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Luke's Lobster

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130 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 564-1415
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 58
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
WOULD GO BACK IN A NEW YORK MINUTE

This is a small, no-frills place with great food and reasonable prices. The lobster rolls were outstanding, as was everything else we tried. The soda selections are unusual. Have you ever had blueberry soda? It's better than it sounds.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is a small, no-frills place with great food and reasonable prices. The lobster rolls were outstanding, as was everything else we tried. The soda selections are unusual. Have you ever had blueberry soda? It's better than it sounds.

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Manassas, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We ordered the Noah's combo which includes 3 mini rolls, 2 claws, chips, a pickle and a soda for $22. Not a bad deal. The lobster roll is really good. The crab roll was too salty and the shrimp roll was undercooked. I wish we had just ordered a larger lobster roll. Next time! I ordered the Mexican cola which... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Got the plate with the half rolls of each lobster, crab, and shrimp plus two crab claws. Really liked it. Having grown up eating seafood, it was a little different than I was used to but great nonetheless. The crab roll was easily my favorite, followed by the lobster. Shrimp was OK but having eaten wild Georgia shrimp growing up,... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Very close and convenient to many hotels near Rittenhouse Square. The Taste of Maine offers a nice sampling of their rolls.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Went looking for lobster while in Philly, to see if I could get a nice shack-like meal. Hit the jackpot with Luke's. Fresh hunks (larger than chunks) of lobster meat in a fresh roll. Great price, too! The only thing I'd change is they put an Old Bay-like seasoning on it - doesn't need it, tastes better without it!

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

It's all claw. It's a good price. I'd rather pay more and get better. They never toast the roll enough. Great soda Flavors . Don't get the other options ( shrimp or crab) the lobster roll is barely worth it.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I'm always so excited when I find Luke's lobster if I'm visiting a city...was so excited to see one in downtown Philly. It's in a fantastic location and I couldn't wait for that lobster roll! But man, not the same quality as other Lukes lobsters. When I got into the restaurant about 2 PM they were unpacking cartons of drinks... More 

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Little Rock, AR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This was my first lobster roll, & hopefully, not my last! It was delicious! They are a small place but we found seating at the counter. I ordered a lobster roll & some crab claws & all were really good. The food is somewhat expensive but such a nice treat. Staff is friendly & helpful too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Small eatery off the sidewalk has great lobster rolls. Try the sampler for < $24 - shrimp, crab, lobster rolls, crab claws plus a bag of chips and a soda.

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Double Oak, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

My experience differed dramatically from many others, so take it at face value, but I found the experience here to be lacking. The food portions were very small for the price and the overall quality of the food was not good. Way too many other options in the area to risk what at best is an inconsistent experience here. Stick... More 

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Additional Information about Luke's Lobster

Address: 130 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone Number: (215) 564-1415
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 130 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: (215) 564-1415

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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