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The Lobster Place

75 9th Ave, Chelsea Market, New York City, NY 10011-7006
+1 212-255-5672
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (138 reviews)
“seafood” (184 reviews)
“chowder” (50 reviews)
Open Now
09:30 - 21:00 Hours
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
75 9th Ave, Chelsea Market, New York City, NY 10011-7006
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1 - 10 of 726 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

What an experience! Came here impulsively after trying a carnes asada taco at Los Taco #1. Wife and I ordered a small lobster to share and boy was it delicious. Freshly steamed lobster with melted butter and a couple slices of lemon, mmm. Easy to...More

1  Thank pedro g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a stop I eat at every trip I make to NYC. Virtually every type of seafood you can think of is sold here. Lots of choices and the quality is unsurpassed. Plan ahead if you are going here, it can get very busy....More

Thank Erick R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go the Medium, 2 lbs. Lobster. Nothing but lobster cut perfectly so you could extract the meat effortlessly. A little tub of melted butter and two lemon wedges. Absolute perfection. When you get off the subway, take a right for one long block. Chelsea market...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like seafood, this is a place you have to try. We got a lobster and the taste was really good.

Thank Criizz R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a seafood fan, this is as good as it gets! Everything is so fresh and the prices are competitive. The real draw for me is their soups. All of them are fantastic but my favorite is the crab chowder. I'm already looking...More

Thank klingon65
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Very fresh fish and high quality. Their lobster is quite good but large sizes and salads expensive. You can opt for a lobster roll or shrimp as well. Issues are seating is tight and lunch time is chaotic. Otherwise food wise it is home run

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

The place is heaving at lunchtime, but now I know why... there is a system of ordering at one window and collecting at the next. It’s all very efficient, but there are multiple queues and it’s all a bit frantic. The food is perfectly prepared...More

1  Thank Deetee100
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

lunch with my wife and our 1 year old son. we sat in the sushi area at the counter and wanted to eat sushi. clearly our son can not eat food, for he brought food from home. the staff did not say anything else and...More

Thank Salvatore S
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Don’t hesitate for a second! The BEST sashimi I’ve had since Tokyo. Fresh, beautifully prepared and varied. Yum yum!! Wish I lived here!!

1  Thank Maggie G
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Be sure to come here hungry as you will walk away feeling great. They offer many different varieties of seafood which looks and tastes awesome. This explains why it seems to be so crowded at lunch time. I would recommend getting here early as the...More

2  Thank jesselodge
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Questions & Answers
12 February 2015|
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Response from moonstoneBA | Reviewed this property |
It is definitely worth stopping by. An interesting experience. The place is always crowded. The food is fresh, and they offer seafood and fish variety. You can eat there or prder to go.
Sandra B
21 January 2015|
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Response from Ed G | Reviewed this property |
This is a seafood restaurant, not a hotel, more like a market with a clam bar and open seating. Very fresh fish and great NE clam chowder. Enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 9th Ave, Chelsea Market, New York City, NY 10011-7006
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Meatpacking District
  • Neighbourhood: Meatpacking District
  • Phone Number: +1 212-255-5672
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