Known for some of the best seafood in the country, visitors and locals alike flock to Maine restaurants in the Summer to indulge in the chefs’ mouthwatering creations. When you think of Maine you think of Lobster, and Freeport, Maine has some amazing ways you can satisfy your craving.
Harraseeket Lunch and Lobster
If you find yourself a connoisseur of the Maine Lobster Shacks then Harraseeket Lunch and Lobster is for you. A local landmark for natives and visitors alike for over 40 years. Relax inside the dining room or on the outside picnic tables under a covered awning with views of beautiful South Freeport Harbor and watch their fishing boats bring in the daily catch. The restaurant offers the freshest lobster rolls available, delicious Maine shrimp, clams, scallops and fabulous homemade desserts using handed down family recipes. You can also take live lobsters home with you. In keeping with tradition, you are welcome to bring your favorite beer or wine to enjoy with your meal. www.harraseeketlunchandlobster.com
The Lobster Cooker
Their Lobster roll is the Best! Only using Claw & Knuckle meat, and a bit of field greens on a grilled roll. Since there is always a great debate about which is better, they let you choose to have Mayo on it or hot drawn butter on the side! Fresh and made to order, with hand cut fries! Only $16.99! They source their lobster locally, using Maine Shellfish as a preferred vendor. The Lobster Cooker & Upper Deck Sports Pub is unique because of three atmospheres in one place! Counter service on the first floor, where you can choose to dine outside on the Main Street patio or inside the dining room. You can also explore the Upper Deck Sports Pub, where a friendly Bartender will tend to your needs, as the Pub is full service! www.thelobstercooker.com
The Harraseeket Inn’s Maine Harvest Restaurant
We love brunch! Especially Lobster Brunch, and the Harraseeket Inn has got you covered as winner of Down East Magazine’s Readers Choice Award, “Best Brunch in the State of Maine.”The Chef’s goal is simply to “create unique culinary dishes with flavors, tastes and smells that are remembered long after the event has passed.” Served Sundays 11:45 AM until 2 PM, the menu is extensive and reservations are recommended. $39.95 per person. www.harraseeketinn.com/dining/sunday-brunch
Linda Bean’s Maine Kitchen and Topside Tavern
Understandably so, at this Freeport restaurant you will have a hard time making up your mind about how you want your Lobster. Steamed lobster, baked lobster tail, lobster mac and cheese, lobster tail risotto, lobster Alfredo, lobster and crab cakes, grilled lobster tail, lobster ravioli, lobster Bloody Mary’s, lobster pot pie, lobster rolls, big claw lobster salad, and more can all be found on this menu. Want Lobster for breakfast? They have that too! They currently own five buying wharfs around St.George, Rockland and Vinalhaven Island, and have direct access to the best lobsters on the coast of Maine. Dine topside on their patio overlooking Main Street to be in the heart of the action! During the colder months, you can sit around outdoor fire pits enjoying a local brew, cocktail or glass of wine while shoppers pass by. www.lindabeansperfectmaine.com
Derosier’s is Freeport’s oldest and family owned business. Spanning five generations, Derosier’s has been feeding Freeport since 1904. Known for their pizza, Italians, sandwiches and more they have a secret not many people know about! “…it was absolutely, without competition, the best deal on a lobster roll I have ever seen.” – The LobsterGal lobster roll review. They only use 100% local Maine lobster meat, delivered fresh daily. Current price: $12.99 with a cup of Clam Chowder (weekends only): $15.99. derosiers.freeportpizza.com
Dine outdoors under colorful umbrellas in season. Enjoy a casual lunch with Maine seafood & Italian favorites by day, and upscale dining by night, with a full bar & creative cocktails! Azure’s House Lobster Specialty is the Sicillian Style Cioppino~ 1/2 Maine lobster, Brunswick count neck clams, wild sustainably harvested gulf of Maine pollock & Maine mussels in a spicy tomato broth, served over linguini with your chosen level of spicy. $30.90 Azure is know for its fresh, handmade food served with a smile. Our lobster, fished from waters surrounding Freeport, comes from a small family run operation in Harpswell.
Wolfe’s Neck Farm
Spend the day strolling through 626 oceanfront acres via trails, gardens, and pastures, or view it from the water via kayak! After soaking up the beauty of a Maine Summer, enjoy a Lobster Dinner at Wolfe’s Neck Farm Snack Shack. Saturday evenings July 2nd through Labor Day they offer a steamed Maine lobster served with drawn butter, steamers, potatoes, and cole slaw for $24.95 by pre-order. Please call (207) 869-5433 before 12:00 PM on Saturday to place your order. There on a Sunday? They have lobster rolls every day for $15. A seasonal chalkboard menu highlights the changing seasons and the abundant resources of the farm, sourced from the surrounding fields and pastures, and supplemented with other high quality ingredients. Limited seating is available at picnic tables (free wifi) or bring a blanket and picnic by the shoreline! While you’re there, be sure to visit the barnyard animals or take a walk on their nature trails. This educational farm is open free to visitors every day! Find Out More!