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Red Hook Lobster Pound

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Washington DC, DC
11:30 - 13:30
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Barrie, Canada
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275 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I tried this food truck while visiting Washington. Although pricey for street food the lobster was very tender and sweet. It was packaged and bagged for no additional charge. We took it to the mall and had a picnic. Food truck culture seems to be well accepted in DC. Given the price, trying it once is enough.... More 

Thank moncoer
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

The portion of lobster in the roll was on point for $16, but was lacking flavor. Perfect bun! I ordered it Connecticut style (warm buttery lobster) which was nice for the cold day but disappointed with the lack of seasoning.

Thank Mercedes P
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411 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Just grabbed a Connecticut style roll off the truck to compare with Luke's Lobster a few blocks away and there was no comparison -- Luke's was much better (better seasonings, more tender lobster etc.) and also much larger. Meat was tough on mine too, as in overcooked.

2 Thank ExRIGuy
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91 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Yes, lobster is often considered an edible luxury that will probably have a big price tag, but that need not also mean a small portion. Tried the Connecticut-style lobster roll (with hot butter vs mayo) and it was pretty good but really small for $15.95. Add a bag of chips and you're close to a $20 lunch minus the water,... More 

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Homer Glen, Illinois
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Delicious lobster rolls, a bit pricy but worth it! We sought out this food truck due to the great reviews and it didn't disappoint!

Thank heatherandjohn
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

I found this gem while at Farragut park near lunch time and tried the Lobster BLT roll. What a marvel of culinary street art. This fabulous sandwich has great taste, the tomato mayo and lettuce come together well when combined with the butter roll and the sweet lobster with the chipotle apple mayo bring an excellent flavor to this delightful... More 

Thank Jim P
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2015

So I found this food truck by searching around online. It had very good reviews so I drove out to Leesburg where it happened to be on a Sunday. There was an antique fair going on that weekend called the Lukket Spring Market. It was cool and if your in the market for antique furniture this is a good place.... More 

Thank 3hawn
Mesa, Arizona
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263 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2015

The lobster rolls are the best!! They have a ton of fresh lobster on them. I always check Facebook/Twitter when I'm in DC to see if I can hook up with this food truck and I lucked out this time and inhaled two lobster rolls for a tasty lunch.

Thank Wayne S
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124 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014

I didn't like that much. It's cold lobster, and I am used to eat warm lobster... I don't know if that was the issue for me, but that was not my favorite sandwich in town. But, if you don't care about the temperature of your food, you should be fine. The attenders are very kind. The waiting time was very... More 

Thank TatianaTteca
Reston, Virginia
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2014

My favorite food truck. It visits my neighborhood (I work at home) about once every 10 days. Yep, they have lobster rolls. Awesome lobster rolls. 2 kinds: Connecticut style and Massachusetts style. Connecticut style is lobster and butter sauce. Massachusetts style is lobster and mayo. When the weather is cooler, they offer clam chowder. It is exceptional, although usually too... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Seafood, Fast food
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Open Hours
11:30 - 13:30
11:30 - 13:30
11:30 - 13:30
11:30 - 13:30
11:30 - 13:30
11:30 - 13:30
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  • Address: Washington DC, DC
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC

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