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The Big Apple equivalent of your favorite Maine clam shack, Pearl’s serves the best lobster roll in the city (big chunks of lobster meat, just enough mayo, sided by a nice pile of shoestring fries) and can’t be beaten on its clam roll, either. But even the seafood that doesn’t come in a bun is darn tasty, from the buckets of steamers to excellent pan-roasted and grilled fish of all sorts. If you want to get in quickly (they don’t take reservations), you may have to hunker down at the marble-topped bar up front, though tables do turn over relatively fast, and Cornelia Street is a lovely place to linger.