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Red Hook Lobster Pound

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284 Van Brunt St., Brooklyn, NY 11231 40.679808 -74.010379
nr. Verona St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-858-7650 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Soup & Sandwich
  • Price Range: $$

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Tue-Thu, noon-8pm; Fri-Sat, noon-10pm; Sun, noon-9pm; Mon, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

F, G at Smith-9th Sts.



Payment Methods

Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Good for Groups
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out
  • Special Occasion
  • Catering


  • No Alcohol


Not Accepted


Red Hook Pound has such a seaside feel you’d half expect to be able to eat your dinner while dangling your legs off the side of a dock. The cramped kitchen and counter (host to a tank of deep-blue shellfish, brought in direct from Maine several times a week) neighbors a separate picnic-style dining room filled with wooden benches and buoys hanging overhead. It’s the perfect setting for enjoying the Pound's classic lobster rolls, each served in a cardboard hot-dog tray complete with checkered wax paper, a bag of chips, and a pickle. The menu includes a Maine roll with celery, house mayo, and light spices; a shrimp variation on the same; and a Connecticut option with a crunchy, butter-fried bun. All are served overflowing with clumps of soft, fleshy lobster meat too generously portioned to eat without a fork and a handful of napkins. Steamy bisque and a clam chowder make for appealing openers, and treats from Steve's Authentic Key Lime Pies and Robicelli's make for a sweet finish.

Recommended Dishes

Connecticut roll, $16

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