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Jun 12, 2011 08:20 AM

Where can we find...

the best lobster rolls within driving distance of Hampton Beach? Thank you.

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  1. What's your definition of "within driving distance"? 1/2 hour?

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    1. Petey's in Rye...although it's on a bulkie roll instead of the traditional hot dog roll.

      I always enjoyed them from Ceals in Seabrook but I haven't been in years.

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      1. re: rizzo0904

        Had our first Petey's lobster roll Memorial Day weekend and it was definitely good. The roll is a sandwich roll but not as thick as a bulkie roll. They also still toast the roll and if they didn't, it wouldn't be as good.

        We were disappointed with our lobster rolls from the Ice House in Newcastle last Sunday. The lobster was very cold and the hot dog rolls seemed very whimpy, maybe a cheap brand. Tasted ok but didn't hold up very well.

        Ice House Restaurant & Bar
        171 Battery St Ste 1, Burlington, VT 05401

      2. I agree on Petey's they also have terrific clam chowder and fried clams. Enjoy. Plus just for lobster rolls, just north on 1A from Hampton Beach is the Beach Plum, a seaside type ice cream joint but very good lobster rolls.

        1. Another vote for Petey's. Don't miss their chowder either.

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          1. re: JeremyEG

            We planned on going to Petey's for seafood. Perhaps we'll make a second trip for the lobster rolls. Thanks.

            1. re: Dana1949

              Seafood isn't too bad either. : )

              1. re: JeremyEG

                Jeremy, that's a very nicely-done blog you've got there. Fun to read your comments that go along with the recipes.

                1. re: Dave B

                  Why thank you Dave! Feel free to send in any recipes of your own. Are you a fellow New Englander?