Food & Drink

Lobster Roll

2016 Winner: Luke’s Lobster

Photo Credit: Sarah Silbiger



Notoriously insular Bostonians greeted the Back Bay outpost of the Manhattan-based Luke’s Lobster chain with the kind of squint reserved for Yankees fans. But founder Luke Holden is in fact a native Down Easter and former lobsterman. His casual counter-service spot generously stuffs a stellar, barely dressed lobster salad into a proper toasted split-top bun at a very nice price. You should still seek out the Maine lobster-shack experience in situ, but we’re fortunate to have Luke’s worthy facsimile in town.

Luke’s Lobster

75 Exeter St., Boston • (857) 350-4626

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