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Lobster in a shell

prc1234 Oct 22, 2011 08:11 AM

What is the best place in Boston to get lobster in the shell?

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  1. Dave MP RE: prc1234 Oct 22, 2011 08:25 AM

    Are you looking for:

    a) live lobsters?

    b) cooked lobster, for takeaway to eat at home?


    c) a restaurant/eatery that cooks and serves lobster, and you eat it there?

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    1. re: Dave MP
      prc1234 RE: Dave MP Oct 22, 2011 09:28 AM

      Sorry, that would be at a restaurant

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        lobster lover RE: prc1234 Oct 22, 2011 08:30 PM

        That would be Mt Vernon in somerville not classy but reasonable

        Mt Vernon Restaurant
        14 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145

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      ajrossi RE: prc1234 Dec 19, 2011 09:03 PM

      The Summer Shack is the best cooked Lobster in Boston. I have been catching, cooking and eating lobster since I was a kid. The Summer Shack cooks them absolutely perfect everytime I have gone there. The simply steamed is your best bet, although rich the Pan Roasted lobster is delicious

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        barleywino RE: ajrossi Dec 20, 2011 02:52 AM

        the one time we had the pan roasted lobster there, it was tough. have had better luck at Chinese places like Best Little restaurant, Asian Garden (lobster w/ cream sauce over yee mein noodles), Jo Jo Taipei, New Jumbo etc. Keep meaning to try the lobster at Scampo but haven't bitten the bullet yet.

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