Dine and Dash: A Tour of the Shore

Our Dine and Dash this weekend is a departure from our usual walk around the city. This Sunday we’re hitting the beautiful South Shore for some sun and seafood.

Boston’s South Shore holds a special place in my heart; I grew up in Hingham, and every single member of my family still lives near its beautiful beaches. Growing up, I was lucky enough to have the most beautiful playgrounds in Massachusetts as my disposal; nearby Wampatuck State Park offers forested trails for hiking and biking, and the soft sand and cool waves at Nantasket Beach make summer a whole lot of fun. I still have access to these recreation opportunities, they’re just not as convenient as when I lived in Hingham.

I was also lucky enough to grow up with the Hingham Lobster Pound. The Lobster Pound serves up some delicious fried clams and scallops, but my favorite is their lobster roll. Much like the town itself, the lobster roll is understated: a scoop of lobster, easy on the mayo, served with a piece of lettuce on a small bun. It’s not a greasy, two pound, quantity-over-quality sandwich to choke down with a Big Gulp. These sandwiches are best enjoyed on the beach or deep in quiet shade of Wampatuck.

I haven’t figured out the logistics of grabbing a lobster roll and visiting open houses all over the South Shore yet, but I think we can do it:

205 Samoset Avenue
Hull, 02045

Beds: 2/Baths: 1
SQ.FT.: 1053
Open House: Sunday, June 29, 12pm-2pm
Just two blocks from the quiet part of Nantasket Beach.

32 Fairview
Hingham, 02043

Beds: 4/Baths: 1.5
SQ.FT.: 1625
Open House: Sunday, June 29, 1pm-3pm
I’m a proud graduate of Hingham High School. Go Harbormen!

76 East Street
Hanover, 02339

Beds: 3/Baths: 2
SQ.FT.: 1229
Open House: Sunday, June 29, 12pm-2pm
In the interest of full disclosure, I have to admit I’m good friends with the owners of this home; I’ve spent many weekends relaxing, grilling, and enjoying a few glasses of wine in the back yard. Unfortunately, the pictures don’t show how big that yard really is.

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  • Brian

    Lobster Rolls? Color me in.