Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Luke's Lobster

93 E. 7th St. (First Ave.) Send to Phone
212-387-8487 | Order Now! | Menu
Lobster rolls come to the East Village.

Lunch & Dinner daily
  • Dress code: Casual

* Click here for rating key

Luke's Lobster, New York, NY

Luke's Lobster Restaurant Review

: The lobster roll is a perennially popular product when the weather turns warm, but Luke's Lobster in the East Village hopes to turn the seaside snack into a year-round proposition. The hook, as it were? More lobster meat, thanks to a family connection from Luke's lobster supplier. The crustaceans make their way from Portland, Maine, in less than two days, so the meat itself is also quite fresh. And there's plenty of it to go around, too: you can grab four or eight ounce portions, at $8 and $14 respectively. The mix is simple, just a touch of mayo and seasonings, including celery salt and pepper, on a toasted hot dog bun. Overall, the effect is authentic and tasty. Luke's also sells crab claws, shrimp rolls and even a lobster bisque, but as its name suggests, stick with the classics at this charming storefront.
Check out hip and new NYC restaurants to try right now
New & Hip NYC Restaurants

Check out what's new and trendy on NYC's dining scene with GAYOT's list of restaurants to try right now.


GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Awards honor America's best chefs, as well as promising newcomers and a top restaurateur.