5 Maine Towns With Unforgettable Lobster & Clam Shacks


Since Kittery splits off into several peninsulas, it helps to have options throughout the town. When you just can’t wait to get your hands on Maine lobster and seafood, Buoy Shack and Morrison’s Lobsters await on Badger’s Island, less than 1,000 feet from the state line.

Kennebunk & Kennebunkport

Kennebunk meets the well-known Kennebunkport on an imaginary line in Dock Square. However, The Clam Shack is one of the most globally renowned shacks, and it’s technically in Kennebunk.


A hidden gem near the beaches of Biddeford along Biddeford Pool, Pool Lobster at Goldthwaite’s offers a restaurant-length menu in a grab-and-go setting.


As home to the Maine Lobster Festival since 1948, Rockland should be on your shack snack list. After seeing the latest menu additions at Claws, a place that caters to “Sea Foodies,” I’m already planning my next road trip.

Cape Elizabeth

Home to the famous Portland Head Lighthouse, Cape Elizabeth brings big shack surprises too.

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