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The Lobster Place

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Chelsea
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75 9th Avenue, Chelsea Market, New York City, NY 10011
+1 212-255-5672
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9:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you can stand the crowds, Sushi at the counter in the Lobster Place at New York's Chelsea market is wonderful - fantastically fresh, and varied. So much better than your average sushi restaurant.

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Thank Kathryn S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A nice touristy place to visit have something to eat at the Chelsea Market. Overpriced but good was good. Their chowders, soups, rolls and Bisques were quite authentic. They also have a great takeout counter and countless variety of Raw Shrimps and seafoods. Well worth a visit if you are at the Chelsea market but not worth trying to make... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great service, great sushi. A pretty good selection and all of it very fresh. You can buy fresh fish, lobster, or sit down to eat sushi, cooked fish or lobster. Worth checking out if you are in chelsea market.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My nephew was an NYU student and he introduced me to the Chelsea Market. I was not as cost efficient as a college student and suggested having lobster in my hotel. My nephew took me to The Lobster Place and he treated me to a Jumbo Lobster more than two pounds. It was only US 60 dollars and they steamed... More 

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Coquitlam, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh seafood is one thing. But the preparation, presentation, and staff service are the main reason I strongly recommend this place. It's perfect for any special occasion. It's in a pretty convenient location (sort of) and is amazing. Not sure what to get? Try their lobster and shellfish! It can't go wrong!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We each had something different....all was excellent. Very crowded and noisy. You stand at tables to eat, but a very cool, chaotic place. Fun!

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Thank Cheryl B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Come to Chelsea market early to pick your fresh seafood. Had the crab cake and lobster soup absolutely delightful. Abit expensive but since it's fresh it's worth it. Not many places to sit so expect some standing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect ratio of mayo to lobster. This was a meaty tasty lobster salad with minimal mayo on a buttery toasted roll. The sashimi looked incredible I will be back to sit at the sushi bar.

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Thank RachelEdelman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All kinds of "Yum" in this place! Lobster rolls are built well with huge chunks of lobster meat and all the fixings. Lump crab rolls are just as tasty and satisfying as the lobster rolls. This place can even FedEx crab, fish and lobster to your front door. Inside Chelsea Market.

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Thank JohnandKristy
Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Lobster Place is a great place for lobster - the place itself is quite crowded and not very cozy, but if you are prepared to get some looks (and questions on where you bought it!) bring your lobster up to the highline and eat outdoors. Don't forget to bring lots of napkins and make sure they melt the butter... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 9th Avenue, Chelsea Market, New York City, NY 10011
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighborhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-255-5672

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