Entries by Amy


Do you remember the old TV show, Cheers? It had that catchy intro, “Sometimes you want to go, where everybody knows your name…” That one? The funny thing about that show, the customers on it and the people watching it all kept coming back for the same thing. So, what was it? Ted Danson? Not […]

Valentine’s Special

Three Course Prix Fixe Dinner Special offer on Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 First Course Three Island Creek Oysters with Pink Peppercorn Mignonette Second Course Surf N’ Turf – Maine Lobster Tail & Certified Angus Filet Mignon with Demi Glace Third Course Chocolate Pot de Crème with Buffalo Trace Whipped Cream Includes 1 Glass of White […]

Holiday Schedule

We will be open every day during the holiday season except: Friday, December 23rd – The Lobster Trap is reserved for a private party Saturday, December 24th – The Lobster Trap is closed so staff can enjoy the holiday Sunday, December 25th – The Lobster Trap is closed so staff can enjoy the holiday We […]

National Lobster Day Wednesday, June 15th

While the origin of National Lobster Day remains a bit unclear, not knowing its purpose shouldn’t prevent you from celebrating one of the finest delicacies of the sea! We encourage everyone to celebrate with us at The Lobster Trap in downtown Asheville, NC. We will be offering our traditional lobster dinner for only $29 on […]

Mother’s Day Isn’t Over After Breakfast

Treat mom to a special dinner at The Lobster Trap this year. We are offering complimentary freshly baked over-sized chocolate cupcakes to all of the moms that dine with us on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8th. Happy Mother’s Day to all of the wonderful moms out there!

Chef Mike McCarty Interviewed on AVL Food Fans

Executive Chef/General Manager Mike McCarty joined Stu Helms and Chef Joe Scully on AVL Food Fans. AVL Food Fans is a new show that talks about the amazing Asheville food scene. Get the latest food news and hear Mike talk about the seafood at The Lobster Trap at: www.avlfoodfans.com

How to make the best mac and cheese of your life

Not many dishes are more alluring than macaroni and cheese. What other food can keep both toddler and gourmet satisfied at the same table? Can you think of another side equally at home in a meat-and-three or a fine-dining restaurant, perhaps gussied up with lobster? Two versions of the latter won over a number of […]

Asheville Food Writer Stu Helm Visits The Lobster Trap

Here is what he had to say: Sometimes, my life really doesn’t suck. 1) The Lobster Trap on Patton Ave right downtown. 2) Me and my new haircut are ready for lobsters and stuff. 3) A variety of oysters and clams and crab legs and lobster. Holy fuck. That’s good fruits d’mare. 4) I’m from […]

Asheville Restaurant Week at The Lobster Trap 1/19/16 to 1/28/16

We are excited to participate in Asheville Restaurant Week again this year. We hope you will take this opportunity to celebrate the unique cuisine that Asheville restaurants have to offer. In honor of Asheville Restaurant Week, we will be offering a 3 course dinner for $30 per person. Our Restaurant Week menu showcases several of […]