Tasting Table’s Lobster Roll Rumble 2012 (Part IV)

Here are the last 4 contenders which concludes the Lobster Roll Rumble 2012 for me! Can’t wait till next year!!!

Thames Street Oyster House from Baltimore, MD fb logo                     1728 Thames Street, Baltimore, MD 21231
(443) 449-7726

thames street oyster house

New England Lobster Roll $17                                                                     Hot tail and claw meat on a buttered split-top bun

Thames Street Oyster House serves a traditional styled New England Lobster Roll. The rolls have extremely fresh lobster served with emulsified butter, chives, and a side of the best cucumber salad I have ever tried. The entire meal is simply a delightful treat! This is absolutely a meal I would enjoy over and over again!


The Clam Shack from Kennebunkport, ME fb logo                                       2 Western Avenue, Kennebunk, ME 04043
(207) 967-2560

the clam shack2 the clam shack


Ladies and Gentleman, let me present you with the 2012 Tasting Table Fan Voted Favorite Lobster Roll! This lobster roll is special in its simplicity. The freshest chilled large succulent lobster meat I have ever had, the buns are fresh, drizzled with melted butter on one side and mayo on the other. As simple as this sandwich may sound, its taste is is certainly anything but!

Don’t live in Maine? That’s ok! You can place an order for a Lobster Roll Kit! For $75 or $130 (plus FedEx overnight shipping for $30-60), you can have the the very same lobster roll at your doorstep! The two price point will give you 1 or 2 pounds of fresh picked Maine lobster meat, the Clam Shack special made mayo, as well as 1/2 or 1 dozen New England style hot dog rolls. To place an order, visit Lobster Roll Kit or Call 207-967-3321.


The Hungry Cat from Los Angeles, CA fb logo                                           1535 Vine Street, Los Angeles, CA
(323) 462-2155

the hungry cat

Lobster Roll $22~25                                                                                Maine lobster, butter toasted bun, lemon aioli, herb salad, french fries        only served during brunch and lunch menu

The Hungry Cat’s Lobster Roll definitely can make any cat hungry! This roll is made with fresh Maine lobster with light house mayo, lemon aioli, chives, tarragon, and paprika. This roll was delicious, appetizing, and full of flavors. Every bite just makes you want to take that next bite even more!


Waterbar Restaurant from San Francisco, CA                                       399 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA
(415) 284-9922

waterbar restaurant

This is truly a special roll! The Waterbar served up this butter base lobster roll with natural sea salt along with old bay seasoned chips! The sea salt really gives it a bit of that crunch with every bite. This is one of my favorite rolls at the rumble for sure!


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