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Young's Lobster Pound

4 Mitchell Street, Belfast, ME - (207) 338-1160
Young's Lobster Pound is a bustling harborside building with tanks that can hold 30,000 lobsters, sold live and to go or steamed to order for eating here at picnic tables with a view of Penobscot Bay.
100% Approval Rating (10 votes)

Scorecard

5 - Overall: Legendary - Worth driving from anyplace
Overall: Legendary - Worth driving from anyplace
Lobster
Shore Dinner
Lobster Stew

Highlighted Reviews

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Robin Olson - Photos (3)
May 08, 2007
"Young's Lobster Pound is a bustling harborside building, open from one end straight through to the other. The first floor houses tanks with a capacity of 30,000 lobsters, a take-out counter and, most likely, folks lining up to get fresh lobsters, clams and more. Buy ..."   [Read More]
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Julie Nolan - Photos (5)
November 20, 2012
"This is an excellent fine dining experience. The food, the view, and the price are all fine. Actually, better than fine. We were there towards the end of October, so we just about had the place to ourselves. Us... and lots of lobster! While service is "order at the ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

4 Mitchell Street, Belfast, ME
(207) 338-1160

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch, Dinner
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:Yes
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
A complete shore dinner, ready to eat!
"A complete shore dinner, ready to eat!"
Cliff Strutz





You certainly don't get cheated on the amount of lobster meat in each bowl of stew.
"You certainly don't get cheated on the amount of lobster meat in each bowl of stew."
Cliff Strutz


For easy access, your lobster will come pre-sliced.
"For easy access, your lobster will come pre-sliced."
Cliff Strutz


Fish chowder; twin lobster dinner; grilled scallops
"Fish chowder; twin lobster dinner; grilled scallops"
Julie Nolan


The shore dinner.
"The shore dinner."
Robin Olson


This is the REAL DEAL.  It doesn't get any fresher.  Right off the boat, into the pot. 1 to 1 1/2 pound lobster, boiled in seawater, corn-on-the-cob or coleslaw, steamers and chowder or stew.
"This is the REAL DEAL. It doesn't get any fresher. Right off the boat, into the pot. 1 to 1 1/2 pound lobster, boiled in seawater, corn-on-the-cob or coleslaw, steamers and chowder or stew."
Robin Olson


Grilled scallops with excellent potato salad
"Grilled scallops with excellent potato salad"
Julie Nolan


The lobster portion of the menu.
"The lobster portion of the menu."
Cliff Strutz


Keeping an eye on the lobsters (plus corn and steamers) in the pot.
"Keeping an eye on the lobsters (plus corn and steamers) in the pot."
Cliff Strutz


The daily specials. Click on the photo to read the menu.
"The daily specials. Click on the photo to read the menu."
Julie Nolan


As big as this place is, it is still hard to fathom that they are capable of holding 30,000 lobsters at a time.
"As big as this place is, it is still hard to fathom that they are capable of holding 30,000 lobsters at a time."
Cliff Strutz


The upstairs dining room right after opening.  Within a half hour, most of the room was full of happy customers.
"The upstairs dining room right after opening. Within a half hour, most of the room was full of happy customers."
Cliff Strutz


Head inside to see the tanks filled with lobster and to order your meal.
"Head inside to see the tanks filled with lobster and to order your meal."
Robin Olson


What a setting to enjoy a summer Maine meal.
"What a setting to enjoy a summer Maine meal."
Cliff Strutz


The view down the river from the top deck
"The view down the river from the top deck"
Julie Nolan


Young's Lobster Pound
"Young's Lobster Pound"
Julie Nolan



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