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James Hook & Co. is a family-owned restaurant in Boston offering the best live lobsters, lobster dinners and fresh seafood available. We are a family business, managed by four siblings of the third generation of the Hook family. Many things have changed since we first started selling lobster in 1925, but one thing hasn't - our commitment to bringing quality lobster and seafood to our neighbors.

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  • “Excellent! Love the chowder too. Return visit forthcoming!”

  • “An expert panel ranks New England's 9 best lobster rolls: James Hook in Boston via Thrillist! ”

  • “Best lobster roll for lunch at James Hook ”

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James Hook & Co

495 reviews
  • Jessica S.

    1. Go here over lunch, they close at 5pm. 2. Stand in line. Menu is on the table inside. 3. A dude will ask you while you're in line (but not yet at the... Read More

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Customer Reviews

  • Charles C Boston, Massachusetts

    They have really good lobster rolls and you can sit outside. The only drawback is the scenery isn't that great. Feels like you are sitting in a parking lot.

  • Abid95 The Hague, The Netherlands

    If I could I would go back to this restaurant, but I don't live in Boston or even nearby, recommended to us by the Uber driver who dropped us on our Whale watching tour ( also highly recommended). He said we must walk over to this place and check out...

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About Us

James Hook & Co

Phone (617) 423-5501
Hours Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm