Lobster on Long Island: good bets

Long Islanders like their lobster, and have plenty Long Islanders like their lobster, and have plenty of spots that do it justice. One option is Jeff?s Seafood ... Chowder House at 18 Bayville Ave., Bayville, 516-628-0124. Photo Credit: Newsday File/Tony Jerome

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Homarus americanus ranks high among Long Islanders' favorites: steamed, boiled, broiled, grilled, stuffed, oreganata, fra diavolo, Newburg, Thermidor, in bisque, in rolls, in salad. Consider:

* The steamed lobster at A Lure

, 62300 Main Rd. (Route 25), Southold; 631-876-5300, alurenorthfork.com

* The lobster meatballs at J. Michaels Tuscan Steakhouse , 688 Fort Salonga Rd., Northport; 631-651-9411, jmichaels tuscansteakhouse.com

* The lobster bisque at

Stonewalls , 967 Reeves Ave., Riverhead; 631-506-0777, stonewalls-restaurant.com

* The steamed lobster at Jordan Lobster Farms, 1 Pettit Place, Island Park; 516-889-3314, jordanlobster farms.com

* The lobster roll at

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Clam Bar , 2025 Montauk Hwy., Amagansett; 631-267-6348, clambaronline.com

* The lobster roll at Left Coast Kitchen and Cocktails , 1810 Merrick Rd., Merrick; 516-868-5338. lckny.com

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* The spiced "millennium lobster" at Prime , 117 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-385-1515, restaurantprime.com

* The broiled lobster at Bryant & Cooper

, 2 Middle Neck Rd., Roslyn; 516-627-7270, bryantandcooper.com

* The butter-poached lobster tail at George Martin's Strip Steak, 60 River Rd., Great River; 631-650-6777, georgemartinsstripsteak.com

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