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The Best Lobster Dishes to Eat In LA Right Now

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2008_10_hasmaps.jpgIt's summertime and that means lobsters are in full swing on dishes across the city. The easiest way to delve into the seasonal crustacean is through a buttery or mayonnaise-filled roll, available at most good seafood restaurants across town, but the varieties displaying ethnic flavors and seasonings are some of the most compelling ways to enjoy lobster. Here below, a collection of the best lobster dishes to eat in L.A. right now.

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Lobster at Newport Tan Cang Seafood

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The massive by-th-pound lobster that are fired up on the wok and tossed with copious amounts of garlic, scallions, seasonings, hot peppers, and served a la minute. Probably the single most remarkable lobster dish in the city.

Lobster Roll at Connie and Ted's

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This textbook Maine-style lobster roll comes with a split roll and lightly seasoned chunks of lobster. Rolls can be made either hot or cold and with butter or mayonnaise. The whole steamed lobster is impressive a well, simplicity at its best.

Langosta at Picca Peruvian Cantina

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This glorious dish at chef Ricardo Zarate's cantina is a split whole lobster gets filled with a rich aji amarillo bechamel and panko bread crumbs for a modern Peruvian take on the classic Lobster Thermidor.

Lobster with Garlic Noodles at Crustacean

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A classic Beverly Hills expense-account or power dining restaurant, Crustacean's famous garlic noodles get studded with whole, fresh Maine lobster for the ultimate comfort dish.

Lobster Roll at Son of a Gun

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This diminutive roll might be only good for two or three bites, but they are completely worth it. The chunks of lobster are covered in a lemon aioli and crunchy celery then placed in a tiny buttered roll and topped with potato chips.

Wild Maine Lobster at Providence

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It's hard to the think of a fine dining restaurant that does better work with lobster in the city. The whole wild Maine lobster come with baby carrots braised in blood orange juice and israeli cous cous for a refined yet decadent dish.

Lobster Roll at The Hungry Cat

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A longstanding favorite in Hollywood, this creamy, mayonnaise-filled lobster roll in a brioche bun comes off a bit like a salad roll, but does the trick if one's in the area.

Roasted Lobster Tail at RivaBella

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Gino Angellini does a roasted lobster tail with a tomato white wine broth that speakers perfectly to chef's aesthetic from Italy's Adriatic Coast.

Lobster Roll at Hinoki & The Bird

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Chef Kuniko Yanagi takes fresh chunks of lobster and tosses with a garlic aioli and curry paste before placing it in a black bread roll and topping withe beautiful basil flowers.

Fresh Lobster Salad at Vincenti

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The fresh lobster salad at this Italian restaurant in Brentwood is a refreshing, light way to enjoy this meaty crustacean, topped with a light dressing and microgreen, along with other seasonal produce.

Lobster Bolognese at Melisse Restaurant

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The Lobster Bolognese with fresh Capellini and brown butter truffle froth is a high end ode to simple noodles with pasta, served elegantly in one of the most attractive rooms in the city.

Steamed Lobster at The Water Grill

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The lobster roll at this Downtown seafood powerhouse is quite nice, but the whole steamed Maine lobster is the thing to get when you're in the mood for a near endless amount of lobster.

Steamed Lobster at Fishing with Dynamite

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The Atlantic lobster at Fishing with Dynamite is straightforward and amazing, served with two sauces and chilled on shaved ice at this stylish restaurant in Manhattan Beach.

Lobster Risotto at Capo Restaurant

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This small seaside restaurant serves up some of the most decadent Italian cuisine in the city, with the lobster risotto as one of the menu highlights.

Lobster Roll at Blue Plate Oysterette

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The lobster roll at this oceanside restaurant in Santa Monica uses nice chunks of fresh lobster served on a buttered split roll. Not the most innovative thing, but ultimately very comforting.

Cantoness Xiong-Tong at Chi Lin

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Large lobster medallions tossed with ginger and scallions are served over house-made noodles for a luxurious main course at West Hollywood's new high-end Chinese restaurant.

Lobster Benedict at Jar

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One of the richest things to eat for breakfast in the city, this special is made with fresh chunks of lobster on poached eggs that's then covered in a lobster bearnaise sauce.

Chaufa de Langonsta at Paichẽ

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This stir-fried rice comes with savory Peruvian flavors, crunchy pickled daikon slivers and tender chunks of fresh lobster and other shellfish for comforting small plate at Ricardo Zarate's seaside eatery.

Spicy Lobster at The Boiling Crab

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It's a pretty simple concept - Cajun spices caked onto fresh seafood and boiled until all the flavors are infused. At the Boiling Crab, this is done with all types of shellfish, including whole lobsters.

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Lobster at Newport Tan Cang Seafood

The massive by-th-pound lobster that are fired up on the wok and tossed with copious amounts of garlic, scallions, seasonings, hot peppers, and served a la minute. Probably the single most remarkable lobster dish in the city.

Lobster Roll at Connie and Ted's

This textbook Maine-style lobster roll comes with a split roll and lightly seasoned chunks of lobster. Rolls can be made either hot or cold and with butter or mayonnaise. The whole steamed lobster is impressive a well, simplicity at its best.

Langosta at Picca Peruvian Cantina

This glorious dish at chef Ricardo Zarate's cantina is a split whole lobster gets filled with a rich aji amarillo bechamel and panko bread crumbs for a modern Peruvian take on the classic Lobster Thermidor.

Lobster with Garlic Noodles at Crustacean

A classic Beverly Hills expense-account or power dining restaurant, Crustacean's famous garlic noodles get studded with whole, fresh Maine lobster for the ultimate comfort dish.

Lobster Roll at Son of a Gun

This diminutive roll might be only good for two or three bites, but they are completely worth it. The chunks of lobster are covered in a lemon aioli and crunchy celery then placed in a tiny buttered roll and topped with potato chips.

Wild Maine Lobster at Providence

It's hard to the think of a fine dining restaurant that does better work with lobster in the city. The whole wild Maine lobster come with baby carrots braised in blood orange juice and israeli cous cous for a refined yet decadent dish.

Lobster Roll at The Hungry Cat

A longstanding favorite in Hollywood, this creamy, mayonnaise-filled lobster roll in a brioche bun comes off a bit like a salad roll, but does the trick if one's in the area.

Roasted Lobster Tail at RivaBella

Gino Angellini does a roasted lobster tail with a tomato white wine broth that speakers perfectly to chef's aesthetic from Italy's Adriatic Coast.

Lobster Roll at Hinoki & The Bird

Chef Kuniko Yanagi takes fresh chunks of lobster and tosses with a garlic aioli and curry paste before placing it in a black bread roll and topping withe beautiful basil flowers.

Fresh Lobster Salad at Vincenti

The fresh lobster salad at this Italian restaurant in Brentwood is a refreshing, light way to enjoy this meaty crustacean, topped with a light dressing and microgreen, along with other seasonal produce.

Lobster Bolognese at Melisse Restaurant

The Lobster Bolognese with fresh Capellini and brown butter truffle froth is a high end ode to simple noodles with pasta, served elegantly in one of the most attractive rooms in the city.

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