Belfast Restaurants: Top 5 Lobster Restaurants

Belfast restaurants offer a variety of fares, from szechuan chicken to roasted duck roll, or baked Irish ham and Sicilian pizza.  However, Belfast is not renowned for their Chinese dishes or pizza specalties, but rather for their lobsters.

Young's Lobster Pound
4 Mitchell Street
Belfast, ME 04915
(207) 338-1160

Young's Lobster Pound is a delightful restaurant that makes this statement true, and then some. The eatery is simple and modest, complete with paper plates and picnic tables. Not to mention, the lobster is guaranteed to be as fresh as you can get. Caught that very morning, and awaiting your purchase in a large outdoor lobster tank, Young's does a fantastic job of pleasing everyone's palate. Customers step up to the take-out counter and order fresh lobsters, clams and other crustaceans that are cooked in salt water cookers, adding that small but incredible flavor. Dockside picnic tables are available for you to enjoy your meal with stunning views of Penobscot Bay. Young's may be modest and messy, but very much delectable.

Weathervane Seafood Restaurant
3 Main St Public Landing
Belfast, ME 04915
(207) 338-1774
www.weathervaneseafoods.com/

Weathervane Seafood is on the top of everyone's list when it comes to lobster favorite's in Belfast. You will not stop with just the lobster, but will have the urge to taste the deep fried clams and shrimp or clam chowder.  The sweet hashed cole-slaw is a wonderful delite.  Located off Penobscot Bay and near Belfast Pier, the scenery on the outdoor patio creates a tranquil atmosphere that will put anyone in a hungry mood.  The beer list at Weathervane is unique and delicious in it's own right. Try the Belfast Lobster Ale, brewed by Belfast Brewing Company.

Papa J's & the Lobster Bar
193 Searsport Ave.
Belfast, ME 04915
(207) 338-6464‎

When heading out the door from your Belfast Bed and Breakfast, you may want to consider getting lobster at Papa J's & the Lobster Bar. A ski lodge tucked inside the shell of a shanty tavern, Papa J's offers an appetizer of mussels retrieved only hours before being steamed and set on your plate. Lobster entrees vary as far as lobster pizza, feta lobster pasta, and lobster stew, and the restaurant offers a wonderful wine list that complements every meal. Papa J's really is the hometown dining experience everyone seeks while visiting Belfast.

Lunch Wagon
17 Main Street
Belfast, ME 04915
(207) 338-9296‎

The Lunch Wagon is a great little diner roosted on a hill. The majority of options are fried deliciousness, but the most enticing item on the menu is the lobster roll. Your choice of butter or mayo lightly coating large lumps of lobster meat held together by a warm, toasted roll. Once ordered from the window, take a seat at a picnic table situated out front, which offers beautiful views overlooking the water. You will find that heaven was easy to find.

Lookout Pub
37 Front Street
Belfast, ME 04915
(207) 338-8900‎

Look Out Pub is a "must-eat" while staying at a Belfast Inn. The tavern features a 40-foot long Lobster Bar, and with 17 different tap beers, you will find one that will quench your thirst and compliment your lobster dinner. If you're looking for something other than lobster, than try a burger. They are the best in the area. The atmosphere is lively and entertaining, as bands rock out on weekend nights and dancing becomes a must. Look Out Pub is all around a wonderful place to spend an evening with friends.