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The Lobster Trap Fish Market and Restaurant

290 Shore Rd, Bourne, MA 02532
+1 508-759-7600
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster” (76 reviews)
“chowder” (37 reviews)
“fish and chips” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood
€€ - €€€
290 Shore Rd, Bourne, MA 02532
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1 - 10 of 432 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today for first time. We were in the area to service a client. We are from MA. The cod was the freshest I have ever had!!! The scallops were amazing. My husband loved the brunch for 15.00. The service was great! Definitely fresh, fresh,...More

Thank Sue630
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped on our way off the Cape for one more seafood lunch. What a delightful surprise. Very casual, warming atmosphere with a boisterous bar - the Patriots were playing. We had some nice beers to start and our waitress was very friendly and helpful. My...More

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Check out this place: right on the ocean bay, just west of the village of Cataumet. Beautiful landscaped exterior/patio seating, with umbrellas at each table and clean, clear window screens to protect diners from wind; this part is fairly new, and what an excellent addition...More

Thank WinnipesaukeeGirl
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in at 2pm and got a great seat at the bar. Took advantage of the special, 1/2 lobster roll and a bowl of chowder. It was all high quality food with a great server! Also took advantage of the fresh oyster on the half...More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We so enjoyed our Sunday lunch at this delightful casual restaurant with delicious food. Our group had a variety of entrées, from fried seafood platter to 1 1/2 pound lobsters – – all delicious. Service was as good as could be expected in such a...More

Thank pkhendricks
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Although it is a very popular dining spot the food is just mediocre.A lot of locals along with tourists. Can be very crowded & noisy at dinner, best to go for lunch on the waterfront patio.

Thank Marilyn V
Reviewed 7 October 2017

For context I am a 50 year old New Yorker. After passing by this place several times and noticing that it was always full, my wife and I finally stopped for lunch on the rainy Saturday of Labor Day weekend. There was a 25 minute...More

Thank Bowditch
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We went to the Lobster trap one lunchtime on our way to somewhere else and decided to have a drink and a look at the menu. We sat outside on the deck it was a little bit windy but the sun was shinning I had...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We were out for a ride and ran into this place just in time to appease the tummy God. Good location, very good service! We had Raw Oysters and chowder for lunch. It was OUTSTANDING. We will be going back.

Thank magagoo
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We had the clam chowder and seafood stew. Both were excellent. Service was friendly and quick. Nice location sitting outside by the water.

Thank Jeremy W
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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!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, 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, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 290 Shore Rd, Bourne, MA 02532
  • 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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