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Lazy Lobster of Longboat

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5350 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2069
+1 941-383-0440
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
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Holmes Beach, Florida
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have eaten at Lazy Lobster three or four times over the last few years. Each time it was a pleasant experience, with good food and nice ambience. We've never been out on the deck, but assume it's equally as nice. The food is better than average and the service is normally also good, except when it's packed and during... More 

Thank HBeachTraveler
St. Augustine, Florida
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Walked in, asked for a table of two, 30-40 minute wait - no reservation, hung out at the bar, great bartenders, 20 minutes later we were seated, our dishes were superb, service was good and ambience was terrific, will definitely come back

Thank Karlpeter2013
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Get dinner we sat at bar MacKenzie was awesome nows her craft beers. Ate dinner at bar have been many times, make sure you have reservations reason for sitting at bar. Staff is very friendly dinner was great thanks MacKenzie for the coconut tip for the shrimp they turned out great. We will definitely be back soon.

Thank Darrell M
Ocean, New Jersey
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are going during the winter months, you definitely need reservations. We were seated quickly at an outside table. There are propane heaters but they were not need this night. Appetizers and entrees were okay but nothing special. We ordered dessert and coffee. The coffee was lukewarm and it was sent back for refilling. It took a while for... More 

Thank Paul M
Vancouver, Canada
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say about Lazy Lobster that hasn't been said? First class! Quality! Warm! Friendly! Amazing food! Attention to detail! Staff make you feel like family! Michael the owner always pops by to say hi and welcome you back. He works as hard and harder than his staff. Try sitting at the bar when Courtney and MacKenzie are on.... More 

Thank Annemette J
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place, good food, great service... would advise a reservation... but beware first come first serve on the patio ...very popular

1 Thank Enaid3456
Longboat Key
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have lived on Longboat Key since 2009. We arrived about the same time as the Lazy Lobster opened for business. This is a great establishment. We have probably eaten here at least once a week for the last 7 years. The food is great, prices are reasonable, and the staff is always friendly. Michale Garey and... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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142 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of 4 had made reservations in advance. At 7pm,the restaurant was crowded and the requested patio seating was not available as hoped for. Though we had been seated for less than 5 minutes while chatting with our friends and looking at the menu, our waitress returned twice to take our drink choices and since we were not quite... More 

Thank Suzanne I
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard good reviews and had unsuccessfully tried to dine here twice. The service was excellent, but the menu was dated and food only average.

Thank carol e
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Husband and I were just there. He had the swordfish,he loved it . I had the toasted almond grouper, that was also great. Service was wonderful After talking with us gave us the suggestion for dinner it was spot on. Courtney was great and very friendly also the bartender. It was a pleasure eating there. We are headed back there... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$38
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
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
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?