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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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  • Christopher P. La Cañada Flintridge, CA

    Part of the charm Boston has is its city's size - you can virtually walk the entire thing in a day if you pleased, though few somehow choose that course. A delightful byproduct of such a city is the ability to traverse any restaurant as you please, a...

  • Christine H. San Francisco, CA

    No frills here.. All about simple and fresh seafood. I got the large lobster roll. The bread was good.. Not to soft and not too crunchy but toasted nicely so it was chewy.  Trying to be 'healthy' and I don't like the taste of mayo I asked for no may...

  • Morra Y. Boston, MA

    Love the fresh lobster roll. A nice treat for lunch.

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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