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Lobster West Lands New England Seafood

Photo: Nikki Stout

A family network of East Coasters who hail from Boston, New Jersey, Maine are debuting Lobster West today, their celebration New England's seafood favorites, namely its famed lobster roll.

The 900-square-foot eatery, located in Encinitas' The Lumberyard, seats 34 inside and out and is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. They offer two varieties of lobster roll; the Maine version is served chilled while warm lobster fills the Connecticut-inspired sandwich. Both come with a brush of lemon butter, a dusting of spice blend and their homemade coleslaw. An authentic, toasted-on-the-outside bun is employed, and they even offer a gluten-free bread option.

Rolls are also available stuffed with shrimp or a mix of blue and Dungeness crab, and the menu's rounded out by three seafood-based soups, a creamy lobster bisque, New England clam chowder (made with hand-shucked clams) and a Maryland crab soup. Ex-pat Mainers might be giddy to find out that Lobster West also serves the state's signature treat, whoopie pies.
· Lobster West [Official Site]
· All Opening Alerts on Eater [~ESD~]

Lobster West

765 South Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024 (760) 634-1684