Morgan's Lobster Shack
Cuisine: American, California, Seafood
Price Range: $$
Morgan's Lobster Shack in Truckee, California serves fresh seafood and fish (including some very large lobsters) for both lunch and dinner. The small cafe only fits about 15 people, but there is a... Read More
Morgan's Lobster Shack in Truckee, California serves fresh seafood and fish (including some very large lobsters) for both lunch and dinner. The small cafe only fits about 15 people, but there is a deck out back for summer dining. Menu items include Steamed Lobster from Maine with fries, coleslaw and drawn butter, a Lobster Grilled Cheese sandwich ($12) made with local Truckee Sourdough bread and the Classic Lobster Roll ($18) with chunks of lobster and mayo which can also be served "California style" with sriracha and avocado, the Oyster Po Boy ($14) with lightly spiced herb aioli, the Fried Ipswich Roll ($17), a Salmon Club ($15) and the Mt. Whitney Plate (named after the tallest mountain in the Lower 48) which includes battered and fried fish, scallops, shrimp, french fries, and coleslaw. Side dishes include a Lobster Stew and a New England Clam "Chowda" for $6, the Spinach & Kale salad with lemon-garlic dressing for $8, Beer-Battered Onion Rings for $6, Smoked Shrimp for $9 and Fresh Seafood Cakes made from the market fresh fish. Desserts like a Chocolate Lava Cake and the Whoopie Pie in assorted flavors are also available.
- Lunch: "Customers can pick their own fresh fish or shellfish and have it made to their specifications with seasonings like Asian, Chili-Lime, Blackened and Greek."
- Best for Lunch Because: The lunch specials at Morgan's feature fresh caught fish and shellfish.