Foodporn Confidential: Lobster in Los Angeles

June 15, 2015 by Christina Champlin

Looking to try some of the most tantalizing lobster dishes in Los Angeles? We may have what you’ve been searching for.

As part of a new series we’re calling ‘Foodporn Confidential’ we’ll be creating obscene lists of foodporn worthy delicacies, all available in L.A. (and always with a niche theme in mind).


First up, a visual rundown of some of the best, most delicious, and most beautiful lobster creations in the entire city.

We could tell you more, but we’d rather just let the pictures do the talking.

Dishes listed with price and link to restaurant for more info.

(Listed in no particular order. Numbered only for reference)

1. House Special Lobster

Restaurant: New Port Seafood in Alhambra

Cost: Market Price

2. Lobster Mac & Cheese

Our favorite way to get through #HumpDay? Lobster Mac'n'Cheese. #blueplateoysterette #lobster #macandcheese

A photo posted by Blue Plate Oysterette (@blueplateoysterette) on

Restaurant: Blue Plate Oysterette in Santa Monica and Los Angeles

Cost: $21

3. Maine Lobster Roll Topped With Uni & Caviar

Restaurant: Petrossian in West Hollywood

Cost: $38

4. Salt & Pepper Lobster

Restaurant: Little Sister in Manhattan Beach

Cost: $38

5. Lobster Grilled Cheese

Restaurant: Vertical Wine Bistro in Pasadena

Cost: $14

6. Green Curry Lobster Roll On Charcoal Brioche Roll

Restaurant: Hinoki & the Bird in Century City

Cost: Market Price

7. Lobster Tots

Restaurant: Cousins Maine Lobster Truck

Cost: $12.50

8. Grilled American Lobster

The Lobster Grilled American Lobster

Credit: The Lobster

Restaurant: The Lobster in Santa Monica

Cost: $36 per lb.

9. Lobster & Burrata Toast

Restaurant: Santa Monica Yacht Club in Santa Monica

Cost: $18

10. Lobster Dashi Caviar

Providence Lobster Dashi Caviar

Credit: Providence

Restaurant: Providence in Los Angeles

Cost: Varies as part of a tasting menu

11. Grilled Lobster On Saffron Rice

grilled 1/2 lobster, saffron rice, roasted carrots, English peas, curry butter #santamonicacanyon #thehungrycat

A photo posted by The Hungry Cat (@thehungrycat) on

Restaurant: The Hungry Cat Hollywood, Santa Monica and Santa Barbara

Cost: $MP

12. Lobster Roll

Connie And Teds Lobster Roll

Credit: Connie & Ted’s on Facebook

Restaurant: Connie & Teds in West Hollywood

Cost: $26

13. Deluxe Seafood Platter

Restaurant: Water Grill in Downtown, Santa Monica and San Diego

Cost: $80

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