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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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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
US$6 - US$30
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Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
American, Seafood
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
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

It was a bit rainy and chilly on the day we ate here, but the outdoor seating is covered and plenty warm. The food was amazing! The lobster roll was very good and the haddock sandwich was massive and delicious!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jrichar7
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Claws has wonderful seafood .I had the seafood trio salad which was very good .I brought home the leftovers with plenty for another meal. I noticed on the table next to us one person had the scallop basket and that was large too. Claws in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank puravidaTambor
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Fabulous lobster. Po Boy sandwich wasn't great. We appreciated the heaters in the outdoor seating. Dog friendly!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kath_hershey
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

What a great place! We got there a little before they opened at 11am but it was definitely worth the wait. My husband and I shared the 12"lobster roll with a full pound of lobster. We were stuffed! It cost $54 with 'buttah' a little...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jan h
Reviewed 10 September 2018

My husband and I both had the lobster roll. It was great. We also had their sweet potato fries which were the best sweet potato fries I have ever had. Sit outside at the tables facing the water and get there early. The place is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Cynthia O
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Don't even waste your time reading this review - just look and my photos and GO! The lobster roll is incredible and packed full of delicious pieces of meat (see photos). An absolute must - not to be missed!!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sperraz
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We were very excited to eat here. The menu had many items to choose from. Husband ordered the Haddock basket and I ordered Lobster bisque. We go an order of Drunkin Mussels to share. The food was delious the lobster bisque had plenty of lobster...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Liz29253
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend hot buttered lobster roll. Friendly service. Great menu for other seafood, burgers,

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank walterk550
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Fun place to go for a lobster or any one of multiple options for seafood. The portions are big and tasty. So be prepared to take some home with you. Claws has picnic tables set up under a tent overlooking Rockland Harbor. It's a fun...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank EtienneP517
Reviewed 7 September 2018

The quality is excellent and certainly unexpected for an order at the window lobster shack. We had the most delicious fried haddock I have ever had and a huge portion, too. The fries and cole slaw were good too. The blueberry lemonade was luscious! Also...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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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!
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!
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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