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Lobster Claw

42 Rt 6a, Orleans, MA 02653-2412
+1 508-255-1800
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fried lobster” (36 reviews)
“seafood” (84 reviews)
“clambake” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
42 Rt 6a, Orleans, MA 02653-2412
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101 - 110 of 588 reviews

Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Nice stop late day for a lobster roll! Attentive waitress and fast service! I would recommend this restaurant!

Thank Wendylr
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Thanks for the love! We're so glad you had such a good time in with us, and enjoyed the lobster roll. I appreciate your kind words about our service! We hope you come back for another lobster roll soon. Best, Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

My mother bought a groupon for this place and very happy that she did. The place is adorable with friendly staff. Our meals were delicious two of us got the baked stuff lobster and I tried the fried lobster. Everything was very hot and fresh....More

Thank Kerrisnne K
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Kerrisnne, thanks for coming in and eating with us while you were here with your mom. Way to take advantage of the groupon! Nice choice with the lobster dishes. We can't wait to have you back! Best, Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed 17 September 2016

Since my last review (2013) we have come here several times. The quality of the food,( tend to over cook most dishes) and the service ( very cold and uncaring) has declined steadily for the past 3 years. Best I can say about the Lobster...More

Thank 98999Mike
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Thanks for leaving a review, but I'm sorry to hear you have been disappointed the past few times in. We are always striving to make your meal the best possible experience. I will keep your comments in mind, and will improve in the future. Best,...More

Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Good was good. Our server Christine was great. Very attentive and got everything right. The stuffed lobster was good, the fried lobster was great. I'd come back in a minute.

Thank Mark B
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Mark, thanks for the love! I'm so glad you had such a good time in with us. Excellent choice on the stuffed lobster, too. I hope you come back again very soon! Best, Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed 16 September 2016

We were not sure what to expect because so many of the reviews were poor. However we had an excellent meal and the service was good. The one complaint was the wine list was short and the only chardonnay was what you would expect to...More

Thank Dave M
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Dave, thanks for the love! I'm so glad you enjoyed the food you had with us. I hope you come back again soon, and enjoy more food and drinks with us! Best, Don Berig, Owner

Reviewed 16 September 2016

Food was excellent reasonably priced. Best Bloody Mary ever!! Came with a shrimp loved it. Food was very good. Friendly placeMore

Thank kooky_carol
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Thanks for the love! I'm glad you had such a good time in with us -- way to go with the Bloody Mary and shrimp. I'm happy you found us to be a friendly place, too. I hope you come back again very soon! Best,...More

Reviewed 14 September 2016

Unless you get in on the early bird special which includes soup, beverage and dessert, the cost for a meal is too high. If you sit in the front dining area make sure you do not sit in the booths as they are small and...More

Thank Louisa S
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Louisa, thanks for eating with us, however, I'm sorry you weren't too thrilled with your experience. I appreciate your comments, and will keep them in mind going forward. I'm glad you were happy with our servers, too -- I will pass along your message. I...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Our first night in Orleans, MA and we ended up at the Lobster Claw. Service was good, clam chowder was excellent and the fried lobster was great.More

Thank Brad P
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016

Brad, thanks for the love! I'm so glad you had an awesome time with us. It sounds like the clam chowder really hit the spot -- can't go wrong with it! I hope you come back many more times in the future. Best, Don Berig,...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for lobster on Cape Cod, or the traditional style menu items, don't pass up a chance to dine at the Lobster Claw. It's a step back in time to the old Cape Cod of 20-30 years ago (they've been in business for...More

Thank PamelaCapeCod_MA
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2016

Thanks for the love! I'm so glad you found the lobster of your dreams here with us on the Cape. It's fun to hear you felt you were in a time warp -- yet still with the newest, most fresh seafood. I hope you come...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I had 2 dinners here, one late night and one earlier. Great clam chowder and wonderful fried clams. I enjoyed the food and service.

Thank Beth R
Don B, Owner at Lobster Claw, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2016

Beth, thanks for the love! We're so glad you had a great time in with us, and loved the food and service. We hope to see you many more times in the future! Best, Don Berig, Owner

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I am sorry I was not aware of your question sir. The Lobster Claw phone number is (508) 255-1800.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Rt 6a, Orleans, MA 02653-2412
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 508-255-1800
  • E-mail
Description
The Lobster Claw is a family-friendly seafood restaurant open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. Our experienced and friendly wait staff is ready to serve you. The varied menu always guarantees fresh seafood including boiled and baked stuffed lobster, steamed clams, fresh swordfish, haddock, salmon and other native fish. Relax in our Surfboat Lounge overlooking Town Cove. We offer both early bird dinner specials and senior discounts. Got a big party of 10 or more people? Come on in! We have ample space and are ready to serve you.
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