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Lazy Lobster of Longboat

5350 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2069
+1 941-383-0440
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster” (300 reviews)
“potato gratin” (21 reviews)
“ribs” (19 reviews)
Closed Now
11:30 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5350 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2069
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Reviewed yesterday

My Husband Wayne and I just enjoyed another wonderful meal at the Lazy Lobster in Long Boat Key. Consistency is Important. This restaurant is consistently serves EXCELLENT food. Very pretty interior that also has outdoor seating with heaters if necessary. The wait staff is excellent....More

1  Thank Marianne S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went for lunch. Food was very tasty, but portion was a bit small. I had crab cake salad. Crab cakes were reasonably sized but the salad was A bit skimpy. Service was very good. Would I return. Probably but would add a soup to my...More

Thank wma229
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We both had lobster tacos...they came with a choice of fruit or a salad. Salad choices were Cesar , spinach or garden... we had the Caesar and spinach salads. Great lunch . Not inexpensive but they were lobster tacos after all!

Thank J&S
Reviewed 4 days ago

My first review goes as far back as 2013 and was very positive. I can no longer speak so positively. Ordered our favorite from the Happy Hour menu with three other guests. Drinks also. And excellent creme brulee for dessert. Then came our horrendous bill....More

Thank Svenskapojke
Reviewed 1 week ago

I tried an Italian and a Columbian restaurant in busy St. Armand Circle, and got a huge pile of mediocre, overpriced food. I had a fresh fish Reuben for lunch at Lazy Lobster and came back for a perfectly cooked filet mignon with tasty mashed...More

Thank Corgipup
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow the finest lobster tacos we had outside of Maine, very favorable, lots of lobster chunks, lightly breaded, can't say enough, except we are going back very soon. Nice restaurant, beautiful drive.

Thank carolyn b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best clam chowder I have ever eaten! Lunch entrees are reasonably priced, too. The fried shrimp was really delicious with just the right light breading over plump shrimp cooked to perfection! This restaurant is beautiful inside and outside on the patio. It's classy, but comfortable.

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok when you go to a sea food named resturant you would expect the sea food would be at least cooked properly. Last night our new ill informed waiter recommended the potato encrusted grouper. Pass on this! All potato and little grouper. In browning the...More

2  Thank tom h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the 5 ounce Lazy Lobster. It’s lazy because all the work is done for you. No shells, no mess. Just delicious lobster! Lots of claw meat un a satisfying portion. We both had the Brussel sprouts and potatoes gratin! Delicious. Spinach salad with...More

1  Thank 5511ElaineO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for my husbands birthday in December. There were 6 in our party we all ordered different dishes and everyone was delighted with their choice. The charmi g server recommended the swordfish rather than my usual Bar Harbour Platter. The swordfish was delicious my...More

1  Thank choosee
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7 August 2016|
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Response from Michael G | Property representative |
We do! Please allow 20-25 minutes for preparation. Lobster Scargot is the only item not available for take out. Thank you!
15 March 2016|
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Response from FloridaTravelfan | Reviewed this property |
Yes they open for lunch. Dinner is very busy in season. But lunch is a bit less crowded.
Bill D
2 December 2015|
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Response from Judy F | Reviewed this property |
I would think that they would be happy to do,that for you, but you would have to make reservations well in advance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5350 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2069
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-383-0440
  • E-mail
OUR MISSION Our mission is to be the neighborhood choice for our guests and their families; proudly providing a casual atmosphere that consistently exceeds your expectations. Great food, high energy and honest friendly people are the keys to our success. We’re a fun place to go where you can get anything you want and it will ALWAYS BE GREAT!
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