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Going to the Lobster in Santa Monica...what do I order

adamsapp Jan 16, 2007 07:01 AM

hey folks, I have a dinner at the lobster in santa monica...
what do I order:
I need an appetizer
I need an entree
I need a happy ending...

reply ASAP.

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    Mateo R RE: adamsapp Jan 16, 2007 04:19 PM

    For the happy ending, order someone else to pay the bill.

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      Diana RE: adamsapp Jan 16, 2007 04:20 PM

      Order the steamed maine lobster.

      Order the spinach

      order the fries.

      if they have sahimi or tuna tartar as an appetizer, order that!

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        Rummy RE: adamsapp Jan 16, 2007 06:11 PM

        Funny, Mateo! I've had far too many meals at The Losbter (client fave--they never want to go anywhere else!), but have managed to pick out a few items on the menu that are fairly reliable.

        Appetizer~Lobster Salad w/ sweet corn & tarragon pancakes or oysters if they have them. Occasionally, we order some of the entree crabcakes to share or the fries with truffle oil.
        Entree~the Wild Salmon, Scallops or Halibut. I've never enjoyed any of the lobster entrees.
        Dessert~I like dessert although I usually pass when I'm at The Lobster. I do recall sharing a chocolate bread pudding a while back and a some chocolate cupcake thing that weren't too bad, but obviously not real memorable.

        Enjoy the view!

        1. Cecilbee RE: adamsapp Jan 16, 2007 10:48 PM

          I recently had the special grilled spiny lobster. Sooo very delicious. It was grilled with herb and lemon butter, and so succulent, it was one of the best lobster dishes I ever had.

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          1. re: Cecilbee
            Diana RE: Cecilbee Jan 17, 2007 03:14 PM

            Spiney's are SOOOOO good

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            mrpullings RE: adamsapp Jan 17, 2007 01:11 AM

            Lobster. Period.

            1. j
              jbarc RE: adamsapp Jan 17, 2007 01:12 AM

              the lobster

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                sassille RE: adamsapp Jan 17, 2007 05:00 AM

                I have been underwhelmed by their lobster dishes. I just took a look at the menu and I noticed several things missing.
                My favorite scallop dish has been replaced by a Scallop St Jacques. The mashed potaoes with lobster are conspicuous by their absence. Have they changed chefs recently?

                1. Muhlyssa RE: adamsapp Jan 17, 2007 07:02 PM

                  Make sure you bring ear plugs.

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