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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%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“brisket” (36 reviews)
“mussels” (33 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 14 October 2018

My husband and I went here for our first lobster roll during a recent trip to Acadia National Park. I was expecting a roll overflowing with big chunks of lobster meat (which I had read about in reviews for other places). What we received was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

This is a great experience !! The lobster rolls here are excellent. Tried the naked lobster rolls also and they were great. It is a Must for all travelers to try.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Basic restaurant (or lobster pound) with good deasl on fresh lobster. You can eat indoor or outdoor.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank ptsip04
Reviewed 31 August 2018

very tasty barbeque had the pulled pork you put the meat on the bun which is toasted add sauce lots of meat left for another sandwich

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank gregggracee
Reviewed 17 August 2018

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

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank GGGGary4
Reviewed 15 August 2018 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

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank davcar1980
Reviewed 2 August 2018 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

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank PKTay
Reviewed 30 July 2018

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

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank gfish27
Reviewed 25 July 2018

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

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Me9247
Reviewed 23 July 2018 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

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank bamatraveler08
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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, Local cuisine, Groups
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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