A person holding a lobster roll from one of the best spots to get one on Cape Cod.

Where to Find the Best Lobster Roll on Cape Cod

Cape Cod is ideal for anyone looking to enjoy a tranquil waterfront vacation. From families looking to spend quality time together to couples looking for a romantic escape, this New England spot has something for everyone. Found right along the oceanfront in West Dennis is The Lighthouse Inn. Our resort is open from Memorial Day weekend in May through the  Columbus Day weekend in October, but the off-season is the perfect time to start planning your next stay with us, including where you will eat. On your next visit, try some of the top area seafood restaurants to see which one gets your vote for the best lobster roll on Cape Cod.

6 Top Cape Cod Seafood Restaurants

Traditionally, a lobster roll consists of some type of bun, lobster meat, and a mayo-based sauce. Some variations use a butter-based sauce, but you can’t go wrong either way! 

  1. Your first stop to try this Cape Cod classic should be The Lighthouse Inn’s very own Waterfront Restaurant. Our dish features a premiere lobster roll filled with tender, sweet chunks of lobster meat tossed with mayonnaise, dijon mustard, and celery served with romaine lettuce on a grilled brioche roll and pub fries.
  2. Kream ‘n Kone has been a West Dennis staple for over six decades. Found at the intersection of Route 28 and Route 134, this Cape Cod institution is known for its take on the classic dish featuring jumbo lumps of lobster and fresh rolls.
  3. Head to Yarmouth to try Seafood Sam’s. The family-owned restaurant has been open for 40 years and has three types of lobster rolls on its menu. Try a warm version by ordering a Knuckle Sandwich.
  4. Found in the Bass River Marina, Summer Shanty is an excellent option for anyone wanting to enjoy waterfront views. Whether you order the large or small roll, you’ll enjoy a dish filled with fresh lobster, celery, and mayo.
  5. Captain Parker’s Pub is just down the road in West Yarmouth. Serving lunch and dinner seven days a week, they are known for serving iconic Cape Cod dishes, including lobster rolls on split-top brioche rolls.
  6. Dine at one of the oldest waterfront restaurants on Cape Cod by heading to The Skipper Restaurant and Chowder House. In addition to a traditional roll, they have also put their own unique twists on the classic dish to create two other delicious options.

Map Out Your Next Visit to The Lighthouse Inn

A Cape Cod vacation rental near some of the best places to get a lobster roll.Just because The Lighthouse Inn is closed for the season, that doesn’t mean you can’t start planning for your first stay of next season. Do some research to look into where you’re going to dine, including some of the best Cape Cod restaurants to get a lobster roll. Decide whether you will visit Nickerson State Park, try to beat the challenges at a mini-golf course, or both!

Get the top choice for your accommodations by reserving your stay early as many dates sell out well in advance. Enjoy a more roomy getaway by reserving one of our cottages, or take in views from an oceanfront room. We offer several different lodging styles, which means we have the perfect one for you! Visit our website for more information on reserving your stay for the next season.