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Blue Lobster

12th Street and 5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 984 803 1200
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster tail” (90 reviews)
“seafood” (95 reviews)
“steak” (63 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
12th Street and 5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant has a strange lay out and is not a beautiful or atmospheric restaurant but you are going for the food. The wait staff is attentive but not hoovering over you. There is a large selection of specialty cocktails. You are going for the...More

Thank joanz359
Oliver G, Public Relations Manager at Blue Lobster, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your visit. We appreciate your comments, hope to see you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was excellent and the Lobster was great.. sweeter than I expected. Lobster bisque I would skip next time but main dish is a winner.

Thank tripavisorsteveK
Oliver G, Public Relations Manager at Blue Lobster, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your visit and for sharing your experience.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I rarely give full marks on any place but this restaurant delivered. Wonderful setting nice staff and great food. I ordered lobster Thermidor which was cooked to perfection it was beautifully fresh and tender. My husband had tuna steak after first having seafood soup which...More

Thank Biancalilly
Oliver G, Public Relations Manager at Blue Lobster, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing this. We where very happy to see you at blue lobster.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was OK but I didnt like the fact they gave us our bill with the tip included wich was around 20%. I won't return there.

Thank Lafayette_S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for a family birthday, wow did not disappoint , great atmosphere and the food was outstanding , the service was supper definitely recommend.

Thank thefuryflumps
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I knew before arriving to Playa Del Carmen that we would have a nice dinner here one of our 6 nights visiting and I'm glad that I wasn't disappointed!! We were here to celebrate my daughters 25th birthday so I wanted something a bit fancier...More

Thank cmarias73
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We started with the guacamole - can't go wrong with that really! And had fish and coconut shrimp for mains which were both lovely coupled with a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc. Prices weren't too bad and service was attentive. They add a discretionary 15% tip...More

1  Thank powens001
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We went to Blue Lobster for a birthday celebration and ordered the Seafood For 2 and some cocktails. The food was fresh and cooked perfectly. The lychee martini was perfect and refreshing!!! Only giving 4 star because of upstairs was a bit warm and service...More

Thank jlizard2017
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I had the surf and turf. Tenderloin as great and cooked as requested. Lobster tail was small but tasty. Next time I will be ordering the lobster separately for a bigger portion.

Thank Jaime S
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Great Food. Great Service. Servers are very attentive. Food was warm and delicious. Menu in English and Spanish.

Thank FlorLozano83
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24 April 2017|
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Response from Holly G | Reviewed this property |
We were served right away and the mean took about 15 minutes, maybe less.
30 May 2016|
Response from Robkal2 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delayed response. This would not be considered a budget place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:15
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12th Street and 5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
    (1a sur y 5ta)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 1200
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In July 1996 Blue lobster opens in Playa del Carmen to become a favorite of locals and tourists to enjoy a delicious lobster, fish and seafood. Built with tropical wood, stone slab, thatched roofs and waterfalls that give an extra relaxation touch. We always try to satisfied and exceed our customers’ expectations. Excellent food, polite waiters and a fantastic view of the fifth Avenue will make you spend an unforgettable night.We have capacity for 130 persons on two levels and an air conditioning area to 22. Blue lobster makes a compromising bet on mexican wine and regional sea dishes that result in a perfect union. They have created perfect unions for their wines’ selection through a very special menu that proposes the perfect combination between their gastronomy and their wines. As three dishes’ menu with different wine suggestions in order to please every palate: reds, whites, roses and foamy wines.
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