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Lazy Lobster of Longboat

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5350 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2069
+1 941-383-0440
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16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
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Asheville, North Carolina
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Imagine....fresh lobster, out from the shell and in a bowl. Hot butter. Eat!!!! Wow!!!!!!! Always a to go to restaurant. And casual!!!!

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Lakeland, Florida
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location surprised us. It was in a strip mall not even near the beach, but the food was delicious, the wait staff very attentive, and the decor charming.

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a lovely restaurant, nice surroundings and pleasant staff. The meal needless to say is generally fish based as the name would suggest and was tasty but I would not say it was special enough to warrant another visit.

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Peoria, Illinois
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97 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are staying very nearby and love to walk to the Lazy Lobster for happy hour and dinner each time we are here. Tonight was no exception. Bartender remembered us from previous trips and we love her long island iced teas. Dinner was wonderful as always. Wife had the steak and lobster combo and declared it delicious. I had the... More 

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Thank EdMonroe
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154 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go here several times a year during our winter stays and we enjoy ourselves more and more each visit. Today Corey was our server and made it all the more enjoyable. We were seated next to the large saltwater aquarium for the first time - very entertaining. Those who had drinks were more than satisfied as were those having... More 

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Thank Manatee1965
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You don't want to miss this restaurant, the food and service are fantastic. It's located in a small Mall on Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Once you locate it you will go back. The food was the best yet. They have seating inside and outside. Very casual atmosphere and very comfortable restaurant. Highly recommend it.

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Thank DA R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lazy Lobster has a great offering of seafood dishes- lobster of course being the main attraction! The service is great , food delicious! Have never had a bad meal here! They also have Early Bird specials- but you need to make reservations for that time slot because they fill up quickly!

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Thank Becky H
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are very few places to eat on Long Boat, but luckily this option was available. They have really good sea food here. Our favorites were the Lobster Scargot, scallops, crab cake and scalloped potatoes. The service has always been fairly good each time we've visited. Pretty casual on the inside with outdoor shaded seating available.

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Toronto, Canada
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113 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A local told us about the Lazy Lobster or we never would have found it. Don't let the modest strip mall put you off. Inside the staff is friendly, the food is very good and the prices very reasonable. I had my lobster the "lazy" way (out of the shell) and enjoyed it very much. My wife had the potato... More 

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Longboat Key, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are lucky to live only one mile from the Lazy Lobster. As seniors, we take advantage of their early bird dining. Their food is excellent, prices great and it is our family's favorite restaurant anywhere in the area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$38
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
Friday
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?