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May 25, 2012 01:47 PM

Lobster/Crab/Shrimp Rolls- low-key...

Looking for something low-key, casual and Luke's Lobster or Pearl Oyster Bar in NYC.
Any suggestions?

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    1. re: nsxtasy

      Another place that has that kind of thing is Fish Bar, in Lakeview on the North Side. Disclaimer: I haven't been to Fish Bar. GT Fish, which I recommended above, is in River North (downtown). I've been to GT Fish several times and loved it each time. Their seafood is very fresh, and I love their small plates approach.

      1. re: nsxtasy

        As nsxtasy said, the closest thing to Luke's Lobster in Chicago is Fish Bar regarding size and look. It's definitely a bus/train/cab ride from downtown so maybe not worth the hike. Their lobster roll is good and the seafood decent, but rather overpriced. I've been to GT as well, and while nice, it is even more overpriced for the portion sizes. The best lobster roll in Chicago is at Shaw's Oyster Bar. I've had every major roll in the city and Shaw's wins hands-down. Plus their menu has every conceivable seafood item and relatively good prices. It's also located downtown so easy to get to. Damn, you got me dreaming about Luke's right now.

        1. re: grimaldi

          thanks for your input! i've been dreaming of luke's for's terrible. It was our friday ritual last summer!