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Original post made on Mar 15, 2018

In Redwood City, the Old Port Lobster Shack's lobster roll isn't quite up to Cape Cod standards, but it isn't that far behind.

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Posted by Martha
a resident of another community
on Mar 15, 2018 at 7:35 pm

Ridiculously expensive for a lobster roll that is marginally good. . Asked for “steamers”, which I’ve had before at Lobster Shack. Received cherry stone clams steamed. Real “steamers” are Ipswich Clams NOT cherry stone [portion removed.]

Posted by Ruth Wilcox
a resident of Portola Valley
on Mar 16, 2018 at 8:44 am

I spent 48 years in R.I., Mass., N.H. and vacationing in ME. All those years in pursuit of great lobster, chowder and steamers. Michael Mina--you don't have a good lobster pot pie. Most West Coast lobsters don't capture the sweetness, saltiness and tenderness of North of Cape Cod and Maine lobsters. The best is eaten on a dock in Maine in a place that's only open in the summer. Don't bother with the fries. Old Port Lobster Shack is the only reliable CA spot to get a good lobster roll. It is far better than any other place I've tried in CA. I'm a regular at the PV Lobster Shack. My go to orders are the lobster roll and the lobster bisque. Munch on the chowder crackers during the short wait for your food. The reviewer is right about the cole slaw. Raisins don't belong in that dish.

Posted by Cmr
a resident of Midtown
on Mar 23, 2018 at 8:11 pm

Old Port Lobster Shack is the closest you can get to New England fair in NCal. I will eat their food whether or not they put blueberry "raisins" in their slaw. I think the blueberry addition was quite clever and makes their slaw unique. Enjoy!

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