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The Lobster Shop

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Rt. 27, Southport, ME
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Sarasota, Florida
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

We have been eating lunch at Brenda's Lobster Shop for years. It's at the tip of Southport Island on Route 27. I'm addicted to her lobster rolls. It's a very simple place distinguished by good food and a warm welcome. Picnic tables inside - nothing fancy at all. Brenda and her mother hold forth with food and local gossip. Don't... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Brenda's is somewhat rustic, but very popular with locals and those in the know. Seating is at picnic tables inside or out and you order at the counter or the outside window. Brenda and her mother Beverly are the cooks and also the source of news on all the local doings. The lobster rolls are generously filled and come with... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2014

If you are in Boothbay, be sure to take the time to cross the swing bridge and explore Southport Island, and stop for lunch at The Lobster Shop. Brenda (the owner) has a large menu of delicious seafood choices, as well as burgers and other options. Her mom Bev bakes cookies, homemade whoopie pies, and several other dessert items. They... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2012

The Lobster Shop is a small restaurant, family owned and operated, from catching the lobsters to cooking, baking and serving. We have gone there for years. Best fried Maine shrimp anywhere! Somewhat limited hours - call ahead to be sure. Incredible homemade whoopie pies.

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  • Address: Rt. 27, Southport, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Southport
Also known as "Brenda's" for the proprietor, Brenda Tibbetts, about halfway between West Southport and Newagen on Rt. 27

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?