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Mar 19, 2011 09:55 AM

Can one find lobster rolls in Vermont?

My friend and I love lobster, of course, and we can find it in our grocery stores and steam them easily. But, we would love to find a place near Burlington, Vermont to buy lobster rolls when we get the hankering for one. We have heard of Ray's seafood off Dorset Street but don't know of any other places to get seafood. Whey is there so little seafood in Vermont and why not in Burlington where there seems to be everything else? Does anyone know something we don't?

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  1. Perhaps it is the 289 miles from there to the coast?

    1. I haven't heard of anyone having good lobster rolls in VT. Any time I'm wanting lobster and a trip to Maine isn't practical, I just get some steamed at Shaw's here. It's on sale often enough, that I just make up for it that way. It's not as good as lobster caught that day and steamed on the dock for me, but it's ok. Otherwise, if I'm REALLY needing a great lobster roll. I drive to Maine.

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      1. re: Morganna

        Yes, sadly I agree. Get ready for a road trip.

      2. I had a good lobster roll last weekend at the new restaurant Bevo in Colchester. The lobster was dressed in butter instead of mayo (I'm not a huge mayo fan so traditional lobster rolls are not my favorite), so it's not typical. It's served on a toasted bun and topped with melted leeks...I thoroughly enjoyed it!