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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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  • Jennifer L. Boston, MA

    I think the lobster rolls and the clam chowder were the best I've had! They were simply delicious. I really would eat the clam chowder every day if I lived closer to the place. My favorite part of eating the lobster roll was the first and last bite! ...

  • Kim M. Boonsboro, MD

    Simply the best lobster roll in Boston. Just fresh meat with a tiny bit mayo. Simple. Delicious. We also tried the clam chowdah. Creamy with potatoes. Super yum!

  • Jonathan N. Boston, MA

    I walks by this place all the time and don't even know they sell foods in there. The exterior of this place look more like a seafood store. I finally stop by one day and read one of their outside sign and found out they sell lobster roll and other se...

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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