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Charlotte's Legendary Lobster Pound

465 Seawall Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4071
+1 207-244-8021
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“goat” (39 reviews)
“fries” (27 reviews)
“lobster roll” (66 reviews)
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465 Seawall Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4071
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

I don't like seafood but my family loves lobster so of course we had to go to a lobster while visiting Acadia. I was glad we went here because there was a lot for those of us who do not like seafood! I had a...More

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 29 December 2017

After a long day hiking in Acadia - we asked the owner of the Seawall Motel where we were staying at for a restaurant recommendation. Ok, this was not the place - and we drove by it on the way to the place that she...More

Thank KC4444
Snazzyseafood, Owner at Charlotte's Legendary Lobster Pound, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

One of the best stops on our trip to Mount Desert Island. Excellent food in a fun environment with great customer service. Sriracha lobster bisque was delicious - perfect amount of spice. Fried scallops were some of the best we've eaten anywhere - light batter,...More

Thank Gena S
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Lobster Pound in a former retro ice cream stand with a roaring fire, picnic tables and a great vibe. Lobster roll and chowder were good. Definitely worth seeking out.

1  Thank rjr0810
Reviewed 17 October 2017

One of the few restaurants in the area and its a lobster Pound that's not on the water.It was not busy when we were there We sat at picnic tables by the road that were dirty with ketchup, sauces, and drink spills. The tables next...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent- had lobster roll and bacon wrapped scallops- so tasty! Laid back- picnic style setting with outdoor seating.

Thank lisadawn8403
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This was my favorite Maine restaurant. The staff is very friendly and the owner came out to chat with us. We were lucky enough to spot a doe and two fawns as we waited for our food. We ate here twice and would have stopped...More

Thank J I
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Being local, we are always looking for new spots to try. While our parents were in, we visited the Sea Wall, afterwards we stopped at Charlotte’s. The haddock was obviously very fresh and delicious! Priced competitively, the menu provides plenty of options for any customer....More

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were headed to the sunset and saw this place. Decided to get a takeout order. Lobster roll was great. Wife’s clam roll was overfilled! Priced right and prepared F-A-S-T!

Thank mwpyle
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The lobster bisque and clam chowder is very, very yummy and worth the stop. We will be back on our next trip.

Thank Lulu H
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2 October 2016|
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Response from Snazzyseafood | Property representative |
Hi there! We are open from 11-8:30 daily, with the exception of Monday which is 4:00-8:30 through at least the 17th, and hopefully Halloween. See you soon! :-)
Jeff M
26 September 2016|
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Response from Snazzyseafood | Property representative |
Hi there!!! No inside seating but there is seating with a heater as well as a fireplace which offers some protection from the elements.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 465 Seawall Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4071
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-244-8021
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Open 7 days a week seasonally from Memorial Day Weekend until late October. Tuesday thru Sunday, 11:00 AM - 8:30 PM. Monday 4:00pm-8:30.
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