Get Your Lobster To Go and Dine in the Seacoasts Top Spots

lobster to go

Lobster is delicious. It’s hard to find someone who will deny that. But preparing and cooking the lobster is a whole different story. While most New Englanders don’t mind donning their lobster bib and digging in with their claw crackers and meat picks ready to go, preparing the messy meal isn’t for everyone. If you want to cook lobster at home, that means buying live lobsters and boiling them in the largest pot you can find, making sure you have all the right lobster eating tools, and have a tablecloth and extra napkins ready to go and don’t forget some extra large bowls for all the shells.

If that sounds like a lot of work, you could just come down to Weathervane, for a classic New England lobster roll, made with large chunks of succulent Maine lobster meat, mayonnaise and celery all served in a toasted New England style hot dog roll.
And if you come in on a Thursday, treat yourself to a double stuffed lobster roll! All of our lobster rolls come with French fries, made from locally grown Maine potatoes, cole slaw and a pickle.

Lobster to Go

The short lived New England summer months offer warm days and cool nights, beautiful beaches, warm ocean breezes, luscious landscapes and lots of lobster. So why would you want to stay inside?! Grab your lobstah and take it outdoors! At Weathervane we will provide the lobster rolls and all you have to do is find the perfect outdoor spot to enjoy them. . If you are visiting the Seacoast area, here are some ideas for lobster lovers who prefer to enjoy their lobster in the great wide open:

Watch the Waves

What could be better than smelling the salt air while digging your feet into the soft warm sand and feasting on a fresh New England lobster roll? It’s truly hard to think of a better New England summer or fall experience. With so many sandy beaches right in our backyard the choices are many. If you are visiting the area and aren’t familiar with all the local sandy spots here is a list to help you out:

Maine
Long Sands Beach – York, ME
York Harbor Beach – York, ME
Ogunquit Beach – Ogunquit, ME

New Hampshire
Jenness State Beach – Rye, NH
Wallis Sands Beach – Rye, NH
Hampton Beach State Park – Hampton, NH
North Beach – Hampton, NH
North Hampton State Beach – North Hampton, NH

Picnic in the Park

Besides numerous beaches, the Seacoast is known for its outdoorsy feel, with many parks, trails and conservation lands. On cooler days, when the ocean breeze may be too much or if you prefer to avoid the possibility of sand interfering with your delicious meal, consider visiting one of the many parks or walking trails in Maine or New Hampshire, where you can enjoy your lobster while listening to the wind rustle the trees and then head off on a scenic stroll along the coast or through the forest. Most local parks have picnic spaces or tables and are great not just for adults but children and canines alike.

Here are some of our favorite green spaces on the Seacoast:

Maine
Fort Foster – Kittery, ME
Fort McClary State Park – Kittery Point, ME
Steedman Woods – York, ME
Cliff Path – York, ME
Mt. Agamenticus Conservation Region – York, ME
Marginal Way Foot Path – Ogunquit, ME

New Hampshire
Prescott Park – Portsmouth, NH
Urban Forestry Center – Portsmouth, NH
Odiorne Point State Park – Rye, NH
Rye Harbor State Park – Rye, NH

Enjoy Outdoor Entertainment

One of the many benefits of living on the seacoast and one of the many reasons families and singles love to visit Portsmouth in the summer is for the free concerts and plays held each week in Prescott Park. Grab your lobster meal from the Weathervane, head over to Prescott Park and lay down your blanket along the banks of the Piscataqua for a night of entertainment in what is sure to be the perfect end to a summer’s day.

Plan a Party

Warm afternoons and longer days bring out the best in everyone, making summer and fall the perfect times of year to throw an outdoor party! Be it a neighborhood party, a corporate work event or a bash for family and friends, you will be the talk of the town when you bring out the lobster rolls. And what’s more, you’ll actually get to enjoy the party knowing all the food has been taken care of. At Weathervane we have special group and party packages designed specifically for your individual event needs.

These are just some of the many ways to enjoy New England’s favorite crustacean in the great out of doors while taking in the beauty and serenity of the Seacoast. Next time you are in town be sure to stop by for some savory seafood takeout at any of our 6 Weathervane Seafood Restaurants.

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