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Serving up 🦞 rolls and 🍹late Spring '22⛱
Living at the southeastern most tip of Maine, the Buoy Shack offers Maine's first lobster roll. Check us out Summer '22

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#lobster #shack #maine #newengland #coast #ocean #seafood #smallbusiness #workingwaterfront #buoyshack
Best view on the river…who’s ready for a 🦞🥖 drenched in 🧈🤤

#salty #river #views #buoyshack #kittery #maine #thewaylifeshouldbe #newengland #coast
Now, how good does that look right about now?! 

We’re in the final stage of our build and we can’t wait to share this view and a meal with you! Coming soon!
⏰ UPDATE ⏰

Monday 8/1: Open 4pm-9pm
Tuesday 8/2: Closed
Wednesday 8/3: Closed
Thursday 8/4: OPEN 11am-9pm
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Celebrating our first 1,000+ followers! Thank you all for your support and patience as we open this great new restaurant serving up Maine’s first 🦞 roll and 👌🏼views. 🎉

We are closed today and tomorrow back open for the weekend beginning on Thursday @11am. Come see us! 👊🏻

#newbusiness #newrestaurant #maine #kittery #lobster #lobsterroll #waterfront
11 days in and we couldn’t be more appreciative of our community! The support we’ve received from the Seacoast community and beyond has been overwhelming (sometimes literally!☺️) - thank you!

Each day we are refining our team and operation, thank you for your feedback and patience! We are open for dinner tonight, 4pm to 9pm. Join us! 🦞

#thankful #community #newbusiness #food #passion #grinding #seacoast #maine #newengland
Planning to visit the Sail Portsmouth Festival⚓️? Join us at any point this weekend on your way to or from! 11am-9pm🦞🇺🇸🍹

PS- check out @portsmouthathenaeum for some great shots of the tall ships!
We’ve partnered with @hiddencoastshellfish to bring you oysters this Labor Day Weekend! 

The crew will be shucking their farm fresh Gundalow oysters harvested in the Great Bay of NH. 

Come enjoy these local, salty but mild oysters on Saturday and Sunday from 2pm until their shucked out! Full menu is available and we’ll be open 11am-9pm (reminder kitchen closes at 8pm). 

We’re excited to create local partnerships that curate a great experience for our visitors - be on the lookout for more in the future!🤙🏻

#oysters #farmfresh #sustainable #harvest #newhampshire #maine #newengland #local #partnership #labordayweekend #smallbusiness #localbusiness
Happy Labor Day! 

We are incredibly thankful for the crews that helped us build our restaurant and for our team that has been working in overdrive to open the restaurant and ensure all of our guest have a wonderful experience! Thank you! 🙏🏻🦞🇺🇸

>>check out our story for updates on service today

#laborday #team #thankful #smallbusiness #localbusiness #maine #newhampshire #seacoast #newengland
As the seasons change and the temps cool off (nights anyway!) we are offering special menu items like this Bouillabaisse - aka BUOYbaisse😉.

Our homemade recipe features fresh caught local, haddock and mussels. 

Join us for a bowl before it’s gone! 🐟

#menu #special #today #joinus #fish #fall #seasonal
Packed into this dish is all the flavor and fun of a traditional lobster boil with less mess - we did the shucking! Meat from a whole lobster, andouille sausage, baby red potatoes, corn, and steamers with old bay lemon butter. 🦞🐖🥔🌽🧈

We’ll be selling this special starting tomorrow, Thursday September 15th, until we are sold out! Let us know what you think in the comments 👇

#lobster #endlesssummer #tasty #food #foodie #seacoast #maine #open
Just because summer is over doesn't mean the fun has to stop @buoyshack. Check out our fall 🍁🍂calendar. More info to come!
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#buoyshack #buoyshackkittery #kitterymaine #soggypoboys #orenellsbbq #oktoberfest2022 #jahspirit #collaboration #events #fall #october #november9 #december #local #maine #newhampshire #seacoast
Po'Boys & Po'Boys - Our Fall Concert Series kicks off this Saturday with the Soggy Po'Boys playing from 4-6:30 at the Buoy Shack Lobster & Drinks. Saturday only we will have Lobster, Shrimp and Oyster Po'Boys in honor of the band. This weekend transport yourself to the streets of New Orleans with a trip to Kittery, ME.
We love our neighbors here in Kittery and especially on Badgers Island. We are excited to team up with Ore Nell’s BBQ to host a neighborhood pig roast to celebrate the warm welcome we have received in our opening months. Come celebrate with us and make friends with a neighbor.
We’re celebrating🎉 at the Buoy Shack tonight (and all weekend!) with our official ribbon cutting✂️🍾! We’ll be offering our 🦞lobster rolls🦞at $19 and will have special guests joining us. 

We couldn’t be more thankful🙏🏻 for the warmest welcome from our community and all the continued support. Join us tonight so we can thank you! 

📸: thanks to our patrons for letting the talented @annasolophotos capture this moment! 

#smallbusiness #local #newbusiness #restaurant #maine #kittery #portsmouthnh #seacoast #coastal #ribboncutting
Starting this Monday, and for the whole month of October, we will be serving up special burgers and offering discounts on all beers. Here’s the line up this week:

🍔Korean BBQ burger
🐖Pull pork topped burger
🦞Lux burger topped with lobster spread

#menu #specials #burger #beer #monday #october
Let’s celebrate German style with our version of Oktoberfest. Fun for the whole family with kid and adult games. 
1pm kids stein holding contest and stein race
2pm adult stein holding contest and stein race
2:30pm pretzel eating contest
3-7pm Eastern Sound Orchestra Oompah band
Special Oktoberfest menu available all weekend. Including bratwurst, sauerkraut, pretzels, potato soup, German potato salad, German empanadas & schnitzel sandwiches
Beers Available Rising Tide Oktoberfest, Bissel Bros. Festbier & Precept, Tributary Marzen Oktoberfest, Lone Pine Pumpkin Party & Athletic Oktoberfest in cans.
It’s 🥨🍺OKTOBERFEST🍺🥨 at the Shack this weekend! Here’s our lineup:

>> Maines: Bratwurst Plate & Pork Schnitzel Plate 🍽️
>> Shack Snacks: Potato Soup, Bratwurst Empanadas, Beet Empanadas, Big & Small Pretzels, Potato Salad, Bratwurst🥨
>> Draft Beers: Rising Tide Oktoberfest, Tributary Marzen Oktoberfest, Bissell Brothers Precept (German Pilsner), Bissell Brothers Festbier, Lone Pine Pumpkin Party🍻🍂

‼️Regular menu available, drafts and specials rotate Saturday and Sunday🦞🍁

#oktoberfest #october #local #saturday #sunday #weekend #beer #brewery #maine #fall #event
🥨🍺Oktoberfest at the Shack continues!🎶🎺

From 3-7pm today, Sunday October 16th, we will have live music 🪗 by Eastern Sound Orchestra’s Oompah Band. Join us for special German 🇩🇪 inspired food, beers and fun!

‼️regular menu and drinks available 🦞🍹

#oktoberfest #october #livemusic #band #german #sunday #weekend #local #fall
We have a ton of fun activities and events happening this weekend, fit for the whole family or out with friends! Join us for Reggae🪘, interactive learning activities🦀🐠🦑, and brunch🥂! We’ll be sharing updates with you throughout the weekend with more details!

‼️Our lobster bake will be moved to another weekend. All regular menu items still available!

#weekend #october #seacoast #music #reggae #brunch #saturday #sunday #maine #newhampshire
We’re offering brunch today and will be open at 10am! Brunch items will be offered all day. 

With a solid brunch line-up, we will have limited food menu items available. Our staple lobster rolls will be served up all day, though!🦞🤙🏻

We are also offering a discount on food and beverage to patrons of @theseacoastrep Crucible showing (past or current), supporting our employees and friends who participate in theater. Show us your 🧾 or 🎟️ to receive the discount. 

#sunday #weekend #brunch #discount #maine #seacoast
Who’s ready for Halloween👻?! 🫵🏼

Here is our event line up for the weekend 
>>Friday 10/28: free pumpkin carving 🎃 & BeetleJuice 🪲airing at 7pm on the big screen
>>Saturday 10/29: free pumpkin carving 🎃, family friendly Halloween party with DJ Skootch 1PM-3:30PM, costume contest 💀, Hocus Pocus 🧙🏻‍♀️airing at 7pm on the big screen
>>Sunday 10/30: free pumpkin carving 🎃, Axe Throwing 🪓, Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown airing at 6pm and Scream at 7pm on the big screen
>>Monday 10/31: join us at the shack for the Portsmouth Halloween Parade Pre-Party! Enjoy special drinks and food before you walk across the bridge. Wear your costume and get 10% off your bill, starting at 5pm.

‼️Regular menu items available. We will have Halloween food and drink themed specials. Movie showings will be placed near the tent to not disrupt non-viewing patrons’ experience.

#halloween #weekend #spooky #boo #costume #dj #pumpkin #pumpkincarving #movie #hocuspocus #beetlejuice #scream #charliebrown
Still making plans for Halloween weekend?! @onthegoaxethrow will be at the Shack tomorrow!🪓

We’ve got Halloween themed activities and food fit for the whole family, happening all weekend long! Keep an eye on our story for updates.🎃👻

‼️Regular menu items available! 🦞🍹
The forecast is calling for ☀️ and warm temps🏖️! This weekend we are partnering with @bissellbrothers for a tap takeover🍺. Swing by anytime on Saturday and enjoy one (or more!) of the 7 Maine brewed craft beers we’ll have on tap. 

This week we’re open Thursday 11/3 through Sunday 11/6, 11am to 9pm. We will be transitioning to our winter ❄️hours for the remainder of the year starting next week - open Friday 11/10 through Sunday 11/12. Keep up with all Shack happenings here 🤙🏻.

‼️Regular food menu available🦞. Regular cocktails🍹, wines 🍷and canned beverages available.

#beer #craftbeer #draftbeer #taptakeover #bissellbrothers #brew #brewery #local #maine #mainemade #weekend #activities
Ok…we know we just told you we were moving into our winter ❄️ hours but with temps in the 70s again tomorrow, we just had to stay open🤙🏻! This weekend felt like summer in more ways than 1 (!) - thank you all who came out to spend time with us. We appreciate you!

We’ll be open tomorrow, Monday 11/7, from 12pm-6pm. We’ll close Tuesday and Wednesday and reopen on Thursday 11/10 from 12pm-6pm. Come see us! 

📸 cred: @capturingportsmouth 

#fall #november #monday #sunshine #restaurant #open
Thank you to all the brave men and women who have served, past and present, to protect our freedom and our great country. We salute you! 🫡🇺🇸

We will be offering all military veterans a 50% discount on their meal at the Shack today from 11am-9pm.🦞🍹🇺🇸

Due to inclement weather expected tomorrow, Saturday 11/12, we are postponing our charitable cornhole tournament to Saturday 11/19. We will be open and serving our regular menu items from 11am-9pm.

#veteransday #veterans #thankyou #salute #brave #honor #freedom #service #country #america #godblessamerica
EVENT UPDATE - NOVEMBER 19

Cornhole ✔️
Competition ✔️
Charity✔️

In honor of our Veterans, we'll be hosting a cornhole tournament at the Shack to raise money for Veterans Count on Saturday 11/19.

$20/player, all proceeds go to the organization and the top three teams will receive prizes donated by the Buoy Shack.

Sign up ahead of time, 🔗 in bio or day of
starting at 11:30am.

To learn more about Veterans Count or to donate directly, please visit www.vetscount.org

‼️Regular menu and service available 🦞🍹

#cornhole #competition #charity #veteransday #veterans #saturday #november
Planning your morning tomorrow? 

Need a little you time before the family arrives? Looking to celebrate after you finish the morning Turkey Trot? 🦃🏃🏽‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️Hair of the dog from Wednes-giving?!

Whatever you’re thinking, we’ll be open *for drinks only* from 9:00 to 12:30pm on Thanksgiving Day🍹🥂🍂

Our deck is heated and the Shack will be open. Picnic tables and Adirondacks will be available for those who brave it!🥶

#thanksgiving #thursday #open #turkeytrot #seacoast #kittery #portsmouth #maine #newhampshire #bloodymary #mimosa #drinks
Join us December 3rd and 4th for the Shack’s last event and weekend of the year!! 🥂

We’re hosting the Buoyvarian Market - a Maine winter market featuring local artists🎨, festivities🎅🏼🎄, great food 🦞and libations🍹! 

Check back throughout the week for more details and spotlights of our featured artists! 🤙🏻

#maine #winter #market #local #artist #holiday #festivities #food #drinks
Making plans for the weekend? Include the Shack on your list of places to visit! 

We have activities fit for all!
✔️ Santa 🎅🏼 
✔️ Bell Ringers 🔔
✔️ Artisan Shops 🎨
✔️ Lobster & Drinks 🦞🍹

This will be our last weekend in operation for our inaugural season. Don’t miss out in the fun!

#christmas #santa #holidays #market #smallbusiness #local #artisan #newengland #maine #newhampshire #coast
Trap Tree is up and the holiday spirit is in the air! It looks a bit different from last year so come check it out!🎄🎅🏼🕯️🕎

We’re excited for our Winter Market and watching the weather closely. Saturday is calling for ⛈️ so stay tuned for updates and possible schedule changes for artists.

Santa 🎅🏼 will now be coming on Sunday December 4th 2pm-3pm!!

We will be open for lunch and dinner Friday December 2 through Sunday December 4th. This is our last weekend of regular operation for the season, come see us!🦞🍹

#christmas #holiday #lights #santa #restaurant #open #local #business #lobster #drinks

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