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Best Lobster in Orange County

July 25, 2012 11:30 AM

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Celebrate Lobsterfest 2012 on the beaches of Newport Dunes Water Front Resort and Marina. The festive event celebrates summer in Newport Beach with food, music and entertainment. Fresh Maine lobsters are flown in just for this special event. The event will take place on August 11th from 5-9pm with the reggae music “We the People” taking the stage from 6-9pm. A portion of the proceeds from the event will go to Leadership Tomorrow and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
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4th Annual Lobsterfest at Newport Beach

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort
1131 Back Bay Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

General Admission tickets are available for $55 per person. This includes one whole Maine lobster ($20 each additional lobster) and the all-you-can-eat buffet style picnic that includes shrimp, mussels, grilled tri-tip beef steak and more.

VIP Admission is available for $150.00 per person. This includes all you can eat Maine Lobster and the all-you-can-eat buffet along with three glasses of wine. This ticket includes reserved table seating with linens, silverware and china. Valet parking is included with the VIP Admission.

Delicious Lobster can also be found at these restaurants in Orange County:

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Back Bay Bistro

1131 Back Bay Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 729-1144

Located right on the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort property, Back Bay Bistro is offering Lobster Thursdays with fresh Maine Lobster and summer combo for $27 per person. Back Bay Bistro is a contemporary restaurant located right on the waterfront of Back Bay. Reservations are required by calling 949-729-1144.

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The Crab Cooker

2200 Newport Blvd.
Newport Beach, CA 92663
(949) 673-0100

Order fresh lobster at the historic Crab Cooker restaurant located right on the Newport Peninsula. The Crab Cooker has been serving lobster to the community since 1951 and has expanded to include a Tustin location. Guests can also bring home fresh lobster from the on-site fish market. Guest will leave always remembering their famous slogan, “Eat Lots A’ Fish.”

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Joe’s Crab Shack

2607 W. Pacific Coast Hwy.
Newport Beach, CA 92663
(949) 650-1818

Joe’s Crab Shack offers fresh seasonal lobster in a fun festive environment. Guests can order a large steampot with two whole split lobsters, 1 pound of clams, shrimp and smoked sausage. There are also gluten-free options available in this family friendly restaurant.

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House of Big Fish

540 South Coast Highway #200
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 715-4500

This local favorite features a casual environment where the freshest catch of the day is perfectly paired with an ice cold beer. The restaurant has ocean views from a wraparound patio that is the perfect place to enjoy lobster at sunset. Our favorite lobster pick is the lobster fondue.

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Dory Fishing Market

110 McFadden Place
Newport Beach, CA 92663
(949) 632-5939

Looking for the best place to purchase fresh lobster in Orange County? Locals will agree that Dory’s is the best. I still remember my father purchasing fresh lobster from the Dory Fishing Market back when I was a kid. The daily catch is first come first serve, so get plan to get there early for the best catch.

Shelby Barone is a local freelance writer in Orange County. She writes for OC Family Magazine, OC Menus Magazine, and more! You can keep up with her adventures around Orange County at the OC Mom Blog.
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