Salt River Lobster

Bringing the freshest seafood to the DC/Bethesda area for over 25 years

Salt River Lobster has been selling seafood in the Bethesda area since 1982 (that’s over 30 years!).  The man who founded Salt River Lobster, Mike McConnell, is a genuine lobsterman from Boothbay, Maine.  A friend of his working at the NIH suggested he bring lobsters down from Maine to sell to the Bethesda/NIH community.  Mike brought about a hundred pounds of fresh, live lobsters in his old pickup truck, and sold every single one within an hour.

It has been over a quarter of a century since then, and Salt River Lobster’s inventory now includes shrimp, fresh fish, various other shellfish, and smoked seafood.

You can find us selling fresh seafood year-round at most of our locations, and we also customize our schedule for special holidays to be sure your celebration is complete with the freshest seafood.

Check our Upcoming Specials for information on any special days, and see the Directions page for location details and directions to our each of our venues.

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