Best Lobster in Boston

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 languid lunch on the beach…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 lobster dealer in the country…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

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, N.J. If you balk at…Read More

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