It's a summertime tradition, and here's where to get one before the summer runs out.

To compliment our "Who Serves The Best Lobster Roll In Eastern Maine" poll, we sent our food critic Annie Lee out on the road with a bag full of cash and a hunger for crustacean in a roll.

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Annie is always excited when it's time to go for ride, especially when there's a good chance that she'll get to stop at one of her favorite restaurants or take-outs for a delicious sweet-tasting Maine lobster roll.

Recently, Annie stopped by six locations here in eastern Maine that you may or may not be aware of, and here's her reviews.

Annie Lee's Delcious Reviews Of Six Eastern Maine Lobster Rolls

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The Best Restaurants in Downeast Maine for Lobster

So when your hungry out-of-state relatives or friends come to our great state, where do you take them for a mouth-watering lobster dinner?

The answer to that often asked question will be top of mind for a lot of Mainers this season, as thousands of tourists, relatives, and friends drive hundreds if not thousands of miles to take in the sights and eat what our state is most famous for, lobster.

Whether it's a lobster salad, in a hot dog roll, a broiled tail, thrown into a pot of boiling sea water, or god forbid, made into a lobster poutine, people near and far crave it, and as soon as they make it into this neck of the woods it'll be what they have for dinner that night.

While each of us already have a few favorite snack bars, take-outs, and restaurants in mind, it would be wrong of this author to pass along those personal suggestions. So, we're going to rely on the reviews of TripAdvisor to point our visitors in the right directions. We've focused on the Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island area, and here is what we found as we count our way up to the #1 most recommended place for lobster Downeast.