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Lobster Roll in Dallas

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Is there any other place in Dallas, beside the Mansion to get a good lobster roll? I have never had one before.

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  1. I cannot think of one. I am afraid it's a trip to New England or the Mansion..

    1. Be aware that a "real" lobster roll has more in common with chicken salad than with steamed or broiled whole lobster. It's usually chopped or shredded lobster meat mixed with celery, scallions and mayonnaise, served in a New England hot dog bun. It's a good way to use left-over lobster (although I've never encountered such a thing), but, in my opinion, a horrible waste of good lobster.

      By the way, Guidlive reports that Kenny's Wood Fire Grill offers a lobster roll.

      1. Actually the best lobster roll I have had in New England used all Lobster claw meat, and an Italian style roll. There are combinations from hard rolls to hot dog buns depending on where you are at.

          1. kirk's description of a lobster roll fits my perception of a proper one to a tee, says this native of new england. never heard of this "Italian style roll" treatment. i also find kirk's assessment of its questionable value to be right on the money. why anyone would seek out chopped-up lobster meat bound together in mayo and stuck into a hot-dog bun has always been beyond my comprehension. but then again, lots of new england natives avoid lobster altogether. TOURIST food

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            1. re: teegee

              I just moved back to Dallas from NYC (home of Pearl and Mary's Fish Camp). Not gonna lie to you- super disappointed that we have ZERO good lobster roll shops floating around. If anyone wants to open up a place with me- I'm in.

            2. I believe I saw Lobster Roll on the menu at Sea Breeze in Plano. Lakeside market on preston just south of Spring Creek

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              1. re: bigballoon

                Here's there website. Lobster rolls are on the menu as bigballoon mentioned.

                http://www.seabreezefish.com/menu.html

                1. re: dl72

                  Yes they are on the menu and quite authentic according to my wife who is a Boston native.

                2. re: bigballoon

                  A lobster roll at $12.95 in Dallas? I bet you don't get a lot of meat for that price.

                  1. re: Scagnetti

                    Actually it's pretty darn close to what you get in new england. That being said the best roll I ever had was in mid Maine were they served about a pound of claws. They basically looked at the claw meat as being the "scrap" Yet another reason I am planning a a "little drive" to Maine in August.

                    1. re: irodguy

                      Just had the lobster roll today and it was quite delicious! I would say at least 8oz of lobster claw meat, just the right amount of mayo to coat the meat along with some diced celery and a bit of old bay seasoning on not a roll but more of a 2 inch wide slice of breat with the center just cut to fit lobster. I'm by no means a lobster roll aficionado but I sure wish that Seabreeze was closer, I'd be getting one quite frequently. In addition had the chocolate, fresh raspberry bread pudding though good in itself was a bit over the top for me and not quite what I expected in a "good" bread pudding.