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Jun 30, 2006 01:14 PM

Lobster Roll?

Hello fellow hounds,

I'm here in NYC, and I'm kind of on a quest to try all of the best lobster rolls in the country. I'm going to be in the San Francisco area in the coming weeks, and was thinking if I could get some help with this.


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  1. You will need a car as it is south of SF but Old Port Lobster Shack ( ) This post contains the address, etc. If you do a search, you'll find even more reports.

    Sea Salt is in Berkeley. I don't know how accessible by public transportation so maybe a car is required here, too.
    2512 San Pablo Ave
    Berkeley CA

    Woodhouse Fish Company, actually IN SF, does crab or fried clam rolls, not lobster, sorry! I wish I could be more help...

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    1. re: chaddict

      Ah, it appears one can get to OPLS by public transportation:

      1. re: chaddict

        The 72 or 72R on San Pable on AC Transit will take you right to Sea Salt. yummy Lobster roll!

      2. I have it on good authority that Woodhouse is adding a lobster roll, if they haven't done so already.

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        1. re: goingoutagain

          Woodhouse also is now open for lunch, Monday - Friday. I have no idea why they aren't doing that on weekends. Apologies if this has already been posted.

          1. re: goingoutagain

            Hmm, I was just there last night and the menu read only crab or fried clam. Maybe they will be adding soon?

            1. re: chaddict

              When I went the first night they opened, I asked and they said they planned to add it at some point in the future. Guess not yet.

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            1. Thanks all for your support...I'm hoping I can swing by these places on my trip. Happy hounding!

              1. Checkout the Yankee Pier in Larkspur (Marin County). They have a wonderful lobster roll. Every time my East Coast-based mother comes to visit, she insists on eating the lobster roll there, even though lobster is not native to the West Coast!