Finding the best lobster roll as you drive up the coast of Maine just got easier. At the 5th annual Tasting Table’s Lobster Rumble 2014 event in New York, a team of editors and 2,000 guests sampled lobster rolls from 23 competitors from around the country and declared Robert’s Maine Grill in Kittery the winner of its “Editor’s Choice Award.” Robert’s serves up a buttery hot dog roll filled with fresh tail, knuckle, and claw meat from Maine lobsters, mixed with a bit of mayonnaise, secret seasoning, and a squeeze of lemon. The sibling restaurant to nearby Bob’s Clam Hut, Robert’s is open year round to satisfy all your lobster cravings, while also offering an updated spin on classic seafood dishes. Regular lobster roll $23, jumbo $28.
ROBERT’S MAINE GRILL 326 Route 1, Kittery. 207-439-0300, www.robertsmainegrill.com
Clarification: Prices changed after posting the story. Regular lobster roll $23, jumbo $28.