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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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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 5 days ago via mobile

I don’t give 5 stars easily, but this restaurant is totally worth it!!! My picky mother and I ate here based on a recommendation from a local. We each ordered the shrimp cocktail and agreed this was the best we had ever had. The shrimp...More

Thank SuePhilly2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most of the snowbirds were gone from the island so it was returning to a more relaxed atmosphere. For the Lazy Lobster, that means considerably reduced wait times. We sat outside in beautiful weather. Out waitress was great. The food was surprising ample and nicely...More

Thank pochen9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went to celebrate our anniversary. We have heard recommendations from friends and the high ratings on Trip Advisor and we were not disappointed. We went for the early dining and there were many good choices. I wanted the lazyman's lobster but...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a Sunday night and had the early bird special and loved it! Sebastian was an awesome waiter and everything was delicious! I had stuffed shrimp and my husband had coconut cod! Very fresh food!!!

Thank kellybelly712
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food and service. Decent prices. Just wish we had room for ice cream next door. Maybe next time.

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has good food,however only 1 pc of fish with fish and chips....a little skimpy! Food,soup,salad and service was excellent! We will definitely return, good ambiance

Thank Lynn A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is good, but sort of pricey. Hit their early bird specials to make it more affordable. Atmosohere reminds us of a 1950-60 country club.

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great apps and nice service. Very relaxing with great food. It was a pleasant surprise to find such a nice restaurant.

Thank lFOD2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun place to eat. Nice outdoor dining area. Very good food. Too bad northern weather has caused 2 lobster rolls to cost $71.

Thank Cynthia M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family had a wonderful meal at the Lazy Lobster. The atmosphere is beautiful. The service is excellent. And the food is incredible! I had the calamari and the salmon. Both were absolutely perfect! The Lazy Lobster is the top-ranked restaurant on Longboat Key, and...More

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Questions & Answers
7 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
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!
16 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
3 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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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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