Neptune Oyster, Boston

Neptune Oyster, Boston

How far would you go for a lobster roll? If you don’t know the answer, take a trip to Boston’s Neptune Oyster and find out. Perhaps one of best-known restaurants in the city, this North End oyster bar is a conglomeration of terrible things: long queues, tight quarters, loud noise, slow service, hordes of tourists, and a wallet-draining menu. But all that combined is beaten by one thing that is hard to argue – the place has really, really great food!!!

Founded in 2004, Neptune Oyster is exemplary in its East Coast raw bar perfection. The simple, subway tiled interior gleams with retro charm. While many patrons focus on the raw bar, those who opt for substantial fare enjoy one of the city's most renowned lobster rolls, served hot with butter or cold with mayo. Other standouts include juicy burgers topped with fried oysters, and composed entrees like a whole Rockport mackerel served Veracruz-style. Given the cramped environs, be ready to wait out the door for one of the marble-topped tables or a seat at the bar. But when you get here, you'll know it was worth it!

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Sight Name: Neptune Oyster
Sight Location: Boston, USA (See walking tours in Boston)
Sight Type: Food/Drink
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