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The Lobster Box

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34 City Island Ave, City Island, Bronx, NY 10464-1609
+1 718-885-1952
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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bronx, United States
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We have been to the Lobster Box on several occasions and the food has been consistently good. They have a Monday to Friday early bird special that is more than generous

Thank Georgia M
New York
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Lobster Box on City Island has a wonderful early bird special Monday to Friday, from 3-7pm for $19.95. The food is excellent and plentiful! The service was excellent. It isn't often that you get such a great deal for dinner! Many times it is only lunch specials that are offered! It is worth a trip to eat here for... More 

Thank LouLou324
Eastchester, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

The restaurant did a great job with both food and service for my mother's birthday lunch in their private window room for about 50 people. Food was very good. Lobster tails were substantial. Everyone had a great time and enjoyed their dinner. Ezekiel was very accomodating

Ardsley, New York
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95 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

The branzino was excellent. On the menu it was listed as a whole branzino (head and all). I did not want the head or the bones so the waiter was so nice and had it fileted before it was served! That was great! At the hour of our seating, the restaurant was not that crowded and the waiter was able... More 

Thank Susan A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I had been yearning for Clams Casino. There used to be a place in Manhattan called Cockeyed Clams that served clams casino with grilled clams with real bacon and pimento on a half shell. I had been to other restaurants that boast of clams casino, which was really baked stuffed clams -- Lots of bread little of anything else, so... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Celebrated my birthday on July 25 at the Lobster Box. It was a Monday night in a rain storm but this place was packed! The food was good and plentiful. The service was prompt and always available. I had the king crab legs grilled and they were good. The complimentary night cap was a nice touch. Great way to start... More 

1 Thank kimwill725
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has nice scenery the food was good. I had the lobster roll and it had to much mayo so it took away from the lobster. The apps were good, the Drinks were good and they give you a complimentary drink after which is nice. Atmosphere is nice.

Thank sssbear
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Went here for a last minute lunch and to dine Al Fresco..the food was fresh and our waitress was great .. what more can you ask for..COLD BEER..Check!

1 Thank gspumoni
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Me and my husband usually go to Sammy's Fish Box for casual americana fish food (right across the street). The line was hanging out of their dorr, so we decided to give Lobster Box a try. Food was great. Balsamic vinaigrette on the salad tasted delicious (in sammy's nit is usually very flat and sour). Surf and turf was perfect.... More 

Thank Anna R
New York City
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210 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Decided to try this place again as our last visit was not great. Requested to sit outside. Walked all the way to the back and the person who sat us was right on point. We sat and waited ten minutes n someone came over and asked what we wanted to drink. We asked for a wine list. He called someone... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 City Island Ave, City Island, Bronx, NY 10464-1609
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Bronx  >  City Island
  • Phone Number: +1 718-885-1952

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