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“The Best Lobster Roll in Maine!”
Review of Karen's Hideaway

Karen's Hideaway
Ranked #1 of 25 Restaurants in Boothbay
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Reviewed 29 August 2014

Karen and her husband, Gary, managed to turn this little roadside trailer into a culinary delight. Karen makes, by far, the best-tasting, juiciest, most generously-filled lobster roll we've ever had.

She takes the freshest Maine lobster, probably caught that day less than five miles from her stand, and then steams it in the same ocean water they were living in. The result: you'll never taste a sweeter, juicier, fresher lobster or lobster roll in your life.

And if you don't believe me, believe the award she won last year by the the Chamber of Commerce.

This place is worth going out your way for.

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1  Thank Bob Z
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Reviewed 27 August 2014 via mobile

Been here 2 years in a row for the special. Camp nearby. 5 lobsters cooked for $35. Bring them home nice and hot great for the picnic table

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Reviewed 27 August 2014

After traveling up and down the Maine coast from Mass. to Washington County for the past 20+ years we always need to stop and get a lobster roll for the ride home. Every time we find a place that does a great job (lots of lobster and reasonably priced), they eventually go down hill (less lobster in the roll... :( leading us to find a new place to get our lobster roll.
Thank goodness we found Karen's Hideaway! Was far and above our expectations! Full of FRESH - NOT CANNED lobster, VERY reasonably priced and has likely been this way since the day they opened!!

Keep doing what you are doing!! XO

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Thank Maria G
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

This was our second trip to Boothbay. Karen has the best food. We love eating her lobster rolls. We didn't get to eat there this time as much as we wanted. When going to Boothbay, you have to stop for a lobster roll. Her fried lobster is great too! We're already looking forward to next year!

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Thank Kelly B
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

The lobster roll was delicious and full of lobster. I really liked the pineapple coleslaw. I ordered the fried lobster which was a mistake. I just did not like it. I thought it was going to be crispy but it was not.

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1  Thank Jill3399
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