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The Lobster Trap Fish Market and Restaurant

290 Shore Rd, Bourne, MA 02532-4104
+1 508-759-7600
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (81 reviews)
“seafood” (95 reviews)
“chowder” (39 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
290 Shore Rd, Bourne, MA 02532-4104
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First visit to Cape Cod and was looking for a wonderful lobster roll. Had been to another place where I literally threw it away it was so bad. This lobster roll was fabulous! Loaded with large chunks of lobster, very little else, and a slightly...More

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 6 days ago

I will say that the experience at this seafood restaurant was wonderful. We had eaten a few hours earlier so we, being from Vegas, felt compelled to have seafood while on the Cape. Now, our server was quite dry and it was a little confusing...More

Thank chsnhvn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in a B&B nearby and went twice to this restaurant. It was always packed and for a good reason. Food and service had been great.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow what can be better than a fish market that decided to open up a restaurant next door...The lobster roll was full of large chunks of meat, we went there twice while vacationing nearby, once for lunch (sat at the bar) and once for dinner...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lobster trap has excellent food, a great atmosphere and quite a view. The only draw back to the lobster trap is the wait times. Summer time is extremely busy and even off season it can be difficult to get a seat, but it’s a...More

Thank Gina428
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most places on the cape pre mix their lobster meat with mayonnaise...thus it's not really fresh is it? my sons and I enjoyed a delicious meal here...worth the wait...

Thank ruicorreia14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went out for dinner with friends from Mashpee after driving from Western New York. We found a nice selection of beer and wine to satisfy us. They also have a wide array of other drinks. Our server was deligntful, attentive and helpful with out...More

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a family lunch here. We were looking for a casual atmosphere and great seafood, and this fit those requirements perfectly. Everyone enjoyed their food and service was excellent. It was still before Labor Day so they had valet parking available, which made it easy...More

Thank GeorgiaLucy41
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered the seafood platter after having a cup of clam chowder that was very good. The seafood platter was nothing special, just average fried seafood. The fish tacos were horrible. Why they serve a fish taco in a cold corn tortilla is beyond me....More

Thank bmk1459
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I liked this place better in the old days.... back in the nineties..... but they still have very good chowder, have always been cordial and it is a good fish market too. I was very underwhelmed when I last had a sit down meal and...More

Thank RoundRusty
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Questions & Answers
28 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Jenny S | Property representative |
Dogs are not allowed on the patio. We do offer gluten free options. Check out our website for our full menu lobstertrap . Net
Debra H
20 November 2015|
Response from Jenny S | Property representative |
Hi Debra, We do not have Oysters Rockefeller on the menu, however, we sometimes do them as a special. You can call the restaurant or check out our facebook page for the updated specials!
Dianne D
21 July 2015|
Response from sharone855 |
Are. you open in late October?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 290 Shore Rd, Bourne, MA 02532-4104
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Bourne
  • Phone Number: +1 508-759-7600
  • E-mail
Lobster Trap was founded in 1969 as a neighborhood fish market on the Back River in Bourne. Over time, we have evolved to include a restaurant, catering, and a distribution company which services restaurants and markets world wide. Times change, but our mission has remained the same. We are committed to providing guests with the best possible products we can source, prepared with care and served with pride. After all, this isn't just a job for us, its a way of life. Now eat, drink, enjoy!
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