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La Lobsteria

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Cnr. of Avenida 5 and Calle 7, Cozumel, Mexico
+52 987 116 9668
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2013 via mobile

A slow night. We ate outside. Good service. Good drinks. Seafood platter for 2. Lobster a little overdone. Fish filet and calamari was excellent. Coconut ice cream was superb.

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Thank Mdm9111
Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2013

I was in Cozumel last week with my boyfriend and some friends. We went to La Lobsteria and LOVE IT!! When we got there we were pleasantly surprised by the seating options, we could either sit inside or outside. The outside looked nice but we choose to sit inside. We had a very nice table that was inside the restaurant... More 

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2 Thank Harder1984
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2013

We love La Lobsteria! This was our second time to this lovely gem. I had the grouper (simply prepared in brown butter sauce) and my fiance had the lobster (enormous!), both of which were delicious. Tasty margaritas and guac too. Midway through our meal the owner, Omar, showed us the largest king crab we've ever seen - caught fresh that... More 

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2 Thank Elizabeth T
Valrico, Florida
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200 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2013

Had dinner here the first night we were on Coz. Good location several blocks off the square. It was a quiet night – only one other table while we were there. We shared the seafood platter for 2. It had lobster, grouper, shrimp, crab claws, squid on it. It was all excellent and cooked perfectly. By far the best squid... More 

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3 Thank SunAndBeachSeekers
Balfour, British Columbia, Canada
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2013

We stayed in Cozumel for two months and dined three times at La Lobsteria. Omar, the owner is very friendly and provides exceptional service. We really liked the quiet and quaint atmosphere of the place. You can spend quite a bit of money if you buy one of their large lobster tails which they bring out to show you before... More 

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1 Thank Cheryl G
Northville, Michigan
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115 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2013

Their lobster is way overpriced and the atmosphere was not good, It's in an old building and is a bit run down. Service was slow and they don't take credit cards.

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2 Thank Tom B
Ottawa, Canada
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2013

My wife and I had a dinner here and it was quite expensive. The price for her roaster lobster tail was $40, which we were both surprised about, but obviously asking when you get the bill isn't exactly the right way to do things. That being said, both our meals were very good, but the final dent in our wallet... More 

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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2013

I can kind of agree that La Lobsteria is a little pricey, but worth it. We generally go there for our first meal when we arrive, so it tends to be lunch, not dinner. What we do love is the ceviche'. It is the best on the island. Fresh, full of shrimp, pulpo (if you wish), conch and grouper. Not... More 

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2 Thank bluewaterbaby
Minong, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2013

Had the Lobster, and the wife had the King Crab. The size of the crab dwarfed my lobster, but that was to be expected. The crab was good, but kind of a pain to eat. The lobster was average, yet very kind of pricy. Each meal cost about $30, and we found cheaper, better lobster, at other places in town.... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2013

I loved dishes I have ordered there. It was very nice atmosphere. it took short time to be prepared. The service was nice. I would like to return there.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr. of Avenida 5 and Calle 7, Cozumel, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 116 9668

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?