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Shannon's Unshelled

11 Granary Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1866
+1 207-446-4921
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (201 reviews)
“hot dog roll” (7 reviews)
“grilled sole” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 17:00 Hours
American, Seafood
££ - £££
11 Granary Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1866
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Coming from Chicago I had 1-2 lobster rolls a day from Boston to Boothbay Harbor and back for a week. Shannon’s took the win! Easily the best bang for the buck. Plenty of Lobster served up on the roll with butter. Keep up the good...More

Thank coreyw627
Reviewed 2 days ago

Honestly my favorite lobster roll anywhere. No muss. No fuss. Just a darned delicious fresh lobster stuffed into a roll. That said, it's pretty pricey. But YUUUUUMMMMMMM

Thank Paula C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped here on our way out of town -- Shannon herself make our rolls "unstructured" so we could put them together ourselves when we got to the airport. Definitely stop here!!

1  Thank Ann D
Reviewed 5 days ago

The lobster was piled high and spilling out of my husband's lobster roll. -- As we hoped, he thoroughly enjoyed every morsel! I only wish there was something equally interesting for folks like me who are allergic to shellfish. A red hot dog or grilled...More

Thank MSME22
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lobster Roll is standard fare for Maine vacations, and there are many restaurants offering them. But you can save yourself the trouble of searching by going right to Shannon’s, which offers pure lobster meat on a buttered hot dog - style roll. No mayonnaise on...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no mayo - I love that. More than a whole lobster in the roll and was very tasty. This is a small shack with outside table right at the bridge in Boothbay. Service was quick and friendly. Chowda was also good. I know...More

1  Thank Judy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

TOP NOTCH lobster. Tucked away behind the main street across from the parking lot by the long footbridge, this place serves lobster rolls and that's about it. Tons of lobster, properly cooked in a hot dog bun (as it should be) with DIY butter application....More

1  Thank Paperfish
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m ruined! This lobster roll was it! I’m considering never getting a lobster roll again! None could compare to this. It’s not the chunks with mayo type. You’re looking at an entire crustacean trying to masquerade as a lobster roll. Insane. Hot butter comes along...More

1  Thank Iratdog
Reviewed 1 week ago

This a quaint shack right on the harbor. A good lobster roll and of course the lobster was very fresh. It was well priced.

Thank Kwanyen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very delicious lobster roll that is reasonably priced. For some reason, I had expected a little bit more or something that makes it special. My expectation may have been too high fueled by all the outstanding five star reviews.

Thank pmx_travel
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Questions & Answers
24 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Shannons U | Property representative |
Good afternoon William, We are open seasonally from Memorial day weekend until Columbus Day weekend! We hope to see you this summer!
Jan K
13 September 2015|
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Response from ken v | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jan- I just spoke with Shannon's dad and was told that she will close sometime during the end of October depending upon the weather. Well worth the visit if you want a really fresh lobster roll. Spend some time in... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Granary Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1866
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-446-4921
  • E-mail
Locally owned and operated, Shannon's Unshelled delivers a traditional lobster roll on-the-go. Conveniently located at 11 Granary Way, in the heart of downtown Boothbay Harbor, we greatly value our customer's satisfaction by providing a fresh, quality lobster roll at an affordable price! Customers are sure to enjoy the stunning ocean view atmosphere, friendly service, and the tight knit community of Boothbay Harbor Maine.
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