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The Lobster Box

34 City Island Ave, City Island, Bronx, NY 10464-1609
+1 718-885-1952
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“lobster pot” (29 reviews)
“seafood” (12 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
34 City Island Ave, City Island, Bronx, NY 10464-1609
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As we entered what seem to be over crowed restaurant we were told 20 minutes wait. Not bad for a Friday night. Area small but staff friendly. Enjoyed the garlic bread and vegetables serve at start. Shrimp ok to good. Garlic pasta.👇 no favor. Okay...More

Thank Dare2bme
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommended but I wouldn't return - very average food, in fact boring - the waiter acted we were troubling him - dessert cake was super dull - my fish and chips the worst I've had - the fish tasted like cardboard - maybe in the...More

Thank Geraldine M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed another Couples night at the lobster box. Service and food is always great. There was a light crowd which was unusual for a Saturday night on City Island. Tried the seafood paella for two, it could easily feed four......

Thank dentaff
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is a big restaurant, and lunchtime was fairly empty. Service is OK, food is good, especially seafood. Get a booth by the window for a view.

Thank Cara G
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Love the New England feeling of the island. We had perfectly prepared lobsters. A very plain meal but excellent.

Thank steverA8718SU
Reviewed 17 August 2017

It is a seafood place ...the fried fish dinner had no flavor in the coating...Just ok.I would not go back.

1  Thank libertybelle24
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking forward to a delicious seafood lunch when we went to The Lobster Box. The decor was cute and the service was excellent. Unfortunately that did not make up for the food. The clam chowder was not thick, it was full of potatoes,...More

Thank drinkinmyjoe
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Visiting City Island has been on my bucket list for many years .My Physical Therapist suggested the Lobster Box as a restaurant for lunch .We were welcomed warmly and promptly seated. The menu listed a luncheon special:salad ,entree ,desert of the day and coffee or...More

Thank len16107
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I chose Lobster Box based on reviews, having never been to City Island and not knowing which place to eat at. The restaurant has plenty of parking. It reminds me of an old world restaurant, been around for a long time, nothing fancy. BUT oh...More

Thank VIvian666
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent and prior to our entree we were served pickled salad and fresh n hot garlic bread and I loved the amaretto served at the end nice touch. But the waiter was not that great but tended to our needs so we...More

Thank dwise2011
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10 August 2016|
Response from gspumoni | Reviewed this property |
We went for and early Sunday lunch..Didn't see any signs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 City Island Ave, City Island, Bronx, NY 10464-1609
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Bronx  >  City Island
  • Phone Number: +1 718-885-1952
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