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The Lobster Roll Chronicles 2012 Year In Review!

Hi, Everyone! We’re excited to kick-off the Lobster Roll Chronicles 2013 Season! Back in October we published our 2012 rankings, but we had a few lobster roll joints sneak into our Fine-15. So, here’s a snapshot of 2012 in review. Enjoy! …T&P

#1 The Galley Restaurant & Pub in Naples, ME – (98 Points )

The Galley's Zesty Lemon Lobster Roll

RATING: ABSOLUTE PERFECTION!

#2 (Tie) Red’s Eats in Wiscasset, ME – (93.5 Points)

Red's Lobster Roll

RATING: HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

#2 (Tie) The Clam Shack in Kennebunk, ME – (93.5 Points)

Profile: "THE CLAM SHACK" of Kennebunk, ME

RATING: HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

#4 Rye Harbor Lobster Pound in Rye, NH – (93 Points)

Rye Harbor Lobster Pound Lobster Roll

RATING: HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

#5 (Tie) Louie’s Alive & Kicking in Cambridge, MA – (92 Points)

Louie's Alive & Kicking Lobster Sandwich

RATING: HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

#5 (Tie) Fisherman’s Grill in Portland, ME – (92 Points)

Fishermen's Grill Classic Lobster Roll

RATING: HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

#7 (Tie) Island Creek Oyster Bar in Boston, MA – (91.5 Points)

Island Creek Lobster Roll

RATING: HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

#7 (Tie) Lobsta Land in Gloucester, MA – (91.5 Points)

A really great, sweat roll rooted in lobster roll tradition. Really great!

RATING: HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

#9 James Hook & Co in Boston, MA – (90 Points)

James Hook & Co Lobster Roll

RATING: HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

#10 The Beach Plum in North Hampton, NH – (87.5 Points)

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

RATING: HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

#11 Shaw’s Fish & Lobster Wharf in New Market, ME – (87 Points)

Shaw's Lobster Roll

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

#12 Harraseeket Lunch & Lobster in South Freeport, ME – (85.5 Points)

Harraseeket Lobster Roll

RECOMMENDED

#13 (Tie) Belle Isle Seafood now located in Winthrop (new location) – (85 Points)

Belle Island Lobster Roll

RECOMMENDED

#13 (Tie) The Hungry Whale in Salem, MA – (85 Points)

RECOMMENDED

RECOMMENDED

#15 (Tie) Three Cod Tavern in Marblehead, MA – (83.5 Points)

Three Cod Tavern Lobster Roll

ACCEPTABLE

#15 (TIE) B&G Oysters in Boston, MA (83.5 Points)

B&G Oysters Lobster Roll

ACCEPTABLE

And the rest of the pack…

#17 Old Port Tavern in Portland, ME – (84 Points) – ACCEPTABLE

#18 (Tie) Latitude 43 in Gloucester, MA – (83 Points) – ACCEPTABLE

#18 (Tie) J. T. Farnham’s in Essex, MA – (83 Points) – ACCEPTABLE

#20 The Clam Box in Ipswich, MA – (82.5 Points) – ACCEPTABLE

#21 Jasper White’s Summer Shack in Cambridge, MA – (82 Points) – ACCEPTABLE

#22 Lobster Shack at Two Lights in Cape Elizabeth, ME – (81 Points) – ACCEPTABLE

#23 Roy Moore Lobster Company in Rockport, MA – (77.5 Points) – ACCEPTABLE

#24 Yankee Lobster Company in Boston, MA – (76 Points) – ACCEPTABLE

Hall Of Shame (boo, hiss)

x. Neptune Oysters in Boston, MA – (60 Points) – AWFUL

x. The Lobster Dock in Boothbay Harbor, ME – (60 Points) – AWFUL

x. Charlie’s Kitchen in Cambridge, MA – (45 Points) – AWFUL

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