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Mabel's Lobster Claw

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124 Ocean Ave, Po Box 1956, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6302
+1 207-967-2562
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Riverside California
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92 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Very friendly staff no frills dining. This is not a fancy place but it appears the locals love it and the lobster and shrimp dishes were very tasty.

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Endicott, NY
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We cannot return to Kennebunkport without going to Mabel' s Claw. Their lobster dinners are the best!! Fantastically seasoned. The amount of food you get for the price is excellent. Can't go wrong!!

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Thank Iluvinns
Flint, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

The service was absolutely spot on, small dinning area but just right for small party of five. The food was wonderful the lobster was so sweet and delicious we each had a variety of menu options and each one was excellent. The blueberry pie was an excellent choice for dessert. Will definitely make the trip to Mabel's again next time.

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Had an excellent lunch at Mabel's of clam chowder and lobster roll. They were able to make the lobster roll without mayo due to allergies. The lobster was sweet and plentiful. While not cheap, prices were comparible with other places in Maine. It is a local place with local ambiance.

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Thank travelbug08502
New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

When you think of Maine and the perfect place to get chowder and lobster, this is one of the best. We didn't want the frills of a NYC restaurant, we wanted great food and vibe. 2 lb lobster was delicious.

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Thank jill405
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We had the shoremans dinner which was a 1 lb lonster, steamers, clam chowder and fries and slaw. Very filling, lots of food but if you are looking for inspired cooking this was not it. Not complaining, just expected better quality.

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Thank kcouture
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in here when we were staying in Kennebunk for some pie. This was the best blueberry pie I've ever had!! I'm an ice cream fanatic and the pie was so good that I did not think that it needed the ice cream. My husband got the raspberry and also really enjoyed it! If you go... More 

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Thank Amelia H
Atlanta, Georgia
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125 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Whenever we are n the area, we dine at Mabel's. Food is fresh and service quick. Brst lobster roll. Blueberry pie excellent. Parking limited.

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Thank cba502016
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2 reviews
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Simply the best Stuffed Sole I've had anywhere. I order this meal everywhere and yesterday had the best Stuffed sole at Mabel's. Portion was generous, service was quick. The stuffing had the most lobster meat I've seen in a similar dish. Make reservations if you think it might be busy. We got there early and it soon filled up for... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Having arrived at the inn across the rd quite late in the evening it was a case of dump the cases and source some dinner. Mabel's was 100 yards up the rd so we piled in, crab cakes and peanut butter ice cream pie to follow ( a local treat ) and we were sorted. Special thanks to our waitress... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Ocean Ave, Po Box 1956, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6302
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunkport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-2562
Description
We are a family owned seafood restaurant opened 11:30am to 9pm!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?