Graffam Bros. Seafood Shack – Pure Maine Lobster!

Lobsters To Go Since 1946

Located in Rockland, Maine  just minutes from the historic harbor, Graffam Bros. Seafood Shack is a roadside gem serving sandwiches, salads and fried seafood favorites such as haddock, clams, scallops, shrimp and more!   Indulge in the steamed lobster with the melted butter or enjoy lobster rolls overflowing with locally sourced lobster meat dressed in mayonnaise and served on a toasted bun. Order at the window and dine at one of the outdoor tables – or take your summer seafood to go!  Situated across from the Graffam Bros. Seafood Market which is open year round, the shack is open in the warmer months only. Yum!

Why we love it:  This place is fast, easy and worth the visit!

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  • Seasonal (May – October)
  • Lunch, Dinner (Hours Vary. Call Ahead)
  • 211 Union Street, Rockport, Maine
  • (207) 236-8391
  • www.lobsterstogo.com

 

 

The Oar – A Sizzling Summer Favorite on Block Island

Stunning Location on Beautiful Great Salt Pond

Step inside The Oar and you’ll be greeted by friendly staff, lots of seafood menu items including steaks and burgers and oars of many different shapes and colors decorating this casual, Block Island favorite!   With an expansive lawn and outstanding views of the marina, this summer casual restaurant is located within the historic 1661 Inn at the Boat Basin in New Harbor.  It’s a delicious and fun place to hang out!

Whether you sit inside or outside,  The Oar offers the perfect place to relax with a lobster roll or lobster grilled cheese and enjoy the casual nautical ambiance!

Why we love it:   Tucked away yet popular and fun place to enjoy lobster!

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Blount Clam Shack – Home of the 9 Inch Lobster Roll!

Located Along the Historic Warren Waterfront

Casual and coastal, Blount Clam Shack is the place to go for clam cakes, clam chowder, whole belly clams and the 9-inch overstuffed lobster roll! Bring a big appetite since the Giant Lobster roll is made with a 1/2 pound of succulent lobster meat, tossed in Blount’s special dill sauce or served with warm butter!   In a hurry? Choose the Small Lobster Roll with 1/4 pound of lobster chunks.   You’ll be back for more!

Owned and operated by the Blount family, this very casual  food truck/trailer/lobster shack offers the best of the best!  With walk-up windows  clearly marked,  “Order Here”, “Pick Up Here” and  “Express”  for quick items such as beer and wine, the lines move quickly. Enjoy your mouthwatering meal to-go or settle down at one of the picnic tables under the tent and enjoy every bite of your lunch or dinner as you gaze out onto the water!

Why we love it:   Blount’s is a local hot spot for summer seafood platters!

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Brick Alley Pub – A Newport Tradition for Over 30 Years

Home of the Overstuffed Lobster Salad Roll

Named “Best Restaurant” and “Best Bar” by RI Monthly, Brick Alley Pub and Restaurant is located right in the heart of Newport.   With a warm and inviting atmosphere (fireplace in the winter, air- conditioning in the summer) Brick Alley Pub offers pub style comfort food such as burgers, steaks, salads and fresh, local seafood!

Lobster lovers consider the Lobster Roll or the Lobster Mac ‘n’ Cheese. Made with chunks of 100% claw and knuckle native lobster meat suspended in a creamy blend of Parmesan, Swiss and cheddar cheese, with a hint of Sherry wine and lobster stock topped with a buttery Parmesan bread crumb crust, you’ll agree that this meal is pure bliss!   Pair your lobster with a creative cocktail, craft brew or wine. Brick Alley features an impressive selection of wines with over 250 vintages and has received the Wine Spectator Award for Excellence.

Why we love it:  All around great place to bring a date or a group of friends! 

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Mantunuk Oyster Bar – From Pond to Plate!

Incredibly Fresh Lobster With a View

Perry Raso, owner of Matunuck Oyster Bar, takes pride in offering farm-raised and wild-caught seafood from local waters!   In fact, Perry operates an oyster farm on Potter Pond just steps from the restaurant’s patio. In addition to growing oysters and now scallops, Raso grows vegetables at the other end of the pond and uses the harvest in the restaurant.    Let’s talk about the lobster!   Matunuck Oyster Bar prepares a hands-down, incredible lobster roll using chunks of lobster meat, mayo and chopped celery and a mouthwatering 1 1/2 pound stuffed lobster prepared with jumbo shrimp, scallops and seafood stuffing.   Delicious!  Especially when paired with a glass of crisp white wine.

Why we love it:  The location can’t be beat.   Sit upstairs for views of Block Island, Pt. Judith and The Matunuck Oyster Farm!

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Row 34 – Lobster Rolls In Portsmouth!

Lively Atmosphere. Fresh Seafood.

Clean and modern with a sleek design, Row 34 is a seafood dining hot spot in Portsmouth!   With an impressive raw bar serving a variety of oysters, Row 34 offers an amazing lobster pasta dish and yummy hot and cold lobster rolls that everyone is raving about. Open for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch, Row 34 is the place to go to for a satisfying seafood meal!  Pair your food with one of over 40 craft brews or choose  a cocktail aptly named after key locations along the Seacoast.

Why we love it:  Friendly staff and great “sea”food!

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Surf Restaurant – Overlooking Portsmouth Harbor

Serious About Seafood!

Owned and operated by highly acclaimed Chef Michael Buckley, Surf is committed to only the finest fish and shellfish. Voted “Best Seafood” by New Hampshire Magazine’s Readers Poll several times, Surf sends its seafood buyers down to the piers to meet with the fishermen as they inspect the catch of the day – handpicking the best for the restaurant.

With a focus on creative cuisine, Surf serves amazing lobster dishes such The Surf Lobster Roll made with 1/4 pound fresh lobster meat warmed in drawn butter and thinly sliced celery on a grilled brioche roll, Lobster and Brie Nachos – 6 warm nacho chops topped with cheddar cheese, mango salsa, sliced jalapeño, and lobster in warm brie and the Lobster Sarah (2lb)  or Lobster Kristina (1¼ lb) –  steamed and shucked native lobster flambéed with cognac, lobster stock, chives, cream and butter, served with jasmine rice & grilled asparagus.     A wine and dine experience for sure!

Why we love it:   It’s a great place for a romantic dinner!  

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  • Open Year Round
  • Lunch: Thursday – Sunday
  • Dinner: Tuesday – Sunday
  • Valet Parking
  • 99 Bow Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03801
  • (603) 334-9855
  • www.surfseafood.com 

 

 

 

Al’s Seafood Restaurant & Market – Dine In or Take Out

Serving Lobster All Year Round! 

Conveniently located on Route 1 in North Hampton, Al’s Seafood is an easy stop along the way to the beach!   Order your meal at the counter and a friendly server will deliver your lobster feast to your table. Choose from the scrumptious lobster roll made with chunks of sweet lobster meal tossed in mayo, the fried lobster tails and claws or the whole lobster steamed just right. It’s all good at Al’s Seafood Restaurant and Market.

Preparing lobster at home?  Visit the seafood market next door for steamers, live lobsters and fresh picked lobster meat!

Why we love it:   It’s family friendly and flip-flop casual!  

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  • Open Year Round
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • 51 Lafayette Rd (Route 1) North Hampton, New Hampshire 03862
  • (603) 964-9591
  • www.alsseafoodnh.com

The Restaurant at Rowayton Seafood – A Favorite!

Sustainable Seafood Dining Overlooking the Water

For an upscale dining experience featuring New England fish and lobster and an incredible view, The Restaurant at Rowayton Seafood ranks high on the list.  Voted “Best Seafood” by Zagat for six years in a row and most recently honored to receive “Best Seafood” in Yankee Magazine’s “Best of New England” issue, this eatery will make your taste buds come alive!  Located right next door to Rowayton Seafood Market which was once an old fishing shack and the oldest lobster coop on the Long Island Sound, the culinary teams buys only the freshest and finest from this establishment.

Serving innovative seasonal dishes such as Truffled Lobster Mac & Cheese, Lobster Spring Rolls, Maine Lobster Benedict, Maine Lobster Spinach Fettuccine – and tried and true favorites such as the Hot and Cold Lobster Roll and Lobster Grilled Cheese, The Restaurant at Rowayton Seafood is a shining star along the Connecticut shoreline.

Why we love it:  They partner with the Monterey Bay Aquarium and the Seafood Watch Program which means they care about healthy oceans and seafood for the future!

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  • Open Year Round
  • Lunch, Dinner and Sunday Brunch
  • Reservations Suggested
  • Complimentary Valet Parking
  • Docking Available for Boats and Yachts
  • 89 Rowayton Avenue, Rowayton, Connecticut 06853
  • (203) 866-4488
  • www.rowaytonseafood.com

 

Anthony’s Seafood – On A Roll In Middletown

Tried and True Since 1956

Anthony’s restaurant serves lunch and dinner, and is open daily. Its Eat-in or Take-out menu resembles that the former Shore Dinner hall and continues to pride itself on high quality seafood dishes. You will find everything from their Seaworthy starters and fried classics to baked, grilled, and boiled favorites.

The retail market showcases over 28 feet of fresh, high quality seafood with an extensive selection of fresh and prepared favorites, such as jumbo stuffed shrimp and sole, clams casino, chowders, stuffies and much more.

Why we love it: Enjoy a lobster bake style dinner complete with steamers, mussels, chourico, hot dog, potatoes, onions, broth, and butter.

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The Beach Plum – Home of the Foot Long Roll!

Award Winning Lobster Rolls

Conveniently located on Route 1 in Portsmouth, The Beach Plum is the place to go for a big selection of chowders, chili’s, rolls, wraps, burgers, sides and 78 flavors of premium ice cream and frozen yogurt!    A brightly sunlit restaurant with indoor and outdoor picnic tables, The Beach Plus offers a ton of lobster roll choices!   Depending on your appetite, you can choose from a 6 oz, 8 oz, and 10 oz roll.  Hungry for more?  Then, sink your teeth into the Foot Long Roll packed with up to 20 oz of fresh, firm lobster meat.  Now, that’s one you’ll need a fork for!

Looking for a lobster roll catered event?   The Beach Plum offers the Lobster Fleet of rolls serving 5-10 guests.

Why we love it:   They have gluten free options. And, another location in North Hampton, NH on Route 1A not to far from the beach!

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The Place Restaurant – Lobsters on the Grill!

Keeping Things Simple

At The Place Restaurant in Guilford, you’ll enjoy roasted lobster while sitting outdoors on a stump.  Yes, a stump!   An unusual, rustic restaurant with approximately 50 seats, visitors dine sit by the crackling wood fire and enjoy savory clams, smoky lobsters, sweet corn, salmon, blue fish, catfish and even rib-eye steak!   With a limited menu that stands tall in a centrally located area, a server comes over and take your order.  Everything is cooked on the 18 feet long. fire-pit!

Feel free to enhance your dining experience by bringing anything you want.  Side dishes, tablecloths, candles, beer and wine.  Almost anything goes!

Why we love it:   It’s quirky and fun!  They cut and crack your lobster shell and serve it with melted butter.

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  • Seasonal; Weather Permitting
  • Cash or Check Only
  • Dinner on Weeknights
  • Lunch and Dinner on Weekends
  • 901 Boston Post Road
  • (203) 453-9276
  • www.theplaceguilford.com

Lenny & Joe’s Fish Tale – Waterfront Dining!

Great Views from Every Table

It all started in over 30 years ago with small road side clam shack and a commitment to serve only the finest, freshest seafood available, to give generous portions, to provide prompt and friendly service and to keep prices reasonable.  Today, Lenny & Joe’s Fish Tale Restaurants operate 3 locations on the Connecticut shoreline serving over 15,000 diners during a busy weekend!

Known for its fresh seafood and award winning Lobster Rolls –  you have to try the Connecticut hot buttered lobster roll! Or, throw on a lobster bib and crack into a perfectly steamed lobster. This casual and friendly restaurant in New Haven does not disappoint.

Why we love it:  They have Happy Hour specials!

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Lenny & Joe’s Fish Tale – Madison Location!

Award Winning Lobster Rolls and More

It all started in 1979 with small road side clam shack with a few picnic tables and a promise to serve only the finest, freshest seafood available, to give generous portions, to provide prompt and friendly service and to keep prices reasonable.  Today, Lenny & Joe still live up to that commitment touting three casual and friendly restaurants in Westbrook, Madison and New Haven!

Lobster lovers – try the Connecticut classic hot buttered lobster roll or the cold roll with mayo!
Stuffed with over a pound of lobster meat, you’ll enjoy every morsel of this meal.   And, kids – visit the Madison location and ride the Carousel with proceeds supporting the community!

Why we love it:  Tons of outdoor picnic table seats here!

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  • Open Year Round – 7 Days a Week
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • 301 Boston Post Road, Madison, Connecticut 06443
  • (203) 245-7289
  • ljfishtalem@gmail.com
  • www.ljfishtale.com

Costello’s Clam Shack – A Favorite in Noank

Droolworthy Lobster Rolls Are a Mainstay Here!

Located at the mouth of the Mystic River in the Noank Shipyard, Costello’s Clam Shack serves up several seafood food favorites including whole belly fried clams and lots of lobster!   The sister restaurant of Abbott’s Lobster in the Rough down the street, Costello’ s Clam Shack offers an amazing Hot Lobster Roll prepared with a 1/4 pound of pure lobster meat drenched in melted butter, a Lobster Salad Roll with almost a 1/4 pound lobster meat lightly dressed with minced celery added for crunch value and the Whole Steamed Lobster served with fresh drawn butter and cole slaw!  Yum.

Open for lunch and dinner, this two level clam and lobster shack offers plenty of outdoor seating overlooking the water and live entertainment during the warmer months.    Casual and fun – you’ll love what Costello’s has to offer!

Why we love it:  A lively summer spot!

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Captain Scott’s Lobster Dock – Rolls With a View!

A Popular Take-Out Restaurant at the Water’s Edge

Located at Shaw’s Cove in New London, Captain Scott’s Lobster Dock is a seasonal take-out restaurant where seafood lovers can sit back and enjoy an authentic New England experience.   A little hard to find but worth the adventure, Captain Scott’s is situated between the railroad tracks and an active marina and boat yard. A narrow shack with plenty of outdoor seating, Captain Scott’s offers and amazing lobster bisque, hot and cold lobster rolls and steamed lobsters that you can crack into!

Family owned and operated and named after Captain Thomas A. Scott who  arrived in New London in 1871 to build Race Rock Lighthouse in the Long Island Sound, Captain Scott’s is a seasonal favorite.  In addition to serving the best lobster rolls on the Connecticut coast, Captain Scott’s dishes out steamers, fried whole belly clams, scallops and hamburgers and chicken tenders for the landlubbers.   It’s all good.

Why we love it:  This place is an all around summer sizzler!

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S & P Oyster Co – On the Mystic River

New England Seafood (lobster) with a Twist!

Situated in Mystic, a 19th century fishing village steeped in maritime history, S & P Oyster Co offers fresh, tasty seafood classics with a modern, South American flair!  With views of the Mystic River Bascule Bridge, this restaurant offers fish and lobster prepared on the fancy side!

Choose from a variety of seafood dishes and cocktails.   Try the Lobster Alfredo made with premium, hand-picked tail and claw meat and the chef’s signature Alfredo sauce.  Tossed with al dente linguine and finished with Pecorino Romano cheese –  this is a lobster pasta you must try. Another treat is the Warm Lobster Roll made with hand-picked lobster tail and claw meat with a Spanish paprika butter and lemon with baby arugula.  Lip-smacking delicious!

Why we love it:  Head to the top floor bar for amazing views! 

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Dog Watch Cafe – Scenic, Waterfront Location

Enjoy Lobster with a View!

Located in beautiful Stonington Borough, directly overlooking Dodson Boatyard, Dog Watch Cafe offers a casual, seaside atmosphere where you can sit back and relax as the salty air wash over you.    Enjoy the spectacular harbor sunsets while you indulge in the lobster salad roll prepared with Jim’s chunky lobster salad served cold on a toasted New England style roll with lettuce or a yummy lobster BLT.   Other seafood menu items include Clams Casino, Sea Scallops, Salmon and more!  Not into seafood?  Dog Watch Cafe offers delicious selections for landlubbers in your party!

Why we love it: They have indoor and outdoor seating.  Local brews and live music on the weekends!

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  • Open Year Round
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • 94 Water Street, Stonington, Connecticut
  • (860) 415 4520

Beach Plum Lobster Farm – Local Hotspot in Ogunquit

Enjoy Lobsters in the Rough!

If you’re looking for fresh, on-the-spot steamed lobsters, clams and butter (and that’s it – pure and simple), you’ll love what Beach Plum Lobster Pound has to offer.   A solid retail market place and favorite lobster take out cookery since 1995, Beach Plum Lobster Pound proudly supports local lobstermen and lobster fishereries up and down the coast.

A no-frills, rustic lobster shack owned by a friendly husband and wife team, Beach Plum Lobster Pound lets you pick from 4 different sized lobsters.  In minutes, you can enjoy your mouthwatering meal outdoors on one of the picnic tables or take your food to go!   Hammers are available onsite to help you with the shells – so get crackin’.   Once your tummy is full and you’re ready to wash all the natural juices and buttery goodness from your face and fingers – feel free to use the sink outside.   Beach Plum Lobster Farm is a true roadside gem!

Why we love it:   It’s super authentic!   Casual and delicious. 

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The Spiced Pear – Fine Dining Overlooking the Ocean

One of Newport’s Most Elegant Restaurants

Open for Dinner only, The Spiced Pear is located with The Chanler Hotel – the first mansion on the awe-inspiring Cliff Walk. This AAA Four Diamond restaurant, led by highly acclaimed Executive Chef Thomas Duffy, you’ll enjoy thoughtful cuisine with an inventive interpretation of Classic England dishes with a French Twist.

Known for its signature “New England Tasting Menu,” The Spiced Pear offers a symphony of six or nine courses of New England fare in addition to an à la carte menu. With menu options including butter poached Maine lobster, grass fed New York sirloin, and free range duck breast, dining at the Spiced Pear is an experience you’ll remember for a very long time!

Why we love it:   It’s a fancy restaurant on the ocean.  It’s so “special occasion”!   

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Bob’s Clam Hut – Maine Comfort Food Ordered at a Window

Long Running Pit Stop for Fried Clams and Lobster Rolls

Established in 1956 on busy Route One long before that stretch became bustling and busy with Kittery’s outlet shops.  Bob’s has been locals’ golden fried standard for decades!  Now entering it’s 60th year, Bob’s is a favorite spot for locals and travelers alike.

Guests are quick to say “No trip to the area” is complete without a meal at Bob’s Clam Hut.  Bob’s is committed to serving traditional Maine fried seafood with straightforward simplicity.  They follow Bob’s original recipes, including famous tartar sauce.  Customer favorites include Bob’s New England Clam Chowder, Lobster Stew, Lobster Roll, traditional fried clams and the Lillian fried clams.

Why we love it:  Bob’s appeared on Food Network’s Diner’s, Drive-Ins and Dives

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Cape Pier Chowder House – Spectacular Views

Offering Great Food with Views of Lobster Boats!

Open seasonally, Cape Pier Restaurant serves a variety of meals to satisfy any appetite, including fresh caught lobster, shrimp, and scallops, all in a relaxing and casual atmosphere.  Situated at the end of Pier Road next to the town pier and alongside the beautiful Maine coast, the restaurant directly overlooks the water, providing diners with a view of local lobster boats in the harbor. Seating is available either inside the restaurant or outside on the deck.
Cape Pier Restaurant also holds private parties and Lobster Bakes on the Chowder House deck. Host a party for up to 100 people and let Cape Pier Restaurant do the cooking!

Why we love it: The eye candy surrounding the restaurant.  

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Bagaduce Lunch – An American Classic

An Authentic Maine Experience
Opened in 1946 and a great view overlooking the river, this dining the rough option has won a James Beard “American Classic” award.  A favorite of locals and travelers alike, this is a great stop on the way to Deer Isle.
An idyllic spot overlooking the water and islands, this long time seafood host has picnic tables with umbrellas.  Spend a wonderful hour or two in this quintessential Maine spot.

Why we love it: Pure Maine.  No fuss, no frills.  Lovely views and fabulous food.  

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Lobster Hut – Lobster Enjoyed Fresh Off the Boat

Located on Historic Plymouth Harbor

For fresh seafood and succulent local lobster, Lobster Hut is the place to eat!   Located directly on the ocean, this casual eatery offers over 50 menu items from lobster bisque to fried clams, broiled salmon and more!

Lobster Roll anyone?  Choose from a big lobster salad roll and if you’ve worked up an appetite touring Plymouth – you can order an even BIGGER lobster salad roll.  Then,  take it outside and savor every bite of it as you watch the fishing boats bob up and down in the water.    Not a fancy restaurant by any means, you walk up to the counter and order to your tummy’s content!   In minutes, out comes your generous portions.   Dining with landlubbers? Lobster Hut serves burgers and chicken fingers, too.

Why we love it:   It’s fresh and fried seafood heaven! 

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  • Seasonal
  • Reopens in February
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • 25 Town Wharf, Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360
  • (508) 746-2270
  • www.lobsterhutplymouth.com

 

 

 

 

 

Company of the Cauldron – A Culinary Experience

Intimate Dining, Pre-Fixed Menu 

Tucked away in historic Nantucket Town, dining at Company of the Cauldron is like having a meal prepared by a private chef.    With an intimate dining room seating approximately 45 guests, this highly acclaimed restaurant features an ivy-lined entrance, rich, dark woods, copper and antique furnishings and beautiful brass sconces with flickering candles all adding to the romantic ambience.  Open for dinner only, Company of the Cauldron offers an unforgettable culinary experience.

Dine on Mondays and enjoy Lobster Four Ways.  A sample menu includes Lobster Bisque with Sweet Sherry and Thyme, Baby Arugula Salad with Petite Lobster and Crab Cakes, Steamed and Grilled Half Four Pound Lobster with Two Sauces (Ginger Mustard & Tarragon Butter),  Warm New Potato Salad and Grilled Summer Squash.

Why we love it:   The every Monday menu – of course!  This dining experience sells out quickly so make reservations as soon as possible. 

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The Lobster Shack at Two Lights – A Local Landmark!

A Place Like No Other Since 1920. 

For an authentic Maine experience just about 30 minutes south of Portland, enjoy your lobster oceanside on the picnic tables, perched just above the crashing surf, below the lighthouse and next to the fog horn! Or, you can stay in the dining room, watching the ships enter Portland Harbor and the local fishermen haul up their daily catch.

The lobster rolls are totally generous with at least 4 ounces of lobster chunks on a buttered and toasted hot dog bun.  It comes with just a small spoonful of mayo on the top or you can request hot butter to drizzle all over it.  Yum!

Why we love it:  You can climb on the rocks while you wait for your lobster!

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Clarke and Cooke House – On Bannister’s Wharf

Fresh Seafood, Creative Cuisine

Located right on historic  Bannister’s Wharf – a 30 slip deep water marina with floating docks and a fixed pier lined with stores, boutiques and art galleries, Clarke and Cooke House is an excellent choice for native lobster and good cheer!  A favorite among the Newport sailing crowd, Clarke and Cooke House is open for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch throughout the year!

With casual fare on the wharf level at the Candy Store and Bistro and finer seafood dining on the Porch and SkyBar – a romantic and elegant setting suspended over the ocean, it’s no wonder that Zagat Boston Guide says this restaurant is, “The Essence of Newport…”  

Why we love it:    It’s quintessential Newport!  Nice place to bring a date or to hang with friends.  

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  • Open Year Round
  • Lunch, Dinner and Sunday Brunch
  • Reservations Suggested
  • Proper Dress for Upstairs Dining
  • Private Dining Available
  • PO Box 249, Bannister’s Wharf, Newport, Rhode Island 02840
  • (401) 849-2900
  • cookehouse@clarkecooke.com
  • www.clarkecooke.com

Shaw’s Fish and Lobster Wharf – In New Harbor

Rustic and Real 

Visit Shaw’s Wharf and you’re in for a true Maine experience.  Located just a little off the beaten path 60 miles north of Portland on the Pemaquid Peninsula, Shaw’s Wharf is in New Harbor – the scenic lobster village where Paul Newman and Kevin Costner filmed “Message in a Bottle”.

A rustic, salty lobster shack overlooking a working waterfront, Shaw’s Wharf offers the freshest lobster around.  Climb up to the second story deck, and watch local lobster fishermen unload their catch !   Shaw’s Wharf offers yummy lobster rolls made with “right off the boat” lobster meat, a hint of mayo and lemon. Worth the trip!

Why we love it:  Pull up a picnic table and enjoy steamed lobsters, clams and corn in the rough!

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The Landings Restaurant – Overlooking the Ocean

Cool and Casual

Reborn in 2013 when the Miller family took over, the Landings Restaurant offers fresh lobster entrees with a view!

One of three restaurants overlooking the bay, this casual eatery is open for lunch and dinner.   Offering lobster risotto, roasted lobster pie, lobster rolls with mayo and a hint of lemon and an incredible lobster BLT with a slab of (house-made, no preservatives) bacon, The Landings is a must stop when while visiting Rockland.

Why we love it:   Fresh lobster with a view!

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The Barnacle Restaurant – Overlooking the Ocean

Views of the Harbor and Lighthouse!

The oldest family owned restaurant in historic Marblehead, The Barnacle Restaurant overlooks scenic Marblehead Harbor and offers the freshest lobster and seafood around!   Once a clam shack, The Barnacle now offers a variety of surf and turf dining options for lunch and dinner –  with lobster rolls and boiled lobster topping the “yum” list!  Deck dining is available but seating is limited.   Visiting with kids? Ask for the Children’s menu.

Why we love it:  It’s Trap to Plate!  They own a lobster boat.  Plus, this is where the locals go for good food and plenty of cheer!

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