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Lobster West

765 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-4451
+1 760-634-1684
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (75 reviews)
“cole slaw” (12 reviews)
“maryland crab” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00 Hours
American, Seafood
€€ - €€€
765 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-4451
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Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, I do admit that you can NOT expect to get good lobster for a low price. The reality is lobster simply costs too much for a restaurant to sell it for cheap. With that said I got the lobster sandwich which was 90% bread...More

Thank GrandTour36077666076
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sweet little place we found on the main drag in town. Great lobster rolls. Wished they were bigger which is the only reason I did not give 5 stars. They let us sample the soups which were all really good too! Would definitely go back!

Thank KimSparks
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Its the closest thing to my Maine lobster Roll I get when I visit my home town on the coast of Maine

Thank 09RayRay37
Reviewed 31 July 2018

One of my favorite meals is lobster. And when you throw it in a super soft roll,.. well what else needs to be said! They're great! And even though there's a closer one in Coronado, I prefer this one. The shop is small with only...More

Thank Joi J
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Have had great lobster rolls all over Maine, Rhode Island and in Boston. Lobster West is right there..and there's MORE; crab, shrimp and scallop rolls. Last time ordered the crab rolls with green onion and avocado. Warm, crisp, buttery split bun PACKED with crab. And...More

Thank s b
Reviewed 16 June 2018

When you do things right, you succeed! Lobster West does it right. It’s not easy to bring in fresh lobster from 3,000 miles away. Their fresh New England lobster roll is as good as anything you will get on the Maine coast. They go out...More

Thank happytoberetired
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Lobster rolls are unique and full of fresh lobster. Unique local crafted sodas. Clam chowder very good. Staff friendly.

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Great lobster rolls for a very reasonable price $14.95. My daughter had the lobster roll and I also had a Lobster grilled cheese (same style roll) which was enough lobster for me without being too rich.

Thank BarbaraBurbach
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Very good lobster roll and the Cole slaw was a great side. Great lunch and snack place. Service was first class and atmosphere was great

Thank Shawn T
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

You have to come here!! We love lobster rolls from Rhode Island and Maine and have never had them as good on the west coast or anywhere else as at Lobster West!! And they’re reasonably priced at 14.95 or add 3.00 for combo. The bun...More

Thank BotRoad
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 765 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-4451
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-634-1684
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Lobster West is a family-owned restaurant ideal for individuals, couples, families, friend gatherings or larger groups of people!
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