Abbott's Lobster in the Rough, a legendary seaside restaurant visited by 100,000+ lobster lovers every summer was selected as the winner in the 2012 About.com New England Travel Reader's Choice Award for Best Place to Eat A Lobster in New England! Abbott's is open for 2012: Weekends Only: (Fri./Sat./Sun., 12-7 pm) May 4-Memorial Day. Daily, 12-9: Memorial Day-Labor Day. Back to weekends: Labor Day-Columbus Day (Fri./Sat./Sun., 12-7 pm). Hard to find - impossible to forget.