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“The freshest Lobster Roll EVER!!!”
Review of Clan MacLaren's

Clan MacLaren's
Ranked #26 of 89 Restaurants in Rockland
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Delicatessen
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Dining options: Lunch
Description: A Yelp review: http://www.yelp.com/biz/clan-maclarens-rockland
Reviewed 14 September 2013

The freshest lobster, from the boat, to the pot, to my plate! Who wants a skimpy hot dog roll when you can order this lobster meat salad on a fresh bulkie roll! The perfect amount of mayo to keep it somewhat together, and able to savor the flavor of fresh cracked lobster. I cannot wait to go back and try their other sandwiches and salads! The fresh unsweetened iced tea was just as wonderful as was the staff and owners! I highly recommend this cafe style restaurant!

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1  Thank Cheri H
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Reviewed 14 September 2013

Absolutely one of the best BLTs ever. I'm not sure why - good bread, good bacon, warm cheese, just plain good. Other interesting sandwiches are on the extensive menu and lots of interesting sounding salads are to be found as well.

The seafood chowder was amazing. Lobster (fresh caught by the owner), scallops and clams in a wonderful, rich, tasty broth. I'd order it again, and hope I have a chance to do just that.

Order at the counter, grab your drink from the cooler and have a seat. One of the friendly staff will be over with your lunch in short order. If you're planning a big dinner, this is a great place for a quick, delicious lunch to keep you going through the afternoon.

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1  Thank Boomaa
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

Lunch after the Farnsworth on August 22. Almost sent it back. Haddock chowder over thickened and almost all potatoes. Barely a scrap of fish. Very undistinguished lobster salad sandwich. Yes lobster, but no mayo, celery, et. Poor bun. Wife's chicken salad sandwich was tasteless. My advice is keep walking. There have to be spots with a better price to value ratio.

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Reviewed 14 August 2013 via mobile

Stopped for lunch after a few hours in the Farnsworth (Fantastic exhibit of NC Wyeth's work in addition to permanent collection.) Order at the register and they make your sandwich or salad and bring it to your seat. Food was fresh and good and the fish chowder was exceptional. Staff were gracious and friendly.

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Thank Sbstee
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Reviewed 22 July 2013

I live in Rockland, and Clan MacLaren is my favorite lunch spot in downtown Rockland. The creative salads are the best anywhere. It's always hard to choose between the house-made maple vinaigrette dressing, or the spectacular oil and vinegars from Fiore (down the street).

The sandwiches are equally good, as are the homemade soups and chowder.

The shop is cute with lots of creative touches from the owner, Jackie Lawrence, a former art teacher. Jackie and her husband Glen are extremely friendly and welcoming, taking time to chat with regulars and welcome newcomers.

Highly recommeded!

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1  Thank mainefarmgirl
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