Best Lobster Rolls on Cape Cod

Cape Cod is synonymous with fresh, local seafood and a favorite of tourists and year-rounders is the lobster roll. Whether you prefer yours cold, hot, with mayo, on a toasted roll, or just filled to the brim with the delicious crustacean of the sea, there is a lobster roll to match your taste buds. We have enlisted the help of our knowledgeable agents who are happy to share their favorite places for a lobster roll on Cape Cod and the Islands.

Our favorite Cape Cod Lobster Rolls

1. Popponessett Raw Bar| Mashpee

Lobster Rolls on Cape CodFeatured on the  Phantom Gourmet, the Raw Bar was designated as having the biggest & best lobster roll from Maine to Connecticut.

“It’s truly loaded with chunks of the best lobster meat, no fillers. 2 pounds in every roll  – it’s fun to share or not! Bet you can’t eat one.”
– Debbie Regan

2. The Lobster Trap | Bourne                                                                                                                    Lobster Roll

The Lobster Trap is a family owned and operated business that serves an elevated cuisine, in a fun and casual environment for the entire family. 

“They have the most amazing Lobster Reuben sandwich! Different than a traditional lobster roll but every bit as delicious. A real twist on an old favorite”
 Team Guthrie & Mabile

3. The Knack | Orleans

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Everything is made in-house. They make their own sauces, developed specifically for each of their  sandwiches. The seafood is battered with a homemade recipe developed over sixty years ago. The onion rings are also hand-cut.

“The Knack’s lobster roll, prepared with a light lemon aioli, is delicious with big chunks of claw and tail. We order ahead, pick up our yummy lobster rolls and drive out onto the Outer Beach on the Orleans residents’ side at golden hour. We linger over appetizers, wine, enjoy the lobster rolls watch for whales, and the moon rise. It’s our heaven on earth.”
– Christine Altneu

4. Raw Bar | Hyannis Lobster rolls on Cape Cod

With a prime location on Ocean Street, the Hyannis Raw Bar serves both a traditional lobster roll and a hot buttered lobster roll with their famous fresh-daily lobster meat.

“By far the best! It’s fresh, massive (feeds 2 people!), and reasonable priced!”
– Catherine Baran

5. Jim’s Clam Shack | Falmouth Harbor

Lobster Roll

Waterside seafood shack on scenic Falmouth Harbor.

“Lobster on Cape Cod is fresh everywhere, and enjoying a tasty morsel while watching boats come and go is a bonus.”
Heath Coker

6. Bubala’s by the Bay | Provincetown

The lobster here is never-ending. Lobster salad sliders, lobster and soul roulade and lobster ravioli. You surely won’t leave hungry.

“They offer regular cold and hot buttered. Yum. Fun atmosphere, great people watching or water view. High energy with many menu options.”
Terrie Reilly

7. Sesuit Harbor Cafe | Dennis

Lobster rolls on Cape Cod Overlooking Northside Marina and Cape Cod Bay, enjoy the views from this classic Cape Cod clam shack. Plus Lobster Roll cruise charters are available on board the S.S. Lobster Roll.

“Best Lobster Roll on the Cape. Plenty of lobster meat, bursting with flavor, and quite delicious. Nothing like going down to Sesuit Harbor grabbing a lobster roll and a cold IPA and kicking back while the sun sets over the bay. Exquisite!”
Eric Clark

8. Steve & Sue’s | Hyannis

Lobster Rolls on Cape CodSteve & Sue’s Par-Tee Freeze has it all: Mini-golf, soft serve, frozen yogurt and, of course, delicious lobster rolls.

“Yummy, quick and courteous”
Polly Spence

And on Martha’s Vineyard…

10. The Black Dog Bakery and Cafe | Tisbury

The view of Vineyard Haven Harbor is still as lovely as ever and the Tavern chefs continue to share their culinary creations with our customers. We serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including daily specials, year round, and always craft our food with the finest ingredients.

“This is a great place to eat in or sit outside at a picnic table. The food is consistently good. The lobster rolls are overstuffed and so fresh!”
Louise Olson