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Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound

Route 3, 1237 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605
+1 207-667-2977
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“clams” (96 reviews)
“steamers” (61 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Route 3, 1237 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A lobster meal here is the best because they cook them in seawater. You can smell the steaming seawater as you drive up. This is as casual as it gets, so please don’t come if you are looking for fancy. You order at the counter,...More

Thank katzmat
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was chilly, so the indoor seating was a real plus. I ordered a green salad with a serving of lobster salad on top and that was delicious. Corn on the cob looked like it had been cooked the day before, was small. Staff not...More

Thank MaryAnn W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered and went back to the Inn for a late lunch/early dinner one day. The lobster was wonderful, all the sides we ordered were home made and excellent. Service with a smile, not hard to see why they have been in business for so...More

Thank kodiakkid57
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Richard and I just returned from a long weekend in Bar Harbor. Our 1st evening out, we indulged at the Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound! I don't like cracking and picking lobster, but I love a great lobster roll... and the Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound has...More

Thank Heather C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were blown away by the delicious lobster we found here. Very basic presentation. Order at the counter. Say ‘hi’ to your lobster before it goes in the pot(choose the size you want). You will be given a number when you pay...More

Thank silveradvantagei2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by for dinner and were excited to see the large selection on the menu. There is more to the menu than what is posted online. We tried clam chowder for the first time and while it was good, it wasn’t our favorite (we...More

Thank Fourkinntheroad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came to Maine for lobster and this place has the best! Great lobster, great service! Loved this place!

Thank Cali843
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent and very fresh seafood! We ordered steamers, lobster, and cole slaw. Without a doubt the best steamers I’ve had in years. They were sweet and sand free. We were able to hand select the lobsters we wanted and when they arrived they were cooked...More

Thank nhbikerider
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

5 stars are fully earned. Nothing fancy, wouldn't be a Shack if it was! just fresh seafood, reasonable prices. definitely make the stop.

Thank Dutchdago
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great local family to do business with, I ship lobster to my relatives never disappointed.Bring friends for suppa never had a complaint.

Thank lordheaton
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August 30, 2017|
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Response from Trenton B | Property representative |
Cash or credit, you preference.
Becki K
March 1, 2017|
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Response from Sand1966 | Reviewed this property |
We shared a large lobster , soup and clams, we had the meal and had potatoes and corn , they do charge a lot of extras. They are good about keeping eating area clean it is screened in and keeping trash cleaned up so flies... More
Margaret W
October 5, 2016|
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Response from PodgeH | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about dead of winter for eating there but shipping lobsters or other seafood available. Phone is 207-667-2977
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 3, 1237 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Trenton
  • Phone Number: +1 207-667-2977
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Restaurant Open for 2018 Open Monday - Saturday 8AM - 7:30 PM Open Sundays on Holiday weekends Shipping Year-Round Welcome to Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound®! We buy fresh Maine lobsters, scallops, crabmeat, clams and mussels, and ship them off to you at their absolute freshest, or in summer season, serve them to you right in Downeast Maine! For over 60 years, our customer service is second to none, providing you with the very best and freshest seafood Maine offers. Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound® is located on Route 3 at 1237 Bar Harbor Road in Trenton, Maine, just before the bridge onto Thompson's and Mount Desert Island. It is hard to miss with the row of wood-fired cookers out front smoking away and the big sign on the roof that says, "LOBSTERS". At the present time, the seasonal eatery features boiled lobsters and steamed clams, clam chowder and lobster stew, lobster and crabmeat cocktails, lobster and crabmeat sandwiches, rolls and melted butter, with sides of potato salad.
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