Company Name: Lobster Gram

Owners: Dan “The Lobster Man” Zawacki

Founded: 1987

Address:

4664 N Lowell Ave

Chicago, IL 60630

Phone: (800) 548-3562; Local: (773) 777-4123

Fax: (773) 777-5668

Contact Email: CustomerService@LobsterGram.com

Website: www.lobstergram.com

Lobster Gram Lobster Prices

Lobster Type Min Lobster Order Lobster Price/lb Price/4 Lobsters Expedited Shipping Order
1.25 lb Live Maine Lobster 2 50 30 min
1.5 lb Live Maine Lobster 2 62.5 30 min
2 lb Live Maine Lobster 2 87.5 30 min
3 lb Live Maine Lobster N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Jumbo Lobster (5.5 – 12 lbs) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
5-6 oz Lobster Tails 2 41 30 min
8-10 oz Lobster Tails 2 48.5 30 min
10-12 oz Maine Lobster Tails 2 54.5 30 min
12-14 oz Maine Lobster Tails 2 62 30 min
20-24 oz Maine Lobster Tails 2 85 30 min
1 lb Fresh Lobster Meat 2 lb 59.99 30 min

 

Overview

What started out as a gift-with-purchase from a Honeywell salesman in 1986 has morphed into one of the largest and most popular online delivery services for fresh Maine lobster. Dan “The Lobster Man” has been committed to bringing the finest cold-water, hard-shell lobster to more and more households and businesses throughout the country. In addition to their online sales and shipping, their Chicago headquarters and warehouse offers a local pickup option for people in the Chicagoland area.

With Lobster Gram, you’ll get one of the largest selections of lobster products available for online shipping as well as a trusted source of Grade-A Maine lobsters delivered right to your front door.

Shipping

Lobster Gram uses UPS to ship their lobster throughout the continental U.S. They also ship frozen lobster products to Hawaii and Alaska. Deliveries are typically made by 5pm to businesses in commercial areas and by 8pm to residences. This timeframe can be shortened by option for Priority Overnight service.

Your shipping costs will depend on the total cost of your order and how quickly you want to receive the order. From least to most expensive, the options are Two Day, Overnight, Priority Overnight, and Saturday Delivery. As part of their guarantee that your lobsters will arrive alive, Two Day is not an option for live lobster delivery. Sunday and Monday delivery are not an option. 

Finally, all orders must be placed and finalized at least 3 days before the expected shipment date.

Harvesting Methods and Holding Tanks

Their corporate offices and new warehouse facility are located in Chicago near the O’Hare Airport, but they source all of their fresh-caught, cold-water, Grade-A Maine lobster from their Biddeford location, outside of Portland. Since 1987, their motto has been fresh “From Our Shore To Your Door®” since 1987, Lobster Gram has worked tirelessly to maintain their relationships with local Maine fishermen and lobstermen. All of their lobster comes from sustainable harvesting methods and careful handling of the lobster every step of the way.

Recipes and Resources

Lobster Gram provides discrete tutorials for each part of the live lobster experience. Know how to boil a lobster, but never cared for one throughout the day? Or what about the particulars of choosing and preparing different varieties of lobster tails? Looking for a new recipe to cook your frozen lobster order? You can head straight for the resource that speaks to your needs. Prefer to watch rather than read your information? They also have video tutorials that demonstrate their lobster tips in action.

For logistical support, you can track your order online, start a Live Chat, or call them directly. You might also think about joining their email list to save 10% off your first order.

Type of Lobster

Live lobster (Maine), lobster tails (assorted varieties), lobster meat

Other Seafood Products

Crab, shrimp, scallops, clams, mussels