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The Lobster Place

75 9th Ave, Chelsea Market, New York City, NY 10011-7006
+1 212-255-5672
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (133 reviews)
“chowder” (51 reviews)
“seafood” (174 reviews)
Open Now
9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.All hours
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75 9th Ave, Chelsea Market, New York City, NY 10011-7006
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1 - 10 of 673 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We LOVED this place in Chelsea Market! We stood at the oyster bar and were completely spoilt with the array of oysters available. We ate a lot of them! Accompanied by a glass of vino of course :) Staff super knowledgeable and helpful with making...More

Thank ChickenPie1234
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very simple place at Chelsea market with cheap, teasty lobsters. Cooking time is very short as well. There is no place to sit there, you have to eat standing up, but it worth it. Highly recommended to visit!

Thank Romius99
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is a market and a restaurant. You can see how fresh the food is and choose. The lobsters and oysters are delicious…You must try it.

Thank Santiago F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you love fresh lobster, you can’t get any fresher than The Lobster Place. They steam a fresh lobster on the spot and serve it with butter and lemon. Also worth getting a lobster roll or some lobster bisque from C&P Galley too.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we went to NY,we ate very flesh lobsters two times. We enjoyed them very much, even if eating place was small and crowded.

Thank Yasuo H
Reviewed 13 January 2018

As this place is pretty pricey (unless you opt for the take-away sushi e.g.), we only ordered two plates: The tuna tartar (with egg yolk, probably quail, forgot. . .) and the lobster roll. Together with green tea, this was a delight to eat. I'd...More

Thank Britta-Paris
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Great location in the Chelsea Market. We ate at the sushi bar in the centre. Ordered chef’s choice of sashimi. Fish was so fresh and tasty and beautifully presented. Great atmosphere and lots of seafood options here. Well worth a visit for the ambience and...More

Thank Georgina R
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

I make a trip here everytime I am in NYC as it truly is a food heaven for me. It's ideal for fish and seafood lovers as there is an abundance of selections to choose from. The sushi bar in the middle is great! And...More

Thank MissFoodliday
Reviewed 29 December 2017

We wandered through the Lobster Place it was crowded at lunch time, seafood looked very fresh, people were seated on stools and enjoying the food.

Thank Sunshineqld
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We came here for sushi and stayed!! We literally felt like we needed to be rolled out of there because we ate way too much!! But everything was so daggone delicious. We had the sushi platter deluxe since we were starving and truly enjoy fresh...More

Thank justblu
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brownstones, and one of New York’s newest and most
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every night of the week and countless exhibits to
explore. As a longtime hub of gay culture in New York
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Questions & Answers
12 February 2015|
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Response from moonstoneBA | Reviewed this property |
It is definitely worth stopping by. An interesting experience. The place is always crowded. The food is fresh, and they offer seafood and fish variety. You can eat there or prder to go.
21 January 2015|
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Response from Ed G | Reviewed this property |
This is a seafood restaurant, not a hotel, more like a market with a clam bar and open seating. Very fresh fish and great NE clam chowder. Enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 9th Ave, Chelsea Market, New York City, NY 10011-7006
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-255-5672
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