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Neptune Oyster



63 Salem Street
Boston, MA 02113

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(617) 742-3474

  • Sun - Sat 11:30am - 10:30pm

Cuisine: American Restaurants

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4.7 of 5.0 from 240 reviews


price range:$26 to $50

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  • Serial Eclectic on Jul 01, 2013

    The Lobster Roll par excellence can be found in Bostons North End. Generous chunks of fresh Lobster. Melted butter. Grilled and buttered roll. Simple and righteous. Note: worth the wait in line; get there early...

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  • HachikaoruGreat oysters here. Long wait on weekends.

    55555 by Hachikaoru


  • المهره الصعبه ماهي لأي خيال SVery popular, thus crowded tiny seafood place. But it is so worth waiting for! Start with chowder and move on to octopus, before you get lost in the amazing oyster selection and enjoy the lobster roll

    55555 by المهره الصعبه ماهي لأي خيال S


  • Neel B.Worth it. Go

    55555 by Neel B.


  • Foxxy BGet here at least an hr before opening. The wait gets INSANE (like min 2 hr for 2 on the weekend). Oyster selection is to die for. Tons of Maine lobster on that hot roll. Service is delightful.

    55555 by Foxxy B


  • Mari KOysters and lobster rolls

    55555 by Mari K


  • Revere Hotel Boston Common SBest lobtah roll in Boston!

    55555 by Revere Hotel Boston Common S


  • Sree Ibest seafood in boston

    55555 by Sree I


  • Jeffrey LEverything is perfect!

    55555 by Jeffrey L


  • Lee SimpsonGet the Triton Plateau and some fries to share - it has a little bit of everything including the most amazing shrimp you'll ever eat.

    55555 by Lee Simpson


  • Elena FOrder the damariscotta and wellfleet, and duxbury oysters. The mussels were delicious with crispy bread to enjoy the sauce. Heaven!

    55555 by Elena F


  • Elspeth M.Expensive. But delicious. A+ lobster roll. The sauce in the PEI mussels was also amazing.

    55555 by Elspeth M.


  • Ricky E.Delicious but just don't think worth the wait in a city with so much seafood. Saying that Johnnycakes w Caviar are ridiculous as is the clam chowder. Lobster roll is obviously good.

    33333 by Ricky E.


  • Liam N.Best of Boston 2016: Oyster Bar 🐚 :: Think seared scallops with pear butter and duck confit.

    55555 by Liam N.


  • Alejandro BBueno pero bastante caro

    33333 by Alejandro B


  • Mike NLobster roll

    55555 by Mike N


  • Andra ZapartanI absolutely loved the food here 💚💙💛

    55555 by Andra Zapartan


  • Andra ZapartanMain lobster roll - yummy

    55555 by Andra Zapartan


  • Andra ZapartanThe oysters were really delicious 😍 in this pic I have some of my favorites: Island Creek, East Beach Blonde, Kumamoto (2 of each). Go for them! 🍴

    55555 by Andra Zapartan


  • Seval EDo not leave Boston without having dinner in Neptune. Go with the oysters, words cannot explain their delicious taste 😍

    55555 by Seval E


  • M4nli0 COysterbar TOP!

    55555 by M4nli0 C


  • Megan S.Chioppino was to die for - got it w lobster added. Service at the bar was top notch. Get your name in at the door before 7 or you won't be eating there that night and you will miss the best in town!

    55555 by Megan S.


  • Sharu HGreat Oyster bar and seafood restaurant. Excellent, friendly staff. Long lines so reach early to reserve a table.

    55555 by Sharu H


  • Raed CHot lobster roll

    55555 by Raed C


  • Nuno BOff-peak hour 16:30!

    55555 by Nuno B


  • Megan DButtered lobster roll, mussels, crudo

    55555 by Megan D


  • Chris G.The terrible woman behind the bar ruined it with her shrieking. I won't ever eat here after being spoken to that way.

    11111 by Chris G.


  • Foodie P.Try the Yellowfin Tuna Tartare - (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Foodie P.


  • Foodie P.Try the Spanish Octopus - (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Foodie P.


  • JuanitaTake everyone's advice and get oysters and a warm buttery lobster roll. So delicious and worth the wait.

    55555 by Juanita


  • Neal MWarm lobster roll is ridiculously good

    55555 by Neal M


  • Raymond ROyster selection is great

    55555 by Raymond R


  • JYLobster roll!

    55555 by JY


  • Mike L.Unreal warm lobster roll. And fried Ipswich clams are a home run

    55555 by Mike L.


  • Emilio O.This place sucks! Wanted to try the food but the worst possible customer service made it impossible.

    22222 by Emilio O.


  • Cristina RuizHot lobster roll is obvi a must. I suggest going splitsies with the mussels so you can dip the fries in that scrumptious sauce!

    55555 by Cristina Ruiz


  • Leach MOysters, unsurprisingly.

    55555 by Leach M


  • Kelly A.It's hard to get a seat at this amazing restaurant. Go 30min before closing and grab a seat at the bar...indulge in all the awesomeness!! Lobster Rolls!

    55555 by Kelly A.


  • Alice Eunjin EThe wait is terrible, but the food is worth it! Best oysters and lobster roll I've ever had

    55555 by Alice Eunjin E


  • Carlos A.The most overrated place ever, 2 hrs waiting list, bad service, good oyster bar but that's it. The clam chowder couldn't be worst because is impossible, the best of the lobster roll are the fries.

    33333 by Carlos A.


  • Ting IGreat Connecticut style lobster roll (hot butter,no mayo) w/ large chunks of succulent lobster meat.Priced at $29,it's well worth the penny for the quality and portion.Clam chowder is Italian style.

    55555 by Ting I


  • Howard SWaits can be painful. Ask your waiter for wine pairings!

    55555 by Howard S


  • MayeeMust try their lobster rolls!

    55555 by Mayee


  • MatthewLobster Roll!

    55555 by Matthew


  • MayeeThe real New England lobster roll is served cold. If you like warm lobster with butter - get a lobster and enjoy it with butter (with your hands, bib and all)

    55555 by Mayee


  • MayeeThe wait is always at least an hour. Go there and leave your name and cell number then go to nearby resto for some wine and calamari and wait to be called.

    33333 by Mayee


  • Jay P.Everything we had was excellent, but the Neptune Johnnycake is next-level. An absolute must-try!

    55555 by Jay P.


  • Gabriela PHot lobster roll! The best!

    55555 by Gabriela P


  • Felipe GFamous for their lobster roll with warm butter. Try it here, but everything else is great, too. Prepare for a long wait!

    55555 by Felipe G


  • Jia Ning LOverrated! Clam chowder is too watery and the lobster meat is Just chewy, nothing much

    33333 by Jia Ning L


  • Kyle H.Not even a contest. Best lobster roll on planet earth. Come here to enjoy the cozy atmosphere, fresh and diverse oyster selection, but of course the LOBSTER ROLL! Butter style is my preference.

    55555 by Kyle H.


  • BradI've never had such a simple and delicious lobster roll. It's lobster and butter on a roll. Neptune has created the Platonic ideal.

    55555 by Brad


  • ShivesaliveThe lobster roll is fabulous and goes perfectly with their fries and a couple dozen oysters!

    55555 by Shivesalive


  • Kathryn I.Be prepared to wait or wander to a nearby bar. Lobster roll is worth it.

    55555 by Kathryn I.


  • Echo H.Hot lobster roll with melted butter is like a taste of heaven. Best ever, hands down. Also, great selections of oysters. Always fresh and delicious!

    55555 by Echo H.


  • Victoria Frager100% recommend if you're flexible and willing to wait. lobster rolls and great wine selection. Get there at 4:30 to put your name in and walk around Boston till they call you!

    55555 by Victoria Frager


  • Nick H.Prepare to wait.

    55555 by Nick H.


  • Chris P.Worth the hype. The lobster rolls looked absolutely legit, but I couldn't pass up the scallops with duck confit. Worth it.

    55555 by Chris P.


  • Ellen S.The wait is worth it. Get the sampler plate with anchovies (seriously) and a hot lobster roll.

    55555 by Ellen S.


  • Amanda P.Hands down the best lobster roll I've ever had. I made an hour detour on my back to NJ to stop here for a lobster roll. Well worth it. A little pricy but worth every penny.

    55555 by Amanda P.


  • ®yka- 승.The lobster roll was amazing!!! North End cioppino was delicious too♡

    55555 by ®yka- 승.


  • Shuvani BurtBest lobster roll ever

    55555 by Shuvani Burt


  • Maxime B.Best lobster roll ever. The grey lady goes well with it.

    55555 by Maxime B.


  • laurenWorth the wait. Put down your name and head to Ward 8 for some cocktails. Oysters + lobster roll with butter + vino verde for the win.

    55555 by lauren


  • Angelica Y.The lobster roll is worth every penny

    55555 by Angelica Y.


  • anna s.hot lobster roll! fries rock too!

    55555 by anna s.


  • Louise BOysters, scallops, overall ambience and service of restaurant/bar

    55555 by Louise B


  • Danika L.Monk fish was the surprise winner along with the PEI mussels. Oysters, little necks and cherry stones were perfect to start. Warm lobster salad was just ok. Scallops were fantastic.

    55555 by Danika L.


  • Alegría KThe Spanish Octopus is cooked perfectly.

    55555 by Alegría K


  • Alegría KWarm lobster roll, crab bisque, spanish octopus

    55555 by Alegría K


  • Bassim AlgashamiI die to try it again and again. Go for the lobster.

    55555 by Bassim Algashami


  • Patrick MWarm Lobster salad is really good, generous serving. Chowder is different than the traditional chowder, more soupy than creamy but full of flavours. I liked it.

    55555 by Patrick M


  • Joshua EddyButtermilk johnnycake with smoked trout and sturgeon caviar.

    55555 by Joshua Eddy


  • Stephanie T.The best lobster rolls i've ever tasted! Prepare to wait in line - come early and put your name down, they will call you when you're spot is ready

    55555 by Stephanie T.


  • cYeNzCrab bisque was last-meal worthy...

    33333 by cYeNz


  • emily c.adding the buttermilk johnnycake with tuna tartare. Missed it the first 3x but must get this as an app.

    55555 by emily c.


  • Ryan EBest oysters

    55555 by Ryan E


  • Sue YeeLobster rolls mother of god

    55555 by Sue Yee


  • Ph. AAmmonia tasting lobster!!! Avoid!!! So many raving reviews, we were prepared to wait (and we did). We ordered the lobster rolls and... What a disappointment for a $100 lunch and 90 min wait...

    22222 by Ph. A


  • Louis A.Lobster roll is the best in Boston.

    55555 by Louis A.


  • Nicolas EThoroughly disappointing. Overpriced lobster that is no better than Legal's, with a two hour wait on top.

    22222 by Nicolas E


  • TV Food MapsCheck out Neptune Oyster as seen on America's Best , Unique Eats

    55555 by TV Food Maps


  • Blake SirachGotta get the hot lobster roll after eating a lot of oysters--paired with a minerally white wine! My fav oyster place in Boston.

    55555 by Blake Sirach


  • kChuTheir lobster rolls are worth the wait. Go early (before 6pm) to put you name in if you want a decent dinner time.

    55555 by kChu


  • Chefs FeedJamie Bissonnette, chef of Coppa, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Buttermilk Johnnycake.

    55555 by Chefs Feed


  • HaifaLobster rolls

    55555 by Haifa


  • Cosmo NLobster roll!

    55555 by Cosmo N


  • Britton HLobster roll was delicious as well as the fries!

    55555 by Britton H


  • Michael P.Oyster choices plentiful, wine varied and all excellent. The cioppino is worth a 5 hour drive back!

    55555 by Michael P.


  • Kevin Mafresh and buttery oysters

    55555 by Kevin Ma


  • Kevin Mabest dish here! buttermilk johnnycake with smoked trout tartare and caviar

    55555 by Kevin Ma


  • Boston.comSparklingly fresh oysters, lobster rolls served hot with butter or cold with mayo, and a variety of raw fish dishes and daily specials are served in a tiny space with tin ceilings and a marble bar.

    55555 by Boston.com


  • RTLReally good oysters and their lobster roll is good. Cioppino is nicely done with fresh assorted seafood ingredients. Worth waiting.

    55555 by RTL


  • Karol MITS CLOSED TODAY!!! #sadness #4thofjuly

    22222 by Karol M


  • Donna Y.Hamachi crudo, raw oysters and hot lobster roll. Totally worth the hour and a half wait.

    55555 by Donna Y.


  • Joanna WanOk everyone knows that their lobster rolls are good. But their oysters are like heaven in your mouth! It's smooth, juicy, fresh, the best ive ever had!

    55555 by Joanna Wan


  • Amanda M.The other reviews about the wait being worth it and the delicious lobster rolls are all true!! The bream and oysters are also amazing.

    55555 by Amanda M.


  • Rose A.Yes, the oysters are good. Yes, the lobster rolls are good. But you should also try the cioppino. It's fantastic!

    55555 by Rose A.


  • Cindy TMake sure to order lobster roll! So satisfying... The sweetness of the lobster and the roll is the perfect combination. I can still feel it in my mouth.

    55555 by Cindy T


  • Roll CThe warm lobster roll is the best I've ever had.

    55555 by Roll C


  • Sara RiisWonderful & fresh oysters - nice sashimi - great service - lovely place!

    55555 by Sara Riis


  • Rob C.Heaven. I travel the world eating at the best restaurants there are and this is the best seafood restaurant I have ever been to.

    55555 by Rob C.


  • Julia M.You have to try the hot lobster roll. It's a little pricey, but it's worth every penny. Also, this place does not take reservations, so plan to arrive early.

    55555 by Julia M.


  • A&B American StyleGet the oysters (duh). And, for serious, don't miss the hot lobster roll. Both go great with our Pepper Sauce (BYO)

    55555 by A&B American Style


  • John I.Best seafood in the US. Go on a weekday around 3-4PM to get seated without waiting. Get the scallops, the buttermilk johnnycake, and, of course, the lobster roll (I like it cold with mayo). Amazing.

    55555 by John I.


  • Jake S.Order the P.E.I. mussels to start. The key is to get a bite of the sausage with a bite of mussel. Plus the broth is decadently delicious.

    55555 by Jake S.


  • MollyScallop entree kills it. Clean plate club here

    55555 by Molly


  • Julia B.My favorite spot in Boston for fresh seafood -- make sure to try any of the specials, especially if they have Nantucket bay scallops

    55555 by Julia B.


  • Sae Young C.The best lobster roll in town. Put your names at 4PM to get the table around 7PM but still worth the wait.

    55555 by Sae Young C.


  • Shahnawaz K.Lobster rollllllllll.......

    55555 by Shahnawaz K.


  • Wei V.Try the lobster roll - One of the best. Meaty (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Wei V.


  • Wei V.Try the Jonah Crab Claws - Not bad (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Wei V.


  • Wei V.Try the Cherrystone Clams - Large,medium salt, juicy, sweet (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Wei V.


  • Wei V.Try the Kusshi Oysters - Low salt, sweet, cucumber finish (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Wei V.


  • Wei V.Try the Kumamoto oysters - Low salt, creamy, hint of honeydew (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Wei V.


  • Marek R.Miejsce z owocami morza, jednak ja jadłem tu najlepszego burgera w życiu.

    55555 by Marek R.


  • Kenji B.Lol u are us at a 30min wait??? My first thought was man 30min...you are lucky. First night the wait was 4 hours. Second, 2-3hrs. And today 1.5...at3pm! We took it. Anything u see 1.5 is fast here!!!

    33333 by Kenji B.


  • Jacob S.Check in before 7 p.m. at the latest and get on the list. While it can take an hour or more to get a table, they'll call you when your table is ready so you can explore North End while you wait.

    33333 by Jacob S.


  • Petra G.Amazing oysters but even better hot lobster roll!

    55555 by Petra G.


  • Gustavo B.Try the hot lobster roll!

    55555 by Gustavo B.


  • Fèıbianė K.I've tasted better. The fries looked sad, lobster roll wasn't too wow for me. 3/5 stars.

    33333 by Fèıbianė K.


  • Isa L.They have my favorite white wine: picpoul de pinet. Tried the hamachi ceviche - very good! Have the green salad w your lobster roll - great dressing.

    55555 by Isa L.


  • Sarah A.Lobster roll (hot with butter) is excellent. Head in around 5:15-5:30 if you want to get seated right away on a week day, otherwise wait in line you will!

    55555 by Sarah A.


  • Amelia H.Skip the crab claws, they weren't very tasty but the oysters are fantastic.

    55555 by Amelia H.


  • Todd K.It's hard to describe how good the seafood was here. From the raw clams and oysters to the scallops/duck and lobsta roll, it was fantastic!

    55555 by Todd K.


  • NadineThe fried clams are the best clams in the area. Get the raw oysters, skip the lobster roll... Too buttery for me!

    55555 by Nadine


  • Jade A.Love the fish tacos, but I think they're only available on Sundays!

    55555 by Jade A.


  • Michael W.No bread with seafood stew.. Womp.. #fail..

    33333 by Michael W.


  • Elizabeth K.The best! Clam chowder, lobster roll (hot w butter) and the lobster salad... Do it.

    55555 by Elizabeth K.


  • Patricia C.Get the hot with butter lobster roll!!

    55555 by Patricia C.


  • Patricia C.Expect a 1 to 2 hours wait.

    22222 by Patricia C.


  • MichaelTry the Fried Ipswich Clams (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Michael


  • MichaelTry the Shrimp Cock (via @Foodspotting)

    33333 by Michael


  • MichaelTry the Neptune Plateau (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Michael


  • MichaelTry the Assorted Oysters (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Michael


  • Leigh A.Three hour wait...call ahead!

    33333 by Leigh A.


  • Padewi D.BELAIAN TANGAN SUAMI ADLH EMAS BAGI ISTRI.SENYUM MANIS ISTRI ADLH PERMATA BG SUAMI. PERBAIKILAH APA YG BISA DIPERBAIKI SKRG SBLUM TERLAMBAT. CINTAILAH PASANGAN YG TLAH اَللّهُ PILIH UTKMU

    55555 by Padewi D.


  • Boniface L.Get the lobster roll, replace fries with salad, pairs better and cuts through the buttery lobster

    33333 by Boniface L.


  • Wang N.a bit expensive but worthy, try their oyster and lobster roll

    55555 by Wang N.


  • Krishna W.Of course! who will say no, when someone invite you to have a great meal at Neptune. I so love their foods!

    55555 by Krishna W.


  • LaurenHot lobster rolls are the best choice available. Don't spoil your appetite! It comes with some amazing fries -the price went up this year though :(

    55555 by Lauren


  • Winnie J.Lobster Roll is a duh, but if you want to try something new, the Cioppino is amazing!

    55555 by Winnie J.


  • Gina S.I know this is the best oyster bar in Boston, but gotta try the Hamachi Ceviche...it's amazing!

    55555 by Gina S.


  • Connie L.Hot lobster roll FTW! And the Neptunes On Piggyback - the oysters were fried to perfection!

    55555 by Connie L.


  • CaraMiaArrive really early to get your name on the list! We got there at 6 and didn't get called for our reservation until 9... Worth the wait, tho - delicious seafood nomnom

    33333 by CaraMia


  • Connor F.Be prepared to wait for a frighteningly long time, but when you finally do sit down, it'll be worth it for the hamachi ceviche, hot lobster roll, and fried Ipswich clams you order and devour.

    55555 by Connor F.


  • Kenneth T.My favorite oyster, aside from the oft-one-dimensional salty Massachusetts breeds, is the perennially-on-menu Vancouver Kusshi oysters, low salt and tasting strongly of cucumber.

    55555 by Kenneth T.


  • Bruce L.Try the lobster roll cold. With a side of butter.

    33333 by Bruce L.


  • Yee L.Very small restaurant with very friendly staff. hot lobster roll is a must, though I would suggest to get it without the roll as the roll is too buttery for my liking. Best to come with small group.

    55555 by Yee L.


  • Mateus d.Excelente Lobster Roll ! Definately coming back to try the cold one( w mayo). Big selection of Oysters, Shrimps and Crabs from the Raw Bar. The Crab Claws were really good ! Excellent wines as well !

    55555 by Mateus d.


  • Mariah L.Jumbo shrimp (indonesian style) is THE thing to get.

    55555 by Mariah L.


  • Chad M.The hot lobster roll at the counter with a great beer.

    55555 by Chad M.


  • SooFabI will NEVER patronize this place!!! I walked in to place a 2 go order in a already filled to the max restaurant and told they weren't taking to go orders but it was ok 4 me to wait 30 min for a table

    22222 by SooFab


  • Sha D.Lobster roll hot with butter! Ask for Ann.. She's awesome

    55555 by Sha D.


  • Meg S.Island Creek, Katama Bay, Riptide, East Beach Blonde

    55555 by Meg S.


  • Trevor J.Come early and leave your name then walk around the north end while you wait for your table.

    55555 by Trevor J.


  • Ipek B.Totally overrated..

    11111 by Ipek B.


  • B C.#12/$21-60/Mon-Thu 1130-2130, Fri-Sun 1130 - 2230 http://www.yelp.com/menu/neptune-oyster-boston (lobster roll)

    55555 by B C.


  • NadineThe clam chowder and fried clams are the best! Best clams I've ever had. The lobster roll was a bit much for me.

    55555 by Nadine


  • Sam S.Love it. GREAT raw bar.

    55555 by Sam S.


  • Dana C.Get the lobster roll hot with butter and the clam chowder. BEST thing I've ever eaten!!! It's like angels singing the hallelujah chorus in 4 part harmony in your mouth. :D

    55555 by Dana C.


  • Monica D.Cherry stone clams were the biggest and most delicious I've ever had. Eat them!

    55555 by Monica D.


  • EdGet the lobster roll with hot butter.

    33333 by Ed


  • Annemarie JThe hot lobster roll is amazing!

    55555 by Annemarie J


  • Mark C.Johnny Cake is by far the most amazing appetizer. I guess this is what food heaven is like.

    55555 by Mark C.


  • Lizzy M.Best. Lobster. Roll.!!!!!!!!!! So worth the wait. Came here twice in two days. Oysters are fresh to! Love this place and will be back next time i am in Boston!

    55555 by Lizzy M.


  • John C.Try the North End Cioppino With Maine Lobster - Spectacular. Not much more to say. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by John C.


  • Andrew W.Great clam chowder, but don't call this "chowda." This is refined, elegant and light. Fried clams are perfect. Raw oysters are super fresh and flavorful. Try a variety.

    55555 by Andrew W.


  • Kare C.Plan to wait...drop by a cafe and sip coffee if need to.

    55555 by Kare C.


  • Demps C.Oysters fresh as ever. Small and tight space though.

    55555 by Demps C.


  • Jasmine C.They don't take reservations here but it is worth the wait. They make the best lobster roll in town

    55555 by Jasmine C.


  • JessicaAlways delicious!

    55555 by Jessica


  • Garrett O.If you're thinking about splitting the hot lobster roll...don't do it!!! You will eat it all, trust me.

    55555 by Garrett O.


  • Jay J.Expect to wait 2-3 hours on a Saturday night. They will call your phone when ready though.

    22222 by Jay J.


  • Dave B.Try the Hot Lobster Roll - InterContinental Hotel concierges rock! (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Dave B.


  • Chris V.The oysters are just brand new... ridiculous fresh. I had the hamachi crudo w kimchi, and the seared scallops w duck confit.... flawless.

    55555 by Chris V.


  • BonobosTwo words: lobster roll. Mmmm....

    55555 by Bonobos


  • Matthew H.Try the Nantucket Wild Striped Bass - Insanely good. Flakey, flavorful fish with amazing ratatouille and shrimp that all work perfectly. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Matthew H.


  • Wil E.This tiny Boston oyster bar is making some big waves. Neptune Oyster's raw bar and dining room seats only 44 patrons, so landing a table in this small venue will take some effort.

    55555 by Wil E.


  • Devina S.Warm lobster roll all the way...perfect for a cold New England day!

    55555 by Devina S.


  • Steve P.Johnny Cakes. Holy smokes awesome.

    55555 by Steve P.


  • Steve P.HOLY MOLY. Lobster roll is amazing, soaked in butter and homemade bread. Then get your mind blown- dip it in chowder, aka heavy cream. O. M. G.

    55555 by Steve P.


  • LaurenDefinitely worth the wait! The only place with HOT lobster rolls, which are WAY better than regular cold lobster rolls.. If you Love lobster then you MUST try one of these! Expensive but worth it!

    55555 by Lauren


  • Leo R.Order the mussels & extra bread...the broth is AMAZING.

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  • Brodie R.This place is a joke. Supposed 1.5 hour wait = 3 hours. Worst fish tacos ever. 23 bucks and they were tasteless. The clam chowder broth was thin and bland, plus the potatoes were under cooked.

    22222 by Brodie R.


  • Shaun S.I can't tell you its worth the wait - its the Balthazar of Boston - but the oysters are amazing, the hot mussels a must and the staff have it down to an art. Put your name down, take a walk & enjoy

    55555 by Shaun S.


  • Justin H.Hot. Lobster. Roll. Give it a little squeeze and let the butter drip out the back.

    55555 by Justin H.


  • Connor F.The hot lobster roll is worth waiting for— delicious brioche-style bun, tender lobster covered in butter, and world-class french fries on the side. The fried clams are also great.

    55555 by Connor F.


  • Steve G.Get the Island Creek Oysters. They are massive.

    55555 by Steve G.


  • Sarah M.Holy c*#p this place is amazing

    55555 by Sarah M.


  • Bridget C.Fish tacos are awesome. It's only a special on Sunday.

    55555 by Bridget C.


  • Nick S.Best restaurant in boston, along with the best burger in the world (hidden jewel)!!

    55555 by Nick S.


  • Yoonie K.Get oysters, lobster roll, crudo of the day, and white peach bellini. Delicious!

    55555 by Yoonie K.


  • Irene C.SUCH GOOD SEAFOOD. Ridiculously fresh, amazing selection of oysters and other light, beautifully made dishes. It's the one place I really miss living in NYC now.

    55555 by Irene C.


  • Gal R.Try the New England Clam Chowder (via @Foodspotting)

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  • Gal R.Try the Scallops - WOW!!! (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Gal R.


  • Tiffany R.Hot lobster roll was exactly what I hoped. So buttery good. Try the octopus cocktail

    55555 by Tiffany R.


  • matt s.hot lobster roll. 'nuff said

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  • Kristine M.Best lobster roll in Boston!!!

    55555 by Kristine M.


  • Ashley-Lynn G.I love lobster rolls

    55555 by Ashley-Lynn G.


  • EaterThe North End is generally known for Italian, which makes it all the more impressive that a seafood restaurant has made its name as one of the neighborhood's best places to eat. [Eater 38 Member]

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  • HUDSON P.looking for the worlds best sea food a must do in metro west area get $25 off any reading with mention of Neptune oyster love this place

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  • Marti R.Try the hot lobster roll and some Peacock Cove oysters

    55555 by Marti R.


  • Kate I.Lobster roll, hot with butter. The best thing I ever ate.

    55555 by Kate I.


  • Stacy Y.Lobster roll (warm w/ butter) is such a treat!

    55555 by Stacy Y.


  • Natalie J.Oysters are supreme. Hot lobster roll is Ah-may-zing!

    55555 by Natalie J.


  • Dennis G.Anne is a great bartender. Great suggestions and overall excellent service. And very appropos tattoo on left forearm

    55555 by Dennis G.


  • Julia B.Oysters, uni and razor clams followed by a hot lobster roll - and definitely Nantucket bay scallop crudo if they have it

    55555 by Julia B.


  • Liz A.You can get "greens" with the lobster roll if you ask nicely for it - off the menu!

    55555 by Liz A.


  • Boston MagazineYou’ve waited patiently for those hot fried clams, that butter-drizzled lobster roll, that flaky grilled whole branzino. You deserve that scallop ceviche.

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  • Manyi MBad service!!! Wait is ridiculously long! Couldn't afford to hire an extra waitress.

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  • Justin O.Small space, but great for after work drink and oysters

    55555 by Justin O.


  • Erin O.Neptune on horseback, and the johnnycake are money!

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  • Senator John B.The Vitello Tonnato is casually known as 'Most Decadent Sandwich': thinly sliced veal & clumps of raw tuna with cucumber and a light spicy mustard. Pricey, but delicious. Eat!

    55555 by Senator John B.


  • Jess L.Lobster roll requires a true lobster roll lover to finish this buttery goodness.

    55555 by Jess L.


  • Diffuse 5.They might actually have the best fish tacos in the city. But plan ahead, they're only available on Sundays.

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  • Carmen d.According to Boston Mag, this is THE best lobster roll—served in a very cozy, Soho-sized cafe for $25, the atmosphere will not disappoint.

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  • Eddie K.Might be the best unsweetened iced tea I've had

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  • DesireeGet the hot lobster roll and ask to have a salad instead of the fries.

    33333 by Desiree


  • Michael ITry to sit sit at the bar and get served by Julie. Heavy pour and great sense of humor.

    55555 by Michael I


  • Hyejin KIf you sit at the bar, just be forewarned that female server with the curly hair and glasses is a Grade A C U Next Tuesday. She threw our napkins and silverware after serving our food 10 mins before.

    22222 by Hyejin K


  • Hyejin KAnd this was after we asked nicely. She gave us major attitude and rolled her eyes at us and raised her voice like the shrew she is. Definitely should be reprimanded or fired.

    11111 by Hyejin K


  • Karen K.Food is great, short guy waiter is NOT.

    55555 by Karen K.


  • Valerie Z.Lobsterwichgasm!!!! READ: you will be waiting! Go on a full stomache and put your name in and a cell phone #. It is so worth it but be advised u may wait upwards of 3 hours so plan ahead!

    33333 by Valerie Z.


  • abbycozy vibe. get the warm lobster roll!

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  • FoodspottingTry the Lobster Roll (Sandwich)

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  • Arthur M.Best Oysters in Boston. PERIOD.

    55555 by Arthur M.


  • Kelsey C.It's unanimous... Hot lobster roll is a must!

    55555 by Kelsey C.


  • Mazda3 reasons to visit this great seafood joint: the lobster roll, the clam chowder, and the raw bar.

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  • Arlynn A.Hot Lobster Roll

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  • BravoWorth waiting for a seat in this small resto, with some of the freshest fish and amazing oysters. -Tania Peterson, Top Chef Just Desserts

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  • Emmanuel P.Anything's good here. No brainer. Food and ambience are the best in the North End.

    55555 by Emmanuel P.


  • Armand G.neptunes on piggyback & maine lobster roll (hot with butter) is all you need to order!

    55555 by Armand G.


  • Bijan S.Get the lobster roll. No brainer!

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  • Derek S.The most buttery and delicious lobster roll I have ever had and might ever have.

    55555 by Derek S.


  • Van S.Two words: clam chowder!

    55555 by Van S.


  • Sam K.Try the seared foie gras appetizer

    55555 by Sam K.


  • Monique N.Go to Neptune Oyster and make sure you get some oysters to start and for entree, the lobster roll (hot) OR if you're on a tight budget get the Neptune burger. TRUST ME.

    55555 by Monique N.


  • Ezra E.Eat here. It's the best. Especially if you like lobster rolls

    55555 by Ezra E.


  • Erik AWhat can I say ... Oysters and sea food. The vitello tonato is out of this world.

    55555 by Erik A


  • Lisa G.Had my favorite dinner yet in the North End in Boston.

    55555 by Lisa G.


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