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Luke's Lobster

130 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5226
+1 215-564-1415
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab roll” (26 reviews)
“lobster meat” (13 reviews)
“chowder” (13 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
130 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5226
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Reviewed yesterday

Typical city fast food joint but the Lobster Roll was great! Pricey, but it IS Lobster! I don't even know what else is on the menu because I went for the lobster. Great!

Thank valstewart557
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lobster rolls were full of meat and very fresh. I also had clam chowder which was good and others in my party had the corn chowder which they said was good too. A small hole in the wall so not a date place but...More

Thank travelingcoinman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this place by accident when the sign caught our eye. You walk down a few steps to enter. Order at the counter--the blackboard lists where the seafood comes from. We had the lobster bisque and lobster roll. Delicious roll with heaps of perfect lobster...More

Thank Dante81
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Before a job interview I was scouting out what may be fun places to eat before that nerve wracking experience. I settled on Luke's Lobster - a small step-down style casual eatery that features Lobster Roll sandwiches as its specialty - and other seafood dishes....More

Thank Jeffrey R
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Lobster roll was amazing, fresh, just the exact cooking time and tasty. Had also clam chowder and loved it. Staff is very nice and place is friendly. If I could I would go every day... but not from Philly :(((

Thank Ellen R
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Simple sandwich packed with so much favor. Fresh chilled Lobster, Special Sauce on a Toasted Butter Bun. Delicious!

Thank travelbugJNS
Reviewed 22 May 2018

They have great food. The menu is nice because not only do they have the best lobster rolls in philly they also do a crab roll and a shrimp roll.This place is a hidden gem. When you go you have to do the trio witch...More

Thank mcooper2322
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I had an excellent takeaway lobster roll from Luke's. The staff bent over backwards to make sure it was as I wanted, and though the roll disintegrated before I got home, the lobster was plentiful and tasted fabulous. Definitely recommended, and do not be put...More

Thank amaryllis65
Reviewed 19 April 2018

A little hole in the wall with a limited menu, but what they had was fantastic! Lobster, shrimp and crab sandwiches on fresh baked rolls and a buttery sauce. For the amount of shellfish they stuff into the roll, they were quite a good value....More

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I stopped here for a quick dinner Growing up with New England grandparents I was raised on lobster The lobster roll was full of lobster meat. No fillers and a perfect roll It is serve with a vinegar based coleslaw and chips...More

Thank ellen h
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Richard B
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Response from 345lex | Reviewed this property |
You have to park in the one of the nearby parking garages. It will be almost impossible to park on the street.
9 August 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5226
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-564-1415
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Luke's lobster is a Maine-style lobster shack featuring traceable, sustainable seafood. We are best known for our lobster rolls, friendly team and cozy shack atmosphere. Roll on in to try some of the best seafood Philly has to offer!
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