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Boston Lobster Feast
Orlando, FL (now Bath, ME)
The Boston Lobster Feast had a 15 foot long lobster installed on the roof of a VW Beetle. It was built in 1998. The car was moved between the two locations in Orlando and Kissimmee. These photos are from 2005. In 2015, the car was moved to Bath, ME to be permanently displayed at the Marine Maritime Museum. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.

Harpoon Larry's Oyster Bar [gone]
Hampton, VA
Lobster
Wildwood, NJ
Harpoon Larry's Oyster Bar featured this van with a lobster on the roof. This photo is from 2010. The restaurant moved since then and the lobster van is no longer on display.

The Lobster in Wildwood is installed on the roof of Schellenger's Restaurant. The restaurant opened in 1978 and this lobster is probably from then. [map]

Giant Lobster
Islamorada, FL
This Lobster, aka Betsey, is the world's largest lobster at 35 feet long. She is made of fiberglass and stood next to Treasure Village, a retail/restaurant complex, when these photos were taken in 2005. The complex became a Montessori school and Betsey was put in storage in 2008. The lobster was listed on eBay for $250,000 but did not find a buyer. In 2009, the owner of the Rain Barrel Village in Islamorada bought the lobster and put it back on display. For more, see this website. [map]

Giant Lobster
Hancock, ME
Giant Lobster
Woolwich, ME
The Lobster in Hancock is 20 feet long and named "Wilbur", after the owner's last name. The statue resides at Ruth and Wimpy's Kitchen restaurant. [map]

The Lobster in Woolwich is on the property of the Taste of Maine Restaurant. He has been nicknamed "Mainer C. Lobster". Initially, the restaurant owner was not pleased with the creation which turned up in his parking lot one day. The artist's trailer had broken down and he left it there. But customers liked it and the owner bought the piece for $2,500. Taste of Maine painted the lobster red and added some buoys and lobster traps. [map]

More Lobster Statues:
Fisherman & Lobster (Wellfleet, MA)
Lobster Van (North Myrtle Beach, SC) [map]
Lobster (Ray Brook, NY)
Shediac, NB
Gambrinus restaurant (Barcelona, Spain)

Crawfish
Lake Arthur, LA
This Crawfish is mounted on a pole in front of Notts Corner Seafood. Does anyone know how long this guy has been here? [map]

Crawfish
Alexandria, LA
This Crawfish is installed next to Swamp Daddy's restaurant. He holds two flags and is covered with some sort of plastic material. The statue is installed on a trailer and used in Mardi Gras parades. For more, see this website. [map]

Crawfish
Breaux Bridge, LA
Crawfish
Lafayette, LA
Crawfish
Chicago, IL
Crawfish
Chicago, IL
Crawfish
Grand River, OH
The Crawfish in Breaux Bridge is installed in front of the Crazy 'Bout Crawfish restaurant. [map]

This Crawfish in Scott is mounted on top of a billboard next to I-10. [map]

These Chicago Crawfish are perched on top of signs of at least three of "Las Islas Marias" restaurants. I think they are supposed to represent shrimp but I don't think they have claws like this. [map]

The Crawfish in Grand River is located at Pickle Bill's Restaurant. [map]

Crawfish
Nanticoke, PA
Crawfish
Chicago, IL
The Crawfish in Nanticoke is installed at JJ Banko's Seafood restaurant. [map]

There are two Crawfish statues on the roof of the El Muelle Restaurant in Chicago. [map]

Crawfish
Houston, TX
This Crawfish is installed on the roof of the Ragin Cajun restaurant. This is their original location which opened in 1974. I've been told that there was another location in Clear Lake with this same statue. The Christmas lights on this statue illuminate it at night. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

More Crawfish Statues:
RB's Seafood (Mount Pleasant, SC)

Shrimp
Galveston, TX
Dixie Crossroads
Titusville, FL
The Shrimp in Galveston is mounted on a pole in front of Casey Gaido's Seaside Cafe. For more, see this website. [map]

The Dixie Crossroads seafood restaurant features many giant shrimp statues scattered around their property. The restaurant opened in 1983.

Shrimp
Big Pine Key, FL (now Marathon, FL)

2005:

2009:
This Shrimp statue is 12 feet long and known as "Shrimpy." It was mounted on the roof of a station wagon which was parked in front of the Bait Shack in Big Pine Key, FL when the photos above were taken. The statue was repainted in 2006. By 2010, the statue was removed from the car and installed on the ground. By 2011, the statue had been moved to Marathon Bait & Tackle in Marathon, FL where it was installed on the roof of the building. [bottom right photo thanks Bait Shack] [map]

More Shrimp, Prawn & Squid Statues:
Gaido's Restaurant Cowboy Shrimp: 1, 2, 3, 4 (Houston, TX; later Richmond, TX) [gone]
Squid Bike Rack (Seattle, WA)
Squid (Glovers Harbour, NL)
Prawn (Ballina, AU)

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