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Luke's Lobster East Village

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We make our rolls MAINE style! The seafood is served chilled atop a buttered and toasted New England-style, split-top bun with a swipe of mayo, a sprinkle of lemon butter and a dash of our secret spices. Tell us if you’d like your roll WITHOUT mayo, butter or spices.
Lobster roll
With soda, chips and a pickle
17.00
Lobster roll
Just the roll
15.00
Crab Roll
With soda, chips and a pickle
13.00
Crab Roll
Just the roll
11.00
Shrimp Roll
With soda, chips and a pickle
10.00
Shrimp Roll
Just the roll
8.00
TASTE OF MAINE‏
Sample each of our rolls in one meal!
Half lobster roll, half crab roll
22.00
Half Shrimp Roll
22.00
Two Jonah crab claws
22.00
One soda and a bag of chips
22.00
NOAH'S ARK
It’s a Taste of Maine for TWO!
Two half lobster rolls, two half crab rolls
41.00
Two Half Shrimp Rolls
41.00
Four Jonah crab claws
41.00
Two sodas and two bags of chips
41.00
EXTRAS‏
Four Jonah Crab Claws
6.00
Kettle Chips
Sea Salt, Salt ‘n Vinegar, BBQ, Jalapeno
1.00
Whoopie Pie
3.00
DRINKS
Maine Root Soda
Root Beer, Blueberry, Sarsaparilla, Lemonade, Ginger Brew, Orange, Lemon-Lime
2.00
Poland Spring Water
1.00
Sparkling Water, Diet Coke
2.00
SOUPS‏
Made by Hurricane’s Soup in Maine with our family’s fresh seafood
Ask about our Soup of the Day and Soup and Half Roll meals!
New England Clam Chowder
7.00
About
Our very first shack in the heart of the East Village opened in 2009. It’s our smallest location, boasting 8 stools (and 1 high chair if needed) in a cozy, nautical-themed Maine-style lobster shack serving up lobster, crab and shrimp rolls, alongside other classic New England fare. Roll on in to try some of the best seafood NYC has to offer!
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Fast Food, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I really great treat, the lobster rolls were so good. A bit pricey for the size, could have been bigger. Also, maybe an option to have hot chips instead of crisps? Can't wait to have another one though!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Livalambchop
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Luka’s place while passing by and it was such a great surprise! Great communication and very helpful staff. We had lobster roll and a salad and a tris of rolls and it was so delicious that we had to repeat 😊

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wish I’d taken a pic because it looks nothing like the staged pic here of a lobster roll. I know these folks have ties to Maine but this ain’t Maine by any stretch.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank walkerM379
Reviewed August 26, 2019 via mobile

Lobster roll was very good, huge chunks of lobster. The roll is small and very expensive though. This location is great as they have a beautiful outside seating area.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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LukesLobster, General Manager at Luke's Lobster East Village, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2019

Hello SwSe86, So happy you gave our lobster roll a try! While it can be a bit on the pricier side for lunch, adding a side + beverage or soup + beverage will add plenty of value to fill you up and make your visit...More

Reviewed August 19, 2019 via mobile

We had a lobster sandwich with very nice pieces of lobster. The service was great and had time to tell the full story behind LukeMore

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Wochner
LukesLobster, General Manager at Luke's Lobster East Village, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2019

Hello Wochner, So happy that you enjoyed our delicious Maine-style lobster roll and even had time to learn a bit more about Luke's! It's always nice when we are able to share some extra knowledge with our guests--really helps to round out our friendly guest...More

Reviewed August 6, 2019

Excellent rolls! Everything cooked perfectly! Village area of Manhattan, perfect for dinner or just a snack.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Keisha B
LukesLobster, General Manager at Luke's Lobster East Village, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2019

Thanks so much for this perfect review Keisha! So happy that you enjoyed our seafood rolls. Next time you're in the neighborhood introduce yourself! Best,

Reviewed June 1, 2019 via mobile

No visit to NY is complete without a meal at Luke’s. Despite the crowds, they serve quickly and the Lobster Rolls and Trios (Shrimps / Crabs/ Lobsters) continue to be scrumptious!! A MUST DO when in NYC!

Date of visit: June 2019
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LukesLobster, General Manager at Luke's Lobster East Village, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2019

Thanks for the fantastic review! Happy that we are a staple for you whenever you visit NY. Introduce yourself next time you're in, we always love meeting our regulars! Best, Adiel General Manager Luke's Lobster - East Village

Reviewed May 17, 2019 via mobile

Traveling from Atlanta to Governors Island to go Glamping for a couple of days. I had lobster on my mind as we landed at LaGuardia. Luke’s lobster stood out with great reviews. A tiny little place no bathroom but you can easily find one around...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Kimy K
LukesLobster, General Manager at Luke's Lobster East Village, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2019

Thanks for the beautifully written review Kimy! So happy that you enjoyed your meal with us. Please do stop by again soon, promise we'll have another pickle waiting with your name on it! Best,

Reviewed March 24, 2019

Great Lobster roll. They have maybe 8 or so counter seating. The place was empty when we went around 9 pm on a weekday.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ESHKM
LukesLobster, General Manager at Luke's Lobster East Village, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2019

Hey there! Thanks so much for visiting us! Yes you are correct, we have seating for 8 people plus a booster seat for a child. And yes you are correct, usually during our last hour that we are open is slower than the rest of...More

Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

Could be personal preference but this place is not for me. The lobster is served cold and again could just be me but I think would be nice warm. It’s expensive too - 2 rolls side and drinks being £50 and it’s basically a fish...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Dreamer724967
LukesLobster, General Manager at Luke's Lobster East Village, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2019

Hey there, Thank you for coming in to dine with us at Luke's. I hear you about preferring the seafood to be served warm. We serve our rolls Maine-style, which you may already know, but I figured I'd mention it - means that the seafood...More

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Luke's Lobster Upper East Side 4.3 145 Google reviews $$ · Seafood Restaurant Address: 242 East 81st Street, Btwn 2nd and 3rd, New York, NY 10028 Phone:(212) 249-4241 Hours: Open today · 11AM–10PM
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