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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
“clams” (227 reviews)
“lobster roll” (219 reviews)
“seafood” (66 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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RR - RRR
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743 Main St, U.S. Route One, Rockland, ME 04841-3427
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After reading the reviews for Claws, my wife and I made a special trip to Rockland to experience this restaurant, we were disappointed. This is a tourist restaurant, prominently signed on US Route One, but not on the water, with little to recommend. On the...More

Thank WisconsinMadison
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are sorry to hear your feelings about our restaurant. We actually do cater to a huge local following and we also feel our prices are very fair compared to other similar establishments. I remember you telling me about your lobsters and explained they are...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

We had dinner here 2 nights in a row this place is GREAT! GREAT FOOD, GREAT STAFF & SERVICE! We spent a week in Maine and by far the best 2 DINNERS we had where from CLAWS!!! If we didn't head up to Bar Harbor...More

Thank frankagentile
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

That is wonderful news and such an incredible compliment! Thank you thank you!!!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Too many yummy menu items to only go once! Our faves: lobster bisque, lobster mac 'n cheese and, of course, lobster roll.

Thank dimojam
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

So great to hear your kind words! Thank you - come back soon!! :)

Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to Claws three years ago for the first time. It was great then, and it is still a great place to get dinner. My wife had the lobster dinner and I had the shrimp dinner. Both were really delicious. They have a good...More

1  Thank mvssysprog
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Love our wonderful repeat customers year after year!!!! Thanks very much!!!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped while traveling to Winter Harbor. Order at the counter and waited by the covered eating area until our order was completed. Very friendly staff. Sat in wooden picnic tables with good.view.of the water. Mussels and lobster quesadillas were great. Lobster and crab cakesandwiches great...More

Thank lorenzo71644
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much! :)

Reviewed 4 days ago

Extremely popular lobster shack with super-fresh lobster and fried fish, and a fantastic fish chowder.

Thank Mmedesevigny
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

You are so kind! Thank you for the wonderful review!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

2nd year in a row- 5 of us enjoyed the absolute largest as well as best lobster rolls. The large fries were spectacular. Parking is a bit tight but worth a short walk if necessary. Menu selection has us coming back to try the monster...More

Thank bob f
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We love repeat customers like you! Thank you very much and hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago

I like lobster, but this time at Claws I had the Seafood platter, and was not disappointed, the fish and clams and shrimp all fried to perfection.

Thank BellasBoy69
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very very much! So glad everything is cooked to your liking!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well worth the 15 minute wait we ordered lobster which was sweet and delicious, the crab quesadilla was excellent a favorite of ours and the haddock tacos was a meal in itself, eating at the picnic tables overlooking the water was a perfect afternoon.

Thank bheath1461
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

So happy to hear you ,oved the fresh seafood and our view...Thank you very much!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for lobster rolls based on reviews. Sad to say that it was not worth the 30 minute wait to get up to the order window. The lobster must have been frozen because it was rubbery, chewy, and just plain awful. Maybe it...More

Thank flowermound413
ClawsLuLu, Owner at Claws, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello there. We are sorry you feel that it wasn't worth your time to eat Claws. Let me assure you and the entire TripAdvisor community that all of our lobster meat is 100% freshly picked and includes tail, claw and knuckle meat. I don't think...More

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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
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
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
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
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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