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Best Restaurants With Lobster In L.A.

June 11, 2014 6:00 AM

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(credit: WP24)

(credit: WP24)

(credit: Water Grill)

(credit: Water Grill)


In honor of National Lobster Day, we’ve compiled some of the best Lobster dishes in Los Angeles. From salads and soups to sandwiches and unique creations, here are the tastiest lobster dishes you can get your hands on this summer.

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(credit: RivaBella)


RivaBella
9201 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 278-2060
www.innovativedining.com

RivaBella’s spring menu features two lobster-focused dishes, both inspired by the Tuscany coastline. The Lobster Tortelli served with broccoli cream, tomato, and pecorino is a delight for pasta lovers and the Poached Lobster with housemade ricotta, dehydrated peach, and candied cashews will gratify your lobster craving and still leave you feeling cool, refreshed, and satisfied.

(credit: Water Grill)

(credit: Water Grill)


Water Grill
Downtown
544 S Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(213) 891-0900

Santa Monica
1401 Ocean Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 394-5669
www.watergrill.com

At Water Grill, with locations in both Santa Monica and Downtown, you can take your pick at a variety of lobster preps. Offerings include the traditional Live Maine Lobster served with house made coleslaw and drawn butter, their chilled hard shell American lobster from Georges Bank served in their raw bar; and a quintessential New England Lobster Roll, served traditional or Connecticut style (warmed) with French fries.

(credit: Patina Restaurant)

(credit: Patina Restaurant)


Patina Restaurant
141 S Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 972-3331
www.patinarestaurant.com

Located inside the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Michelin star rated Patina Restaurant loves to pamper their guests with exquisite French cuisines. In addition to a full lineup of excellent fare that would impress any dinner guest, Executive Chef Charles Olalia is currently offering a Poached Maine Lobster served with spring peas, young alliums, and lemon thyme.

 (credit: Coast Restaurant)

(credit: Coast Restaurant)


Coast
1 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 458-0030
www.shuttersonthebeach.com

Located inside Shutters on the Beach Hotel, Coast Beach Cafe and Bar is the perfect places to enjoy California-inspired dishes in a beachfront, casual setting. This summer, Coast is serving up a meaty lobster roll. Served on a potato bun with lemon aioli, topped with green onions, with a complementary side salad, this lobster dish satisfies a hearty craving.

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(credit: FIG & OLIVE)


FIG & OLIVE
8490 Melrose Pl.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 360-9100
www.figandolive.com

Head to FIG & OLIVE Melrose Place for two scrumptious lobster dishes. The Lobster Bisque features lobster meat, pimento, chive, mascarpone, and olive oil crackers; although it functions as an appetizer, the rich taste works well for a quick lunch. FIG & OLIVE also features a fresh, colorful Lobster Salad boasting Maine lobster, butter lettuce, radicchio, scallions, kumato tomato, zucchini spaghetti, avocado, cantaloupe, orange segments, and citrus dressing with Picual Olive Oil.

(credit: Petrossian Resturant)

(credit: Petrossian Resturant)


Petrossian Restaurant & Boutique
321 N Robertson Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90048
(310) 271-6300
www.petrossian.com

The famed Petrossian West Hollywood Boutique and Restaurant is offering a unique Lobster roll this summer. Served with sea urchin, fennel, daikon, chives, parsley, and topped with Petrossian Caviar, this rich and tasty treat is a feast for the senses. Although you can dine in at the West Hollywood location, you can also order this yummy sandwich for the perfect working lunch take-out option.

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(credit: Cecconi’s)


Cecconi’s West Hollywood
8764 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(310) 432-2000
www.cecconiswesthollywood.com

Head to Cecconi’s in West Hollywood for a casual, yet elegant Northern Italian restaurant. Chef Andrea Cavaliere is currently featuring a delectable Spaghetti with Main Lobster. The tasty pasta begins with a perfect al dente spaghetti and then is tossed with fresh lobster, a house made tomato sauce laced with chili and saffron, and finished off with fresh basil.

(credit: Terrazza)

(credit: Terrazza)


Terrazza
1910 Ocean Way
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 430-7144
www.bytheblueseasantamonica.com

Located inside the Casa del Mar hotel in Santa Monica, Terrazza is brand new to the LA dining scene. Here you can enjoy sweeping ocean views, bold, colorful furnishings, and two amazing lobster dishes that will have you coming back for more. The Grilled Lobster Panini is layered with lobster, tomato, avocado, little gem lettuce, and lemon aioli and the Maine Lobster Crudo is served with black truffle, green apple, and topped with California caviar.

(credit: WP24)

(credit: WP24)


WP24
900 W Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 743-8824
www.wolfgangpuck.com

At Wolfgang Puck’s WP24 Restaurant at LA Live, the lobster has a major attitude. Chef John Lechleidner is proud to serve his lobster creation, the “Angry” Two-Pound Live Maine Lobster. What makes it angry? We would guess it has something to do with the spicy szechuan chilies, fried garlic, scallions, and black bean dust that give it an incredible amount of kick. The plating will certainly ensure that this lobster gets all the attention at your table as well.

(credit: The Whisper Restaurant)

(credit: The Whisper Restaurant)


The Whisper Restaurant & Lounge
189 The Grove Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 931-0202
www.whisperloungela.com

The Whisper Restaurant & Lounge, located on the Grove property, features a unique restaurant concept that draws from the classic Hollywood feel and old-fashioned private supper clubs, with a surprisingly invigorated, young vibe. Chef Anthony Jacquet, who has been featured in numerous prestigious publications, is thrilled to offer guests a delicious lobster pasta. His Lobster Fettucini with serrano chile, mint, and saffron butter sauce has just the right amount of sinfully delicious richness, coupled with refreshing mint and chiles.

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Katie Bodell is the Blog Editor for Trekaroo, the largest family travel website in the U.S. She is also a freelance writer, a happy wife to her best friend, and a mom to three sweet California girls. See more on: Trekaroo | CheapOair | Google+ | Twitter.

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