Everyone seems to have their favorite place in the Boston area for lobster rolls. Where can some of the best ones be found in or near Boston? [Go here to post a reply.]
(Posted by hiddenboston)
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Tom M wrote:
Neptune Oyster. Hot buttered lobster roll.
North of Boston try the Lobster Pool. It is on the Gloucester/Rockport line. Fresh lobster - lightly dressed and a lot of lobster.
Neptune Oyster or Belle Isle: just depends on which side of the tunnel I happen to be.
best lobster roll is at Pauli's in North End. Chunks of lobster meat, lots of it, light mayo and no lettuce on a grilled hot hog bun, and is you are feeling adventurous they have a lobster sub with almost a pound of lobster meat. This has to be the biggest and best lobster roll in Boston!!!
Michele S wrote:
I think Tony's Clam Shop on Wollaston Beach has an outstanding lobster roll. Last time there this summer it was $18; that's the best price for both quantity and quality I've had in the area.
Marko M wrote:
Island Creek Oyster Bar. Outstanding Lobster Roll and reasonably priced to boot.
Belle Isle, Belle Isle, Belle Isle...
Brian E wrote:
Kelly's Roast Beef Saugus.
The Big Kahuna at Joe Fish in North Andover. Had 1 on Sunday.
Patrick G. wrote:
I say Hook in Boston for value. But the marketplace raw bar in Mashpee for the overall win
Cameron R. wrote:
Sullivan's in Southie. I don't know what they put in the lobster meat salad, but it's great. I wouldn't be surprised if it was crack- it's that addictive! Hahahaha!
M. R. wrote:
Woods in Plymouth
Row 34 in the Seaport. Warm buttered lobster roll is outstanding + holds its own against the heavy hitters on the cape, north and south shores. Always a pain in the ass to get a table or bar seat though...
My friend says it's Tony's, I need to verify myself this summer!
Louies Alive and Kicking - Cambridge
The Beach Plum in Rye or Portsmouth NH
Kevin M. wrote:
Lobster Pool, but let's see what happens this year.
Drew S. wrote:
I can't really choose between Belle Isle and Row 34, though Neptune and even J Hook make appearances in my dreams that don't go away until I get one. Still, nothing compares to lobster rolls from obscure road- or waterside shacks in Maine that are only known to the locals. We go up every summer and stay with a friend (and her husband) whose parents have a space up in the middle of nowhere, and take our cues from her Dad's constantly updated reviews that he leaves in a binder for guests to look through.
Robby C. wrote:
Belle Isle Seafood
ashley p wrote:
Sesuit harbor cafe in dennis!
Michael C. wrote:
Alive and kicking seafood Cambridge
Paul J. wrote:
Belle Isle in Winthrop!
Susan S. R. wrote:
Lobster Express in Hull.
Pete M. wrote:
Neptune Oyster warm butter Lobster Roll. #Lifechanging
The Lobster Pot in Wareham.
Neptune Oyster and Row 34
Joe P. wrote:
Pauli's in the North End.
Parker's Restaurant - buttered brioche roll!!
Burke's Seafood in Quincy. Big chunks of lobster in a buttery roll. Not fancy but the best tasting lobster around
Marina At The Wharf Revere
Belle Isle in Winthrop
In immediate Boston vicinity, Row 34
I second the Lobster Pot in Wareham!
Pauli's in North End
Raw Bar in mashpee/new seabury
Diana B wrote:
Seaport Grill in Gloucester $9.95 every Thursday!
Eddie W. wrote:
Belle Isle hands down
John S. G. wrote:
Charlie's Kitchen, Harvard Square.
Rick S. wrote:
Kelly's RB. !!
Patrick G. wrote:
James hook or the lobster stop in Quincy
Lobster Roll Chronicles wrote:
Here's the best we've found in MA - Louie's Alive & Kicking!
B & G
Belle Isle has to take title when you're looking for a traditional lobster roll. The new(ish) dining area is nice as well.
my favorite is Salvador's milk bucket stand in #Dartmouth - lots of meat, very light dressing, cheap.
@BambaraCAMB #delcious #lobster rolls!
@NeptuneOyster & @BostoniaPublic!
check out the lobster roll at the green harbor lobster pound in marshfield. You will not be disappointed.
Belle Isle in Winthrop.
Pauli's on Salem St. Has the best monster lobster. #lobsterroll @EaterBoston @NotifyBoston #boston
Row 34 without a doubt
Lobster express Hull, nantasket beach ma. two choices, a liddle mayo or Naked. Buttered roll.
Sesuit Harbor Cafe Dennis MA
Green Harbor Lobster Pound.
James Hook in town; Belle Isle outside town
Steve O wrote:
Louie's Alive and Kicking in Cambridge. Lobster and Mayo Suck!
DeborahSue Dias wrote:
The Take Out in Norwood, Ma.
Kelly's in Revere
Arnolds - Eastham, MA!
Sesuit Cafe / East Dennis
Friendly Fisherman, Eastham
Raw Bar Mashpee/New Seabury, while the largest ever with no fillers and very little mayo, they have been smaller the past few years.
J. Adam wrote:
Lobster Stop in Quincy. Not big, but 2 for less than $20 and the best I've tasted around here. Good value and absolutely delicious. Perfect balance of lobster, mayo, bread and butter.
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