With New England summers come longer days, warmer temperatures, and endless cravings for lobster rolls. It's just what we do. But why wait when you can get an early taste? These ten seafood restaurants in Boston have wicked good hot and cold rolls on the menu right now, each overflowing with flavorful lobster meat, and they're all available for takeout or delivery.

Cusser's Roast Beef & Seafood

Cusser's has a hot buttered roll version and a classic New England-style lobster roll on the menu. Both are available for delivery through your favorite app, and at their takeout window in the Back Bay, Monday through Friday from 11am-8pm, and Saturday from 9:30am-8pm.

A lobster roll from James Hook & Co.
A lobster roll from James Hook & Co.
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James Hook & Co.

James Hook & Co. and those lobster rolls, right? Curbside pickup is available, as well as local delivery through apps. You can also ship a full lobster roll and chowder meal to someone farther away.

Lobstah on a Roll

Lobstah on a Roll is offering their oversized lobster rolls for pickup and delivery through apps daily, from 5-9pm.

 Luke's lobster roll bundle for 8 can be shipped anywhere in the U.S.
Luke's lobster roll bundle for 8 can be shipped anywhere in the U.S.
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Luke's Lobster

Luke's is reopening its Back Bay location on May 22 and will be filling takeout and delivery orders from 12-8pm. They're also shipping lobster roll bundles that'll feed eight people. For $100, you'll get Luke's seasoning, New England-style split-top buns, and plenty of lobster meat. Everything is packed and shipped out of Maine, and the lobster meat is flash-frozen in liquid nitrogen to preserve its freshness.

Lobster rolls fro Pauli's in the North End.
Lobster rolls from Pauli's in the North End.
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Pauli's classic and popular New England-style lobster roll is available for pickup and delivery through apps. They're keeping their regular hours, 8am-9pm, daily.

The Row 34 lobster roll
The Row 34 lobster roll
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Row 34

Row 34 has its infamous creamy lobster roll on the menu. Pickup hours are Thursday through Saturday from 4-7pm. You can place online orders starting Tuesdays at 9am. Their takeout window will be open on Saturday, May 23, from 12-8pm.

Saltie Girl

Saltie Girl is offering a lobster roll and mimosa kit. For $95, you get two Gloucester lobster rolls, chips, and a bottle Veuve du Vernay champagne with various juices. Pickup is available, as well as delivery through apps. Hours are Wednesday through Thursday from 4-8pm, Friday from 4-8:30pm, Saturday from 12-8:30pm, and Sunday from 12-6pm.

Summer Shack

The Summer Shack's Cambridge location has warm butter and New England-style lobster rolls available every day from 11:30am-8:30pm. Local pickup and delivery are available and free when you order directly through their website.

The Barking Crab

The Barking Crab has ready-to-eat traditional lobster rolls and lobster roll kits available. Both are $25 and come with a side of slaw, chips, and a chocolate chip cookie. It's takeout and pickup only, from 12-4pm, and ordering is available online.

Yankee Lobster Co.

Yankee Lobster Co. is still at it, offering not one, but four different lobster rolls. Takeout is available, Thursday and Friday from 1-7pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 12-6 pm. According to their website, you have to call your order in; you can also order delivery through apps.

There are several seafood food establishments throughout the state of Massachusetts that are offering delivery and takeout during these times. Visit the websites and social media of your favorite restaurants to find out how you can show your support.