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Long Island Lobster Specials

Love lobster? Why not save some cash by checking out Long Island restaurant lobster specials!

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Living on Long Island you’re never too far from the water. For most people it conveniently only takes about a twenty or so minute drive to get from where they live to the coast. Long Island’s proximity to the water definitely has its perks, especially for seafood lovers. Being so close to the water allows Long Islanders to enjoy some of the freshest catches and best seafood restaurants. Places like Freeport Nautical Mile are lined with delicious seafood restaurants, just waiting to be tried.

One of the most delectably popular seafood dishes to have by far is lobster. Seafood restaurants on Long Island have become very creative making lobster into a variety of dishes likes lobster sliders, lobster spring rolls, and lobster macaroni and cheese. Many restaurants also offer lobster specials on certain days of the week and during the summer. The specials allow you to save some money without giving up this usually pricey delicacy.

If you’re craving lobster but want to save some money, here are some Long Island restaurants that offer special lobster promotions.

River House Grill – 195 Woodcleft Avenue, Freeport, NY 11520 On Thursdays River House Grill has a lobster promotion going on. They offer 2 for 1 deals on lobsters, clams, and oysters.

Captain Bill’s Restaurant – 122 Ocean Avenue, Bay Shore, NY 11706 Available through August, Captain Bill’s Restaurant is offering a lobster dinner special for $27.95. The special includes either a cup of clam chowder or lobster bisque and a ½ pound lobster available chilled with a trio of sauces, steamed, broiled with seasoned breadcrumbs, or over linguini with tomato and basil.

Volpe Ristorante – 7725 Jericho Tpke, Woodbury, NY 11797 Volpe Ristorante hosts “Lobster Wednesdays.” Call the restaurant for exact details on the promotion.

Rare 650 – 650 Jericho Tpke, Syosset, NY 11791 Located in Syosset, Rare 650 offers a deal on Sundays called “Surf & Turf Sundays.” This includes a dinner for 2 at the price of $99.

The Snapper Inn – 500 Shore Dr, Oakdale, NY 11769 On Tuesdays The Snapper Inn does a, “Lobster or King Crab Legs Bake.” This comes with steamed gumbo, steamed lobster or king crab legs, barbeque chicken, baked clam, mussels, potatoes, and corn on the cob.

Are there any other restaurants with good lobster specials and promotions going on? What is your favorite way to have lobster? Let us know in the comments!