Newick’s Lobster House, Dover
This enormous waterfront establishment serves your choice of seafood—baked, broiled, steamed, stuffed, boiled, or fried—plus excellent lobster stew. On the side: lovely views of Great Bay; 800/533-9027 or newicks.com.
Markey’s Lobster Pool, Seabrook
Start with the buttery, milky chowder, and then proceed to the fresh steamed mussels or the overstuffed lobster roll. Readers recommend dining outdoors by the creek; 603/474- 2851 or markeyslobsterpool.com.
Petey’s Summertime Seafood and Bar, Rye
Despite the “summer” part of the name, Petey’s now offers its lobster rolls, sea scallops, and fried clams year-round; 603/433-1937 or peteys.com.