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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brisket” (31 reviews)
“lobster” (115 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Barbecue
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324 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605-5805
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great BBQ and great seafood combo place. The steamed clams are the best. They are sand dug clams not hand picked mud clams so they are white shelled and grit free. The ribs are always tasty and cooked just right. Crab & artichoke dip is...More

Thank smeg t
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lobster Rolls were good. Service however was terrible. I inquired inside if it was o.k. To sit outside with our two little dogs. The waitress said it was o.k. which we appreciated. We sat down and waited and waited. She attended to guests next to...More

Thank AJH0726
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Who could pass this by? Excellent brisket, lobster roll, corn on the cob and blueberry pie. The service was fast and the beer was cold. Fantastic Maine experience.

Thank ClayAnd2529
Reviewed 6 days ago

Took the family for dinner. Seating is uncomfortable picnic tables. The servers are super slow with order taking, bringing drinks, bringing check - Hardly saw our waiter at all and we were there forever. The actual food was pretty good and we enjoyed that they...More

Thank Christina D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our way to Bar Harbor we stopped for dinner at Lobster Pound & Real Pit BBQ. The food was good, the prices were maybe moderate (for Maine), and the service was a bit slow. It was a decent meal, but nothing amazing or special....More

Thank afinetraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

VERY Disappointed Ordered Lobster roll for $19! It was mostly roll with maybe 3Tablespoons of lobster salad with lettuce mixed in. Sat at a picnic table outside and used plastic utensils for that! Waiter never came back to collect bill so found staff inside to...More

Thank JILL C
BBQedlobster, Manager at Lobster Pound & Real Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, For the folks that do not know about our Lobster rolls, there are pictures of our Lobster Rolls on this site and others. Our lobster rolls always consist of one whole fresh picked Maine lobster. A customer may order their roll with mayo or...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading reviews on different lobster pounds in the Trenton/Ellsworth area, we decided to try this one and we are glad we did. We were greeted right away by a friendly server, told to take our own menus and choose a table. There is indoor...More

Thank Laurie R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here was really great. We got the hot lobster rolls and a family BBQ platter. The only real issue I had is that our waitress was horrible. She would bring us food, and no plates or silverware (I had to go get it...More

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough great things about the Lobster Pound and Real Pit BBQ! One of the most unique and delicious spots to eat, this restaurant has it all. The seafood is great, but with the added BBQ it makes eating there something that everyone...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by for dinner with family. I will start out by saying I would not go back and afterwards, we all wished we would of tried the spot we passed to get to this one. Besides everything being overpriced. And actually most things seemed to...More

Thank tyccrn
BBQedlobster, Manager at Lobster Pound & Real Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, I apologize that you did not like your meals. Our seafood is delivered fresh everyday and our scallops are especially top notch. Since we have purchased new fryers this season it is puzzling to me that you claim your meal was "soggy". Our Texas...More

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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, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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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