Replies to @theamazingaldi’s post are a mixed bag, but most fans say that the lobster dip is the way to go. “So fire I put that lobster in a brioche butter bun… oooh weeee,” one Instagram user wrote. Another commenter was a little more discerning, warning people about the “very crunchy celery” flecked throughout the dip but highly approving of its large chunks of lobster. Many users recommended eating the spread with tortilla chips or buttery crackers. While enthusiasm for the lobster dip abounds, the crab version receives criticism from a tough crowd.
“Really gross,” “horrible,” and “too sweet and too creamy” are just a few of the terms used to the describe Aldi’s dip, which is slightly spicy and made with surimi rather than real crab, according to Aldi Reviewer. However, if you try it and find that it’s not your thing, there’s still hope. One user said they thought the dip was “ok, but too mayo-y,” so she added cream cheese, Worcestershire sauce, and garlic powder. “Then it was pretty good with the Aldi chive crackers and some sweet chili sauce!” she said. At the end of the day, both seafood dips’ highly mixed reviews can be summed up by one social media interaction. “This makes me nauseous!” @foundinrochester wrote about the beloved Lobster Roll Dip. “Good, more for me,” a follower responded.