Take advantage of that monthly lobster sale and start making restaurant-quality lobster appetizers that are simply mouthwatering.

And don’t worry if you are a beginner cook or haven’t cooked with lobster that often. I promise none of these appetizing starters are difficult to make.

From delightful dips to cheesy bites and lobster tartlets, these entrées all have one thing in common: soft, sweet, and tender lobster meat that will impress any seafood lover and bring a smile to your dinner guests.

1. Lobster Roll Bruschetta

This classic bruschetta gets a fancy makeover with this super easy lobster appetizer. Chopped tomatoes, shallots, fresh herbs, and seasoning flavor delicious chunks of lobster meat on top of toasted slices of French bread with a light coat of mayo—so simple yet so good!

2. Lobster Delight Dip

With a few simple ingredients and very little effort, this lobster dip bakes in about 20 minutes. All you need is your favorite crackers or chips to dip into that bubbly, cheesy goodness. It’s also budget-friendly and a crowd-pleaser.

3. Mini Lobster Rolls

Toss lobster meat with celery, scallions, and chives, season, and fold in a homemade dressing to stuff into brioche rolls. It’s the perfect party sandwich for picnics or summer gatherings.

4. Lobster Mac And Cheese Bites

Mac and cheese elevates cooked lobster and takes it to the next level. It’s super easy to make, and everyone will love this cheesy single-bite appetizer.

5. Lobster Lollipops

Who thought lobster could turn into pub-style finger food? These beer-battered seafood lollipops are crispy, crunchy, and loaded with tons of flavor. Serve with a drizzle of spicy aioli or tartare sauce for that extra yummy bite.

6. Lobster Tartlets

You can’t make an easier appetizer than these tartlets. A seasoned and cheesy lobster mixture fills up miniature phyllo tart shells. They’re then baked until lightly brown—so simple yet beautiful enough for a cocktail party or fancy dinner.

7. Bang Bang Lobster Rangoon

The name says it all. A sweet, creamy, spicy homemade dip made with Sriracha complements fried and crispy wonton wrappers filled with cheesy, buttery lobster. Every bite will knock your socks off.

8. Blue Cheese Lobster Beignets with Spicy Avocado Cream

We’re talking buttery-fried lobster with blue cheese in a beer batter topped with spicy avocado cream and served on a bed of garden veggie sauté. Dinner guests will rave about your creation.

9. Lobster Bites

Buttery and perfectly seasoned cooked lobster mixture fills up soft mini pretzels, also known as Pretzilla. You can serve these bites hot or cold; they will look and taste fantastic either way.

10. “Adult” Lobster Roll Puff Pastry

Sweet sautéed leeks and a bed of warm buttery lobster topped with fresh chives and lemon zest on flaky puff pastry dough is the perfect appetizer to pair with a Chardonnay or glass of cold beer. It’s a match made in heaven.

11. Classic Lobster Newburg

You don’t need to be a professional chef to make this restaurant classic. In less than 30 minutes, this elegant lobster appetizer can be served at your table. Tender lobster meat bathed in a cognac spiked cream sauce fills up buttery and flaky puff pastry or toast points. What’s not to love?

12. Lobster Chips with Spicy Saffron Aioli

Homemade, crunchy potato chips that easily can be made in advance become the base for buttery lobster tail dressed up with a touch of saffron aioli. An elegant nibble that will impress anyone.

13. Lobster Nachos

Nachos has never tasted this good. We’re talking tortilla chips topped with a Salsa Crema and a heavenly seasoned lobster mixture that also features avocado, cucumber, cilantro, red onion, lime juice, and a drizzle of olive oil and agave nectar. It’s brilliant!

14. Lobster Fresh Spring Rolls With Sesame Dipping Sauce

On the lighter side but equally tasty, these spring rolls are refreshingly delicious. Crunchy vegetables meet sweet and juicy lobster meat wrapped in rice paper rolls. It’s perfect for dipping in a nutty sauce and is so fun to eat.

15. Pull Apart Lobster Sliders with Garlic Chive Butter

Sliders are such fun crowd-pleasers, and this lobster appetizer is no exception. Bread-gutted mini dinner rolls are coated with herbed garlic butter, baked until golden brown, and filled with buttery-cooked lobster. It’s so easy that you can make them for dinner tonight.


16. Lobster Artichoke Flatbread

Take your pizza pan out because you’ll want to make this. Lobster, canned artichokes, parmesan cheese, olive oil, and minced garlic are generously layered on flatbread and deliciously seasoned with parsley and red pepper flakes. Drizzle on top some lemon juice before you pop it into the oven for that perfectly balanced crunchy pizza bite.

17. Lobster And Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Wow, this succulent lobster appetizer is a showstopper. A blend of cheeses, lobster meat, garlic, and butter fills up baked mushroom caps. Each bite oozes with cheesy goodness and juicy seafood meat that tingles your tastebuds.

18. Grilled lobster cocktails

So cute and beautifully presented, these cocktail appetizers combine cooked lobster meat with a homemade cocktail sauce served over a bed of seasoned greens. Serve with some toasted bread for that finishing touch.

19. Lobster Cargot

With only 5 ingredients, this beautiful first course can graze your table in less than 20 minutes. And you need some baguette to enjoy the tender lobster chunks cooked with butter, garlic, parsley, and cheese.

20. Lobster-Loaded Tots

I love the combo of a humble ingredient like the tater tots with fancy lobster. It’s served with a blended hot avocado sauce that takes this appetizer from simple to extraordinary.

21. Lobster Corn Fritters With Truffle Herb Mayo

Amazingly flavored lobster and corn mixture turn into the most adorable starters. And if that wasn’t enough, they are topped with a truffle herb mayo—so good. Pair them with your favorite green salad to turn it into a wonderful meal.

22. Lobster Avocado Bites

I love easy finger food that looks like you’ve spent the whole day in the kitchen to make them. Avocado is a tasty addition to an already buttery lobster seasoned with chives, pea shoots, ground black pepper, and a touch of lemon. Serve them in tortilla scoops to get bite-sized appetizers everyone will devour.

23. Butter Poached Lobster Shooters

Here’s a fun hors d’oeuvre lobster lovers won’t get enough of. With only 4 ingredients, these single-serving entrées are ideal for memorable get-togethers. Make enough to go around several times because everyone will love them.

24. Lobsteries – Lobster Appetizers in Pastry

Lobster and pastry is always a match made in heaven. Add a lovely seasoned cheese, spinach, and mushroom mixture, and you’ll have the most flavorful seafood pastries for an elegant appetizer.

25. Baked Lobster Dip

Yes, I’m finishing this list with another dip because we need one more. It’s baked, warm, and gooey, filled with chunks of knuckle and claw meat, sautéed shallots, cream cheese, sour cream, and a bit of Cheddar cheese with Old Bay seasoning. What an entertainer!

You’ve got to admit that this is one grand list of lobster appetizers that sound achievable to make in your kitchen but look like dreamy recipes only a fine-dining chef could make.

What are you waiting for? Pick your favorite for your next dinner party or special occasion, and make every moment unforgettable.

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