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“small shop huge flavor” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Luke's lobster

Luke's lobster
7129 Bethesda Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814
+1 301-718-1005
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Ranked #5 of 302 Restaurants in Bethesda
Cuisines: Seafood
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Viriginia,usa
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“small shop huge flavor”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Following the recommendation of a local shopkeep, went to Lukes with my 3 friends...needless to say, we were delighted with our food. The lobsta roll and Shrimp and corn chowder....wonderful. My friends also tried the crab roll and were suitably impressed. The 2 young men who waited on us were pleasnt efficient and just lovely. Don't let the simple facade and small size stop you from enjoying a verrrry good meal.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Delaware
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“No time for a vacation? Come inside!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Just step inside Luke's and you'll feel miles away, on a small island, perhaps in Maine or Massachusetts. Very casual atmosphere - you line up to order. Food is fantastic but a bit pricey, especially given the casual vibe. That said, good seafood is not cheap these days. Enjoy sitting at the bar and eating as well.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Very, very good lobster rolls”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

These are fantastic lobster rolls. Hard to turn down the buttery and messy goodness, and I appreciate the interesting beer and soda choices. If a little more lobster came in each roll, I would have given them a perfect score. Still though, you should go.

Also, hot apple cider in the winter is a great.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bethesda, Maryland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Simply Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Best lunch I've had since who know's when. The lobster rolls are perfect in terms of the lobster and quality of the bread. Almost an emotional experience. The clam chowder came a close second. A little light on on the actual clam but the tast was perfect. Finished all off with crab claws.Would be nice if there was more seating (this one only holds about 10 at a time and it was too cold to sit outside.)

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Yummy!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

I was craving a lobster roll (having lived in Massachusetts) and I found Luke's Lobster. I was able to call in my order and pick it up quickly. We got the Noah's Ark, which is two lunch boxes filled with half of the shrimp, crab and lobster rolls. Just delicious! The bread was soft and sweet and the meats were definitely the stars of the sandwich. Very little condiments, which is how I remember lobster rolls. It's a little difficult to find, if you're not from the area. The street they are on is actually a pedestrian only street, so park in the garage and you're right there. Also, it is not an eat-in location so be prepared to get your food to go. The employees were very nice and the food delicious. Luke's Lobster is definitely on my to go back to list when I visit DC/MD again.

Visited January 2013
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