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Oct 26, 2013 02:36 PM

Neptune's Lobster Roll

is now $27???????

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  1. Ya but it's from another planet so shipping cost is astronomical. Still, absurd. Buy your own lobster and make it yourself, as you like.

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    1. re: Ora Moose

      Could not agree more. $27 is a joke. And not a very funny one.

      1. re: Ora Moose

        It's almost inversely proportioned to the wholesale cost of lobster

        1. re: ac106

          In this case it is mostly proportioned to the rent.

          1. re: ac106

            I have no horse in this race, but every time it comes up that restaurant lobster prices should be cheaper because wholesale lobster is inexpensive, I can't help but think of all the labor involved in preparing lobster. Cooking and shucking has got to be pretty time consuming, I would think. That has to be factored into the cost somehow.

        2. Not funny at all! Does it come with truffle fries, gold leaf anything? I can go to my fish monger and buy freshly cooked lobster meat and make the perfect lobster roll for myself Ora Moose stated. WOW! It must be srved with something special???

          1. Sorry, I just looked at the comes with fries. That explains the $27.00 :)

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            1. re: ParisLady

              The soaring cost of potatoes, dang! Now that explains how Neptune is a great deal.

              1. re: treb

                Hey, those are free range potatoes fed organic fertilizer....hand picked, peeled by artisanal potato handlers and twice-fried in virgin first-pressed grapeseed oil!

                1. re: Science Chick

                  But...but....but...they are so busy which PROVES they are not overpriced!!!

                    1. re: Gabatta

                      Forgive me...I suffer from Last Word Syndrome.

                      1. re: CapeCodGuy

                        Every women I ever knew suffered from that.

                        1. re: Infomaniac

                          very funny......

                          ...and some men apparently.

                    2. re: CapeCodGuy

                      How many pounds of bologna could you get for the price of one of those rolls?

                        1. re: CapeCodGuy

                          It must get pretty lonely on the Cape this time of year

                          1. re: Infomaniac

                            Not in the least. Best time of the year on the Cape. Magical in fact. What is your point anyway?

                          2. re: CapeCodGuy

                            does that iclude fries or condiments?

                2. What?!? Overpriced food at Neptune? Im shocked, shocked!

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                  1. re: hyde

                    Comes with free dose of attitude.

                  2. I really didn't want to start a trashing thread, but really????

                    $27??? It was mediocre at $21 - but i did like the boardwalk style fries.

                    I've never had a better lobster role then the ones we shuck together at home. When H saw the price, he decided the tuna crudo and special didn't look all that special anymore. That's a shame as their 'non touristy' menu items have always excelled. but there comes a time when a rip off is a rip off. and paying that tariff elbow to elbow at the bar is not paying for atmosphere and good service.