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Long Live Lobster Rolls!

A delicious guide of places to find New England’s favorite sandwich.

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The Beach Plum
North Hampton, Portsmouth & Epping, N.H. 

The lobster rolls at this family-friendly restaurant come in four different sizes, so you can order according to your appetite.

Belle Isle Seafood
Winthrop, Mass.

This cash-only spot is set in a sprawling space with one of the best views of Boston. The massive lobster rolls overflow with fresh meat.

Joe Fish
North Reading & North Andover, Mass.

Here you’ll find three sizes of lobster rolls served on brioche. If you’re in the mood for something really colossal, just order the big kahuna.

North Square Oyster

This modern Italian eatery is located just doors from Paul Revere’s house. The gorgeous two-floor space offers lobster rolls hot or cold just minutes from the pier, so you know they’re fresh.


Pauli’s is a small sandwich shop known for its larger-than-life lobster rolls, including the USS Lobstitution, made with over 28 ounces of fresh meat. On days when you’re not as hungry, try the tasty lobster grilled cheese.

Red’s Eats
Wiscasset, Maine

This humble roadside shack has become a worldwide dining destination known for its lobster rolls. Generations of lobster lovers return year after year and wait in line for their turn at the window to feast on one of these incredible sandwiches.

Row 34
Boston & Portsmouth, N.H.

People come here for the cold beers and fresh oysters. The lobster roll cannot be overlooked. It’s served in two different styles – warm with butter or cold and creamy.

Saltie Girl

Located just off Newbury Street, Saltie Girl is a stylish spot serving some of the best lobster rolls in Boston. Made with fresh Gloucester lobster, it can be ordered cold or warm in a wonderful beurre blanc sauce.

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