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Lobster Trap

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2840 W Side Rd, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860-5911
+1 603-356-5578
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Holbrook, New York, United States
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Lobster roll could have had a little more lobster in it. I usually have to eat a lobster roll with a fork and knife because there is so much lobster overflowing its roll, not here which was a disappointment. Shrimp scampi was good. Service was slow, price was reasonable. Would I go back, maybe.

Thank Barbara F
Stonington, Connecticut
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We alway's make sure to eat at the Lobster trap when we go to North Conway, we love the baked stuff lobster, you have to try it, if you like lobster.

1 Thank Marc G
North Conway, New Hampshire
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227 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We avoid this place during the summer when it's always crowded. Now that tourist season is over until winter, we came back. The seafood is still very good. Very fresh.Very simple, actually they will cook anything to order. Prices are moderate(seafood has become very expensive!) Reliably good, although the early bird menu has disappeared.

1 Thank bluto011
Calabasas, California
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We ordered from the Early Bird Special (before 6:00 PM in the fall; before 5:00 PM in the summer according to our server, Miranda). We shared a bowl of New England clam chowder. My husband was very happy that the chowder contained so many clams! The chowder was flavorful and creamy - just the way we like it. My husband... More 

Thank J A
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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391 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

As Midwesterners visiting the East Coast, one of our first meals was a seafood restaurant. This stop did not meet our expectations. The service was (at best) adequate; the seafood was (at best) adequate. The prices, however ------ We did not return!

Thank RichardB562
Quincy, Illinois
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

After touring the NE looking at the gorgeous Fall Colors, this was our first chance to have really fresh seafood and we were not disappointed. The chowder and fried clams were excellent. But,the real treat was their house specialty for two....lots of seafood (lobster tails, shrimp, mussels, scallops) on a bed of linguine in a marinara sauce....outstanding!

Thank Bob L
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We were greeted by Miranda and she took our drink order. When she came back she recommended a few things to us we both ordered the seafood platter with onion rings.The plates were full of food when they arrived in a very short time. Great onion rings! Everything was cooked very well. Great meal!

Thank Jeff S
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Although a little put-off by the fish tank containing a lot of crowded lobsters, I suppose they were at least fresh though not particularly happy. We went for the shared platter of sea food on linguine which was great value at less than $30 for two and included fat juicy scallops, jumbo prawns, clams, mussels and lobster claws. Along with... More 

Thank Andrew B
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

For new england style classic fried clams and lobster rolls this was excellent. Staff was friendly and wait time was minimal. Off main street so not so crowded. Haven't been back to New Hampshire for a few yrs, although I grew up here. Really enjoyed this local restaurant. Moderately priced.

Thank Laurie M
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Went with my family, the clam chowder soup was nice, too much potatoes.. the lobster tail was ok and expensive. Definitely pass that restaurant.

Thank Lital Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2840 W Side Rd, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860-5911
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Conway  >  North Conway
  • Phone Number: +1 603-356-5578

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?