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Oyster + Clam Bar at the Bruynswick Inn in Wallkill NY

An Insider’s Guide to the BEST Lobster Rolls in the Hudson Valley

By inside + out | August 4, 2023

Nothing says summertime like a lobster roll and a plate of crispy fries. We’ve rounded up our local favorites serving this tasty treat in the Hudson Valley–check them out! If you truly love lobster rolls as much as we do, we highly suggest a lobster crawl, visiting each hot spot before they are removed from the menu, making way for winter dishes. #welovelobsterrolls 🦞

Black-Eyed Suzie's Upstate in Kingston NY

Black-Eyed Suzie’s Upstate | Kingston NY | 845-383-1755 | Facebook | @blackeyedsuziesupstate | Premium Member

Most holidays, Black-Eyed Suzie’s adds their delicious lobster rolls to their gourmet retail food shop. If you’re a true foodie, you already know about Black-Eyed Suzie’s and  just how good these seasonal treats are. If you’re just learning about this gourmet specialty shop, you’ll love their curated selection of specialty foods and popular and super tasty Family Style Take Away options.

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Oyster Party

Oyster Party Catering + Lobster Shack | Hudson NY | 646-250-3432 | Facebook@oysterparty | Premium Member

Dive into the seafood flavors you crave with their fabulous catering services. They specialize in oyster and lobster rolls for private clients, hospitality companies, corporate accounts, wedding event planners, pop-ups, and more! Make your next event a tasty success.

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Oyster + Clam Bar at the Bruynswick Inn in Wallkill NY

The Bruynswick Inn Oyster + Clam Bar | Wallkill NY | 845-524-4757 | Facebook | @thebruynswickinn

Come experience cozy vibes and modern flair at our newly renovated restaurant nestled in the Shawangunk Mountains. Plus, the fine dining + seafood delights get that extra special care with our lobster rolls!

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Hudson Roastery | Hudson NY

Hudson Roastery | Hudson NY | 518-697-5633 | Facebook | @hudson_roastery

European style Cafe offers locally roasted organic coffee, a delicious selection of breakfast, lunch and seasonal lobster rolls + rose wine. Let them tantalise your tastebuds and finish with dessert!

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Real Maine Lobster Bake Windham, NY

Real Maine Lobster Bake | Windham NY | 518-755-2702 | Facebook

Take the family out for a lobster bake or roll like none other! Our lobster is fresh and never ‘tanked’ and comes overnight from Rockland, Maine. Enjoy our al fresco seafood feast around a cozy family-sized table in one of our tents, behind the Windham Theatre or picnic table streamside. Order Wednesdays for Lobster Bakes every Saturday from 5 pm to 7 pm (Memorial Day to Labor Day).

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Kingston Standard Brewing lobster roll in Kingston NY

Kingston Standard Brewing | Kingston NY | 845-853-8152 | Facebook | @kingstonstandard 

Nothing says summer like a perfectly crisp lobster roll, and our Midtown Kingston brewery is serving them up Maine-style Lobster Roll just like grandpa used to make – complete with lemon, butter, paprika and chips. Try pairing one with our small-batch beers for the perfect summer experience!

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Front Street Tavern in Kingston NY

Front Street Tavern | Kingston NY | 845-853-8500 | Facebook | @frontstreettavern

Head to Uptown Kingston and check out the all-new rooftop deck for an unbeatable view over the historic Stockade District. While you’re there, treat yourself to the delicious Maine lobster roll and truffle fries – you won’t regret it!

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Padrona in Hudson NY

Padrona | Hudson NY | 518-945-8224 |  @padrona_hudson

Enjoy life and treat others as you’d want to be treated at this new cocktail bar (formally, Buttercup). Indulge in an extensive list of hand-crafted cocktails, local beers, natural and/or biodynamic wines. Their lobster roll sliders are the perfect snack for any climate – rain or shine!

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Off The Hook - Food Truck in Hurley NY

Off The Hook Food Truck | Kingston NY | 845-663-8266 | @offthehookfoodtruck

The freshest seafood in the Hudson Valley served from our state-of-the-art mobile kitchen! Enjoy a classic lobster roll with steamed and chilled lobster, toasted roll, and melted butter. Trust us, one bite and you’ll be hooked!

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Frank Guido's Port of Call in Catskill NY

Frank Guido’s Port Of Call | Catskill NY | 518-943-5088 | Facebook@frankguidosportofcall

Come to the Two-Deck Restaurant for an unforgettable outdoor dining experience along the shore of Catskill Creek. Enjoy our famous Lobster Bake, lobster roll, and raw bar, as you watch boats sail by during the day and the stars at night. Follow us for more delicious offers and craft cocktails!

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Gadaleto's Seafood Market & Restaurant

Gadaleto’s Seafood Market | New Paltz NY | 845-255-1717 | Facebook | @gadaletos.seafood

Experience the amazing fresh seafood and delicious lobster rolls at this award-winning establishment that has been serving New Paltz since 1979! Stop in for counter service or grab it to go – you’re sure to love it!

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Kips Tavern in Rhinecliff NY

Kips Tavern | Rhinecliff NY | 845-516-4737 | Facebook | @kipstavern

Come visit Kips Tavern in Rhinecliff for an unforgettable dinner experience! Enjoy the classic American fare with a spectacular view of the Hudson River and train station. Try our popular lobster roll with fries for the perfect weekend brunch.


What’s you favorite place to have a lobster roll in the Hudson Valley?
Let us know in the comments below @insideoutupstateny🦞

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