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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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  • “Simple goodness!”

  • “Their rolls are overflowing with huge chunks of the freshest lobster and just the right amount of mayo, and they're a reasonable price! True lobster roll perfection! Wish I had one now.”

  • “What's absolutely UNMISSABLE in Boston? A lobster roll at James Hook ”

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James Hook & Co

547 reviews
  • Amanda G.

    Surprisingly low priced for the area, a solid, fresh lobster roll, great clam chowder and a delicious, albeit thin lobster bisque make this a great... Read More

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Customer Reviews

  • Nickeswed... Uppsala County, Sweden

    Underbart fräsch och god lobster roll. Härlig genuin miljö och trevlig personal. Vill ni ha en extra twist så ska ni beställs en clam soup. Väl värt ett besök!

  • Javier G Ciudad Victoria, Mexico

    Estuvimos en Boston un par de dias, el primer dia decidimos ir a James Hook por las criticas que leimos en internet, nuestra experiencia fue excelente, la langosta es fresca, la tienen viva en unos estanques segun tamaño para que tu escojas la de tu...

  • munchkinkaty Toronto, Canada

    I was initially confused about this place by the web site, I could only find information on shipping seafood but confirmed today this address has a small seafood counter for take home, and a small menu of items to eat in. We had a lobster roll for $1...

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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