Best of Boston

Best Lobster

2007 Best Lobster

The Barking Crab

Waterfront mainstay the Barking Crab boils up the freshest lobster in town, and the summery presentation—paper plates, plastic buckets—only adds to the illusion of a [...] read more»
1999 Best Lobster

James Hook & Co.

With more than 250 bubbling tanks of ocean water, and a staff that knows everything there is to know about lobsters, Hook is the oldest [...] read more»
1996 Best Lobster

James Hook & Company

Probably the largest collection of lobsters under one roof—kept in seawater, which gives them a better flavor. read more»
1983 Best Lobster

Willow Pond Kitchen

The lobsters are $6.95 and terrific. The rest of the menu's just so-so though. read more»
1977 Best Lobster


Since New England puts a limit on the weight of lobster's caught, the place to find oversized crustaceans is the Lobster Shanty in Point Pleasant, [...] read more»