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Simple lobster in DC or NOVA

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Any suggestions where I can get a simple boiled or steamed lobster in the DC area? Doesn't have to be a fancy place, but I'd rather avoid Red Lobster. Thanks.

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  1. I generally go to City Lights on Conn Ave above Dupont Circle and get their lobster special.

    1. What could be simpler than going to a good grocery or seafood store, buying some lobsters, and preparing them at home?

      1. Hank's Oyster Bar does a good lobster roll.

        1. Jeez, cmon guys, help him out.

          G'Town
          Sea Catch
          Clyde's Georgetown
          That place on M st with the Oyster Bar in the window. Name escapes me...

          White house / Chinatown:
          Old Ebbitt
          Clyde's Gallery Place

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          1. re: EricDC

            You are probably thinking of J. Pauls.......

          2. Sea Catch is an excellent choice. It's not cheap. But it is a wonderful setting with great service and very fresh seafood. Request a table in the back room, not the bar area.

            I might also suggest Oceanaire downtown. A more corporate setting, but certainly sufficient.