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Lazy Lobster of Longboat

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5350 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2069
+1 941-383-0440
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

On a recommendation from our resort manager we had dinner here and were not disappointed. Good mix of diners, though mainly senior citizens on this night, gave the place a comfortable and nicely paced feel to the evening. Sophisticated decor and attentive service added to the sense of quality and the food was of a high standard throughout. We were... More 

Thank David P
Asheville, North Carolina
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Imagine....fresh lobster, out from the shell and in a bowl. Hot butter. Eat!!!! Wow!!!!!!! Always a to go to restaurant. And casual!!!!

Thank Treetop20
Lakeland, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location surprised us. It was in a strip mall not even near the beach, but the food was delicious, the wait staff very attentive, and the decor charming.

Thank wmilner61
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a lovely restaurant, nice surroundings and pleasant staff. The meal needless to say is generally fish based as the name would suggest and was tasty but I would not say it was special enough to warrant another visit.

Thank Kengolf12
Peoria, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are staying very nearby and love to walk to the Lazy Lobster for happy hour and dinner each time we are here. Tonight was no exception. Bartender remembered us from previous trips and we love her long island iced teas. Dinner was wonderful as always. Wife had the steak and lobster combo and declared it delicious. I had the... More 

Thank EdMonroe
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go here several times a year during our winter stays and we enjoy ourselves more and more each visit. Today Corey was our server and made it all the more enjoyable. We were seated next to the large saltwater aquarium for the first time - very entertaining. Those who had drinks were more than satisfied as were those having... More 

Thank Manatee1965
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You don't want to miss this restaurant, the food and service are fantastic. It's located in a small Mall on Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Once you locate it you will go back. The food was the best yet. They have seating inside and outside. Very casual atmosphere and very comfortable restaurant. Highly recommend it.

Thank DA R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lazy Lobster has a great offering of seafood dishes- lobster of course being the main attraction! The service is great , food delicious! Have never had a bad meal here! They also have Early Bird specials- but you need to make reservations for that time slot because they fill up quickly!

Thank Becky H
Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are very few places to eat on Long Boat, but luckily this option was available. They have really good sea food here. Our favorites were the Lobster Scargot, scallops, crab cake and scalloped potatoes. The service has always been fairly good each time we've visited. Pretty casual on the inside with outdoor shaded seating available.

Thank Cody_1392
Toronto, Canada
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113 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A local told us about the Lazy Lobster or we never would have found it. Don't let the modest strip mall put you off. Inside the staff is friendly, the food is very good and the prices very reasonable. I had my lobster the "lazy" way (out of the shell) and enjoyed it very much. My wife had the potato... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$38
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?