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The Best Lobster Rolls in New York City

Lobster rolls are perfect for the summer! They are cool and refreshing and in the last couple of years, there have been a lot more options added. We narrowed it down and here are the best lobster rolls in New York City.

Luke’s Lobster – 93 E. 7th Street & Other Locations
After all these years, Luke’s Lobster is still the premier lobster roll in New York City. Their formula for success is simple. Just super fresh, chilled lobster with butter on a toasted bun. It is incredibly addictive and their lobster rolls have us coming back for more time after time. Best yet, Luke’s Lobster now has locations all over the city.

The Lobster Place – 75 9th Ave
You can’t get fresher lobster than those found at The Lobster Place in the Chelsea Market. It available conveniently in a lobster roll if you are looking for something less messy than a whole steamed lobster (which we also recommend).

Ed’s Lobster Bar – 222 Lafayette St
Ed’s Lobster Bar is a popular seafood joint in SoHo and one of their main draws is their lobster roll. If you are a fan of delicious, succulent lobster piled high (we know we are), then you would love the lobster rolls from Ed’s Lobster Bar.

Lure Fishbar – 142 Mercer St
Nearby also in SoHo, there is also Lure Fishbar’s lobster rolls. This is a great option if you are looking for lobster rolls in a more upscale, finer dining restaurant.

Mary’s Fish Camp – 64 Charles St
The lobster roll from Mary’s Fish Camp is beloved by many and you have to try it to see why! It just hits the spot and is unbelievably scrumptious.

Red Hook Lobster Pound – 16 Extra Pl & Other Locations
Last but certainly not least, you know what we are getting for lunch when we see the Red Hook Lobster Pound food truck on the streets of New York City. They have the Maine lobster roll on their menu which is served cold but they also have the Connecticut lobster roll which is served warmed and it is actually a bit harder to find. We recommend trying both!

Red Hook Lobster Pound Lobster Roll