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The 14 Best Lobster Rolls In Boston

Updated: September 7, 2022

When we need a lobster roll in our lives we head to these Boston spots for perfectly poached lobster on fresh rolls with amazing aioli! We found these lobster roll options featured here by analyzing the best reviews sites and food publications in Boston. We recommend grabbing a glass of wine and a place in the sun to enjoy the offerings at these epic lobster roll venues.

Find the perfect Lobster roll spot

Row 34

Peruvian, $$$, South BostonPeruvian, $$$Boston, South Boston
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Infatuation

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  • Eater, 2021

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Saltie Girl

American, $$$, Back BayAmerican, $$$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2014

    Celebrate Summer with These 10 Classic Lobster Rolls

    Eater, 2014
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Boston's 5 best spots to splurge on seafood

    Hoodline, 2019

Lobstah On A Roll

American, $$, Back BayAmerican, $$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019
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Boston Sail Loft

American, $$, North EndAmerican, $$Boston, North End
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip 101, 2022

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  • TimeOut, 2022

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B&G Oysters

American, $$$, South EndAmerican, $$$Boston, South End
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2021

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    Eater, 2021
  • Eater, 2014

    Celebrate Summer with These 10 Classic Lobster Rolls

    Eater, 2014

The Banks Fish House

American, $$$, Back BayAmerican, $$$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
  • TimeOut, 2022

    The best lobster rolls in Boston

    TimeOut, 2022
  • Thrillist, 2022

    Everywhere You Need to Eat in Boston Right Now

    Thrillist, 2022

Neptune Oyster

American, $$$, North EndAmerican, $$$Boston, North End
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
  • Trip Savvy, 2020

    10 Places to Eat Lobster in Boston

    Trip Savvy, 2020
  • TimeOut, 2022

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    TimeOut, 2022

Yankee Lobster

American, $$, South BostonAmerican, $$Boston, South Boston
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2021

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    Eater, 2021
  • TimeOut, 2022

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    TimeOut, 2022

Wicked Lobsta

HaymarketBoston, Haymarket
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Cusser's Roast Beef and Seafood

American, $$, Back BayAmerican, $$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2014

    Celebrate Summer with These 10 Classic Lobster Rolls

    Eater, 2014

James Hook

$$, Downtown$$Boston, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2021

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    Eater, 2021
  • Trip Savvy, 2020

    10 Places to Eat Lobster in Boston

    Trip Savvy, 2020

Bennett's Sandwich Shop

American, $, KenmoreAmerican, $Boston, Kenmore
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Infatuation

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Luke's Lobster Back Bay

American, $$, Back BayAmerican, $$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • TimeOut, 2022

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    TimeOut, 2022
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Eat Near Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s Back Bay

    Eater, 2019

Eventide - Fenway

American, $$$, KenmoreAmerican, $$$Boston, Kenmore
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip Savvy, 2020

    10 Places to Eat Lobster in Boston

    Trip Savvy, 2020
  • TimeOut, 2022

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    TimeOut, 2022

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Lobster roll craving shouldn't be a full-time job. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 15185 restaurants in Boston, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1052 lists and articles from experts at Infatuation and Eater and more. All with some boam magic. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Infatuation - Where To Eat And Drink In Back Bay, Eater - Where to Eat New England Clam Chowder in Boston and Eater - Celebrate Summer with These 10 Classic Lobster Rolls. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

FAQ

Saltie Girl, Lobstah On A Roll, and Boston Sail Loft have outdoor seating and lobster rolls in Boston.

Saltie Girl, B&G Oysters, and Row 34 are the highest-rated upscale spots for lobster rolls in Boston.

Saltie Girl, Lobstah On A Roll, and B&G Oysters are the highest-rated spots for lobster roll delivery in Boston.

Boston Sail Loft, Row 34, and Yankee Lobster are the highest-rated lobster roll spots that are good for groups in Boston.

Saltie Girl, Lobstah On A Roll, and Boston Sail Loft are the highest-rated late-night spots for lobster rolls in Boston.

Drink pairing tips for Lobster roll

  • Grüner Veltliner and grilled sardine


    If your food palns include Seafood, then you should consider helping it along with some white wine. We find that a Grüner Veltliner, with its hits of citrus, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

  • The perfect match for lobster

    Experts recommend pairing a lobster with a glass of Chablis, a popular white wine.

Fun facts about Lobster roll

  • Once upon a time

    The year was 1929 when the first lobster roll was made in The United States. Tasty history!

  • A big feat in 2005

    On March 23, 2005, Thailand’s Lobster roll fans celebrated a new world record by the seafood stick, weighing 110 pounds.

  • Celebrating Lobster roll

    If you’re a big fan of Lobster roll, then you should definitely consider visiting the Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festivale in California, The United States

Parking tips

Getting a good parking spot in Boston can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Lobster roll spot.

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