Summer seems to be the perfect time to enjoy lobster, with peak lobster season coming to Maine July. Every steakhouse seems to serve a surf-and-turf option of lobster and steak, but Las Vegas offers a few places with less conventional takes on lobster. Here find a variety of choices, including a lobster tail or lobster roll, as well as dishes from Mexico, Italy or Vietnam that use it. Ever tried a lobster quesadilla, lobster pho, lobster ravioli, or a lobster grilled cheese? Here’s your opportunity. Check out this list of nine places to find great versions of lobster dishes, listed from north to south.Read More
Get Creative With These Novelty Lobster Dishes in Las Vegas
Nine ways to eat this summer favorite
1. District One Kitchen & Bar
The lobster pho at District One Kitchen & Bar in Chinatown is one of the specialty menu items here. This rice noodle soup comes with a full Maine lobster.
2. Luke's Lobster
Take a break from shopping at Fashion Show at Luke’s Lobster on the front patio of the mall. Customers go for Luke’s famous Maine lobster roll with a quarter pound of chilled wild-caught lobster in a split top bun with melted lemon butter, house seasoning and mayonnaise. Order a side of creamy New England clam chowder to complete your meal.
3. Lagasse's Stadium
Emeril Lagasse’s sports bar Lagasse’s Stadium at the Palazzo offers a lobster grilled cheese with thick layers of sautéed lobster, fontina and Bousin cheese piled on crispy Texas toast.
4. Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
The dinner menu at Joe’s Seafood at the Forum Shops in at Caesars features a jumbo poached lobster tail, served with drawn butter, perfect for those who want to eat lobster without all the fuss, simply by itself.
Giada De Laurentiis makes her lobster ravioli with lobster, a lemon butter emulsion, heirloom tomatoes, candied citrus and tarragon at her namesake restaurant at The Cromwell.
6. Michael Mina
Located inside of the Bellagio, Michael Mina features the beloved lobster pot pie, a combination of thick lobster pieces, baby vegetables and truffle-lobster cream on top of a flaky pie crust.
7. Lobster Me
The menu at Lobster Me in the Grand Canal Shoppes may be “lobster centric,” but it also includes crab, shrimp and even a chicken option. Try the crowd favorite a lobsicle, a deep-fried lobster tail on a stick and served with melted butter.
8. Mastro's Ocean Club
No matter what you order here, make sure you order the side dish of lobster mashed potatoes. Large pieces of lobster, including whole claws, are mixed with a considerable portion of buttery mashed potatoes at Mastro’s at the Shops at Crystals.
Visit Herringbone in Aria during lunchtime to try the rich lobster roll, large chunks of butter poached Maine lobster with lemon and herbs, layered on a homemade brioche roll.