Ed's Lobster Bar

222 Lafayette St, New York City

4.5

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Open Hours:

  • Sun

    12:00 - 21:00

  • Mon

    17:00 - 23:00, 12:00 - 15:00

  • Tue

    17:00 - 23:00, 12:00 - 15:00

  • Wed

    17:00 - 23:00, 12:00 - 15:00

  • Thu

    17:00 - 23:00, 12:00 - 15:00

  • Fri

    12:00 - 15:00, 17:00 - 00:00

  • Sat

    12:00 - 00:00

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Reviews

  • Linda Novenski

    4
    - 05 September 2018 -

    I was craving lobster when I happened by Ed's Lobster Bar on Lafayette, which I had never seen before. The place was bright, clean and inviting, with bar seating as well as a few tables in the back. The staff was friendly and responsive. My lobster roll was very tasty, though a bit too cold. The lobster itself was laid on top of the bun, rather than in it. The bun was the weak part: a bit soggy and it looked like the preshaped lobster was dumped on top. It did satisfy my craving, but it could have had a more appealing presentation, with more attention to the bun, too. (Thus 4 rather than 5 stars)

  • Charlotte Black

    5
    - 04 August 2018 -

    Very good bar service. Quick and friendly. Excellent lobster roll with fries and their pickles on the side were surprising very good. Definitely go here.

  • Dominque Cohen

    5
    - 04 July 2018 -

    This place is my FAVORITE raw bar. Their oysters and clams are always impeccable and fresh and they have the best lobster roll. I’ve been scouring NYC for great raw bars and from Cull & Pistol, John Dory, the mermaid Inn & maison premier this place is the best. All those other places are good too but Ed’s is like on another level. They do not offer happy hour like the other places but it’s sooo worth it.... I hope I haven’t over sold it because I want you to go but only when I’m not going so I don’t have to wait

  • Walt Kaplan

    5
    - 30 June 2018 -

    Excellent meal and service. A little pricey but well worth it. Tuna tartare was outstanding. NE clam chowder was among the best I have had. Will return.

  • Jessica

    4
    - 27 May 2018 -

    Menu consists obviously of lobster! But also other seafood options, along with the raw bar. Worthy of a visit if you're a lobster lover. The place wasn't too packed and crowded, but not a lot of seating so we had to sit at the bar. Lobster Ravioli ($30)- 4/5 This came with a hefty amount of mushroom cream sauce, which made the ravioli deliciously creamy and smooth. One piece of lobster ravioli is probably like $8, hence the $$$, so eat slowly and savor it.

  • Keith Jackson

    4
    - 22 March 2018 -

    Service was very nice. Sit at the bar it was very fun. Mussels were amazing. Solid lobster roll. Smaller portions but good.

  • Annalee Manaloto

    5
    - 20 March 2018 -

    So great. tight space but delicious fresh food. The service was quite attentive as well, although that may have been because we sat at the bar. But I love that this place served the whole lobster, even the tomalley when I requested, which I noticed places will often take it out. We also had the clam chowder, which tasted like it was right out the sea (in a good way!). Would definitely go again.

  • D. D. Zeta

    5
    - 11 March 2018 -

    This place has the best caesar salad. The food is always good! Its always what you expect good delicious seafood to be. Consistent good food.

  • Tanisha Sutton

    5
    - 10 March 2018 -

    The food was very good, the customer service was very pleasant. Customer service is important to me, so being treated good gets you 5 stars. Thank you Ed’s Lobster Bar for a pleasant end to my night.

  • Scott Boynton

    5
    - 24 December 2017 -

    I'm a huge fan of lobster rolls and this is the best lobster roll I've ever had. It's expensive, to be sure, but it's positively insane how good it is. I've stood in line at all of the iconic spots on the east coast that's supposed to have the best lobster roll and none of them are honestly close to Ed's. Just get the lobster roll. You'll be incredibly pleased.

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