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The hungry cat for the lobster roll???

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Has anyone tried it recently what are your thoughts???

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  1. i liked it but i would need 3 of them to be full. the fries are tasty, too !

    1. It's fairly small & greasy; I'd rather go for the pug burger (or their other seafood items.)

      Speaking of which, where are the best lobster rolls in LA?

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

      1. the thing is they don't really exist in LA, exept for at hungry cat to my limited knowledge.

        1. I was surprised when I ordered the lobster roll - and out came a lobster salad roll...a lobster roll should just be lobster piled on a nice, buttery bun with no mayo. Don't get me wrong, it was delicious - but for the price, I wasn't expecting the lobster to be cut with mayo and celery.

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          1. re: thewaz

            I've never had a lobster roll in Maine or New England that didn't have mayo binding the lobster. Whether it should include celery is a matter of personal opinion and it varies from place to place.

            I like the lobster roll at Hungry Cat, personally.

            1. re: thewaz

              Lobster roll is supposed to be like that.

              There lobster roll is okay, but I would order something else, the quality of lobster is not that great for the price.

            2. It tastes good but it is pretty small. And for $22, it easily qualifies as a rip off. The truth is lobster rolls are all about being in a place, like Maine, where there is so much lobster (for much cheaper) that you dont know what else to do with it but slather it in butter or a mayo dressing slap it between two slices of bread. I would sooner go to Maine or focus on rolls that LA does well like Spicy Tuna ones . . . sorry but there are somethings that truly dont travel well.

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              1. re: blackbookali

                I'd have to agree, a lobster roll just shouldn't be such a precious little expensive thing. That sort of defeats the whole purpose. The only good lobster roll I've ever had in L.A. was when I went to an Asian market that was having a special on lobsters - $6.99 a lb, bought one, brought it home and made my own.

                1. re: estone888

                  That is exactly what we do... In fact, we have a freezer with split top buns just waiting for us to experiment with Clam Rolls (Next year! :)). But we've tried several restaurant lobster rolls in LA, and my New England SO says that of them all HC is indeed the best of the bunch...

                  --Dommy!