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Lobster Shanty

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2905 State Hwy, Eastham, MA 02642-2558
+1 508-255-9394
11:00 - 22:00
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Cary, NC
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437 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

When in Maine.... eat lobster. The lobster roll was decent but not the best. The fish and chips were OK but not special. The service was OK. Overall -- average. Now, the lobster roll, while OK by "Maine" standards, is still excellent by standards anywhere else, so it's still very good.

Thank viperflt
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

OMG their hot lobster roll has a whole lobster on it drenched in butter with fries and slaw for $19.99

Thank kittyderr
Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

My favorite lobster roll restaurant was closed so I decided to try this place out. Bad idea. The lobster roll was on a cold, plain dry hotdog bun and the lobster meat had a terrible fishy taste. It seems as though the lobster meat sat in water way too long or wasn't cooked properly. I have enjoyed many lobster rolls... More 

Thank katre1001
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I stopped at this restaurant and was hoping for a good meal of fried clams with bellies. The platter was definitely full, but the clams were somewhat soggy. The French fries and coleslaw were just ok. Kind of disappointing.

Thank Beth R
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

After a great day at the National Seashore we decided to eat at the Lobster Shanty. I was GREATLY disappointed in the food - we ordered take out - bowl of Clam Chowder ended up as a cup of tasteless "Lobster Bisque" - the "lobster roll" for $15.95 was also tasteless and I was very surprised to see the filler... More 

Thank sandra f
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Wife and I stopped here on 9/11 and had lunch. Very reasonable prices and large portions!.....Highly recommended.

Thank edsel52
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137 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Visited on Sunday sept. 4th. after walking the National seashore. I should have read the TA reviews a little better and should have sat out side to avoid a tip. The place was a little run down. I ordered the WHOLE belly clams for 23$. This was a huge disappointment for a seafood place. The clams had literally no bellies.... More 

1 Thank Lobstahicas
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437 reviews
323 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The lobster special if 2 for $19.95 is pretty good but nothing comes with it. The lobster was tasty but the sides were not and too expensive.

Thank 970alexanderp
Rome, New York
1 review
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The service was terrable. Our server did not talk to us at all besides when he took our order and asked some questions. I needed some more water and napkin, found someone setting at the bar to ask. I called 2times when I got back home and got the name of the general manager but no one knew when he... More 

Thank 11228anita
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped on trip up to P-town. Though lobster roll not bad certainly not best on the Cape. Fish & Chips adequate. Greek salad OK.

Thank Patricia L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2905 State Hwy, Eastham, MA 02642-2558
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Eastham
  • Phone Number: +1 508-255-9394

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?