After long days spent walking the Cliff Walk and pressing your toes in the sand, it is time to relax and enjoy a lobster roll. Summer isn't truly complete without that magical combination of lobster and a perfectly toasted bun, right? Whether you enjoy your lobster roll with butter or mayo, you are sure to find your fit here in the City by the Sea. Roll in the dancing lobsters and let our taste buds water.
Let's boil it down to our top six best places for a lobster roll:
Anthony's Seafood, 963 Aquidneck Ave, Middletown
Anthony's Seafood is built as a seafood market and shared as a hidden gem of a restaurant. Their specialty Lobster Roll is made with fresh picked lobster, celery, peppered mayo on a perfectly grilled Hot Dog Bun.
Fun Fact: Anthony's Seafood was featured on Food Network's show Diners, Drive In's and Dive's.
Aquidneck Lobster Bar, 31 Bowen's Wharf, Newport
Can you picture yourself enjoying a hot lobster roll or lobster salad roll with a 180° unobstructed view of Newport Harbor? Your dreams can come true at Aquidneck Lobster Bar, where you can devour this tasty treat directly on the water.
Pro Tip: The sunset view and photo ops here are out of control.
Benjamin's Raw Bar, 254 Thames Street, Newport
Two-for-two, Benjamin's Raw Bar offers both a Hot Lobster Roll and a Traditional Lobster Salad roll. Cannot decide which one to order? Try both...you deserve it.
Pro Tip: Their kitchen is open late night, until Midnight...hit another two-for-two deal by hitting their bar and indulging in their famous lobster rolls.
Easton's Beach Snack Bar, 175 Memorial Blvd, Newport
Who said that a beach's snack bar couldn't serve world class lobster rolls? No one here in the City by the Sea, because Easton's Beach Snack Bar has been serving their rolls for 18 years now. No shoes or shirt required, and not to mention, you can get twin lobster rolls and French fries for only $15.87! Want to try the Connecticut Style roll? They have that, too.
Midtown Oyster Bar, 345 Thames Street, Newport
Midtown lets the lobster shine in their rendition of a traditional lobster roll. Positioned on their menu in its own separate box is their signature lobster roll. With warm butter, fresh poached lobster placed on a toasted roll, it belongs on its own menu entirely.
Castle Hill Inn, 590 Ocean Avenue, Newport
If panoramic ocean views and world-class dining are your thing, you'll want to head over to Castle Hill Inn. The Relais & Chateaux property features 40 acres of sprawling land, seaside views and a lobster roll to top it all off.