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Rye Harbor Lobster Pound

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1870 Ocean Blvd, Rye, NH 03870-2718
+1 603-964-7845
10:00 - 19:00
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234 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The lobster rolls were fantastic. I would go back tomorrow.We had lobster rolls with butter, one with mayo, steamers and clam chowder. Each of us were very pleased

Thank pkbehappy
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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142 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This lunch was not inexpensive but boy was this sandwich outstanding. I'm getting hungry just thinking about it. YUM!!!!

Thank Susan E
Hampton, New Hampshire
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Although they are closed for the season, go here in the spring for their chowder, Whether clam or lobster, they are creamy and filling.

Thank sam c
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130 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Oh, what can I say about the fluffy chowder with gigs of lobster (cooked in sheer and butter) dropped right in the middle??? How about the hot lobster roll (just lobster cooked in sherry and butter)? The bisque? The lobster mac 'n cheese? This little shack delivers big!!! I wish they were one all year!!! See you next time! We... More 

Thank JEFFREY and El... G
Springfield, Vermont
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Everything is fresh here. The Lobster comes in from a boat across the street. Steamers , Shrimp and Lobster rolls. We were told about the Fluffy-chowder beforehand and it did NOT disappoint us. Mac-Cheese-Lobster dinner filled me up. I went back and told the staff FOUR THUMBS up on Trip Advisor.

1 Thank Scot F
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Went for brunch, the hot lobster roll was amazing! Nice atmosphere right on the harbor near all the boats and the other shacks.

1 Thank pepeb715
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Yummy! We discovered this "hidden jewel" in Rye Harbor yesterday. I was looking for boiled lobster "in the rough", and my husband, a lobster roll. This was the perfect little spot. The lobster was tender and flavorful. I also enjoyed a cup of lobster gazpacho, with big chunks of lobster. Prices were very reasonable, very casual/rustic setting in s tiny... More 

1 Thank thornegagnon
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60 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We stopped at the Rye Harbor Lobster Pound and we had a couple bowls of the lobster bisque. It was so good and lots of lobster. One person also had the shrimp cocktail and raved about it. Definitly worth the trip. Actually the trip is fun to drive and enjoy the ocean and the grand homes. Then stopping for the... More 

Thank bgfuntime
Winchester, Massachusetts
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79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I am not a huge fan of lobster rolls, I think they are just overpriced sandwiches. Having said that I do Like this Lobster Pound's version. It is a tiny restaurant but worth the trip, if you are in the area. We live in rye during the summers so we frequent here probably more then any other restaurant here. Except,... More 

Thank Tim3771
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

You would never expect something so good out of a place so small. Best lobster roll I have ever had in NH. 2nd best to Red's in Wiscassett, ME. Perfectly toasted bun, plenty of lobster and a splendid butter sauce. Mouthwatering,

2 Thank Craig M

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Restaurant Details

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American, Soups, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
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Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1870 Ocean Blvd, Rye, NH 03870-2718
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Rye
  • Phone Number: +1 603-964-7845

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?