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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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  • Tracy E. Ridgeland, SC

    Best of Boston - Great lobster rolls, in addition to other fresh seafood, soups, and salads. Super casual, indoor and outdoor seating.

  • Ninni N. Montclair, NJ

    Only the best place ever for lobster rolls! And the lobster bisque is creamy and dreamy. They are a bit pricey. $18 for a large lobster roll, but it's so worth it. I wasn't a huge lobster fan until I came here. The space is small with limited seating...

  • Wendy L. Dorchester, MA

    First time to James Hook & Co's and I have to say I would definitely come back really soon. I ordered two large lobster rolls and it filled me up! It was so good. Can't keep talking it about to my friends and co-workers.The guy that took my order, he...

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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