Finding the best lobster in Maine, a region traditionally known for its variety of great and fresh seafood, may not be an easy task, but staying at Kennebunkport vacation rentals will give you the possibility to search and explore multiple eateries in the area. You will have the chance to discover your own favorite lobster places close to your Southern Coast vacation home.
Spending holidays at Kennebunkport vacation rentals is the best option to discover this town, an old and renowned fishing and trading center on the Atlantic coast. Most of the restaurants you will find near your Southern Coast vacation home offer a huge variety of seafood and even more various ways of preparing the same dish at different spots. Lobster dishes, lobster rolls, even lobster quiche and more are thought to be the best in Maine and will satisfy the most capricious connoisseur.
The Clam Shack
This is a walk-up eatery, open May through October, and it is known with the excellent lobster roll, which is served hot and in a hamburger roll with melted butter. Here the lobster is considered fast food but with no decrease in the quality. To the contrary, many are charmed by its spontaneity.
The Ramp at Pier 77
Pier 77 is a sit-down restaurant inside which you will find The Ramp, a Bar & Grill spot. The place has an amazing view of Cape Porpoise Harbor and the boats of lobstermen, which you can contemplate during lunch. Try the seasonal Lobster in the Rough, Lobster Roll and the Maine Crab Cakes; you will pay about $35 to $40 per person as of fall 2010.
Mabel's Lobster Claw
Mabel's Lobster Claw serves its meals with style in a warm atmosphere. Find a lobster on a pile of steamers, served with broth, potatoes, beets and corn. Besides the classic lobster meals, it is remarkable with the Newberg, made of lobster meat pieces, cream, sherry, cognac and Cayenne pepper. Average pricing per person is around $45 to $50 at Mabel's.
At Alisson's, a high-class restaurant with a banquet room, you get some of the best lobster and lobster rolls in the area. Note the lobster rolls here consists of a good amount of meat and are served with a little bit of mayonnaise and lettuce on a grilled roll. Another thing to try is the lobster cobb salad. The price range is about $50 to $55 per person.
Nunan's Lobster Hut
Another recommended restaurant is the Nunan's Lobster Hut, where the price range is approximately $35 to $40 per person. The business is family-run, and the place is popular. Lobster is served with butter for dipping, a buttery grilled roll and chips. Rolls are served with a lot of meat inside and don't contain lettuce or other filler. It is believed to be one of the favorite places of Barbara and George H. W. Bush.
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