Summer is here, and it’s the best time of the year to explore the East End for your favorite food! Lobster rolls are a seasonal favorite, and there are plenty of restaurants to enjoy them. Here are just a few:
The Lobster Roll a.k.a. LUNCH
1980 Montauk Hwy., Amagansett/631-267-3740
Credited by the American Dictionary of Food and Drink with inventing the cold roll, The Lobster Roll (also known as “LUNCH”) was also one of the first restaurants on Long Island to serve the seafood staple.
The Lunch Truck
57225 Main Rd. Southold/631-765-0177
The Lunch Truck, parked right outside the North Fork Table and Inn in Southold, offers a 100 percent wild caught lobster roll, and their “plastic” utensils are made from cornstarch and are compostable!
34 South Etna Ave., Montauk/646-812-0332
Sweet ’Tauk Lemonade is partnering with Red Hook Lobster Pound of Brooklyn to bring their famous roll to Montauk. Who could resist artisanal lemonade and delicious lobster?
75 Main St., Southampton/631-283-7575
For the health-conscious lobster lovers out there, 75 Main’s lobster salad uses olive oil instead of mayo!
2025 Montauk Hwy., Amagansett/631-267-6348
This popular roadside stop has a lobster salad roll made from local lobster, along with various lobster specials.
62 Jobs Ln., Southampton/631-283-6606
The Driver’s Seat offers their lobster rolls toasted, New England-style.
Bobby Van’s Steakhouse
2393 Montauk Hwy., Bridgehampton/631-537-0590
It is rumored that Truman Capote finished his novel at Bobby Van’s Bridgehampton location, which serves a lobster BLT!
Duryea’s Lobster Deck
65 Tuthill Rd. Montauk/631-668-2410
Duryea’s Lobster Deck has a full menu of lobster dishes in addition to a full seafood market.
500 W Lake Dr. Montauk/631-668-5330
Gosman’s Dock has a large assortment of lobster items on its menu, with different sizes available and some unique offerings like its chilled lobster with lemon caper dressing.
1 Long Wharf, Sag Harbor/631-725-7555
While you’re enjoying a lobster salad roll at this popular seaside spot, try their award-winning New England and Manhattan style chowder.
111 Main St., Greenport/631-477-0627
Claudio’s specializes in Canadian lobster, which you’ll find on their Lobster BLT, served on Texas Toast.