I spent the better part of a week driving from New Brunswick, Canada, down to Portland, Maine, going in search of the best lobster rolls. Tough work, I know. My story appeared in The Chicago Tribune’s Sunday Travel section. Click here to read it.
Located several hours north of Portland in Eastport, Quoddy Bay Lobster is worth stopping by if you’re in the area. You’re guaranteed the freshest catch at this family owned seafood market and eatery with stunning views of the water. Quoddy Bay Lobster 7 Sea Street, Eastport, ME 04631; (207) 853-6640
This old school Maine seafood shack serves up the freshest seafood and their top-notch lobster rolls along with live music, cold beer, and a view of the Portland Harbor. If you’re looking for the freshest lobster dinner you’ve ever had, you can buy a lobster from Lucky Catch Cruises across the pier and they’ll cook … Continued
EASTPORT, ME – A lobster claw the size of a Hot Wheels car is staring me in the face, taunting. It’s perched above a traditional lobster roll, the sandwich that is to Maine what the hot dog is to Chicago. I’m sitting at a blue picnic table, just a few yards from the pristine blue … Continued
Lobster rolls at The Clam Digger, St. Andrews, New Brunswick Click below to hear my report on lobster rolls from Canada vs. Maine
This is one of my favorite restaurants in the U.S. and I’m not exaggerating. Eventide Oyster Co. combines the freshest shellfish straight from the Gulf of Maine with an airy, nautical atmosphere (that’s not in the least bit cheesy) for a fresh take on the traditional American oyster bar. Get the lobster rolls with brown … Continued
It’s worth venturing outside the city of Portland to visit The Lobster Shack at Two Lights, an award winning restaurant and local landmark since the 1920s. The Lobster Shack is as acclaimed for its fresh lobster and other seafood as it is for its incredible lighthouse and ocean views. Don’t miss this if you’re in … Continued
Located about 20-30 min. outside of Portland, this family-owned seafood joint and lobster pound offers fresh lobster rolls, shrimp, clams, and scallops along with harbor views where you can see the family’s fishing boats bringing in the daily catch. You can enjoy a fresh caught and cooked lobster, or bring a live one home. You’ll … Continued