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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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  • Fred B. Columbus, OH

    Still great...!!! The ambiance ain't what it used to be. The fire in '08 took that. And it isn't quite the same buying my lobster roll in a trailer. But their lobster meat is still just as sweet and just as fresh as it always was. And the view of the...

  • Justo G. La Verne, CA

    Great place. Best lobster roll in town!!! Lobster Mac and cheese is great. Great view of harbor!!!

  • Lily S. Brighton, MA

    The more I try lobster rolls, the more i'm convinced they are not my thing. [i know, someone alert BPD]. That being said, I was pretty satisfied with the lobsta' here. I appreciate the option to decide on size, and the fact that they don't include fi...

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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