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The Lobster Pot

119 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809-2047
+1 401-253-9100
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“lobster pot” (67 reviews)
“scallops” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (19 reviews)
Closed
12:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
119 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809-2047
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1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The pluses about the Lobster Pot are : 1 ) The lovely water view 2) The nicely laid tables. As far as the food quality, some is good, some is so-so. The minuses 1) Overall, too pricey for me!! $40.00 for a 1 and a...More

Thank PortugueseChick
LobsterPotManager, Manager at The Lobster Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for you compliments, we are glad that you enjoyed the Lobster Pot. Sorry that you find our prices high, but as you must be aware, maintaining a building in a prime, waterfront location is very costly, and prices have to be figured into that....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was great, along with the service and the view. I had the tuna and it was prepared perfectly. Drinks were great too.

Thank Judy M
LobsterPotManager, Manager at The Lobster Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your wonderful compliments! We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is very homey and comfortable with great views of the bay. The food was spectacular and oh so tasty, the drinks were delicious and filled to the very top of the glass (No skimping here.) and the service was very friendly. All in...More

Thank pulsarsmd
LobsterPotManager, Manager at The Lobster Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your wonderful comments! Look forward to seeing you soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favorite since I can remember. Best story being about 5yrs old and watching the owner at the time Leo put the lobster to sleep. That being said the present owner Jeff, is extremely friendly and welcoming. Whether you plan on just going...More

Thank Bengells
LobsterPotManager, Manager at The Lobster Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the great comments, and thanks for your continuing loyalty to the Lobster Pot!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When the weather allows outdoor seating, this is the place to go for after-work happy hours (locals), and a lovely spot for tourists. Even sitting inside, there are terrific water views. Service is excellent, with friendly wait staff. Menu has variety, but I'd rate the...More

Thank BobEA96
LobsterPotManager, Manager at The Lobster Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review! We are glad that you had an enjoyable time at The Lobster Pot! Our new menu will be rolling out very soon; I'm sure you will enjoy our new dishes!

Reviewed 16 May 2017

I've eaten here several times because i adore the view - right smack on the water. I ordered the Cod which was so/so. Not the worst I've had, not the best. It was cooked in too much oil. However, I would definitely go back to...More

Thank Melissa P
LobsterPotManager, Manager at The Lobster Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your nice comments. We have a new menu coming out soon and look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful restaurant with superb food and great staff ! We had my daughters baby shower at lobster Pot sat. 80 women and everyone totally enjoyed them selves. I would recommend this restaurant for any event. Manager, Jeff , was very willing to accommodate...More

1  Thank Mary B
LobsterPotManager, Manager at The Lobster Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the tremendous review and we look forward to seeing you soon!!

Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is an attractive seafood restaurant on the drive to Newport. The setting is nice, and for lunch we had mussels with fries and fish and chips. Both meals were excellent, better than expected for sure with the fish and chips. We had a lovely...More

Thank SamAdams417
LobsterPotManager, Manager at The Lobster Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the wonderful review! We look forward to seeing you this summer!

Reviewed 11 March 2017

Very comfortable dining room. Great View. Good assortment of seafood. Nice selection of adult beverages. Great place to meet a friend when you are not in a hurry.

Thank Becky P
LobsterPotManager, Manager at The Lobster Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! We look forward to serving you again this summer!

Reviewed 2 March 2017

Nice menu, chose the surf & turf which was very good. Restaurant not too large, but roomy enough so that you are not listening to your neighbors conversation. Waitress "JoJo" was a pleasure - brought drinks & food expediently. Dined there on Saturday night, music...More

Thank Sea4Me2
LobsterPotManager, Manager at The Lobster Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the wonderful review! We look forward to seeing you on your next visit whether it be a special occasion or just a casual night out!

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lynandmas
Where can I see the lunch menu on the Web? Do you take reservations for lunch? Thanks for your help.
27 August 2015|
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Response from Teacher-DRP | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. Try looking online. Most restaurants with a Web site display their menus.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$45
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809-2047
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 401-253-9100
  • E-mail
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