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2 lb Live Maine Lobster

  • Sustainably Sourced
  • Wild-Caught
  • Antibiotic-Free
  • Guaranteed to Arrive Alive
  • Weight Range: 2.0 to 2.4 lbs. per Lobster
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Product Description

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.

Where Your Lobster Comes From

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.

Serving Size

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.

Nutritional Benefits

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.

2 lb Live Maine Lobster


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. When you spend $100 or more, your order ships FREE.

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.

Storage & Thawing

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.

Cooking Live Lobster

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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  1. Verified Buyer


    Lobster is now our regular Thanksgiving dinner. I purchased 2 lb lobsters for the last two years in a row and will order again this year. Lobsters arrived alive and were very tasty

  2. Verified Buyer


    We ordered half a dozen of the 2# live lobster to celebrate a birthday. Ordering was so easy and the website has detailed directions for preparations. The lobsters arrived by 9 a.m. on a Saturday so no worries about a late dinner. They were definitely very alive! The lobster meat was delicious and we had a really fun dinner cracking the claws, & extracting tail meat.

  3. Great Family Night

    This has become a tradition every spring because we have 4 birthdays in March. The lobsters are always fresh and delicious. I hope demand this year doesn't stop our plans?

  4. Love it so

    The lobsters actually appear very fresh and look alive. In Tennessee this is a rare occurrence.

  5. Verified Buyer

    30th Anniversary

    My wife and I had booked a trip to Maine for our 30th wedding anniversary for fresh Lobster then Covid-19 and stay at home orders happened. Yep trip got canceled, last Friday I Googled “Live Maine Lobsters near me” your web Page came up first. So I got on and saw that the price wasn’t to bad actually really fare. I ordered a 2 pound lobster and a dozen oysters, first date available for delivery was today. It showed up live along with the oysters followed the directions on boiling the lobster, absolutely amazing dinner. We may not have been able to get to Maine but because of you, we brought a piece of Maine to Idaho. We will be doing this again, thank you for supplying us with such quality products

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What Our Customers Say

You get what you pay for folks

You get what you pay for folks! Tired of store bought nasty lobster, that smells and taste dead even though it is? I ordered ten of these tails for dinner and they were awesome! They were frozen but tasted pretty fresh, I'm excited to try the live ...

Diamond Cavazos Rivas


WOW! Truly awesome, fresh food and excellent shipping logistics!!! Everything was as advertised! Will buy from you again! Keep up the good work. Thanks!


Absolutely the best!!!

Absolutely the best!!!! The lobsters were fresh and delicious! The steamers were awesome and I would highly recommend to anyone that loves fresh seafood!!!!

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