Best Restaurants To Eat Lobster In Los Angeles

January 11, 2017 6:00 AM

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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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Hungry Cat
1535 Vine St
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 462-2155
www.thehungrycat.com

The Hungry Cat restaurant has been one of Los Angeles’ premier seafood restaurants pairing fresh fish with seasonal produce. Located in Hollywood, the name of the game here is an attention to getting high quality foods, including their lobster. And they serve it quite well. Whether you’re in the mood for a delicious Maine lobster roll on a buttered toasted roll with French fries, or you choose to dine on a half or whole grilled Maine lobster, you can rest assured that you will leave 100% satisfied.

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Connie And Teds
8171 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046
(323) 848-2722
www.connieandteds.com

With so many great options to choose from at this West Hollywood seafood-centric restaurant, you might feel a overwhelmed when it comes to ordering. After all, everything here from the Joanne’s Fish and Chips to the grilled catch of the day to the batter dipped cod and the rock shrimp salad is absolutely amazing. But, for those that love lobster, this is a great spot to visit. Served inside soft bread, the always popular lobster roll, comes either hot or cold, and is dipped in butter and mayo for a lobster roll you will be raving about for some time. Or, decide to make it a lobsta night and order lobster by the pound, a chef’s specialty at Connie and Teds. Grilled or steamed, this tender lobster is served with herbed oil or drawn butter.

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

If you love lobster, Water Grill offers restaurants across the city to help serve you up a variety of options. From a downtown L.A. location to their Santa Monica location, Water Grill is a premiere destination in L.A. for seafood of all types. Dine on more than a pound of North American Hard Shell Lobster, a delicious New England lobster roll served up traditional style or ‘Connecticut’ style with French fries and other options at this beautifully decorated restaurant.

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EMC Seafood & Raw Bar
3500 W 6th St
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 351-9988
www.emcseafood.com

If you’re in the mood for some lobster, there may be no better place to visit than EMC Seafood & Raw Bar. In fact, the restaurant offers a myriad of options for the seafood connoisseur in locations around the city including Koreatown, Woodland Hills, and in downtown L.A. Opened in 2013, the restaurant has quickly become popular from menu items like their one-of-a-kind lobster roll. You won’t find this one made with mayo though. Instead, its slathered with Tarragon butter, and sea salt on a brioche bun. EMC’s Seafood Tower features 2 whole lobsters, along with other seafood like fresh uni, mussels, clams, shrimp and more. Or, skip the rest and dine on their delicious whole lobster, which can be steamed with spicy lemon pepper sauce, or made crispy with light batter, sea salt, garlic, onions. Or, choose to have it charbroiled.

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The Lobster
1602 Ocean Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 458-9294
www.thelobster.com

If you’re looking for lobster, then heading to a restaurant named after it is surely the spot to visit. Serving fresh delicious seafood at the entrance to the historic Santa Monica Pier, the lobster serves lobster for brunch, lunch and dinner. Patrons have their choice of several options including a steamed American lobster with blue lake green beans, potatoes and drawn butter, the grilled American lobster with fresh herbs, lemon and garlic butter, or the butter poached American lobster. Complete with lobster mash with English peas, asparagus, mushrooms and lobster Americaine sauce, it may set you back a few extra dollars, but every bite is well worth it. The Lobster also offers a lobster and shrimp sausage bolognese pasta with fennel pollen and parmesan as well. In addition, you can also order up a half lobster along with your grilled 12 oz New York steak!

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Blue Plate Oysterette
1355 Ocean Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 576-3474
www.blueplatesantamonica.com

With so many different lobster dishes to choose from, Blue Plate Oysterette might just be the best out there if you want to mix it up. One of their most popular and raved about dishes is the lobster mac and cheese. With Maine lobster, parmesan, herbs and truffle oil, it’s obvious why this one continues to be a go to. Aside from offering a 1.5 lb Maine Lobster with potatoes, corn, and an arugula salad, this seafood eatery also offers its own take on the lobster roll. Dressed or undressed Maine Lobster comes inside of a brioche roll and is also available in lettuce cups. Another favorite is the lobster tacos, complete with juicy pieces of Maine lobster, jack cheese, truffle oil in a crispy taco shell.

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