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Lobster Pound & Real Pit BBQ

324 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605-5805
+1 207-667-6320
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“brisket” (34 reviews)
“mussels” (32 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
324 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605-5805
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Reviewed 3 days ago

4 of us stopped there one evening on the way back from Acadia. Ordered a variety of lobster/smoked meat dishes. While the food was good, it came down to what we were getting for what we were paying - $25 for two smoked meats platter,...More

Thank GGGGary4
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Outdoor roadside restaurant that is worth the stop. Our server, Emma, was terrific. She offered several suggestions which were spot on. Very attentive and friendly as well. We had terrific clam chowder, a very generous serving of smoked mussels and some if the best brisket...More

Thank davcar1980
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our lunch heading out of Bar Harbor was excellent!!! Perfect ending to our trip. My husband got the Lobster & Brisket, delicious!!! Our children (6&9) got the half rack to share (falling off the bone yummy) and I got the fish n chips. All DELICIOUS!!!!...More

Thank PKTay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by on our way back to Ellsworth from Bar Harbor based on reviews from last year. I ordered Beef Brisket and my wife ordered the Lazy Man's Lobster, since she doesn't like to pick out the meat. The dinners arrived and my brisket was...More

Thank gfish27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do note the sun hits the outdoor seating in the summer hard. Not a ton of shade. I happened to be there during a very hot July. Sitting in the heat and eating is not a great experience. Indoors is not much cooler but they...More

Thank Me9247
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here twice, the first time we stopped for fried Haddock and then came back for the BBQ because of the smell. The Ribs and Brisket did not disappoint. The ribs fell off the bone and were juicy and meaty. The brisket was cooked...More

Thank bamatraveler08
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Seated outside with the smell of smoked meats. Service excellent and the waitress gave us some pointers on interesting sites to see. Ordered the full rib slab and the pulled pork sandwich. The ribs were tender and plenty of smokey flavor. Fell off the bones...More

Thank Zep_58
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

This is a nice surprise in Ellsworth. The lobster roll is excellent along with the brisket and the pulled pork. The sides are very good including cole slaw, potato salad, and beans. You'll find the staff friendly and helpful. Sit outdoors on a nice evening...More

Thank Paperclip68
Reviewed 12 July 2018

After doing some TripAdvisor research, my wife and I settled on this location because of the previous reviews and the combination of seafood and BBQ. We ordered the grilled lobster dinner and the pulled pork dinner. While they were not very busy, the server seemed...More

Thank tanghao
Reviewed 5 July 2018

This place is off the highway. The service is very friendly. We had the combo plate of BBQ which was very good and the 4 lb lobster which was HUGE! I would recommend going with the smaller lobster since the big one was sooo hard...More

Thank RALU P
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24 July 2015|
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Response from Melhink | Reviewed this property |
Based on your needs, I would contact them before visiting. If you have allergies to food, I don't want to steer you wrong! The staff was super helpful and friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 324 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605-5805
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Trenton
  • Phone Number: +1 207-667-6320
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