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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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“lobster” (328 reviews)
“potato gratin” (18 reviews)
“ribs” (23 reviews)
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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 2 days ago

My husband and I had dinner at the Lazy Lobster twice during our stay on Longboat. This restaurant has great food,service and a great view.

Thank lovett165
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great dinner this week there. Good service, nice atmosphere. A little pricey but I thought it was worth it. We'll be back!

Thank YorktownVickie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We go at least once during our vacation. This year we had a mediocre experience. The ribs were cold and the waiter just took it away and heated the ribs. No apology. Service at table generally lacking in friendliness.

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the Lazy Lobster the first night....Get there early and they have some dinner specials (smaller plates, drink specials). Waiter was attentive and patient with us since it was my first time there, and my friend and I had many questions about their menu....More

1  Thank sushiblues
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a wonderful time and meal with friends who recommended we go to Lazy Lobster. The ambiance, food and service were all to our liking.

1  Thank Edward O
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Our first seafood restaurant in America and it was outstanding , we loved the atmosphere , food , views and waiters were very nice and helpful. Even our picky eater lads enjoyed their supper. We will def return here on our next planned trip on...More

1  Thank Donnie M
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The restaurant serves average food it’s just okay and fairly expensive we visited 2 years ago and the menu has not changed the service is good, will not visit again

Thank andrew5779
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner. We made a reservation, but arrived about 12 minutes early. We were told to wait or be seated outside. I didn't really understand this since the restaurant wasn't crowded at all and it was just 12 minutes. It...More

Thank LovetheBeach821
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Family has been here a week and by far(!!!) this is the best meal we’ve had. And we’ve visited, what are supposed to be, 4+ star restaurants. We had the lobster scargot, wahoo ono w/ shrimp and corn risotto, the lazy mans lobster with augratin...More

1  Thank Jim V
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

The food was very good, the service left a lot to be desired, but had to give 3 stars because we made reservations for 9 ppl, they put us at a round table with 4 very awkward legs, so several of us could not sit...More

1  Thank Cyndi H
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Questions & Answers
7 August 2016|
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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 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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