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Oct 22, 2011 08:11 AM

Lobster in a shell

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

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  1. 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

      Sorry, that would be at a restaurant

      1. re: prc1234

        That would be Mt Vernon in somerville not classy but reasonable

        Mt Vernon Restaurant
        14 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145

    2. 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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      1. re: ajrossi

        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.