Lobster rolls are synonymous with summer in New Hampshire. You can find a lobster roll nearly anywhere, but that doesn’t mean that they’re all good. Luckily, we’ve done the hard work and compiled a list of 10 of the best lobster rolls in New Hampshire. From the seacoast to the lakes region and beyond, these restaurants have lobster rolls that can’t be beat!
1. Hooked, Manchester
This upscale seafood restaurant serves dishes that look like art, but they know that no seafood menu is complete without the humble lobster roll. Hooked’s oversized lobster roll will have you hooked in no time.
2. BG’s Boathouse and Marina, Portsmouth
If you prefer your lobster roll with a martini and a great view, BG’s is the place for you. This Portsmouth icon is upscale but not pretentious, and the lobster rolls are to die for.
3. Petey’s Summertime Seafood, Rye
At Petey’s the restaurant is literally next to the dock, so you know you’re getting the freshest lobster available. With massive lobster rolls that skip the hot dog bun and go right to the bulky roll, you’re sure to be pleased.
4. Sawyer’s Dairy Bar, Gilford
Sawyers may be landlocked, but it has a lobster roll that is worth trekking inland for. With generous portions and just the right touch of mayo, Sawyer’s will rival any seaside lobster joint.
5. Brown’s Lobster Pound, Seabrook
Brown’s is a no-frills seafood shack that has always been a favorite for people on their way to the beach in Seabrook. When you’re sitting on the balcony overlooking the marsh in Seabrook, you’ll understand why the lobster rolls are so fresh!
6. Markey’s Lobster Pound, Seabrook
If you try Brown’s on the way to the beach then you’ll have to try Markey’s on the way home. After all, the two seafood shacks are directly across from one another. The lobster rolls at Markey’s are fresh and delicious, and even more delicious with a side of steamers.
7. Dipsy Doodle Dairy Bar, Northfield
The name is a bit silly, but the lobster rolls from Dipsy Doodle are seriously delicious. Just look at all the color on that plate. You can’t say no!
8. Town Docks, Meredith
Great seafood doesn’t just happen on the seacoast. In fact, one of the best places to grab a lobster roll in the state is at the Town Docks in Meredith. With sweeping views over Lake Winnipesaukee and sweet potato fries to die for, your lobster roll won’t be the only delight.
9. Newick’s Lobster House, Dover
Newick’s provides fresh-off-the-boat seafood that was so popular in Dover that the team had to open a second location in Concord. Which ever one you choose, you’ll be thrilled with a lobster roll filled with large chunks of fresh lobster meat.
10. The Beach Plum, North Hampton
The Beach Plum has been such a hit with seafood lovers that the restaurant now has three locations in Portsmouth, North Hampton and Epping. Make sure you go hungry because their signature 10 oz lobster roll is hard to beat!