What is a good size live lobster?

Chef's answer
The normal serving size, or a good-sized meal, is more like 6 ounces. A heartier, more indulgent portion may be 8 ounces or more. Also known as "quarters" and "halves," 1.25 and 1.5-pound lobsters are the commonly ordered sizes.
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5oz to 12ozYou want to cook right away once thawed. Look for lobster tails ranging from 5oz to 12oz. These are smaller tails, and are the prime size for getting a good amount of meat and a quality taste and texture with lobster tails. Buy from a reputable place.
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If you are throwing a large lobster bake or want to keep cost per person affordable, your best bet is to start with 1 ? lb. (550-650g) lobsters, also know as "quarters". These lobsters are a good size and are usually more plentiful than the larger lobsters..
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