Shaws Fish and Lobster Wharf in New Harbor Maine is an excellent destination if you are looking to to wolf down a lobster roll or lobster dinner in an authentic, working fishing village. Paul Newman filmed scenes from Message in a Bottle in this salty seaside town. From the second-story deck at Shaw’s wharfside bar, you can watch fishermen pull up in their boats and drop off their catch.
Shaw’s offer all the classics you’d expect at a rustic Maine lobster eatery – boiled lobsters, shore dinners, fried seafood baskets, lobster stew and, of course, lobster rolls.
Shaws Lobster Wharf is renowned for its lobster roll which is described by Travel and Leisure Magazine as a scarcely buttered hot dog bun which cradles “glistening chunks of perfectly shredded, bite-size meat, nicely chilled yet not overly so, with a touch of mayo and lemon that doesn’t overwhelm the lobster.”
Shaws Lobster Wharf also offer several things you might not expect at a basic Maine lobster shack – including indoor seating, beer and wine on the menu and an outdoor raw bar.
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