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The Lobster Pot

119 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809-2047
+1 401-253-9100
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“lobster pot” (74 reviews)
“seafood” (24 reviews)
“scallops” (17 reviews)
12:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood
€€ - €€€
119 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809-2047
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having seen this restaurant crowded we decided to give it a try. No fault of the restaurant we were seated next to a party of retired teachers who gossiped--nonstop--about the kids they taught and their families--so I was admittedly in a bad mood. The food...More

Thank Kristine G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our children brought us here to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. We were seated at a table by a window with a breathtaking water view. Our order of baked stuffed lobster arrived at our table beautifully presented, hot and delicious! Our server was friendly and...More

Thank nanaklw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed in Bristol many times and for some reason never eaten at The Lobster Pot. Having now done so, we will definitely return. We ate early so it was very quiet. Our table was by the window with a wonderful view. Our service...More

Thank Sharon J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love the Lobster Pot for the great seafood, fine old style service and superb ambiance. The owner is almost always onsite and there is never a time when we have not gotten the best of everything. This is the place to celebrate those fine...More

Thank george b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious!! Beautiful view! Recommended by Liz andDoug at Williams Grant Inn!! Jeb was an excellent waiter! Kate and Bonnie great bartenders!!

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 13 September 2017

hostest was very warm and friendly, as was the restaurant inside. Waiter was a lovely young man with personality, met our needs throughout the meal which was spectacular. My husband has the swordfish and I had a special which was seared scallops over chourice with...More

Thank pkirving
LobsterPotManager, Manager at The Lobster Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

We are pleased to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your time with us. We appreciate your raving review and cannot wait to have you back!

Reviewed 7 September 2017

The back deck at the Lobster Pot boasts one of the best views in town. Couple that with terrific Fish & Chips, done just right, and a cool drink and you have a classic summer lunch or dinner. Yes, this is a great sunset spot...More

Thank RIBev2
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Our experience was so bad I had to give it 5 stars. It became comical. We went on Labor Day. That was a Monday, which meant for the restaurant, no food delivery. The drink list was amazing. I ordered a pear martini and only could...More

Thank Rudi R
LobsterPotManager, Manager at The Lobster Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

We are very glad that you stopped by The Lobster Pot on that busy day on Labor Day weekend. As you are already aware, it is unusual for us to run out of food, but unfortunately that day, with some missed deliveries, and larger number...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I was at the Lobster Pot for a business dinner. The view from the restaurant is incredible looking over Narragansett's bay. The Lobster bisque was incredible with huge chunks of Lobster. The seared tuna was a combination of succulent and spicy. It was a relaxed...More

Thank DocToddGio
Reviewed 25 August 2017

My wife and I found this place on a Sunday night. We started out with soft drinks and salads- I had the Caesar salad which was very good, the cheese was very tasty; my wife had the chop salad without tomatoes and she found it...More

Thank tektektek
LobsterPotManager, Manager at The Lobster Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for your great review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our outdoor patio, as well as the food. We hope to have you back with us in the near future!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809-2047
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 401-253-9100
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