Lobster is a top food in NYC. Here are some of the best places to get a lobster meal in New York City.

 

15. Budakkan

 

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This Asian restaurant gives lobster a brand new twist. Try the lobster chow fun with shrimp.

 

75 9th Ave, New York, NY 10011

212-989-6699

 

 

 

14. Beauty and Essex

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Behind the exterior of a plain pawn shop is a lounge with the single beauty of a lobster meal. Try the lobster dumplings, mac and cheese, or tacos.

 

146 Essex St, New York, NY 10002

(212) 614-0146

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13. The Mermaid Inn

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This seafood restaurant has some of the best lobster in town. The Upper West Side eatery has a lobster special with mac and cheese on the side that’s affordable and delicious.

 

96 2nd Ave.

212-674-5870

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12. Mermaid Oyster Bar

 

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Not to be confused with Mermaid Inn, Mermaid Oyster Bar is a Greenwich Village staple for good lobster. New Yorkers can try the lobster roll with oysters and a refreshing beer.

 

79 McDougal St.

212-260-0100

 

 

 

 

11. Marea

 

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Try the lobster antipasti dish at this Theatre District seafood restaurant. The Italian touch gives the lobster a zesty taste.

 

240 Central Park S.

212-582-5100

 

 

  1. Lobster Place

 

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Lobster Place has some of the freshest lobster in town. The lobster rolls and steamed lobster are best with smoked fish and even caviar.

 

75 9th Ave.

 

(212) 255-5672

 

 

8. Fish         

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Even though this restaurant is named for fish, New Yorkers love the lobster here. This West Village eatery have a quarter pound lobster special with clams, corn, and a side of fries.

 

280 Bleecker St.

 (212) 255-5672

 

 

7.  Burger and Lobster

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Mix a burger and lobster at this Flatiron District restaurant. The heaping helping of lobster with a juicy burger is a New York favorite.

 

39 W. 19th St.

646-833-7532

 

6. Chelsea Market

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Chelsea Market has some of the best lobster in town.  Try the lobster with chips on the side.

 

75 9th Ave.

212-255-5672

 

 

 

5.  Cull and Pistol

 

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For an elegant lobster meal, try lobster with caviar and deviled eggs. This Chelsea seafood restaurant is a favorite in NYC.

 

75 9th Ave.

646-568-1223

 

 

4. John Dory Oyster Bar

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The Ace Hotel houses this oyster bar with succulent lobster. The seafood is sustainable, so guests can enjoy their lobster guilt-free.

 

212-792-9000

 

 

 

3. City Lobster and Steak

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This Theatre District restaurant has some of the best surf and turf in New York. Pair the delectable lobster with a hearty steak.

 

121 W 49th St.

212-354-1717

 

2. Ed’s Lobster Bar

 

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Ed’s Lobster is a top restaurant for lobster lovers. New Yorkers can’t get enough of the bisque, rolls, and even lobster ravioli.

 

222 Lafayette St.

212-343-3236

 

 

 

  1. Luke’s Lobster

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Luke’s Lobster may be nationwide, but is beloved in New York. Try the Taste of Maine special to get the best lobster roll outside of New England.

 

93 E. 7th

212-747-1700