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The Red Shack

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315A Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2230
+1 508-487-7422
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

After reading all the reviews about the best lobster roll in town, we couldn't miss out on our 1st visit to Provincetown. The lobster mac n cheese was the best tasting lobster mac n cheese I've ever had but the amount of lobster didn't quite measure up to the price. The original lobster roll was a bit of a let... More 

Thank Jonesk13
Guerneville, California
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131 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

Home made and tasted that way, nice thick sauce and not shy with the lobster meat for only $3 extra on either a small ($4) or large ($5). Nice portion for a snack but not a heavy meal, Friendly staff, outdoor benches available on the wharf at Lopes Square. Wide variety of lobster rolls, sausage and peppers, pizzas, wraps, salds... More 

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91 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

Come for the lobster roll, stay for the lobster roll, come back for the lobster roll...seriously: the lobster roll is gooooood. My personal preference is the version that has a little mayo/seasoning/goodies tossed with the generous heaps of meat from the claws and tail, but no lettuce or tomato on the brioche roll. They offer the traditional hot buttered option... More 

Thank nmeas1
Saugatuck, Michigan
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

By far my favorite Lobster Roll in town. Whatever you order, you will get your moneys worth. We will grab our food and take it to The Underground (a local bar) and have a couple of cocktails while eating great food from The Red Shack. Underground does not serve food, so they will let you bring food in. The Red... More 

Thank Rod G
Durham, North Carolina, United States
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

What a discovery! I had one of the finest lobster rolls I've ever had! The lobster was tender and drenched in butter! I was a happy camper!!!

Thank Del W
north kingstown RI
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

best in town lobster rolls, and very reasonable price; you get your moneys worth. No inside or outside dining, but you can sit on benches located in the center of the street or on the wharf.

Thank chief6219
Lombard, Illinois
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99 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

We had been waiting for a table at the Lobster Pot for about 40 minutes and my kids were starving. We decided to ditch the plan and just grab food from here. Surprisingly, it was very good! I had clam chowder and my husband had a lobster roll. He said it was awesome and my soup was also really good.... More 

Thank TravelLovingFamily5
Litchfield, Connecticut
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

Just a takeout joint but the lobster roll was full, fresh and delicious. I also couldn’t resist the bacon mac & cheese. Good job, everything that was being handed out to the waiting customers looked great. Prices were in line and compatible, the front servers were polite and friendly. She even remembered me from earlier in the day. Always Chefnfly

Thank Chefnfly
Brooklyn, New York, United States
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

It's a shack, literally. But food was good, lobster roll was full of meat, chunks and not just shredded pieces with one or 2 whole pieces of meat. Kids had hotdogs, all the same there. But the place is deffinetly worth a visit for the lobster roll...so far nothing close. I have seen $30 lobster rolls at restaurants so to... More 

Thank Robert D
New Oxford, Pennsylvania
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521 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Got the Bonjour smoothie to get a cool drink on a hot afternoon. It was a little expensive for the size (only 1 size) but it tasted great. Was a nice way to chill by drinking on a bench in the shade across the road.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315A Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2230
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Provincetown
  • Phone Number: +1 508-487-7422
Lobster Rolls, Gourmet Sandwiches, Homemade Pizza, Soup & Chowder, and much more...

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