefmacapple
Reviewed 26 June 2017

First visit to the Q which can be easily be missed located in a strip mall. Driven by it on several occasions and finally had some time to stop in. It is small with a bar located at the front door. I don't think there...More

Thank Free655
Reviewed 23 May 2017

"The Q" as the Lobster Q is referred is a lovely local eatery with so many surprises. The owner Sean is a passionate cook, always looking beyond, always trying something different. He develops his dishes at home where he exercises two different smokers with computerized...More

Thank yenneks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 Emerson Ave, Hampstead, NH 03841-2401
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Hampstead
  • Phone Number: 603-329-4094
Seafood and bbq
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