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“Best Lobster Bisque!”

James Hook & Company
Ranked #11 of 3,307 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$15
Cuisines: Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout
Neighbourhood: Downtown
Description: Located on the waterfront in downtown Boston, James Hook & Co is the go-to place for delicious, high-quality lobster and seafood. We are a third generation family business, and have been selling lobster since 1925. James Hook & Co has earned a reputation for the finest lobster in town, even earning the Best Lobster award from Boston Magazine.
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We wanted a quick lunch on our way out of town and this fit the bill nicely. It's a little, beachy oasis by the harbor. Order inside and sit at the picnic tables outside to eat. No frills but the food was fabulous! We made it our mission to eat lobster all over New England and this ranked way up there. The lobster bisque was the best I've ever had; smooth, creamy and lobstery (yes, lobstery!).

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Management response:Responded 19 September 2017

We like our lobster bisque lobstery, and we're glad you do, too! Thanks for stopping by on your visit out here! We look forward to seeing you again the next time you're in town.

All the best,
The Hooks

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

this is one of the best places in the area to have sea food, it is always fresh and very tasteful. No matter what you get on the menue, expected to be good.

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Management response:Responded 18 September 2017

Thanks there, Joseph! We're happy to hear you're so impressed by our fresh, tasty food here. Come again soon!

Take care,
The Hooks

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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The lobster roll here is served with the right balance of lobster chunks and mayonnaise on a perfectly toasted roll. It was excellent. I also tried the clam roll which was good, but pales in comparison in my opinion. Outdoor seating is available at picnic tables. This place also sells lobsters and other seafood for carry out.

Thank MountainThunder
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Management response:Responded 18 September 2017

A great lobster roll is always a good idea, but we don't sell clam rolls.
Come back soon!

Take care,
The Hooks

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Fresh daily catch for restaurants and individual diners. We stopped by for a lobster roll before our cruise in July and then again in September. We had to have a lobster roll with clam chowder. Chucks of lobster in a light mayonaisse base on a soft roll. Ate outside at the picnic tables. We will always go there when we are in Boston. It is now a must for us.

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Thank bprezkop
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Management response:Responded 15 September 2017

Great to hear you stopped by our place for a roll before your cruise and liked it enough to come back again! Looking forward to seeing you back our way again for another great roll.

Take care,
The Hooks

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Walked in on a cold July day and had great lobster roll. Managed to get an inside table. Great chowder and the best lobster roll I had on the whole trip. It's nothing fancy, just delicious and friendly.

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Management response:Responded 12 September 2017

Thanks for stopping in for a tasty roll, David! We're glad we were able to serve up a great meal for you. Come back soon!

Take care,
The Hooks

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