Hold the Mayo: Lobster Roll Review Recap

Our first season of Hold the Mayo has come to an end, and now we’re announcing the final results!

We stopped at 19 incredible local restaurants in Connecticut and Rhode Island, searching for the best Connecticut style lobster roll (HOT with BUTTER!). Take a look at how we scored each lobster roll below. 

#19 Ballard’s

Byron’s Score: 6.5

Nicole’s Score: 8.2

Average: 7.35

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#18 Lenny & Joe’s

Byron’s Score: 8.1

Nicole’s Score: 7.3

Average: 7.7

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#17 Chapter One

Byron’s Score: 7.9

Nicole’s Score: 8.4

Average: 8.15

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#16 Clam Castle

Byron’s Score: 8.2

Nicole’s Score: 8.7

Average: 8.45

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#15 Lenny’s

Byron’s Score: 8.3

Nicole’s Score: 8.8

Average: 8.55

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#14 The National

Byron’s Score: 8.5

Nicole’s Score: 8.9

Average: 8.65

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#13 Liv’s Shack

Byron’s Score: 8.4

Nicole’s Score: 9.1

Average: 8.75

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#12 Sunset Ribs  (Tie with #11)

Byron’s Score: 9.1

Nicole’s Score: 8.7

Average: 8.9

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#11 Westbrook Lobster (Tie with #12)

Byron’s Score: 9.2

Nicole’s Score: 8.6

Average: 8.9

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#10 Red36 (Tie with #9)

Byron’s Score: 8.8

Nicole’s Score: 9.1

Average: 8.95

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#9 Guilford Lobster Pound  (Tie with #10)

Byron’s Score: 9.0

Nicole’s Score: 8.9

Average: 8.95

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#8 Lobster Landing (Tie with #7 and #6)

Byron’s Score: 8.9

Nicole’s Score: 9.2

Average: 8.05

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#7 Shell & Bones (Tie with #8 and #6)

Byron’s Score: 9.1

Nicole’s Score: 9.0

Average: 9.05

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#6 Flander’s Fish Market (Tie with #8 and #7)

Byron’s Score: 8.9

Nicole’s Score: 9.2

Average: 9.05

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#5 Bill’s Seafood (Tie with #4)

Byron’s Score: 9.2

Nicole’s Score: 9.0

Average: 9.1

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#4 Ford’s Lobster Roll (Tie with #3)

Byron’s Score: 9.2

Nicole’s Score: 9.0

Average: 9.1

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#3 Captain Scott’s (Tie with #2)

Byron’s Score: 9.3

Guest Tom Garbati’s Score: 9.5

Average: 9.4

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#2 The Essex (Tie with #3)

Byron’s Score: 9.3

Nicole’s Score: 9.5

Average: 9.4

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#1 Lobster Shack

Byron’s Score: 9.4

Nicole’s Score: 9.6

Average: 9.5

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If there’s a place you want us to visit in Season 2 next summer, let us know!


Special Thank You to our show sponsors:

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