Zagat: 50 States, 50 Sandwiches
The Boston Globe Magazine
Malloy pardons lobster at Abbott’s while taking in sights to promote tourism Gov. Dannel P. Malloy carries his lunch – a lobster roll, chips and clam chowder – to his table Wednesday during a stop at Abbott’s Lobster in the Rough in Noank.
News & Views writer Jacqueline Bennett writes on her recent trip to Abbott’s and asks “Who could pass up “steamed and succulent” lobster dinners at Abbott’s in Noank, CT?” Read her full review here!
YANKEE MAGAZINE SPRING 2012
Best 12 Lobster Shacks in New England
Abbott’s Lobster in the Rough has been selected as one of the 12 best lobster shacks in New England. “Abbott’s cooks its lobsters via the low-steaming method, in massive cast-iron vaults, to seal in all the crustaceans’ natural flavor. Dine next to the scenic harbor on a dock where striped bass feed on chowder crackers below. Abbott’s is also famous for its hot, buttery lobster roll–the version that’s a Connecticut original.”
“…I ordered the new gigantic lobster roll: 7 oz. of lobster meat stacked high in a bun that could barely contain it, and didn’t so much eat it as had a moment of spiritual enlightenment. Look at that thing!”
CT Magazine Offers SECT Shoreline Seafood Guide “…incredibly fresh, simply cooked seafood in abundance in a clam-shack atmosphere with plenty of porch.”
USA TODAY TRAVEL
10 Great Places to Snack at a Seafood Shack “This is the place to order a hot lobster roll, a regional variation on the dish that’s usually served cold…”
IT’S LOBSTER SEASON – Get Cracking!
June 15 is National Lobster Day
… You have a limited amount of time to get to the famous Abbott’s Lobster in the Rough until the last lobster in the season is served, or so says the prominently placed countdown on the Web site! Enjoy hunks of sweet meat drenched in butter with the sounds and smells of sea air at this BYOA joint, where you’ll sit on wooden picnic tables stretched over the Mystic shoreline. As soon as the Abbott’s famout ‘hot lobster roll’ hits your tongue, you will be in seafood ecstasy… “
Sandwich of the Week: Hot Lobster Roll at Abbott’s in Noank, Connecticut
(excerpted) “… At Abbott’s… “Our Famous Hot Lobster Roll” is not, in fact, a lobster roll as most of the world understands it. Instead, it’s nothing more than a quarter-pound of lobster meat (about what you’d get out of one whole small lobster), drenched in butter and heaped on a toasted sesame seed-topped hamburger bun. …”
Summer 2012 has arrived. Below is one of the 10 top reasons to consider Mystic Country, Connecticut for a vacation: …Eat seafood. At a clam shack, fine restaurant, wherever. Fresh New England clam chowder, lobster, scallops and more are off the docks and delicious. Abbott’s Lobster in Noank was recently selected as one of the “Bests” by Connecticut Magazine…
A Road Trip Guide to New England’s Best Lobster Joints Abbott’s Lobster in the Rough has been geatured as one of the best lobster shacks in New England. Author Mike Urban selected Abbott’s as one of his dozen favorites during a May 2012 interview with Roadfood.com. “Abbott’s is a long-running lobster picnic. Hugely crowded on nice summer evenings, it specializes in warm-weather shore dinners. Start with bracing, steel-gray chowder, then littlenecks on the half shell and/or steamers or mussels by the bucket with broth and butter for dipping. The centerpiece of the feast is a big, steamed lobster in whatever size you think you can handle (and afford).”
USA TODAY TRAVEL
Best Lobster Shacks in New England
“Low-steaming” to seal in moisture. Dine on a dock.”