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themirthmobile Nov 1, 2006 06:51 PM

Is there anywhere in Los Angeles that serves pizza topped with lobster meat?

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    JBC Nov 1, 2006 07:43 PM

    Yes, and a lot closere than N.J., at:

    Berri's Pizza Cafe
    8412 W. 3rd St.
    L.A./Hollywood
    (323) 852-0642

    Call & confirm they make it the right (your) way before you go.

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    1. re: JBC
      t
      themirthmobile Nov 1, 2006 07:58 PM

      i seem to remember this pizza being described as a lobster sauce on pizza topped with shrimp. i guess i will call and ask them to be sure. thanks!

      1. re: themirthmobile
        ipsedixit Nov 1, 2006 08:04 PM

        Yes, the "Lobster Pizza" at Berri's is made with a lobster bisque. Not chunks of lobster.

        Maybe not what you are looking for necessarily, but the Red Lobster does offer a Lobster Pizza with lobster meat.

        1. re: ipsedixit
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          AquaW Nov 1, 2006 08:30 PM

          RL's "Lobster" pizza is made with "Langostino Lobster" ~ which isn't really a lobster (see wiki links below). But I've had it before, and it could've fooled me for lobster meat (though doesn't taste particularly good overall.)

          http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Langostino
          http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Squat_lobster

          ~AquaW
          http://la-oc-foodie.blogspot.com

          1. re: AquaW
            ipsedixit Nov 1, 2006 08:52 PM

            Heck, I have a feeling ALL of the offerings at Red Lobster are of "Langostino" variety ...

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              AquaW Nov 1, 2006 08:59 PM

              Hmm... they actually have changed their recipe on that one:

              "Lobster Pizza: A crisp thin-crust pizza topped with **Maine lobster** meat, melted mozzarella cheese, fresh tomatoes and sweet basil." from their Web site... and I swear it used to say Langostinos, perhaps they got too many feedback from irate foodies for being duped ;)

              --and this doesn't mean I'm eager to go back and try it though.

              ~AquaW

              1. re: AquaW
                ipsedixit Nov 1, 2006 09:06 PM

                "--and this doesn't mean I'm eager to go back and try it though."

                -------------------------------------

                Aw, c'mon, take one for the team ...

                :-)

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                  calabasas_trafalgar Nov 1, 2006 11:31 PM

                  Tried it once; never again. It was so bad I couldn't finish

            2. re: ipsedixit
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              JBC Nov 1, 2006 09:32 PM

              Like Ronald Reagan use to say in public "Trust, but Verify" when dealing with the Ruskies, but privately "did not Trust and triple verified", I took my own advice and called them (and yes the memory banks still have a few sparks of life left in them) and Berri's does have Lobster "Meat" on the pizza.

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          2chez mike Nov 1, 2006 07:05 PM

          I'm sure there is but I don't know where. I understand why you would want to know where to get one.

          The first and only time I had lobster pizza was at Val's Tavern in Rumson, NJ about ten years ago. Val's Tavern is an old school, old fashioned neighborhood bar and pizza parlor and when I saw it on the menu there I was shocked. I thought to myself "There's no way this can be any good". But I ordered one anyway and it was fantastic! Simply a plain mozzerella and tomato sauce pizza sprinkled generously with slipper lobster meat.

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