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Claws

743 Main St, U.S. Route One, Rockland, ME 04841-3427
+1 207-596-5600
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (216 reviews)
“clams” (223 reviews)
“twin lobsters” (27 reviews)
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American, Seafood
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RR - RRR
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LOCATION
743 Main St, U.S. Route One, Rockland, ME 04841-3427
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1 - 10 of 626 reviews

Reviewed 26 March 2018

They have it all and you will love it all. Including alcohol beverages which not many seafood shacks offer.

Thank JewelsBH
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Had food w my daughter here really good overlooks north end of Penobscot bay fish,shrimp,lobster clams, and more nice set up there From the ordering to pick up Clean tables a plus will return

Thank rayPortClydeMe
Reviewed 7 December 2017

The people here are so nice and the food is delicious! The lobster roll is one of the best in Maine!

Thank mahlon h
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you so much for the kind words Mahlon! Happy holidays!

Reviewed 9 November 2017

Wonderful place always crowded. Go off hours if you can. There's a reason. If you would like to just pig on lobster their double lobster item can't be beat for price. Also, mussels, mussels, mussels. It's an outdoor "shack" so the no frills is passed...More

Thank gc914
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thanks so much! We keep our prices low so everyone can enjoy eating lobster :)

Reviewed 8 November 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed. We were able to walk there from the Rockland Harbor Hotel. You eat outside, so wear appropriate clothes. Whole lobster was great and well priced. Also, had a view of the harbor. Great to take the whole family.

1  Thank gladebaba
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you very much! Glad you enjoyed! :)

Reviewed 3 November 2017

The menu has a large variety of seafood. Outdoor seating overlooking the bay makes for a nice setting. Parking is limited during busy season. Prices are moderate. There is a large lobster for photo ops.

Thank Kathy B
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write this review Kathy! Hope to see you next season!

Reviewed 25 October 2017

Delicious lobster rolls. No frills but no need when you have delicious lobster. Nice view of the harbor from outdoor seating.Just sit down and enjoy. Parking is tight. We were here "end of season" and so glad it was still open:)

Thank EV8
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you so much! We were glad to be able to stay open through September. The weather as very cooperative! Cheers!

Reviewed 24 October 2017

We bought a couple of lobster rolls late one evening and they were excellent. We waited for a carry out and even that was crowded.

Thank Thomas J
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thanks very much Thomas! We appreciate you taking the time out to review us! Cheers!

Reviewed 21 October 2017

Unfortuately you will have to wait till next year to try this place, as they closed for the season on Oct. 1. Claws has all outside seating with some covered and has views of Rockland Harbor. We started with Calamari done right, topped with Parmesan...More

Thank rnmteach
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Oh my goodness...she poached your clams???? She will just have to get'er own next summah! (By the way, its "Flatlandah") Lol!! :) Thank you for the wonderful review - hope to see you again next season! Cheers, Steve & Luanne

Reviewed 18 October 2017

Properly called Eatery, because it is not a restaurant, Claws provides fantastic seafood. We passed by at a time too early for lunch but had to sample and enjoyed ever sip (of soup) and every bite (of crab cake and... soup too).

Thank gonjo
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

That's awesome! Thank you very much! We thought "Eatery" was accurate because we LOVE it when people order a bunch of different menu items to try as much as possible... :) Cheers!

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kathylee511
4 May 2018|
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Response from ClawsLuLu | Property representative |
Hello! We are opening for the 2018 season on May 23...Hours will be 11am to 9pm daily, through September 30. Hope to see you there!
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kauaiinmyheart
5 September 2017|
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Response from ClawsLuLu | Property representative |
Our last day will be Sunday October 1st and we will be closing at 4 p.m... Hope to see you before then!
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Paula C
12 September 2016|
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Response from ClawsLuLu | Property representative |
Hello! We definitely allow dogs on our deck! Our last day of the season will be Sunday, October 2nd - 11am until we run out of food! Cheers!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 743 Main St, U.S. Route One, Rockland, ME 04841-3427
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-596-5600
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Description
Claws specializes in offering the highest quality fresh local seafood, prepared with vintage Maine recipes, all at reasonable prices. Enjoy panoramic views of Rockland Harbor as you dine on our beautiful deck at picnic tables with bright umbrellas. We also can pack all of our menu items for take-out. Call in your order in advance or simply order in person. Serving beer and wine and featuring several local labels. New for 2015 - now serving fried seafood! Try our amazing "Boats" filled with fried clams, scallops, haddock or shrimp along with our home made French fries and coleslaw. Lobster dinners, lobster mac 'n cheese, steamers, crab cakes, lobster bisque, Angus burgers, chicken sandwiches - everything is made with care and from scratch.
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