Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in The Kennebunks

Nunan's Lobster Hut

Just 2.3 miles east of Kennebunkport, Nunan's is the place to roll up your sleeves and flex your lobster-cracking muscles. Owners Richard and Keith Nunan still trap and cook the lobsters just like their grandfather …
Top Choice Seafood in Wiscasset

Red's Eats

The lines for this iconic US 1 seafood shack, just west of the downtown bridge, slow down summer traffic so much that the local government has been trying to find a solution for decades (no joke). Incredible lobster…
Top Choice Seafood in Boothbay Harbor

Cabbage Island Clambakes

A prized Maine tradition: a scenic cruise from Boothbay Harbor to the small, family-owned Cabbage Island, where a traditional clambake provides a fabulously memorable feast for diners, who can explore the island in …
Top Choice Seafood in Portland

Eventide Oyster Co

Rocking seafood-lovers' worlds since opening in 2012, Eventide still has plenty of hype, and one look at the raw bar here explains all: fresh Maine oysters and shellfish, shucked to order. There's an enticing menu o…
Top Choice Seafood in Southwest Harbor

Thurston's Lobster Pound

Super-fresh lobster and crab are the headliners at yellow-roofed Thurston's, overlooking Bass Harbor in Bernard. Tie on a bib and crack into a steamy, butter-dripping lobster, or a seafood-filled roll (as the menu d…
Top Choice Seafood in Bath

Five Islands Lobster Company

Imagine crab cakes with fresh dill-tartar sauce, golden fried clams and lobsters dripping with melted butter. The food at this wharfside lobster shack, 13 miles southeast of Bath in the fishing hamlet of Georgetown,…
Seafood in Camden

Lobster Pound Restaurant

Fresh local lobster is the name of the game at this recommended seafood joint on Lincolnville's beach, though there are plenty of other options (fishy and non-fishy). The restaurant is especially family-friendly, wi…
Seafood in Brunswick

Libby's Market

This convenience store is hard to find: the exterior is nondescript, and it's off the main route. The reason for going is simple: great lobster rolls at a great price, and available in three sizes. The lobster meat …
Seafood in Ogunquit

Barnacle Billy's

This big, noisy barn of a restaurant overlooking Perkins Cove is a longtime favorite for casual seafood – steamers, crab rolls, clam chowder and, of course, whole lobsters. You're looking at about $22 for a lobster …
Seafood in Belfast

Young's Lobster Pound

Choose your lobster from the pound, or order from the short, simple menu, then tuck in at the waterside picnic tables – Young's has the no-frills lobster-pound aesthetic down pat. Impressively, there's nothing deep-…