We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sanders Lobster Company

54 Pray St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5200
+1 603-436-3716
Website
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good10%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
28 Dec 2017
“Absolutely wonderful ”
19 Nov 2017
“Home of the fresh lobsta!”
Open Now
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
54 Pray St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5200
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (20)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 20 reviews

Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Just moved from France in the area and this place is just wonderful. Very friendly and helpful people. We came on Christmas Eve and the atmosphere was just so friendly. They were serving delicious , generous lobster soup while customers were picking their orders. They...More

Thank Céline N
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

It took me a while to discover this place but when I did man was I happy. The most fun I've ever had is to buy a large lobster greater than 5 pounds and cook it for relatives that came into town. This place is...More

Thank paul l
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped and bought two 2 1/2 pound lobsters at $11.99 a pound. Had them cooked on site. Delicious, tender and both were full of red roe. Truly the most roe I've ever seen in a lobster. They also had huge jumbo lobsters at 9.99...More

Thank robertinSJ
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We searched this out after reading the reviews. This is our favorite way to eat lobster in Maine! This is our 4th Maine lobster trip...(we're a little addicted) so we seek out new places each time. It was a slow Thursday afternoon for customers and...More

Thank MELANIE B
Reviewed 2 March 2017

They can fast steam the lobsters so they can be shipped partially cooked. They will enclose seaweed for you too,

1  Thank Tina-Belgians
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Kelsey, the lobster expert was friendly, proficient and made us feel welcomed. We were looking for a large lobster for a birthday gift. We found it. Sanders sits right on the water. It was an educational experience for me to see the lobster and crab...More

Thank Rayjay35
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Hey, You want fresh lobsters? From 1 1/4 n up and huge ones. This is the place to go. They have steamer clams also. Got 10 bugs and 5 lbs of clams. Put'm in a cooler and they added the ice. They're right on the...More

Thank pjzip98
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Stopped in to buy lobsters on a Sunday morning. The young man who waited on us was very informative and helpful. He loaded the cooler, put in ice bags and wet mats. He even loaded it into my car. The sizes of lobsters available was...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This place is no frills seafood market. We bought 3 lobsters at a far cheaper price than at a restaurant because they come off the boat to here no middle man. They will even cook them as you wait. We bought soft shell lobsters which...More

Thank Buckeye02
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Lobsters fresh from boat daily. You buy right where they dock. Family owned and worked. Prices are great. You can't get any better.

1  Thank George S
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 17 hotels in Portsmouth
The Hotel Portsmouth
539 reviews
.95 km away
Hilton Garden Inn Portsmouth Downtown
1,338 reviews
1.10 km away
Residence Inn Portsmouth Downtown/Waterfront
544 reviews
1.20 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites Portsmouth Downtown
1,018 reviews
1.21 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Cure
171 reviews
.77 km away
Mombo
295 reviews
.59 km away
Portsmouth Book and Bar
105 reviews
.82 km away
Ceres Bakery
98 reviews
.83 km away
Nearby Attractions
Strawbery Banke Museum
929 reviews
.51 km away
Market Square
608 reviews
.91 km away
Prescott Park
564 reviews
.57 km away
The Music Hall
165 reviews
.95 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
cwservices1
22 June 2017|
Answer
Response from Tina-Belgians | Reviewed this property |
WIsh they did - but no, this just only a wholesale/retail seller - you literally buy the lobsters and clams right off the dock ! They offer worldwide shipping of the product. Restaurants with a view of the water, no... More
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Pray St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5200
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-436-3716
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing