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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster” (678 reviews)
“steamers” (59 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 19:30All hours
American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
Route 3, 1237 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Typical Maine seafood shack but it is one of the "old ones". They do stuff right but then you really can't screw up cooking lobsters and clams.

Thank smeg t
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our first visit to Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound. I had the boiled lobster which was delicious. My husband had the scallops which were awesome. We shared clams as an appetizer. Everything was yummy! Will definitely be.back!

Thank AJH0726
Reviewed 4 days ago

We go here as a family every year while we vacation near Bar Harbor. For the past 2 years, I've questioned why we keep coming here because for just one 1.5 pound lobster, it costs $30...then you pay for all the extras (corn, rolls, cole...More

1  Thank Molly C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Recommended to us but I wasn't impressed. The lobster was good but everything is extra. I think you can get better deals further down the road. You order the food you sit at a picnic table and pick up your food when the number is...More

1  Thank ljshank
Reviewed 6 days ago

We've been to many places in Maine for lobster, but always came back to Trenton Bridge. Now on our annual visit to Maine from New Jersey, Trenton Bridge is our only place to get lobster. Most delicious lobster in all of Maine... I don't know...More

Thank Gigi O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to try the crab sandwich. It was excellent. Pretty big and sweet! We went for lunch and it wasn't too crowded. Nice seating area. Inside inside covered or outside in the shade.

Thank Janice D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute place. I'm sure the lobster will be great. We stopped in and we're caught off guard by the guy immediately shouting out to taking our order. It was crowded so we thought nothing of it ordered (3) 1 1/2 lb. lobsters cooked. A crowded...More

2  Thank soontobemrs_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are new residents to the area and stopped in to pick up lobsters to cook at home - when people talk about sweet, delicious Maine lobster, this is what they mean! The best lobster we've had the pleasure to enjoy! Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is worth the drive from Bar Harbor to get to the Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound. Pick your Lobster then choose your sides. When it is ready, your number is called and you pick up your steaming hot lobster dinner. Seating is in a screened...More

Thank Papadoc529
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in on our way to bar harbor upon a recommendation from a bartender at Maine beer co. We were happy we did! It was cute and quaint- and the chowder/bisque was perfect for a cold day. The crab dip was actually amazing and...More

Thank Pamela H
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Becki K
1 March 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
5 October 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
Kathy N
30 July 2016|
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Response from icestatue | Reviewed this property |
Just so you know, bigger isn't always better. The 1-1/4 to 1 1/2 cooks in much less time and because of that, is much tender and sweeter.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
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, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
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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Welcome to Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound(R)! 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 50 years, our customer service is second to none, providing you with the very best and freshest seafood Maine offers.
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