America's 30 Best Lobster Rolls

Fresh and filling lobster rolls are in season now that the weather is getting warmer. The 30 best lobster rolls in the United States are here for you!

This list must begin in Maine, the world's lobster capital. Five Islands Lobster Co. serves fresh lobsters from an active fishing wharf. On a toasted bun with mayo, lettuce, and chips. With the harbour views, you'll have a memorable lobster roll.

Five Islands Lobster Co.'s classic lobster roll.

The Hook family founded James Hook in 1925. It's a family-run business that makes some of New England's best lobster rolls. As Bostonians say, they're fresh, generous, and drizzled with hot, buttery goodness.

James Hook & Co.

This spot is great for seafood. Lobster Roll Restaurant is a nostalgic roadside shack. Hot lobster roll: our recommendation. It's a monstrous sandwich you assemble yourself with a split-top bun, homemade coleslaw, and knuckle meat in butter. Add fries for a few bucks and you'll be happy.

The Lobster Roll

California remade the lobster roll. Hinoki and the Bird's version is served on a charcoal bun with green curry and Thai basil. It's nontraditional but delicious! This lobster roll is unmatched.

Hinoki and the Bird's Lobster Roll

Brick Alley Pub's lobster salad with mayo and secret sauce is a Newport staple. If you're feeling indulgent, try their Lobster Reuben—lobster meat, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and Thousand Island dressing on rye.

Brick Alley Pub's Lobster Salad Roll

Don't discount the Midwest when you think of lobster rolls. The Happy Lobster Truck has arrived in Chicago. If you're feeling daring, try their Angry Lobster Roll with giardiniera and spicy mayo on a burger-style bun.

Food Truck Happy Lobster Truck's Roll

You can find a good lobster roll in Baltimore, despite its reputation for crabs. Thames Street Oyster House serves Maryland, Mid-Atlantic, and New England seafood. They serve their hot lobster sandwich on buttery bread with drawn butter on the side.

Thames Street Oyster House's Lobster Roll

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