Best Lobster Rolls From Across the Country
Browse through a selection of the best lobster rolls being served around the country right now. Whether you prefer your roll with mayo or butter only, on a hot dog bun or on brioche, you'll find the roll that's right for you.
Shaw's Crab House, Chicago, IL
Parsley adds a bit of color to this mayo-heavy lobster roll served on a grilled, buttered hot dog bun.
Luke's Lobster, New York, NY
The star of this lobster roll was chilled Maine lobster, dressed up with a touch of mayo, drizzle of butter, and sprinkling of owner Luke Holden's homemade seasoning. It was all piled high on a butter-soaked hot dog bun.
Ditch Plains, New York, NY
For this roll, poached lobster is mixed with garlic aioli, scallions, celery, tarragon, parsley and Old Bay. The mixture gets support from a buttered and grilled potato roll.
Red Hook Lobster Pound, New York, NY
This roll is a shout-out to east coast purists: large chunks of Maine lobster is lightly dressed in lemon mayo and sandwiched into a classic hot dog bun.
Mary's Fish Camp, New York, NY
Fresh Maine lobster is tossed in heaps of creamy mayo, kicked up with fresh lemon juice, seasoned with salt and pepper, and then wedged it into a toasted hot dog bun.
BLT Fish, New York, NY
A generous amount of tarragon and celery, and just enough salty capers, bring out the best in the fresh lobster meat. The lobster is topped with toasted, buttered brioche.
Nettie's Crab Shack, San Francisco, CA
Fresh chunks of lobster meat, dripping with delicious butter, are packed into a pleasantly warm top split bun, and served with homemade pickles, cauliflower and okra.
Jasper White's Summer Shack, Cambridge, MA
This mayo-heavy lobster salad is speckled with bits of crunchy cucumber and wedged into a crisp, buttered bun. The roll is served with pickled beets and homemade potato chips on the side.
Lure Fishbar, New York, NY
Maine lobster meat is mixed with celery, cucumber and chives, tossed in a Tabasco-infused mayo, topped off with a slice of tomato and crunchy bits of bacon, and sandwiched into a soft potato roll.
Camden Harbour Inn, Camden, ME
Locally caught lobster is tossed with a tangy, citrus mayo, pickled shallots and herbs, and then sandwiched between housemade brioche.
Ed's Chowder House, New York, NY
Chunks of lobster are flavored with a touch of mayo, hint of lemon zest, generous speckles of celery and tarragon, and served on a butter-soaked hot dog bun.
Brooklyn Brine, New York, NY
Brooklyn Brine brought their famous fried pickles along, and served them piping hot with a side of sour cream. The crunchy exteriors and tangy insides provided a perfect compliment to all the lobster.