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A & B Lobster House

700 Front St, Key West, FL 33040-6689
+1 305-294-5880
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“grouper oscar” (39 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
700 Front St, Key West, FL 33040-6689
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant never fails when it comes to good service, fresh foods, delicious cocktails and desserts. Every year in key west must end with a night here for dinner. Love the ambiance and staff. Great dishes.

1  Thank marlin95
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great seafood with a great view. Huge portions, and the quality is awesome. The shrimp cocktail was phenomenal and the Lobster risotto was just fantastic. Great service, and overall a good experience.

1  Thank Samuel H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place was ridiculously good! I'm still dreaming of the mushroom lobster risotto because it was out of this world. We came here for dinner around 7:00pm and had a seat with an ocean view which was gorgeous as the sun was setting. Our waiter...More

1  Thank trraaaa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was my daughter's birthday so I wanted something special. Our concierge recommended this restaurant. Our server DJ was good,he was attentive. Immediately brought me blue cheese olives for my martini. Nice touch. I had grouper Oscar, delicious. Daughter had Lobster risotto, very good but...More

Thank Sandy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here during a recent family vacation. Nice location close to the water, air conditioning was cool. The food was good but not outstanding. I expected the lobster to be extremely fresh and fantastic. It wasn't bad, but wasn't memorable either. Nothing new being...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Manager started yelling after serving a terrible lobster roll we returned. They no longer serve lobster sandwich which was the best thing on the menu. They couldn't give us the seafood tower since they were out of frozen crab legs and refused to substitute. Ordered...More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been a long-time lover of lobster, especially at a former Chicago restaurant called the Cape Cod Room, we had to try the A & B Lobster House to see if we could recreate the taste. A & B Lobster House is located at the...More

1  Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Actually we wound up dining in Berlin's the cigar lounge next to the dining room which offers the same exact menu. My husband ordered the escargot sauté and I have the enormous shrimp cocktail martini. The shrimp were so fresh. The cigar lounge is dark,...More

Thank NJSusan-7
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The food was OK and my waiter was fine. I had a decently sized lobster tail for a decent price and a nice view outside. What turned me off was the attitude of the hostess up front. When I walked in she looked like a...More

3  Thank Danny M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We meant to go to A&B fine dining, but as they weren't open till 6:30pm we went downstairs for happy hour and some snacks, we ended up ordering so much food that we didn't go to the formal dining restaurant on the second floor. You...More

Thank traveller_sin_bj
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Front St, Key West, FL 33040-6689
    (Simonton St)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-5880
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Enjoy the freshest seafood on the island delivered daily. As our name implies, we specialize in lobster, both from Maine and Florida. Our talented Chef Mick Pera expertly prepares a Fusion Cuisine which include Classic Lobster/Seafood House dishes along with French Bistro comfort food to delight all of the senses. We are also renowned for our steaks, always prime choice. Dine outside on the wrap-around balcony or join us in our timeless dining room, while our knowledgeable and attentive staff anticipate your every need and help to make your experience unforgettable.
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