7 Seafood Spots for Your Lobster Fix

National Lobster Day is September 25th. Whether you’re looking for a Maine-style lobster roll or want to get your hands dirty with some boiled lobster, here are some local spots to indulge for National Lobster Day!


Shell N’ Tail

Shell n’ Tail recently opened this Summer, and has become a quick hit Downtown. Just look at this Surf & Turf Cheesesteak! Certified angus rib eye steak, lobster, pickled peppers, caramelized onions, morel mushrooms, Secret Sauce, and cheese fondue *Chef’s kiss*.


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Lobster Garage

This classic fish and chips lobster roll is from the Light Horse Tavern’s newest, and impromptu seafood joint. It was created in the garage next door by the owner to work around restrictions on bars and restaurants due to the pandemic. Creativity points! There are also cocktails, wine, and beer on tap to accompany your seafood meal.

Lobster Roll from Lobster Garage
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Just Beclaws

Check out this Lobster Mac n’ Cheese from Just Beclaws, a family-style, Vietnamese influenced, Cajun seafood spot. Located in the heart of Downtown Jersey City.


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The Cliff

You can find this buttery Maine lobster roll served with french fries in The Heights at The Cliff. This neighborhood cafe serves killer coffee and treats as well as more savory and wholesome foods.


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Seafood Kitchen

These massive lobster tails are from Seafood Kitchen, who offer trays of seafood and side dishes for delivery. Looking through their Instagram alone is mouth-watering. Although located in Jersey City, they also travel and cater! Available through text only (201-588-1770).


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Hooked JC

This local, B.Y.O.B., Seafood shack in Bergen – Lafayette is where you’ll find this Canadian Lobster roll platter. It’s served with fresh cut french fries, jalapeno-honey hushpuppies, and green apple coleslaw.


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The Boil

“Seafood so fresh it melts in your mouth.” The boil is a Cajun-style seafood boil spot, with a fun nautical theme! Order by the pound with your choice of sauce and spice combinations.


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If we missed your favorite spot for lobster in Jersey City, feel free to reach out to us and we’ll add it in!

Adia Atwell
Author: Adia Atwell