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Carrier's Mainely Lobster

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10 State Route 46, Bucksport, ME 04416-4701
+1 207-469-1011
11:00 - 19:30
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Hudson, Ohio
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182 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was traveling with my two teens from Boston up to Bar Harbor. We needed a quick bite to eat and of course, we wanted seafood since we were in Maine. Based on the reviews we just had to stop here and give it a try. You order at the front window, and then you can go around the side... More 

Thank worleybird98
Bj C, Owner at Carrier's Mainely Lobster, responded to this review

Thanks so much we are glad that you enjoyed your time with us. More 

New York City, New York
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157 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We passed this restaurant on our way to Blue Hill and noticed the parking lot was absolutely packed. We decided to stop in on our way out of town the next day to see what all the fuss was about. We certainly weren't expecting this! Pulling up, you notice a window where you place your order. Don't get discouraged. Place... More 

Thank GrumpyandtheOldLady
Bj C, Owner at Carrier's Mainely Lobster, responded to this review

Thank you so much. We are glad you loved your experience. Sometimes it takes altitle longer for our food to come out because of the fresh products that we use. We have live lobster tanks, where the lobsters stay until it is time to cook. They live in the tank at a cool temperature of 45°, this is why it... More 

Bangor, Maine
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138 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Second trip to Carriers and its atmosphere is great! Order at the counter and wait to pick up... tons of seating inside and out... stuff for the kiddos to do, friendly folks from all over... But when my fish and chips arrived I was crestfallen. Ample portion -but of little chunks of fish. And I mean little! I dug in... More 

Thank freddapick
Bj C, Owner at Carrier's Mainely Lobster, responded to this review

Yes for sure the haddock fillet is huge very popular. The fish and chips are nuggets that people love, but if you are looking for the big ol fillet order the haddock basket, haddock fry friday nights all you can eat. More 

Bucksport, Maine
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I'm a local and was craving something sweet so decided to stop at Carriers to grab an ice cream cone. I got there and decided on a Butterfinger flurry. I got a small, It was HUGE. I couldn't eat it all, not even half.

Thank OlivejuiceME
Stevensville, Montana
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Several of us decided to give this place a try and none of us regretted it. The lobster rolls come in small (3 oz) or large (7 oz) and both were delicious. The scallop roll only had three deep-fried scallops but they were sweet, fresh and yummy. Would definitely eat here again.

Thank Martimoto
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13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Great for take out or in the rough dining. Doesn't look like much but the lobster, clams, other seafood are very goof @ reasonable prices. Excellent ice cream too; very large servings. I'd you don't mind ultra casual pick up you food at the window & eat at a picnic table; you'll love it.

Thank David D
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We visited Ft. Knox and wanted to get something to eat on our way home....we had been hoping to find fresh clam strips so we used Yelp while we were driving and we came across Carriers Mainely Maine. The fried clam strips basket and fried haddock appetizer were fantastic! The onion rings were incredible as well....I am quite happy to... More 

Thank New_Englander225
Rocky River Ohio
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113 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

A local shop recommended this place since it was along our root. The lobster roll was fabulous and the fish sandwich was delicious and HUGE! The service was quick and friendly! So glad we stopped in!

Thank marusia
Bristol, Vermont
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79 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

On a recent vaca in search of the perfect lobster boil, my family tried Crosby's Drive-In on night and were thoroughly impressed (see review). Three nights later, we tried Carrier's and stumbled upon the perfect problem. We now had TWO excellent lobster shacks from which to choose. If you want old-school drive-in, head to Crosby'. Dine-in more your mood. Carrier's... More 

Thank YankeeforLife56
Carmel, Indiana
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87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We were having a party and ordered Haddock for carry out. The fish was ready when promised. Nice big fillets that we cooked at home. Everyone raved about the food. Carriers always delivers. Can't wait to eat there again. Lobster is also great.

Thank linda c

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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
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
American, Seafood, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 State Route 46, Bucksport, ME 04416-4701
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Bucksport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-469-1011
Carriers Mainely Lobster is a a family owned business specializing in seafood, burgers, sandwiches, fresh fish, and ice cream (hard serve and soft serve). We are a casual take-out or eat-in restaurant, renowned for Fresh seafood and excellent service!

After 16 years in the fishing industry, BJ Carrier decided to start his own restaurant with his wife, Tory. Renowned for Fresh seafood and excellent service! Carrier's Mainely Restaurant was rewarded with the Bucksport Chamber of Commerce's "New Business of the Year!" We must be doing something right!

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