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When Memorial Day arrives each year, many people along the New England coast seek out their first taste of fresh Maine lobster of the season. Here is a list of some of the best lobster shacks in Maine that are usually open by Memorial Day, serving up delectable shore dinners and buttery lobster rolls to welcome the return of the Maine summer season.
Top Lobster Shacks In Maine To Get A Taste Of Lobster Over Memorial Day
1. The Clam Shack, Kennebunkport, Maine.
The Clam Shack often opens by Mother’s Day. It serves one of the best lobster rolls in Maine. Address: 2 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043
2. Red’s Eats, Wiscasset, Maine.
Reds roadside hut sometimes opens as early as late April. Red’s serves up delicious lobster rolls with an entire pound of lobster meat. Address: 41 Water St, Wiscasset, ME 04578
3. Chauncey Creek Lobster Pier, Kittery Point, Maine.
Chauncey Creek often opens on Mother’s Day, serving up steamed lobsters and clams along with lobster rolls. Address: 16 Chauncey Creek Road, Kittery Point, Maine 03905
4. Five Islands Lobster Co., Georgetown, Maine.
Five Islands usually opens by Memorial Day, serving up shore dinners, fried clams and lobster rolls. Address: 1447 Five Islands Road, Georgetown, Maine 04548
5. Shaw’s Fish and Lobster Wharf, New Harbor, Maine.
Shaw’s often opens in early May. They serve lobster stew, lobster rolls, shore dinners and even have a raw bar. Address: 129 State Route 32, New Harbor, Maine 04554
6. Harraseeket Lunch and Lobster, South Freeport, Maine.
Harraseeket Lunch and Lobster usually open in early May to offer up all the classic lobster dishes andd their famous whoopie pies. Address. 36 Main Street, South Freeport, Maine 04078
7. Barnacle Billy’s, Ogunquit, Maine.
Barnacle Billy’s often opens in April, serving up lobster stew, lobster rolls, boiled lobster and their homemade rum punch. Address: 50-70 Perkins Cove Road, Ogunquit, Maine 03907
8. The Lobster Shack at Two Lights, Cape Elizabeth, Maine.
The Lobster Shack at Two Lights usually opens at the end of May. They offer lobster dinners, lobster stew, lobster rolls and other seafood specialties like clam chowder and fried seafood. Address: 225 Two Lights Road, Cape Elizabeth, Maine 04107
9. Thurston’s Lobster Pound, Bernard, Maine.
Thurston’s often opens at the end of May. Diners can tuck into clams and mussels by the pound, crab cakes and chowders along with shore dinners, baked lobsters, lobster rolls and blueberry pie. Address: 9 Thurston Road, Bernard Maine 04612
10. Bagaduce Lunch, Brooksville, Maine.
Bagaduce is usually open by mid-May, serving up fresh seafood including lobster rolls and famous fried haddock burgers. Address: 145 Franks Flat, Penobscot, Maine 04476