The Mermaid Inn (address and info)
East Village, West Village, Upper West Side
While it's the only one that strays from the hot dog bun, you'll still be willing to make an exception for this brioche'd version that serves up the lobster salad goods with a hefty portion of Old Bay fries to help wash it all down.
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Andrew Zimmer is Thrillist’s NYC Editor, and if he doesn’t have a lobster roll at least once a month in the Summer, he gets sad. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram.