5 of the very best lobster rolls in Toronto

Whether you prefer yours chilled and mixed with mayonnaise or served warm and dunked with butter, there’s no denying that this classic New England treat is what summer is all about.

Here are 5 of the very best lobster rolls you can find in Toronto.

Lobster Burger Bar


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Indulge in the freshest seafood experience at this seafood haven located in King West. Every week, succulent lobsters are sourced directly from their own East Coast plant, ensuring unparalleled freshness and quality.  Lobster Burger Bar offers a classic lobster roll that is not only delicious but also incredibly affordable, priced at just $25. Served chilled and accompanied by a delectable combination of mayo, lemon, and black pepper, the lobster roll is perfectly complemented by a side of crispy shoestring fries.

Buster’s Sea Cove


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Originating as one of Toronto’s pioneering food trucks, Buster’s Sea Cove has blossomed into a thriving brand, now with two locations and a growing presence. Among their impressive array of seafood delicacies, it is their Main-style lobster roll ($22.95) that continues to captivate fans even after three decades. Crafted using the finest Nova Scotia lobster, it is delicately blended with creamy mayo, zesty lemon, and fragrant chives, all nestled within a perfectly toasted bun. This timeless creation remains a beloved favorite, testament to Buster’s Sea Cove’s enduring legacy of excellence.

John & Sons Oyster House


John & Sons Oyster House takes pride in their ever-evolving menu that embraces the changing seasons. Each day, they curate a diverse selection of five to 10 fresh oysters, carefully sourced from their own beds in P.E.I. One of their standout creations is the lobster roll ($34), featuring a delightful combination of lemon herb mayo, a medley of butter greens, and a flavorful shallot vinaigrette.

The Chase


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The Chase offers a “casually elegant” approach with modern American cuisine in a blingin’ chandelier-filled dining room and an 80-person rooftop terrace with a view of the Financial District’s towers. Among their delicious offerings, the lobster roll stands out as a true embodiment of The Chase’s charm ($44). Crafted with the finest maritime lobster, it is generously  dressed with a dill-infused mayo, perfectly complementing the delicate flavours. Nestled within a soft and delectably sweet milk bun, each bite is a tantalizing experience. 

The Shore Club


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At this luxurious restaurant and cocktail lounge, flavourful lobster rolls ($38) are tossed in a creamy and tangy green goddess dressing with some chives and shallots for texture and Boston hydro lettuce for crunch inside a top-cut roll. It’s served with fries, tossed or Caesar salad or seasonal roasted vegetables, that will have you asking about seconds.