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Lobster dinner in DC?

Justbreathe226 Feb 3, 2011 06:02 AM

Where can I get a steamed lobster dinner in the city this time of year? Thanks!

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    flavrmeistr Feb 3, 2011 07:17 AM

    The Prime Rib, Charlie Palmer's, or any of the steakhouses in town. McCormick and Schmick on K Street or Legal Seafood over in Rosslyn. Personally, I prefer a treatment like XO Taste's at Seven Corners. Two 1 1/2 pounders in XO sauce for 30 bucks, u pick 'em.

    Prime Rib
    2020 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006

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      dpan Feb 3, 2011 08:52 AM

      Just be aware that the Chinese version you'll find at XO Taste (or any other Chinese restaurant) is not steamed, but cut up and stir fried.

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        Elyssa Feb 3, 2011 09:24 AM

        There is also a Legal's Seafood in Gallery Place/Chinatown.

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          flavrmeistr Feb 3, 2011 04:13 PM

          Actually, they're wok-steamed, then cut up and finished in the XO. Outstanding.

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          Elyssa Feb 3, 2011 09:23 AM

          Prime Rib sometimes serves steamed lobster.

          For something a little different I love the pan seared lobster at DC Coast....really delicious. But not the traditional preparation at all.

          Prime Rib
          2020 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006

          1. agarnett100 Feb 3, 2011 09:28 AM

            The fish market on Maine St sells lobster 2- $25 and they will steam them while you wait

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              Justbreathe226 Feb 3, 2011 09:33 AM

              Oooooooo! Now that is a great idea! Thanks.

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                agarnett100 Feb 3, 2011 09:45 AM

                Go to the Captain White stall and ask for Todd he will hook you up

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              Justbreathe226 Feb 3, 2011 09:34 AM

              Thank you for all the suggestions!

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                dining with doc Feb 3, 2011 02:46 PM

                The Palm: they normally roast the lobster but will gladly steam it for you. Most of the steakhouses in town such as Ruth's Chris, Capital Grill, Mortons, etc always have lobster on the menu

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