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Lazy Lobster of Longboat

5350 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2069
+1 941-383-0440
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster” (294 reviews)
“potato gratin” (20 reviews)
“ribs” (19 reviews)
Opens in 16 min
All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
5350 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2069
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Lazy Lobster is a very casual quality seafood restaurant. This Sunday we dined there and enjoyed their terrific Maine lobster dinner. The service was very good and the food was outstanding. This 1.25 pound Maine lobster dinner came with a vegetable and their terrific...More

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 3 days ago

We come to the Lazy Lobster every time we are in town whether for lunch or dinner because they never disappoint! The staff is very friendly and the food is fabulous. You can tell a lot of locals go there too so you know it...More

Thank Katie G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went out as a family each night while in town to six different places but this was our favorite hands down! Great service! Early dinner is from 4 to 530. You need reservations if coming between 5-6 pm.

Thank nikityree
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

SHUT THE FRONT DOOR!! We did some studying and this was reported to be the #1 place in LBK, and if it isn’t, I’ll challenge you to show me better!! The only downside is that the lobster bisque was just average. Calamari was fresh, not...More

Thank Ronman1026
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for happy hour on Sunday, bad idea the place was packed, wait time was non existent at least for us. Monday we made reservations for happy hour. I would say if you want a certain time for this restaurant to call ahead. The...More

Thank Douglas C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, good service, stopped for a late lunch and had lobster and shrimp salads. Both were excellent.

Thank klruct123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reservation time was met. Table as requested. Server gave excellent recommendations. Food better than expected. Would recommend.

Thank Dennis Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lively fun place on Longboat Key, we found this gem while searching for a bank. It's fun, delicious and worth the stop!

Thank Zila H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favorite restaurants! We go to both locations, Longboat Key and Lockwood Ridge Road. By far the best seafood in the area. During season ( January through April) be sure to book a reservation days in advance on Longboat Key.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

It would seem that the Lazy L is something of a local tradition on Longboat Key. The night we were there, however, it was far from busy. That said, from my perspective, it just isn't worth returning. One can get over a clear plastic cover...More

Thank Gary M
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Questions & Answers
7 August 2016|
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Response from Michael G | Property representative |
We do! Please allow 20-25 minutes for preparation. Lobster Scargot is the only item not available for take out. Thank you!
15 March 2016|
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Response from FloridaTravelfan | Reviewed this property |
Yes they open for lunch. Dinner is very busy in season. But lunch is a bit less crowded.
Bill D
2 December 2015|
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Response from Judy F | Reviewed this property |
I would think that they would be happy to do,that for you, but you would have to make reservations well in advance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
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
  • E-mail
OUR MISSION 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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