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Lobster Roll Restaurant

1980 Montauk Hwy, Amagansett, NY 11930-2120
+1 631-267-3740
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (116 reviews)
“fries” (55 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1980 Montauk Hwy, Amagansett, NY 11930-2120
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Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

We were travelling to the lighthouse in Montauk to take in the beautiful views. On our return we saw this quite inconspicuous eatery with a large 'lunch' sign saying ' Lobster Roll '. It was the find of a lifetime. This place has won every...More

Thank silverfox711
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

You definitely need to try this place, typical roadside clam shack with great food. Everyone raved about the $32 warm lobster roll, next time I'd go with the cold all the warm is cooked lobster sitting in drawn butter. It's obviously good but it's not...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favorite spots and we had an anniversary lunch there today. I had the swordfish platter. Really fresh and tasty. Very simply prepared - grilled with butter and lemon. My wife had the hot lobster roll, served in a dish of...More

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed September 9, 2017

Casual seafood restaurant known for its local fresh food. Lobster rolls are a standout. Be prepared for a wait at prime times. Indoor and outdoor seating. Closed off season.

Thank FrequentTripster
Reviewed September 9, 2017

On the highway to Montauk sits the venerable Lobster Roll. It is a time worn classic seafood stop. The signature lobster roll is very good, not the best I've ever had, but very good. The atmosphere is a little dated, but that is part of...More

1  Thank MRIGuy99
Reviewed September 3, 2017

We have gone to Montauk for 30 years, and always stop at the Lobster Roll, which is known here as Lunch. There is always a big crowd in summertime, and there are usually a lot of people waiting. Once you get a table, either inside...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Super impressed with this place. At the end of the season on a busy Labor Day weekend they were efficient without being pushy or inhospitable. Food was fresh and tasty. You can tell they change their frying oil regularly. Everything we ordered was tasty -...More

Thank GucciKing
Reviewed August 28, 2017

I was so happy to finally eat at The Lobster Roll for the first time! It definitely is popular and busy but we were able to get seated quickly - to me, it was much bigger than it looks from the road. We ordered Shrimp...More

Thank sunnyday23
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

The cold water lobster roll was out of this world! Found this place on our way to Montauk. Looked like a dive in the wall but ended up being one of our favorite restaurants ever. Excited to have found this place. Sit outdoor in the...More

Thank Faheem C
Reviewed August 23, 2017

The food here was wonderful. We sat outside and it was really nice. The desserts are amazing!! We will definitely return to this spot!

Thank dotteenm
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August 29, 2017|
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Response from nunziodX1346LZ | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do but are closed for the filming of The Affair
Jayne M
January 27, 2016|
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Response from Marianne A | Reviewed this property |
I would also check their website as another traveler mentioned. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 9:30 PM
11:45 AM - 9:30 PM
11:45 AM - 9:30 PM
11:45 AM - 9:30 PM
11:45 AM - 9:30 PM
11:45 AM - 9:30 PM
11:45 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1980 Montauk Hwy, Amagansett, NY 11930-2120
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Amagansett
  • Phone Number: +1 631-267-3740
  • E-mail
"This is where Summer begins." The Lobster Roll Restaurant, also known as "Lunch", is a nostalgic beach shack serving lunch and dinner to locals and guests from around the globe. Our critically acclaimed family restaurant serves beach-side favorites like lobster rolls, chowders, steamers, fresh seafood, chicken, burgers, sandwiches, steak and homemade pies. We also feature a full-bar, gluten-free menu, and an extensive children's menu. Our famous lobster salad is made with 100% pure cold water lobster meat, using the same recipe we created almost 50 years ago! Our lobster salad contains no imitation seafood products, no fillers, no preservatives, and no artificial flavorings. It's all about quality! We have indoor and outdoor seating amidst sand dunes, gardens of summer flowers, umbrellas, beach balls, picnic tables, and plenty of smiling faces! By popular demand, our entire menu is available for take-out. We can also cater to you!
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