Featured on Thrillist Las Vegas: THE 30 BEST THINGS TO EAT IN LAS VEGAS FOR $10 (OR LESS)


So what happened to all that money? Did you lose it at the tables, blow it on bottle service, or spend a little too much of it at the strip club? Don’t worry. You can still eat. Las Vegas may be known for indulgent fine dining restaurants, but there’s also plenty of amazing food around that’s 10 bucks or less. It’s not as good as getting something for free, but it’s pretty close.

The Frenchy, $10

Out of the three lobster melts on the menu, The Frenchy packs the sweetest crunch of ‘em all into every bite. The butter-poached lobster comes with melted brie and shallot cream cheese on thick white panini grilled bread.

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Connecticut Lobster Roll Featured in Parade

Go New England Patriots! A Team-Themed Lobster Roll to Rock Your Football Tailgate 

On November 8, the New England Patriots take on the Washington Redskins and lobster-licious destination Lobster ME has both teams covered with area-inspired lobster rolls. While Redskins fans might want to whip up Lobster ME’s latest creation, the Beltway Lobster Roll (I loved every bite!), Patriot devotees can go with my all-time favorite, the Connecticut Lobster Roll. Either way, you’ll have a uniquely delicious and decadent game day treat.


  • 2 Maine lobsters
  • 2 oz clarified butter
  • 2 tsp chives, finely sliced
  • 2 tsp butter
  • 2 split top buns, preferably brioche

  1. Butter poach lobsters or steam until cooked through (cooking times will vary based on lobster size) and allow to cool.
  2. Shuck lobster meat from shells.
  3.  Transfer lobster to a bowl, mix with clarified butter and chives.
  4. Butter both sides of split top buns, toast in a skillet until golden brown.
  5. Stuff lobster mixture into rolls and enjoy!

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The Beltway Lobster Roll Featured in Parade

Go Washington Redskins! A Team-Themed Lobster Roll to Rock Your Football Tailgate 


On November 8, the Washington Redskins take on the New England Patriots and lobster-licious destination Lobster ME has both teams covered with area-inspired lobster rolls. While New England fans might want to whip up Lobster ME’s Connecticut Lobster Roll, Washington fans can dig into the Beltway Lobster Roll. I recently sampled Lobster ME’s newest creation and let’s just say, this Connecticut girl is a big Beltway fan. Whatever side you choose, you’ll have a uniquely delicious and decadent game day treat.


  • 2 Maine lobsters
  • ½ tsp diced shallots
  • ½ tsp finely sliced chives
  • ¼ tsp Old Bay Seasoning
  • mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp butter, divided
  • ¼ c panko crumbs
  • 2 split split top buns, preferably brioche

  1. Steam lobsters until cooked through (cooking times will vary based on lobster size) and allow to cool. Shuck lobster meat from shells.
  2. Gently fold lobster meat with diced shallots, chives, Old Bay, mayonnaise (to taste), and a pinch of salt, set aside.
  3.  Melt 1 Tbsp. butter in small skillet, toast panko crumbs until golden and set aside in a small bowl.
  4. Clean out skillet, melt reserved 1 Tbsp of butter in skillet and toast outside of buns until golden brown.
  5. Stuff lobster mixture into rolls, top with panko crumbs and enjoy!

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Featured on Eater Las Vegas: 21 Epic Las Vegas Sandwiches To Eat Before You Die

The lobster roll can be found universally in New England, with some a bit creamier than others, some served warm, others cold and some served with chives. At LobsterME, find it with 6 ounces of chilled lobster meat, claw ‘n’ all, and is served on a locally baked, toasted, buttery brioche bun glazed with zesty mayo.

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San Franciscans have been weathering complaints about our bagels and thin-crust pizzas for so long we’ve given up trying to please expat New Yorkers.

But East Coast nostalgia isn’t limited to wistful Manhattanites. Local chefs and food truck owners are trying to hook the Bay Area on the iconic dishes of their childhoods, whether they come from Maine or Maryland.

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FEATURED ON MAXIM: Sandwich of the Week Lobster ME’s Lobster Grilled Cheese


We give you permission to take all the butter and bathe in it.

1. Gruyere
2. Brie
3. Poached Maine Lobster
4. White Bread

“The magic is in pairing gruyere, brie and cream cheeses with Maine lobster, which creates the perfect balance of soft melting inside with golden crisp crunch of butter-toasted outside.” – Sonia El-Nawal, Chef/Owner

–By Sean Abrams

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Lobster ME is an extraordinary take away ‘fast food’ restaurant – it’s exceptional because I actually wanted to eat there and thoroughly enjoyed the food.

This isn’t your ‘average’ joint, it offers Maine lobster in every variation possible.

Located in the Venetian Grand Canal Shoppes and also in Miracle Mile at Planet Hollywood, this busy eatery offers slick service and freshly cooked food while you wait.

To begin why not enjoy a cocktail with a twist? In fact it has a lobster-tail as a twist!

The Lobster Mary cocktail was a very cute take on the bloody Mary, it certainly has punch!

My favourite though was the blueberry Margarita. So refreshing and fruity – a very naughty treat!

Who knew – lobster and alcohol in the same glass could work? Well it does at Lobster ME.

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The menu has many fishy options including shrimp and lobster salads, tacos, soups & sandwiches.

As you can see above (pic 2) the shrimp with a simple sauce is divine. Great produce doesn’t need whistles and bangs – these meaty, fresh & moreish shrimp were divine.

The restaurant keeps it simple by putting the menu above the counter:

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The fish comes in grilled and deep fried options.

Don’t miss the shrimp and lobster sliders – great & delicious if you’re in a rush.

Next you have to try the Lobster salad – so fresh, crisp and delicious! One of my favourite things on the entire menu.

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No takeaway restaurant could be complete without fries. Lobster ME offer two options, the Cajun fries as well as the salt and vinegar fries (pic 1)

Next came the lobster sandwich (freshly cooked in-store as you wait) with crisps / chips on the side as well as a small coleslaw.

Finally the Lobster Mac N Cheese was a massive hit at our table. A classic done beautifully.

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The highlight of my meal was the ‘Lobsicle’.

For $15 you get some of the most delicious and tender lobster I’ve ever tasted!

I could return for this (healthy) fast food snack every day!

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What I love about Lobster ME is that it knows what it is and does it brilliantly.

It’s unpretentious but offers exceptional quality food for the price.

The service is also friendly and more than helpful.

If only EVERY take away franchise could have food and service this good!

This should be the benchmark for 2015 takeaway fast food!

Enjoy an exclusive audio / visual review via YouTube:

–By Alex Belfield

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FEATURED ON THE DAILY MEAL: Sandwich of the Week, Lobster Grilled Cheese

4 1/2 OUT OF 5 STARS

Located inside the Venetian and Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Lobster ME is a little taste of Maine right in the heart of Sin City. Lobster rolls are the top sellers; each is made to order with the meat of a one-pound lobster, and other menu items include lobster and chips, fried lobster tail on a stick, and lobster and waffles for breakfast. But there’s one menu item that you’d be hard-pressed to find anywhere else: a lobster grilled cheese, which sells for $11.

This sandwich starts with a half-pound of cooked Maine lobster, which is gently mixed with a half-ounce each of Brie and cream cheese until it’s all melded together. Thick-sliced white bread is buttered on one side; the mixture is added to the non-buttered side and topped with two slices of Gruyère and the second slide of bread. The sandwich is then griddled until the bread is browned and buttery and the cheese is melted.

The sandwich is full of lobster flavor and it’s perfectly balanced by the cheese. It’ll power you through all Vegas has to offer.

–By Dan Myers

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FEATURED ON ZAGAT: 25 New Restaurants to Try in DC

With dozens of new restaurants expected to open this year, there’s never been a better time to eat in DC.

Lobster on a stick, in a taco, in a roll (with Cajun or Vietnamese options), or perhaps tucked into a grilled cheese sandwich — the Maine crustaceans go way beyond boiled at this fast-casual Westfield Montgomery Mall offshoot of a Vegas-based enterprise. Along with with shrimp, crab and fish, it’s all served in a bright space with a playful nautical

— By Zagat Staff

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