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Simply Lobsters

Phone: (800) 796-3189 View Additional Phone Numbers 1292 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, ME 04240


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Simply Lobster specializes in the ording and shipment of food service. The business products include but are not limited to soft tail lobster, hard shell lobster,streamers, surf and turf and more

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Factors that raised the rating for Simply Lobsters include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
  • Response to 8 complaint(s) filed against business.
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
  • BBB has sufficient background information on this business.

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Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

8 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 3 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 1
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 3
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 4
Total Closed Complaints 8

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Simply Lobsters
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: June 02, 2009 Business started: 01/01/1986 in ME Business started locally: 01/01/1986 Business incorporated: 01/01/1986 in ME
Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Donald Lee, President
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Donald Lee, President
Number of Employees


Business Category

LOBSTERS FISH & SEAFOOD-RETAIL Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging (NAICS: 311710)

Products & Services

Simply Lobsters sells the following brand(s): Maine Lobster

Refund and Exchange Policy
(taken from Web page)
What happens if I get a dead lobster when I ordered for a live one? 
Rarely will this happen, but when it does, we will credit you for the dead lobster. Our guarantee is 100% live lobsters upon arrival (Exception: Acts of God and weather delays beyond our control).  You must, however, inform us in writing ( or by calling us (1-800-796-3189) within 2 hours of receiving your package.  We cannot be responsible if you call us 3 days later, to let us know.  (Leaving us a message on our phone or an email is fine)  We absolutely DO NOT Tolerate False Claims, and can usually tell when false claims are made.   Please inform us immediately when you have an issue.  Early notice, allows us to assess the matter promptly.  Keep in mind when a refund is issued we reserve the right to request a return of the dead lobsters.  Of course at our expense.
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Alternate Business Names
Gendrons Seafood
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