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Bob Lobster

49 Plum Island Tpke, Newbury, MA 01951-1353
+1 978-465-7100
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster rolls” (40 reviews)
“seafood” (41 reviews)
“chowder” (18 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
49 Plum Island Tpke, Newbury, MA 01951-1353
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped to eat and left disappointed without ordering. There were lots of people, but the conditions didn't look good. Portable restrooms, no sink to wash your hands. Tables were very dirty. After we saw all that decided to go to another place.

Thank Guest654321
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The real deal! Fresh yummy seafood delivered on a red plastic tray, sofa and water in the cooler. Sit inside on picnic tables or outside some have umbrellas. Not cheap but fast and yummy.

1  Thank Fay K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bob has the best Lobster Chowder! If you have never tried Lobster chowder, try it here! It is delicious.

Thank LindsleySilagi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wrote a great review of Bob's Lobster back in 2015, this was a great place for seafood. Something has changed at Bob's the food this year has gone down hill. Stopped in for a couple of lobster rolls the other day. When lobster is...More

1  Thank Newburyporter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fishermen's Platter one of the best I have ever had. Fish and Chips was also good, more than enough. Lobster roll was good. Friendly staff, and rather quick order to delivery time frame.

Thank jagcyn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whole belly fried clams are Massachusetts' contribution to the world's finest dishes. You aren't a New England if you don't love fried clams, and you haven't visited New England--no matter how many times you've been here--until you've downed a box or two. Bob Lobster has...More

Thank amherst_reader
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this place on the way back from Newburyport beach, what's better then fried food after a day at the beach!?? The staff were great and the food was exactly what I expected BUT after a day lying in the heat the last thing...More

1  Thank ThomasOldbury
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Bob Lobster! Down, down … the road from Newburyport is this extremely casual lobster shack with limited indoor seating and some breezy outdoor tables. Order at the indoor counter; your order will be ready shortly, even on a sunny busy August day. Bob Lobster is...More

2  Thank ScienceTrip
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This little restaurant is the best place to get lobster roll. Their fried clams are great too. Their menu is extensive for its size and you can get ice cream for dessert. They also sell fresh fish to buy and take home. Sit inside; or...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017

Stop in here for good seafood at a reasonable price. We have visited several times and have never been disappointed. This past weekend we enjoyed another great meal. The lobster and corn chowder is excellent. Sweet lobster meat, corn, and potatoes in a nicely seasoned...More

2  Thank jajtrip
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2 August 2015|
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Response from Victoriaregina1952 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if there are any electrical outlets. The inside seating area is rather small. You could try calling them. Here is their number: 978-465-7100
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
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09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Plum Island Tpke, Newbury, MA 01951-1353
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +1 978-465-7100
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