2 lb Live Maine Lobster
- Sustainably Sourced
- Guaranteed to Arrive Alive
- Weight Range: 2.0 to 2.4 lbs. per Lobster
- Buy 4 for $63.99 each and save 4%
- Buy 8 for $56.99 each and save 15%
Bring Fine Maine Dining Home With 2 lb. Live Lobsters
Let Maine Lobster Now give your dinner routine a little shot in the arm. Although “little” isn’t exactly right when we’re talking about our 2 lb. live lobsters shipped overnight directly to your front door. Bring this classic New England delicacy home to add some much-needed excitement to your boring dinner routine, or as a romantic dinner surprise for your partner. Lobsters are easy to cook on their own by following our cooking directions, or you can extract the meat to use in classic dishes like lobster BLTAs or lobster ravioli, two easy meals to make right at home.
Sustainably Harvested Lobster
Our live lobsters are wild-caught using the latest sustainable sourcing methods that help ensure the long-term population of this coastal favorite and support thousands of independently owned businesses in Maine. All our 1 lb. live lobsters are healthy, harvested fresh in the Gulf of Maine, and free of antibiotics. You can feel confident that you’re eating great-tasting lobster that’s sourced responsibly.
Unmatched Quality and Freshness
We always handle our 2 lb. lobsters humanely and responsibly. We purchase our lobsters directly from local wharfs along the coast and immediately transport them to our storage facility. We keep our lobsters in a saltwater tank that is maintained at a temperature that promotes their health and enables them to thrive until the day they arrive at your home.
We source our live lobsters directly from independently owned wharfs, some just a few miles from our headquarters here in Maine and others all along the North Atlantic coast. Each day the docks trace their landings to the lobstermen and women who catch them, and we trace our lobsters to each dock where they landed.
What’s the Serving Size of 2 lb. Live Lobster?
One question customers almost always ask about ordering lobsters online is: “How much meat will I get from my live lobster?” Generally speaking, a 1 lb. hardshell lobster is expected to yield about 3.2 oz. of lobster meat. With the standard serving size of lobster meat being 3.5 oz, your 2 lb. live Maine lobster will be plenty to fill 1 hungry person and ideal to split between 2 people.
For your lobster feast, might we recommend starting with an appetizer of mouth-watering crab cakes or clam cakes? As a side dish to serve with your cooked lobster, add traditional corn on the cob or Susan’s Seafood Stuffing. Of course, no New England meal would be complete without a classic Maine-iac Chocolate Whoopie Pie or Maine Blueberry Pie.
If you think a 2 lb. live lobster might be too much food, or simply won’t be enough, shop our huge live lobster selection to order a different size.
Are Lobsters the Next Superfood?
Lobsters offer a wide range of beneficial health qualities similar to other popular “superfoods.” Lobster (similar to other seafood we sell) is an excellent source of protein, offering 19 grams of protein per 3.5 oz. serving.
Lobster also contains a healthy dose of vitamins B3, B6, and B12, which help support metabolism and cognitive function. Lobster is an excellent source of the antioxidant selenium, which prevents cellular damage, and lobster is also high in zinc to boost immunity. And like salmon, lobster contains omega-3 fatty acids that help lower inflammation and can reduce the risk of heart disease.
Schedule Overnight Deliveries and Earn FREE Shipping
Maine Lobster Now safely and securely ships your live lobster(s) overnight right to your door. We offer the best price on shipping live lobsters and other seafood products.
You can also schedule your seafood delivery ahead of time. At checkout, you can choose the day you want your food delivered to ensure you have the freshest possible seafood at your door on the day you need it. It is highly recommended to plan your live lobster seafood delivery for the same day you will cook your lobster(s). We cannot guarantee the overnight survival of your live lobster(s) after they are delivered.
Simple Instructions for Storing Live Lobster
We’ll help keep your live lobster at the highest quality possible.
- Handle live lobsters with care. Live lobsters are best cooked the day they arrive. We cannot guarantee overnight survival after delivery.
- Refrigerate the entire box. If the box doesn’t fit, carefully remove lobster(s) and wrap them with the seaweed included in your shipment in damp paper. Do NOT store in an air-tight container.
- Do NOT put lobsters on ice or in freshwater. Any of these will kill your lobster(s).
Warning: Closing claws and tails can cause bodily harm. If lobsters arrive without bands, please exercise extreme caution when handling.
How to Cook Live Maine Lobster
If you’ve never purchased or cooked live lobster before and are unsure what to do, you’re in good hands. We’ll help you cook your lobster to perfection and easily crack into those shells.
- Learn how to cook live lobster at home like the pros. Read our lobster cooking instructions online, or use the pamphlet insert included with your order to boil, steam, bake, or grill your live lobster.
- Make sure to have the proper equipment on hand when cooking live lobster. Add lobster crackers, seafood shears, seafood picks, and butter warmers to your order.
Health Advisory: Consuming raw or undercooked shellfish may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions. If you’re not sure how to prepare lobster, please review our cooking directions.
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What Our Customers Say
We sent this to family in the Midwest
We sent this to family in the Midwest It was a big hit!! Delivery was as planned and seafood was amazing as reported
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Fresh and quick
I bought a gift certificate for lobster…Bought for a charity auction
I bought a gift certificate for lobster and donated for an auction. My friend bought it and we got to help eat it! We tried steaming it but we didn't steam it long enough and needed a little more time. I will boil next time! We have used this company...