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The Lobster Pot

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Burtonport €€ - €€€ Irish, Seafood,
Burtonport, Ireland
+353 74 954 2012
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“crab claws” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (30 reviews)
“chowder” (15 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, Pub, Soups
€€ - €€€
Burtonport, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went here for lunch on a rainy Donegal day- lovely chowder, chicken wings and crab claws in a very pleasant setting. Would highly recommend.

Thank lauraburke955
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lovely meal here while on holiday with the family in Donegal, great choices on the menu especially the seafood. We shared the "titanic" seafood platter which despite having no oysters that day had a great selection and loads to eat. Only comment would be...More

Thank Hazel B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I usually visit this restaurant two or three times when I am in Donegal, usually for large family gatherings. The food is truly excellent and the atmosphere always welcoming and warm. As the owner is from the US the portions are closer to American portions...More

Thank simonhann
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having decided to turn off the Sat Nav on a gorgeous sunny day and see where we ended up, we arrived at The Lobster Pot.. having taken a quick look on trip advisor we decided it was worth a try.. and it certainly was.. we...More

1  Thank IrishTourist2009
Reviewed 4 May 2017

For a wide and varied menu, great atmosphere and very friendly staff, this restaurant makes for a great night out.

Thank GilandGor
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

As usual great seafood, great friendly service, good atmosphere. Side salads excellent. Seafood pancake well recommended. Food to keep 3 teenagers happy

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We visit The Lobster Pot 3 or 4 times a year with family and friends. Always great service , fantastic food and drink and a great Craic . Good background traditional music. 10/10. See you in July .

Thank 1burtonport
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We arrived - no booking with a party of 9! Straight in, warm welcome seated promptly. The food was fantastic - everybody was really pleased with their meals. I had the seafood trio - perfectly cooked and very tasty. Unfortunately no lobster due to availability...More

Thank Steve4072
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Was visiting Burtonport for a look around and decided to grab something small to eat at lunchtime. I had heard about the chowder in The Lobster Pot and popped in. I did not ask for the menu just asked at the bar "Is the chowder...More

2  Thank dalkey_island
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We had high expectations but weren't impressed. The food was ok, and the fish (we had catch of the day) was beautifully fresh. Try to get seated in the main bar area - we were sat away in a cafe-style area with no character. The...More

Thank mugenzi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$58
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burtonport, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Burtonport
  • Phone Number: +353 74 954 2012
  • E-mail
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