Did you expect anything but total Maine domination on a list like this?

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When they recently counted down the best lobster rolls on the entire planet, Maine nailed down the first 3 of the top 5. Pretty impressive!


The Clam Shack

A small shack with a walk-up counter that sells fried seafood & lobster rolls in take-out containers. Located at 2 Western Ave, Kennebunk


Red's Eats

There's often a line for the specialty lobster rolls at this long-standing red shack with a patio. Located at 41 Water St, Wiscasset


Eventide Oyster Co.

Eventide offers pristine oysters and shellfish, the famed Brown Butter Lobster Roll, and a James Beard Award-winning take on classic New England fare. Located at 86 Middle Street in Portland.

Rumour has it that the that lobster roll first appeared at Perry's in Milford, Connecticut, while others claim it was first prepared at Red's in Wiscasset.

Regardless of the origins, the entire state of Maine continues to honor the tradition by offering more version of lobster rolls than the first inventor could have possibly imagined, starting an endless debate over how it should be made and who makes the best rolls.

With summer just around the corner, people will be coming to Maine from all over the world to try this unique treat.

Here are 15 spots in Maine that do a lobster roll right!

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Gallery Credit: Arlen Jameson

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