Connecticut Restaurants

Most decadent lobstah roll evah – Ford’s Lobster Bomb in Connecticut

All along the New England coast, lobster rolls are a staple food. I’ve eaten many delicious ones there (and some mediocre or not so great) — but NOTHING has ever compared to the sublime lobster creation that is the Lobster Bomb, at Ford’s Lobster in Groton, Connecticut.

They take a hot buttered sourdough bowl, pour in lobster bisque, put in a half-pound of fresh lobster, then top it off with more bisque. It’s pretty incredible!

It started as a simple hot dog cart years ago, evolving into a full seafood restaurant in a relaxing seaside setting, with outdoor seating. Get prepared for spring and summer and go to Ford’s to experience your lobster fix!

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Shelley Seale

Shelley Seale is a freelance journalist and author in Austin who has written for National Geographic, USA Today, EAT Magazine, TravelFinder, The Guardian and Texas Monthly, among others. She loves food, travel, yoga, indie movies, wine, and books, though not necessarily in that order. Shelley has performed a catch on the flying trapeze, boarded down a live volcano and was once robbed by a monkey in Nepal. But, she doesn’t know how to whistle.

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