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Photograph: Courtesy North River Lobster Company

NYC's only floating lobster shack is back on the Hudson River!

You can now sail on the river while feasting on lobster.

Shaye Weaver

New Yorkers can return to the Hudson for a luxurious lobster brunch this weekend.

The North River Lobster Company is back open and offering trips on its three-story yacht and a summery menu by executive chef Gil Martinez that includes mouth-watering lobster rolls and an indulgent raw bar.

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The "Shelly" (for a cool $99) is New York City’s biggest lobster roll at over two feet long. Of course, it's meant to be shared — it's packed with Atlantic lobster, Old Bay mayo, celery, lemon zest, and lettuce all set on a giant 28-inch potato roll. If sharing isn't in the game plan, you can order the Double Truffle Roll ($29.95) that features truffle-mayo drenched lobster or the Lower East Side Roll ($23.50) packed with chunks of fresh lobster mixed with scallion cream cheese, red onions, chives and everything seasoning on an everything potato roll. If you want to forego the bread, a full lobster dinner ($42) comes with a 1¼ lb lobster, corn, potatoes and coleslaw.


North River Lobster Company
Photograph: Courtesy North River Lobster Company

If it's a raw bar you want, the Cadillac Mountain Platter ($120) has a plethora of oysters, shrimp, clams, crab leg clusters and one whole chilled lobster. You can also share some Deep Fried Lobster Mac & Cheese Cubes ($16.95) with a side of buffalo sauce, and baskets of Buffalo Wings ($15) or Mini Corn Dogs ($11).

You'll be able to wash it all down with a refreshing Watermelon Mule, the Frozé! Frozé! Frozé, the Lifesaver with Ketel Botanical Peach and Orange Blossom Vodka, Triple Sec, orange and grenadine or a crisp margarita or sangria — all come in a standard 12-ounce serving ($15), a 24-ounce keepsake illuminated Lighthouse cup ($25), or a 64-ounce pitcher ($55). You can also order buckets of ice-cold beer, cider and hard seltzer, too.

All you need is a boarding pass for $10 to hop on the boat and go for a sale. Just check for sailing times.

North River Lobster Company
Photograph: Courtesy North River Lobster Company

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