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The Lobster Pool

329 Granite St, Rockport, MA 01966-1006
+1 978-546-7808
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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“clams” (37 reviews)
“seafood” (49 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
329 Granite St, Rockport, MA 01966-1006
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Even though we live relatively close to Rockport it's funny how people don't travel and explore their own beautiful back yard. About an hour away, we headed to Rockport to try the Lobster Pool. Open seasonally, and I believe the host said they were closing...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Asked our inn keeper for a recommendation for some dinner. She asked what we were in the mood for, and we of course said local! The lobster pool did not disappoint. Good sized portions, reasonable priced, and delicious! Oh and the view... cannot forget about...More

Thank Brigett D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The quality of the food is all right, nothing to shout about. I thought that it’s a bit pricey though. That said, it was nice eating outdoors by the water and the overall experience was quite pleasant.

Thank Vindik
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

No doubt about it - you can't beat the view. But that's the best we can say about this place. We've loved this place for years. It had great food, albeit a tad expensive, but we never felt as though we didn't get what we...More

Thank Alfred K
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Enjoyed stopping in to taste my first fresh lobster. Not knowing it at the time, the price point was a bit high, but loved sitting right out on the water enjoying the experience. It was good to know we could byob and was able to...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Small place on the waterfront. You order from the chalkboard and take a seat at a painted picnic table, (if you're lucky you get a table with a view from a window) and they call your name when your order's up. The lobster rolls are...More

Thank jcl0519
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Love the atmosphere! Wonderful food and BEAUTIFUL views out back! I grew up going to this restaurant! Every summer my brother and cousins and I would walk from our cottage to get popcorn shrimp and hang out. We carry on the tradition with our children!...More

Thank rockportforlife
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We stopped here for lunch during our stay in Gloucester. It's a spectacular location overlooking Folly Cove, particularly on a sunny day when you can eat outside. As for the food, give it 3 stars at best. Bland, expensive, forgettable.

Thank David T
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We have eaten there in past years and will probably not go back. Food was expensive, lobster chowder must just have had lobster swim in it, lobsters expensive, fries burned, crab cakes mostly breading, soda watered down...

Thank James F
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice view, but that's where it ends. I ordered the large clam chowder and my wife ordered a large lobster bisque and a lobster roll. Very disappointing. The soups were very small with no zip and the lobster roll was just ok. The coleslaw...More

Thank AGC1015
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28 October 2015|
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Response from Joyce J | Reviewed this property |
Hi You should try calling. They are usually closed by now. (978) 546-7808. If you don't mind traveling to Newbury MA, Bob's Lobster has always been good. It does not have the view of the Lobster Pool but still a nice area to... More
2 January 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 329 Granite St, Rockport, MA 01966-1006
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-546-7808
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