1.5 lb. Lobster

McLoons Lobster Shack ships nationwide with Goldbelly—order their legendary Maine lobster dinners, buttery lobster rolls, chowders & more right to your door. When Yankee Magazine sent their editor up the Maine coast in early 2017 to sample dozens of lobster rolls and crown one champion, she chose McLoons Lobster Shack for their fresh lobsters and perfect rolls. These 1.5 lb. lobsters are the typical “restaurant” size lobster. It looks great on a plate, comfortably satisfies all appetites, and cooks quickly.

McLoons is a family-owned lobster shack located on a working lobster wharf in South Thomaston on Maine’s off-the-beaten-path Spruce Head Island. McLoon’s was named the best lobster roll in all of Maine! This sweet, fresh, and meaty lobster is plucked fresh from local waters, and it’s served in a signature half-and-half lobster roll (half butter, half mayo). It’s as authentic Maine as it gets!

More Details

  • Choose between a New Shell or Hard Shell Lobster (New Shell is seasonal)
  • Choose between Live or Cooked
  • Add local Casco Bay Artisan Sea Salt Butter
  • Each lobster serves 1 person
  • Includes bibs, picks, wet napkins, and lobster cooking and cracking instructions!
  • The Difference between New Shell and Hard Shell:
    Hard shells are lobsters that have reached their growing capacity. They are typically packed to the brim with meat that is firm and dense in texture.
    New shells have a softer shell and hold extra water weight. The meat is typically more tender and sweeter in flavor, but you may want to try to order a slightly larger soft shell lobster!

Instructions / Storage

  • Lobsters are caught on the day and packed in custom McLoons boxes with gel ice that will keep your seafood cold and fresh
  • Cooked lobsters are meant to be prepared and served the day received, however they can stay in the refrigerator overnight
  • Shelf life of lobster meat is up to a week if stored properly, kept in the fridge in a container of ice.
Download Storage and Prep Instructions

Shipping Details

  • McLoons Lobster Shack ships Monday-Friday of each week
  • Orders cannot be shipped to P.O. Boxes
  • Orders shipped to Alaska and Hawaii via 2-day will incur an additional $20 charge or $35 for Overnight Shipping. Sorry guys!
  • For guaranteed delivery to Hawaii, order cooked lobsters. Live lobster orders may be denied entry into Hawaii.
  • Have more questions about Shipping? Read our Shipping FAQ page.

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Just wanted to let you know that McLoon’s delivered, and our kids were very, very happy. They said the lobster rolls were delicious with plenty of lobster meat and the blueberry bread pudding added by McLoon’s was fabulous.
Naomi S. - Dover, MA
The lobster from McLoon's was incredibly fresh and lively when it arrived. A rare experience in the high desert of New Mexico! Fabulous!
Althea D. - Chamisal, NM
Our daughter sent us a lovely gift of lobsters for our anniversary. Wanted to let you know how great they were. They were really cold, survive the trip to Utah! We enjoyed them for two more days. Good packaging and appreciated the cooking instructions! 
Gerda M. - Logan, UT
We had visited McLoon 's Lobster Shack, and wanted to treat our family for a special event. We ordered 10 lobster rolls. Even getting the package was cool. It's packed with everything you need, instructions, all the touches, and somehow the meat is the absolute best! I know it's fresh, maybe it's the way it's picked and packed. Perfect, thank you McLoons! We had no problems. Overall experience, super!
Heidi B. - Augusta, ME
All I can say is WOW the McLoons complete lobster dinner was beyond fabulous. I purchased it for my sister's birthday and she was blown away by the high quality lobster meat, beautiful blueberry pudding, lobster stew, and all the fixings including real Maine butter for the lobster rolls. Packaging was fantastic. She lives in California and her beautiful lobster dinner arrived in perfect shape. THANK YOU for offering such a great product.
Nina M. - Arroyo Grande, CA
My dad is 87 years old and he has had many, many lobster rolls in his life. He was born a half a mile from the ocean in Swampscott MA, and visted all of the famous shacks, and restaurants, all over New England, Florida and England and Africa in the Korean War. When he received his present he called me that night and said he has never had a more fresh delicious lobster roll in his entire life and he wasn’t saying it just to be polite, I promise you that my dad does not do that! He didn’t believe me but now he does!My father is very hard to please when it comes to food, and that’s putting it mildly, he adored the lobster rolls! He was impressed by the packaging and how everything was so carefully done. Thank you.
Barbara M. - Saugus, MA
The lobster meat was fantastic!!!!! Everything was right there for me to make my lobster roll and it was delicious.
Ellie G. - Danvers, MA
 Perfectly packed and still cold when I picked it up later. Very fresh, great quality!
Rose A. - Broomall, PA
Lobster Rolls were fantastic. Packed full of tail and claw meat. Whoopie pies were good too. Nice dessert and not too sweet.
Mary K. - Manitowoc, WI
Fresh, well packed, DELICIOUS!!!
Kristi T. - McKinney, TX
Arrived as stated. Great service! The lobster was excellent!
Guy M. - Boynton Beach, FL
Best lobster ever. Very fresh and tasty, The blueberry bread pudding was one of the best desserts I've ever eaten. OUTSTANDING!
Edward H. - Chester, MA
I liked everything about it. Food was fresh, delicious and I loved being able to eat the rolls I can't get in the South. Everything about it was amazing, the stew I ordered and the lobster rolls.
Renee P. - Corpus Christi, TX
The food was very delicious. And the packaging was awesome. Also, as promised, the delivery was quick. Thank you so much.
Dorothy K. - Philadelphia, PA
This was perfection. Great lobster, and we couldn’t even get to it for 3 days, and yet it tasted so great! Birthday boy especially loved all the little details like the cardboard holders & wet naps... gave it all such authenticity!
Amy J. - Birmingham, AL
Outstanding as always FRESH FRESH FRESH
Rick S. - Plattsmouth, NE
Unbelievable quality. Everything arrived as expected. An amazing experience
Melanie L. - Mobile, AL
Fresh, easy to follow directions and included everything you need!
Cara R. - Bexley, OH
My order of McLoons’ Lobster Roll kit was super easy! It arrived exactly as promised and the portions were generous! It was the perfect Christmas gift for my mother-in-law!
Rita B. - Dix Hills, NY
I ordered a kit for 8 lobster rolls. It was PERFECT! My order arrived exactly on the date requested, and the food was delicious.
Beth D. - Lynn Haven, FL
On time delivery, as promised. Perfectly packaged. I ordered the lobster rolls as an early Christmas treat for my daughter and I. We couldn't have been happier with the result. The lobster meat was sweet and fresh and took me right back to my many summers in Maine. Loved having the traditional East Coast bun and the salted butter! We are still talking, thinking, dreaming about them and will have to order again soon. Thanks to you all, lobstermen, preparers, packers and shippers! Still feeling happy just thinking about it!
sylvia M. - Castro Valley, CA
It was so good! Very fresh. Best clam dip and lobster roll I have ever had.
kathy c. - Pinehurst, ID
Shipment was prompt and delivered at 11am the next day. More than enough lobster for sure! Good price for what you get.
Ryan M. - Long Beach, CA
We have been to McLoons Lobster Shack on vacation and my son loved it. I purchased from McLoons via Goldbelly as a gift. He loved the lobster rolls. They were just as good as when we were in Maine.
Terry O. - Reynoldsburg, OH
This was a gift for my parents and they said it was all delicious and arrived in perfect condition.
Grandma E. - Sugar Land, TX
It arrived when expected and was very fresh. The lobster rolls included everything necessary to complete the meal, from lobster meat to rolls, mayo, buns, and wet naps. It was great!
Elizabeth H. - Fairfax, VA
These lobster rolls arrive with everything you need to complete your meal. It even includes other recipe suggestions. The lobster was very fresh and tasted like heaven. I will definitely be ordering this again.
Leigh S. - Marietta, GA
Everything arrived at its destination on time and was well-packaged. As always, the quality of lobster meat in the Lobster Roll Kit from McLoons was outstanding, and there was even enough lobster to make a small lobster stew to go along with the lobster rolls! We have ordered this gift for out-of-town relatives for the past several years, and they are always delighted.
Susan L. - Nicholasville, KY
Very pleasantly surprised by the amount of lobster. Received as a gift.
Janice F. - Cocoa Beach, FL
We vacation in Maine every summer and eat at McLoons at least 3 times during our trip. We absolutely love it there, so ordering through Goldbelly was such a treat. Our lobster rolls were beautifully and securely packaged. The food was absolutely delicious and there was an abundant amount of lobster meat. We would definitely order through Goldbelly again.
Pamela L. - Honeoye Falls, NY
Delivered in a timely manor and the lobsters were delicious! Well packaged with all we needed to make a perfect NYE dinner.
Erin K. - Corona del Mar, CA
Packaging was great and lobster was fabulous!
Karen D. - Maurertown, VA
Great surprise. Product was excellent, lobster meat packed the day before we received it Total package, including cardboard roll handlers and sea salt butter. Very tasty. Chowder tomorrow.
Whitfield P. - Concord, MA
It was incredible. I sent it as a gift to my dad for his birthday and he loved it. Thank you!
John P. - Ormond Beach, FL
I loved the added bibs, forks, napkins...etc....very nice touch!
Don M. - Logan, UT
Bought for my father’s birthday, and he loved the lobster and crabmeat. I have ordered from Goldbelly before, and always great service!
Paul M. - Newburyport, MA
Well packaged, fresh, divine. Plenty of lobster meat for 3 and leftover lobster rolls the next day. Better than expected!
julieta c. - Cumming, GA
The lobster rolls were outstanding and packaged perfectly! What an amazing and fun adventure without the travel! Will definitely do this again!
Cannon M. - Cloutierville, LA
The lobster was fresh and cooked perfectly. The packaging was fantastic for keeping perishable at a constant temp and the directions were very clear.
christine d. - Grimes, IA
It was fast, lobsters were fresh and still alive lol! Made my moms day! I can’t thank y’all enough! I will definitely be using y’all again!
Tammy F. - Ville Platte, LA
Fast and delicious
Kimberly M. - Roanoke, VA
This was a Valentine's gift for my husband. I ordered early in case their were any weather issues that could slow the delivery. The food arrived in a timely manner. The lobster, shrimp, and other ingredients were very fresh. He was very surprised and impressed. I will be ordering more from McLoon's Lobster Shack and Goldbelly.
Todd F. - Crossett, AR
Food was perfect. So good. Highly recommend.
Jonathan F. - Hillsville, VA
The most delicious lobster rolls ever! The amount of lobster was very generous!! Had planned to give one away but they were so delicious I was selfish and kept it for the next day!!! Will definitely order again.
Jane H. - Greenville, SC
Shipped quickly and the lobster was delicious!
Linda T. - Pittsburgh, PA
Delivered on time at requested day. Product (Mcloon’s Lobter rolls) was DELICIOUS!
Jack M. - Liberty Lake, WA
The Lobster was delicious and the buns was easy to toast and they were very good tasting.
Linda H. - Aurora, CO
delivered lobster to my 81-year-old mother in a small town deep in the colorado mountains during a snow storm! I mean...
PatVicki L. - Buffalo Creek, CO
All went well. The lobster meat was absolutely delicious and the blueberry bread pudding was amazing. This will become our new Valentine Day tradition!
francesca B. - Scarsdale, NY
The package from McLoons arrived exactly when they said it would. The lobster was really packed in there (we had enough for 2 meals). The bisque was fabulous and the lobster rolls perfection. The blueberry bread pudding was incredibly rich and yummy.
Elizabeth G. - Canton, GA
McLoon’s lobster rolls were fantastic! What a treat for relocated New Englanders. Fresh and sweet, delivered on time to Oregon with the ice packs still frozen. Amazing!
Cheryl N. - Oregon City, OR
What an amazing meal! My lobster roll kit for two arrived in time for lunch at work. It didn’t look like it would be enough but boy was I glad to be wrong! The lobster tasted so fresh, soft and sweet. It was packaged well and included detailed instructions for assembly. FedEx notification to track the shipment was also very helpful.
Grace D. - New York, NY
My son and his family enjoyed his birthday surprise and said they personally will be ordering from you in the near future
Michael G. - Franklin, TN
Lobster was wonderful! Shipping was fast, packaged perfectly.
Nina M. - Shrewsbury, PA
The Lobster roll was good but I expected the chips and corn to go with it....
Richard C. - Crofton, MD
Easy ordering, fast delivery, fabulous lobster rolls!!!! A+++++
Kelly P. - Great Falls, MT
So sweet and tender! The butter was so good . I’m a May girl so I used it to grill the buns and on sweet corn on the cob! YUM!
Colette C. - Highlands, NC
the portions and food were absolutely amazing. The bread pudding will be something that our family will be talking about for years to come. It will be an annual tradition.
Evelyne P. - Walnut Creek, CA
The food was GREAT! We really enjoyed it. It was a birthday present for my wife who loves lobster rolls.
James S. - Milton, DE
I had this sent to my mother, 93 youngster, who grew up in New England. She absolutely LOVED this amazing treat. I plan to order again!
Joan M. - Santa Cruz, CA
Everything arrived swiftly and in good stead. Delicious!!!! We feel as though we are really treating ourselves to great foods.
Bettyarlene R. - Gardnerville, NV
Everything about this order went perfectly. Ordering was simple, tracking was accurate and delivery was within 13 minutes of ETA! Then, of course, the food arrived in excellent condition and made for a perfect special dinner.
Holly S. - Sugar Land, TX
Arrived in perfect condition with next day delivery. All items as described on the website were included. The lobster was amazing as well the lobster rolls. The directions were easy to follow. Too yummy !
Marci S. - Big Bear City, CA
Delivery was very well packed and arrived as scheduled. Lobster was exquisite. Very fresh and delicious!!
joanne r. - Longboat Key, FL
Order received on schedule. My son and finance loved the lobster rolls and I especially liked the fact I could order the gluten free option (buns) for her!
Jessica R. - Stamford, CT
Quality, on time delivery on short notice. Second order from these people !! Best Lobster ever
Peter R. - Mount Pleasant, SC
I was so happy with your delivery and customer service reps were very kind and helpful .Because of the pandemic I haven’t seen my son in 16 months and wanted a very special Birthday gift. He said it was the best gift ever w fresh lobster and the sea salt brownies which was more like fudge. We were able to zoom and share stories of vacations on Cape Cod
Michael D. - Lakewood, CO
Arrived in great shape with all kinds of extra goodies. Was able to double the amount of rolls with the lobster meat provided. Serious BANG for the buck. Thank you Goldbelly and McLoons!
George A. - Manitou Springs, CO
The big pieces of lobster & the fresh rolls were wonderful. It was well packed & cold when we got it. I’m a germaphobe, so was definitely concerned about the freshness & temperature. Thank you so much for making it such a perfect & special occasion.
Andrea B. - Monticello, FL
Everything went well the recipients of my gift loved it I was extremely happy it came right before dinner time!!!
Guillermo L. - Ontario, CA
Delivered on time. Packed nicely. The lobster was 1 of the best we have ever had! Easy to put together.
Helen C. - Mastic, NY
I sent it to my mother in her assisted living facility and she loved it. Delicious food and plenty to share with her two friends!
Bonnie C. - Louisville, KY
Ordering was super easy and arrived on ice on the expected delivery date. My dad was very delighted and said the food was absolutely delicious! At 84 years and no longer mobile the way he once was, its nice to send a birthday meal he and his partner can enjoy without much prep, although she is an excellent cook! Will absolutely be using this service again!!
Ken S. - Bethel, CT
Everything! It was a wonderful experience with a wonderful product we all enjoyed. It shipped and arrived exactly on time. I'll be talking about this experience for years.
Nicholas D. - Fresno, CA
The food itself was amazing, and I was very impressed with the packaging... it kept the lobster very cold so we weren't worried at all. overall a tremendously enjoyable feast!
meridyth g. - Dallas, TX
Everything was wonderful!! This was a gift from me in Maine to my Mother in North Carolina and she loved it and said it was delicious.. So grateful to have had Maine delivered to her, made for a great Mother's Day, thank you so much!!
Carlene Z. - Vanceboro, NC
Loved that I was able to search by REGION-- my friends were not able to make their trip to Maine, so I was able to search and find a gift that let them enjoy a bit of their lost trip.
Joe D. - New York, NY
The meal was intended for my wife's birthday, so it was important for it to arrive on time and in good shape. I couldn't be more pleased! It arrived exactly the time promised, exactly as ordered, and packed perfectly. The meal was not only intact, but still ice cold on a very hot day. You certainly know your business!
Robert Q. - Shelton, CT
I loved the lobster bake and how the package came with all the items I need to prepare the dinner (including lobster bibs and metal lobster crackers). I loved that it came with instructions and information about the business. It was a surprise for my husbands birthday. He and his friends loved the whole experience! Food was delicious.
Jennifer O. - Coplay, PA
Order was received on time, packaging was professional, and most importantly, the food was fantastic. Exceeded my expectations.
Meagan C. - Dana Point, CA
Everything order was delivered on time. Exactly right. And was fresh and well packaged
Rebecca A. - Sidney, OH
Well packaged and shipped. We had the chowder (excellent) the first night....went to bed full. Lobster Rolls night two and bread pudding an....went to bed full. We were very pleased with McLoons' offering!
Peter H. - High Point, NC
OMG, was trying to leave a review on the Mcloon’s site. So good! Honestly for a sandwich in which you grill the bread and add a bit of mayo and lobster it was surprisingly light. And do even get me started on the freshness of the lobster. The clam chowdah and the blueberry bread pudding was also amazingly tasty. Makes me want to quit my corporate job and move to Maine😍
Tracy J. - Davis, CA
Everything my friend received everything and great order on time beautifully packaged and easy to follow instructions we had a great birthday supper and celebration via the Internet
MARIE B. - Jacksonville, FL
Absolutely everything from the moment I ordered I was able to track delivery the product arrived safely beautifully packaged the food we had last night was absolutely delicious it really was a great way to celebrate a friends birthday via long distance
MARIE B. - Jacksonville, FL
This is truly amazing that we can get a fantastic Lobster Roll dinner with a delicious blueberry dessert and clam chowder delivered across the country from Maine to California and show up in time for dinner. I tracked it all day, as I promised my son and his wife a delicious surprise. I didn't think it would make it in time as Fed Ex stopped in Indiana at mid day..so I called my son and his wife to let them know that it might not make it in time for dinner.. As dinner time approached, I was totally surprised when Fed Ex delivered the package to my house st 6:30 pm, and I drove the package to them in time for dinner.They said everything was delicious!
Janet D. - Sunland, CA
My friend said it was the best meal they had all year. They live in Maryland and have great seafood but they love the lobster rolls chowder and blueberry Bread! Every speck! Thank you so much for making their day!
MaryBeth O. - Columbia, MD
Everything. It made them so happy. They have had serious health issues in their home and In their extended Family. Our gift to them was so meaningful. You were prompt in delivery!
Minona L. - Carthage, TX
I will definitely refer Goldbelly to friends and family. I placed a lobster dinner from McCloons to surprise my husband for his birthday. The order came exactly when I requested, and was impeccably packed, fresh and had exact easy preparation instructions. The quality was fabulous. I couldn’t have been more impressed!
Patricia H. - Palm Coast, FL
Everything was soooooo delicious and fresh! NEVER had a Main Lobster Roll nor Maine Wild Blueberry pudding. Nothing better, ever in my experience. Easy order, on time delivery, the flavors were exceptionally good! We'll come back for more McLoon's! and more! thank you!
Rebecca V. - Greensboro, NC
Order sent on time! Exactly what I ordered and Absolutely Delicious!!! Born in New England and this was in the top 3 lobster experiences I’ve had in my life!!
Mark R. - Nantucket, MA