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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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  • “Each time a friend visits Boston, James Hook is a mandatory stop for lobster. I have indoctrinated many a tourist!”

  • “This place is friggin awesome!”

  • “Knowledgeable staff, fresh seafood. Right on the water front. The best lobster rolls on the east coast, bar none.”

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  • Bethany A. Brooklyn, NY

    This place was absolutely amazing! If you're looking for a good divey seafood place, go here. Service was fantastic, food was delish. Wish they had more menu options, but still stellar.

  • Ben G. Western Addition/NOPA, San Francisco, CA

    OMG this place is great. Staff are friendly, you can touch a live lobster, and eat the best lobster roll you have ever had. No one can beat this quality, not to mention price. I couldn't be more ecstatic. I recommend getting a roll, lightly toasted, ...

  • Carolyn L. Boston, MA

    My new favorite lobsta joint! I brought a visiting friend here and it was the best meal of the weekend. This no frills restaurant has awesome prices with even better food. We each got our own lobster roll ($15) and shared a serving of lobster mac 'n ...

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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