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The Lobster Place

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COLD SANDWICHES
All sandwiches are served with potato chips and a pickle
Lobster Roll
fresh claw and tail meat, celery, scallions, lemon & mayo, on a grilled top-split bun
USD 16.95
Tarragon Shrimp Roll
sweet shrimp, fresh tarragon, capers, cornichons parsley, chives & mayo, on a grilled top-split bun
USD 9.95
Crab Club
peekytoe crab salad, bacon, lettuce, tomato & avocado, on toasted rye
USD 13.95
Smoked Salmon Sandwich
vodka-dill smoked salmon, capers, scallion cream cheese & potato chips, on a potato-onion roll
USD 9.95
Slider Sampler
lobster roll slider, tarragon shrimp slider, crab club slider served on mini-brioche buns
USD 16.95
HOT SANDWICHES
Tuna Melt
yellowfin tuna salad, sprouts, tomato & melted muenster, on toasted rye
USD 8.95
Crab Cake Sandwich
lump crab meat, saffron ailoi, Boston lettuce & tomato, on toasted english muffin
USD 11.95
Oyster Po' Boy
crispy fried oysters, house-made slaw & spicy remoulade, on soft roll
USD 10.95
Tuna Belly Sandwich
olive oil-poached tuna belly, arugula, olive tapenade, & pickled egg, on ciabatta
USD 10.95
Salmon Burger
lettuce, tomato, smoked aioli, pickled cherry peppers on a portuguese bun
USD 9.95
PICNIC BOXES
Choice of lobster roll, tarragon shrimp roll or crab club packed in a picnic box with a bag of chips, a homemade cookie and a root beer.
Lobster Roll
USD 19.95
Tarragon Shrimp Roll
USD 12.95
Crab Club
USD 16.95
CHOWDER & BISQUE
Choice of lobster bisque, new england clam chowder, manhattan clam chowder, spicy shrimp & black bean chowder, or scallop & bacon chowder.
Chowder & Bisque
Amy's peasant loaf hollowed out and filled with the chowder of your choice.
Small USD 4.5
Medium USD 5.95
Large USD 7.5
Bread Bowl USD 8.95
BOATS
Fish n' Chips
beer-battered hake, new bay fries & tartar sauce
USD 13.95
Fried Shrimp
buttermilk-battered shrimp, new bay fries & tartar sauce
USD 12.95
Calamari
fried calamari, crispy pepperoncini & spicy tomato sauce
USD 10.95
BEVERAGES
Harney & Sons Iced Tea
Black Tea, Green Tea, Black Currant, Peach
USD 3
Q Sparkling Drinks
Lemon, Grapefruit, Orange, Ginger
USD 2.5
Coke, Diet Coke, Ginger Ale
USD 1.25
IBC Root Beer
USD 2.5
San Pellegrino
USD 2.5
Poland Spring Water
USD 1.25
SIDES
New Bay Fries
USD 4.5
House-made Cole Slaw
USD 3.5
Potato Chips
USD 1.5
DESSERTS
Homemade Cookie
USD 1.5
About
Lobster Place is a seafood experience like no other. Inside our Chelsea Market space you’ll find a top-notch fresh seafood counter, raw bar, sushi bar and fresh steamed lobsters to stay or to go – not to mention our Michelin-acclaimed Cull and Pistol Oyster Bar and the city’s best lobster roll at C&P Galley. We’ve been pioneering unique seafood experiences since 1974 when we first brought live lobster to NYC directly from the Maine coast – and a visit to our Chelsea Market outlet will show you the latest unforgettable chapter in that 45+ year story.
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place for super fresh raw oysters. There are varieties to choose with instructions of specific species one is looking for. If we didn’t have lunch before running into this place, we would definitely choose this place for lunch to try their seafood.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank sushi2008Calgary
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Reviewed October 15, 2019

What a terrific seafood store and restaurant in Chelsea Market. The raw oysters at the Raw Bar were delicious. You can buy fresh steamed lobster to eat on site or take home. Also, the fresh seafood available gives you plenty to choose from for cooking...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank AldebaranFlorida
Reviewed January 11, 2020 via mobile

The Lobster Place is not your typical restaurant... it’s like an eatery... you can sit at the sushi bar and get an amazing sushi dinner but most of the place is like a take out place with bar-like tables to eat. I can’t speak to...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank bip4
Reviewed January 10, 2020 via mobile

Can’t believe I’m only reviewing now after so many visits. Fabulous sea food at tourist prices ie expensive, that apart the quality is excellent.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Lambretta101
Reviewed January 5, 2020 via mobile

If you want a casual lobster place, come here. Quite touristy but the lobster is fresh enough. Good selection of beers too.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Tat_Tatchai
Reviewed December 9, 2019 via mobile

We visited Friday, 12/6/19 with the intention of getting the lobster. From reading previous reviews, we intentionally arived around 10:00 AM to avoid the crowds and ensure a seat and/or table. Our timing was perfect as we had pleanty or room to wander and take...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank bcwinvb
Reviewed November 9, 2019

High quality lobster at very affordable prices at Chelsea market in New York. He had lobster, lobster rolls, prawn fried rice and we all of very high standards. A good way to finish a walk down the High Line.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank JFCGO
Reviewed October 28, 2019 via mobile

Delicious fish and sushi. Great attention to details while providing gluten-free dishes. Wonderful lunch experience at the great Chelsea Market atmosphere.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Neta_Avivi
Reviewed October 25, 2019 via mobile

We come here twice a year and love the decorations of Chelsea Market. This place has GREAT soup and the freshest fish!

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank senge11
Reviewed October 21, 2019 via mobile

First time we’d had whole lobster, absolutely delicious, and make sure you get the lobster rice too, so yummy... wish I didn’t live the r side of the ocean, I’m dreaming about it!! Mmmmm

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Rachael J
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SussexTeejay
February 12, 2015|
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Response from moonstoneBA | Reviewed this property |
It is definitely worth stopping by. An interesting experience. The place is always crowded. The food is fresh, and they offer seafood and fish variety. You can eat there or prder to go.
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sandrabM3869SE
January 21, 2015|
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Response from Ed G | Reviewed this property |
This is a seafood restaurant, not a hotel, more like a market with a clam bar and open seating. Very fresh fish and great NE clam chowder. Enjoy.
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