Best of Boston

Best Lobster

2010 Best Lobster, Whole

Summer Shack

Boiled lobster is the Ramada Inn of regional cuisine: the same wherever you go. But no one puts a tastier spin on the bugs than [...] 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»