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Lobster Roll Restaurant

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1980 Montauk Hwy, Amagansett, NY 11930-2120
+1 631-267-3740
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Oceanside, New York
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here on our way home from a week in Montauk. I had heard great things and had to try it for myself. The lobster roll was delicious as were the grilled shrimp I ordered, of course it all came at a cost (this is the Hapmtons). It is really an old shack that they have added onto throughout the... More 

Thank lseinfeld
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We call it "lunch" because it has a big lunch sign out front. Very crowded in season, but food is delicious. Good chowder, delicious lobster rolls, maybe the best I have ever had, and comfy atmosphere. Also, great pies.

Thank debradiet
New York City, New York
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156 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Yeah, everyone tries to trash Lunch but their lobster roll was not as good this year. Sort of like they phoned it in. Fresh flounder sandwich was very good. Real fish not frozen. Steamers were terrific but pricey. But that is always the case. So hopefully this coming season they will get back a great roll. For those who have... More 

Thank LazyPoint
Colchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

As a group of mixed ages with 2 small children we visited this very popular restaurant early October 2016. To be fair it's more of a "shack" with outside space. Our order was taken by a very helpful waitress who offered bug spray as we were getting bitten. Our food & drinks arrived promptly and we're all delicious. The lobster... More 

Thank Golden0ldie52
Chappaqua, New York
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164 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I love lobster rolls. I try them everywhere I go and am always searching for the very best lobster rolls. I have tried tons of lobster rolls over the years and I can confidently say that the lobster roll here is among the very best I have ever had. The classic cold lobster roll here is perfectly done. It has... More 

Thank Logan R
Hicksville, New York
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stumbled on this restaurant after a long drive toward Montauk, so we did not know anything about its famous history and long list of celebrity patrons. The diner style decor with patriotic Christmas lights surprised us. If you love creamy lobster bisque with chunks of tender lobster in it, then this is the place to goon a rainy cool... More 

Thank Lorene B
Cold Spring, New York
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224 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This place, locally known as Lunch, is a local landmark and for good reason....its famous lobster rolls. They are delicious and set the standard. The dining area has a beachy, diner feel which is perfect. My husband started with the seafood bisque and it was rich and delicious. I liked that they had 1/2 portion appetizers available and I took... More 

Thank ellynvb
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The food was good but not $70.00 worth for two lobster rolls, I've had better. The atmosphere was better then the food. Service was great, we ordered and got our food in 10min so if your in a rush it a great place to stop.

Thank Alicia P
Toronto, Canada
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96 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Basic decor, roadside diner like service, but quick and efficient, call ahead not,open all days and sometimes closed for filming. Not cheap, but the lobster roll was heavy on quality lobster meat and light on the mayo, great fresh bun, washed down with a cold beer, no complaints! Yes the roll was $25, but soooooo worth it!

Thank SwampyPete
Stony Brook, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 September 2016

My husband and I make a very good living and I am not easily shocked by prices... but when my order of one lobster roll , a small salad with a scoop of lobster salad and a cup of clam chowder, amounted to a bill of 67.18... i was truly floored. I love to watch The Affair on Showtime and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$28
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1980 Montauk Hwy, Amagansett, NY 11930-2120
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Amagansett
  • Phone Number: +1 631-267-3740
"This is where Summer begins."

The Lobster Roll Restaurant, also known as "Lunch", is a nostalgic beach shack serving lunch and dinner to locals and guests from around the globe. Our critically acclaimed family restaurant serves beach-side favorites like lobster rolls, chowders, steamers, fresh seafood, chicken, burgers, sandwiches, steak and homemade pies. We also feature a full-bar, gluten-free menu, and an extensive children's menu.

Our famous lobster salad is made with 100% pure cold water lobster meat, using the same recipe we created almost 50 years ago! Our lobster salad contains no imitation seafood products, no fillers, no preservatives, and no artificial flavorings. It's all about quality!

We have indoor and outdoor seating amidst sand dunes, gardens of summer flowers, umbrellas, beach balls, picnic tables, and plenty of smiling faces! By popular demand, our entire menu is available for take-out. We can also cater to you!

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