You’ll be cussing at the moon when forced to pick between the critically-lauded lobster rolls — served warm with lobster beurre rouge or cold with tarragon and grainy mustard mayo at Cusser’s, which began as a street-side takeout window at the Back Bay’s upscale Mooncusser Fish House. Chef Carolyn Johnson is inspired by the popular roast beef and seafood shacks that dot the North Shore, and her gourmet interpretations of comforting classics will forever change the way you view lobster rolls and sliced beef on a bun.
Nothing says summer in New England like sweet chunks of lobster meat dressed with either butter or mayo, and tucked into a griddled roll. Ideally, this sandwich is served with a cold drink, a side of fries and some waterfront views. We scoured the city in search of the best lobster roll in Boston and we came up with a lengthy list of crustacean contenders. Need even more seafood in your life? Ditch the bun and grab one of the best lobster dishes around—and don’t miss our guide to the best seafood spots and best oyster bars in town. But make sure you scroll to the bottom of our list for a nice twist on this classic, that is also worth a try!
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