The Lobster Shanty

Row 1

25 Front St (at Artist's Row)
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 745-5449
Dive Bar, Seafood, BBQ
$ $
Mon–Wed: 5:00 PM–10:00 PM Thu: Noon–10:00 PM Fri–Sat: Noon–11:00 PM Sun: Noon–9:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • Two many things make me laugh
  • If the weather permits, sit outside on the patio with a "warm beer" and enjoy the sights and sounds of Salem.
  • Featured on Diner's Drive In's and Dives !
  • Great place. Some bartenders might hold a grudge if you act like an asshole. Not that I would know anything about such affairs.
  • The millionaire burger is a must try, perfect burger with deep fried brie on top.. OMG and the hand cut fries this year really make a difference
  • Two words: Lobster Rangoon. You won't be disappointed!
  • Fried clams were awesome!!
  • Sweet potato chips.
  • Lobster mac and cheese was amazing!
  • try the lobster Mac n cheese!
  • Uncle Sully Burger is my favorite burger in Salem. Even better with the black and tan onion rings! Love the Pulled Pork Sammie here too.
  • The boiled lobster was good! Fried Shrimp basket was very good and the fried fish basket was good too. Prices are reasonable! Service was good!
  • Catch a live band, sit outside and eat some good grub. This place a hidden gem that epitomizes the seafood themed dive bar.
  • Lobster Mac n Cheese is great, good portion too!
  • Def try the lobster mac n cheese and the lobster roll, no such thing as too much lobster!
  • Food is phenomenal and the drinks are strong and delicious! Tip your servers and bartenders well, they are all amazing!
  • If you like lobster and vodka, the Lobstertini is a must-have.
  • I came here because I knew it was on the show Diners, Drive-Ins, & Dives and because I love lobster. I was disappointed. My favorite Lobster is from The Lobster Place in NY. It's hard to top.
  • I love the Lobster Shanty. It's always amazing. Fried pickles and Poutine. Great original drinks. Always a stop on my Salem bar crawl.
  • Good food and good service. Long wait but it was Salem in October as expected. The Lobster Martini was not a let down it was awesome and the atmosphere was a great feel. Check it out.