11 spots to get a lobster roll in Charlotte

11 spots to get a lobster roll in Charlotte
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Note: This lobster roll guide is periodically updated and was last edited on September 20, 2021. If you have feedback or updates to the details below, drop us a note.


Looking for lobster rolls in Charlotte? These 11 spots have you covered, listed in no particular order.

Honorable mention: Another Food Truck has a shrimp roll called the Carolina Patriot that’s very similar to a lobster roll. Made with Carolina slaw, house-made “Average” sauce, and serviced on a New England-style roll.


(1) The Waterman

Choose between a Maine- or Connecticut-style lobster roll. Served with house-cut french fries.

Address: 2729 South Blvd., Suite D
Price: $26
Availability: Lunch and dinner

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(2) Carolina Meat & Fish Co.

Order one online in advance or call to claim one. Comes deconstructed and you assemble it yourself. Served with chips and bottled water.

Address: 16709 Orchard Stone Run
Price: $18.99
Availability: Limited quantity Monday-Thursday by online order, walk-ins on Fridays.

Carolina Meat & Seafood Co.


(3) Sea Level

Maine or Connecticut-style served with house-cut fries or slaw.

Address: 129 East 5th St.
Price: $25
Availability: Dinner only


(4) Hello, Sailor

Served on a Kindred milk bread split-top bun topped with toasted Geechie Boy benne seeds. 

Address: 20210 Henderson Rd.
Price: $30
Availability: Lunch and dinner

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(5) Lobster Dogs

Toasted split-top bun with a swipe of mayo, fresh chilled Lobster and topped with warm butter and special seasonings.

Address: Mobile food truck; find their weekly schedule here.
Price: $16.95
Availability: Daily at various locations


(6) The Manchester

The lobster is sautéed in lemon butter and mayo and topped with scallions in a toasted roll.

Address: 1812 South Blvd.
Price: $25.99
Availability: Lunch and dinner

Manchester


(7) Cousins Maine Lobster

Available in Maine style (served chilled with a touch of mayo) or Connecticut style (served warm with butter and lemon).

Address: Mobile food truck; find their weekly schedule here.
Price: $19.50
Availability: See truck schedule


(8) RH Charlotte

Made with drawn butter, mayonnaise, and Old Bay, served in a split-top bun.

Address: 6903 Phillips Place Ct.
Price: $30
Availability: Lunch and dinner

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(9) Fin & Fino

A shrimp and lobster combo with mayo, lime, togarashi and sesame.

Address: 135 Levine Avenue of the Arts #100
Price: $24
Availability: Dinner only

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Shrimp and lobster roll at Fin & Fino. Photo: Michael Graff/Axios


(10) Link & Pin

New England brioche roll filled with tail & claw meat from a whole (1.25-1.5 lb.) Maine lobster. Served with hand-cut fries.

Address: 155 New Bern St.
Price: $35
Availability: Lunch and dinner


(11) Pearlz Oyster Bar

Classic New England lobster salad in a top split bun served with house chips.

Address: 7804 Rea Rd., Suite A
Price: $21.95
Availability: Lunch and dinner


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