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Lobster Shop

4015 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5315
+1 253-759-2165
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (45 reviews)
“lobster” (56 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
4015 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5315
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Reviewed yesterday

We don't get over to this side of town often but if we have family or friends visiting we always go to the lobster shop. Outstanding seafood and great service always!!

Thank 2tonslab
Reviewed yesterday

Elegant atmosphere and delicious seafood. Love the view, can even walk the waterfront after dinner. A beautiful place for a romantic meal.

Thank Sheryl M
Reviewed yesterday

Was it was a disappointing experience. For the price point I would expect above average food and service... let's just say that you pay for the view and that is supposed to distract you from how below average the food and service has become in...More

Thank William C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great view of the sound and the food and service was great as well. We went duing happyhour and the happy hour menue had lobster bisque on it which is my favorite. Only down side is its $4 for bread!

1  Thank Kyle B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had not eaten here in years but decided to go for our anniversary rather than into Seattle for many reasons. Started off in the bar for drinks and an appetizer. My wife had a cosmo but it was very sweet. Told our waitress so she...More

Thank Jerry D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a perfect late lunch here. Warm and sunny mid 70s afternoon I sat out back on the water. It is a beautiful place to sit and relax and enjoy your meal. The lobster was perfectly cooked in both my app and entree. I...More

Thank patrick s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We met up with friends for dinner here and all four of us loved it! There are big windows so all tables can get a view of beautiful Puget Sound and be mesmerized by the various boats going by. If you sit to the far...More

1  Thank TravelingFan22
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Very nice atmosphere, good service, good food, portions adequate but I left wanting something more. Prices were high for the portions. Waiter suggested the most expensive item on the menu. Don't like that so much.

Thank Colleen G
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Great meal, Great service, could have stayed longer just for the view. Caesar salad, sour dough bread with pesto dipping sauce, Salmon, Scallops...oh so good. No room for dessert. The strawberry lemonade even tasted better than anywhere else!

Thank patriciatG2425IR
Reviewed 20 April 2018

I am not a huge pasta fan , I do enjoy it but I asked the waiter if the would have the grilled lobster or lobster carbenera, he told me carbenera . I had it and it was one of the best dishes I ever...More

1  Thank Anthony D
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Gina S
4 August 2017|
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Response from PJB892 | Reviewed this property |
One of our party had steak and it was very good - tender and cooked perfectly.
8 March 2017|
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Response from Mo S | Reviewed this property |
Lots of polo shirts and button downs with khaki's or jeans for the guys, casual tanks and tops with shorts, skirts or jeans for the ladies during the day. Evenings are the same except for folks who are having a special... More
30 September 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4015 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5315
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-759-2165
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