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Charlotte's Legendary Lobster Pound

465 Seawall Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4071
+1 207-244-8021
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“goat” (38 reviews)
“fries” (22 reviews)
“lobster roll” (63 reviews)
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American, Seafood
€€ - €€€
465 Seawall Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4071
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Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the few restaurants in the area and its a lobster Pound that's not on the water.It was not busy when we were there We sat at picnic tables by the road that were dirty with ketchup, sauces, and drink spills. The tables next...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food was excellent- had lobster roll and bacon wrapped scallops- so tasty! Laid back- picnic style setting with outdoor seating.

Thank lisadawn8403
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was my favorite Maine restaurant. The staff is very friendly and the owner came out to chat with us. We were lucky enough to spot a doe and two fawns as we waited for our food. We ate here twice and would have stopped...More

Thank J I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being local, we are always looking for new spots to try. While our parents were in, we visited the Sea Wall, afterwards we stopped at Charlotte’s. The haddock was obviously very fresh and delicious! Priced competitively, the menu provides plenty of options for any customer....More

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were headed to the sunset and saw this place. Decided to get a takeout order. Lobster roll was great. Wife’s clam roll was overfilled! Priced right and prepared F-A-S-T!

Thank mwpyle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lobster bisque and clam chowder is very, very yummy and worth the stop. We will be back on our next trip.

Thank Lulu H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charlotte's is another great choice for a Great Lobster Roll on the Quiet side of Southwest Harbor, Maine ......

Thank Joe2897
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great lobster shack that really gives you that coastal New England ambiance. We both ordered the lobster roll which was made fresh in about 20 minutes (keep that in mind). In the meantime we busied ourselves by taking pictures of the deer and looking for...More

Thank Joseph J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place accidentally. What a happy accident. We had lobster rolls and fries. They were without doubt the best on our trip to Bar Harbor. The rolls were packed with meat. The fries were crispy and soft in the middle. Just perfect. If...More

1  Thank lynnandsteve
Reviewed 12 September 2017

My wife and I loved this place, met Charlotte and you can tell she pours her heart and soul into this business, very unique and great food. Make sure to check out their got.

Thank David J P
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Questions & Answers
2 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Snazzyseafood | Property representative |
Hi there! We are open from 11-8:30 daily, with the exception of Monday which is 4:00-8:30 through at least the 17th, and hopefully Halloween. See you soon! :-)
Jeff M
25 September 2016|
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Response from Snazzyseafood | Property representative |
Hi there!!! No inside seating but there is seating with a heater as well as a fireplace which offers some protection from the elements.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:30
16:00 - 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: 465 Seawall Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4071
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-244-8021
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Open 7 days a week seasonally from Memorial Day Weekend until late October. Tuesday thru Sunday, 11:00 AM - 8:30 PM. Monday 4:00pm-8:30.
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