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“The Place for Lobster” 5 of 5 stars
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The Lobster Place
75 9th Avenue, Chelsea Market, New York City, NY 10011
+1 212-255-5672
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Ranked #36 of 11,777 Restaurants in New York City
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
Calgary
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30 restaurant reviews
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“The Place for Lobster”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Excuse the play on words but seemed appropriate. This is a no frills - no service - seafood market that you can order whole lobsters. A two pound lobster is $25 and a four pounder is $43.
I would still go for the two pound lobster as it is supposed to be sweeter and flavorful.

There is no place to sit and eat the lobster in the store. However, there is a small stand near the lobster area. There is only seating for the sushi area. You will have to find a table in the Chelsea Market common area.

It is a fun experience.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Broadbeach, Australia
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“I love Lobster.....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Casual seafood dining experience! You choose the Lobster they prepare it and you eat it! Great prices a must if visiting NYC!!

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Hong Kong, China
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“As the name - Lobster Place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Good for causal seafood dining. You choose your lobster size, they prepared it for you and you enjoy. Fresh lobster needs nothing more. If your prefer more variety, there are oysters and sushi available as well as hot soup. Good to spend a meal there after your shopping or sightseeing around the Chelsea Market.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“A must-eat in Chelsea Market”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Great lobsters at a reasonable price! Seats are pretty hard to find, but if you wait a few minutes empty seats will turn up either in the place itself or somewhere nearby... If you are in Chelsea Market I recommend eating here!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“It is a Must!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

This place was so good and so much fun. A destination in itself. The seafood counters were fresh and beautiful. Head to the back left and get a whole lobster steamed. You will have to look for a place to stand at the counter or walk out in the market to find a seat, but it is worth it. Great lobster at a very reasonable price. I just wish I lived there, so I could shop for all the fresh fish options.

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