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Luke's Lobster East Village

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93 E 7th St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10009-5702
+1 212-387-8487
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Allentown, New Jersey
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80 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2014

We came here off of a recommendation from our friend. We were SO IMPRESSED! We have never had a lobster roll this delicious before. The chunks of lobster were huge and falling off of the bun! It was so delicious, buttery, and tasty. The bread was slightly toasted, perfect! People complained about the price-Yes, its a little pricey, but it's... More 

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1 Thank Anna A
New York City, New York
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80 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2014 via mobile

Although pearl oyster bar will always be my favorite lobster roll, Luke's is completely different and a close second. When I don't feel like a massive blowout I enjoy these small simple rolls. Recommend for anyone who loves lobster!!!

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1 Thank kawa07
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed my first lobster roll ever here. Thought they gave me a lot of lobster meat for the $$. The bun was very fresh as well. Thumbs up!

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Thank Igraves
Boynton Beach, Florida
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2014

If you want lobster on a roll with butter,this is th e place in NYC! Some reviewers complained about price but lobster and NYC are expensive!Yes,you aren't filled up by it but good to have room for the yummy desserts nearby!

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1 Thank mgl44
Canadian Prairies
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79 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2014

We got our lunch and took it for a picnic in the park. The lobster rolls were sooo delicious. I've been craving another one since we got back, but there's nothing near me to satisfy my craving!

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Thank Kirbster119
San Francisco, California
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164 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

Luke's certainly serves an ample amount of lobster but there should be more complex additions to the roll. So if you are hoping for just lobster on a bun this is it. I think subtle additions can be made. The clam chowder is fine....not any where near the best I have had. The Maine root beer was great. Great flavor... More 

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1 Thank Kathleeenw
miami beach
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2014

This was another foodie recommendation that is an utter farce. Luke is "famous" for its lobster rolls and when I walked in I was literally excited. The buttery smell got me famished and it is a colorful really cute lil shop. The lobster roll at $15 seemed like a good deal until I saw how freaking tiny they were. We... More 

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New York City, New York
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68 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2014

So here it is. They have lobster, not the frozen kind, but actual lobster. it's pretty tasty, however it is pricey. The downside of being in nyc. Unless you feel like driving up to Maine and ripping apart lobsters with your bare hands. But the lobster there is seasoned well and comes on bread for your lobster roll. I'd go... More 

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1 Thank etherealprey
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

This place was a massive disappointment. The pictures give the impression of a sub roll packed with chunks of delicious lobster. I was so excited to try it. Firstly it was a pain in the butt to get to. I got there and the prices nearly bowled me over. $16 for a lobster roll!!!! When they made the thing I... More 

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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89 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2014 via mobile

Just topped off a successful East Village food crawl with the ridiculously sumptuous Lukes Lobster roll. This place surpassed our already high expectations and delivered the goods. Five food critics are now five addicts. Get the lobster roll with claws and hold the mayo- the chilled lobster and toasted roll is all you need!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Cuisine
American, Seafood, Fast food, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 E 7th St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10009-5702
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-387-8487

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