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Lobster House

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711 S 38th St, Tacoma, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Looking for a place to eat on the waterfront at 8p on a Saturday night that doesn't have a 2 hour wait is difficult at best. After a few failed attempts, we found this place ready to seat us, and even on the waterfront outside patio! We had a great view of the sun setting from one side, and Mt.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

We've had lunches here twice and we love the food here. It's not over salted but still is very flavorful. Services can be lacking at times. Great view by the water... Overall, a great place to chill with great food and view

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2013 via mobile

Not sure the above review is about the same restaurant. This is a Chinese dim sum place. Opened several years ago, not 17 years. No steaming carts like traditional restaurants but the dim sum is good hot and fresh. Possibly the only place in Tacoma where you can get this great stuff. Don't have to drive to Seattle or Vancouver... More 

Thank bendog2000
Lakewood Pierce County, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2012

I'm a little biased when it comes to the Lobster Shop because my husband proposed to me there 17 years ago but it's reputation is well deserved. Every time I've been there the food has been delicious and the atmosphere is very romantic, if a bit noisy. If you have the chance to visit definitely try the lobster bisque, it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Seafood
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 S 38th St, Tacoma, WA
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?