Living by the ocean means Los Angeles has some of the freshest lobster in the USA. Here are 15 places to get the best lobster in L.A.


  1. Crustacean


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The lobster at Crustacean is as elegant as the Beverly Hills restaurant.  Try the lobster that’s stuffed with garlic noodles.

9646 Santa Monica Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

(310) 205-8990


  1.  Newport Tan Cang Seafood

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This Asian eatery has a hearty helping of tasty lobster. Hot peppers and scallions add to the zesty taste of their lobster.


518 W Las Tunas Dr
San Gabriel, CA 91776

(626) 289-5998


  1.  Providence


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Providence presents its wild Maine lobster to L.A residents with flair. Try it with couscous and baby carrots for a full decadently delicious meal.


5955 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90038

(323) 460-4170


  1. Son of a Gun

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The tiniest lobster roll in L.A. packs in a lot of taste. The lemon aioli and celery add a savory touch.

8370 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048

(323) 782-9033


  1. Hinoki and the Bird

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Hinoki and the Bird makes some of the best lobster rolls in L.A. The curry paste and basil flowers on top add to the tastiness of the lobster.

10 W Century Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90067

(310) 552-1200


  1. Fishing with Dynamite

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The name might be explosive, but Fishing with Dynamite has simmering lobster. Try the lobster with two housemade sauces.

1148 Manhattan Ave
Manhattan Beach, CA

(310) 893-6299


  1. Blue Plate Oysterette

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The lobster roll at this Santa Monica eatery is the perfect comfort food. Check out the ocean view at this seafood establishment while you eat.

1355 Ocean Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90401

(310) 576-3474


  1. Chi Lin

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This West Hollywood restaurant offers lobster medallions with ginger for a spicy flavor.  Anglenos love the Asian-inspired recipe.

9201 W Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA



  1. Boiling Crab

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The Cajun-style lobster at the Boiling Crab is top-notch. The spicy lobster brings Southern flavor to L.A.

3377 Wilshire Blvd
#115, Los Angeles, CA 90010

(213) 389-2722


  1. Paiche



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Peruvian flavors come through in the lobster at Paiche. Try the lobster with shellfish.


13488 Maxella Ave
Marina del Rey, CA 90292

(310) 893-6100


  1. Water Grill

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The lobster roll and steamed lobster are some of the best in L.A. This DTLA eatery is a favorite.


544 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90071

(213) 891-0900


  1. Rivabella


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Rivabella’s lobster has an Italian flair. The lobster tail with a white wine broth is a must try meal.


  1. Connie and Ted’s

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The lobster roll here is simple and sweet. Try it with butter or mayo.

8171 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, Ca 90046

(323) 848-2722


  1. Hungry Cat

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The lobster roll at the Hungry Cat is a delicious treat for L.A. diners. Try the roll on a brioche bun.

100 W Channel Rd
Santa Monica, CA 90402

(310) 459-3337


  1. Vincenti


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The lobster at this Italian restaurant is delectable. Try the lobster salad with fresh greens for a lighter take on the meal.