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Blue Lobster

12th Street and 5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 984 8031200
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $15 - $35
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 1a sur y 5ta
Description: In July 1996 Blue lobster opens in Playa del Carmen to become a favorite of locals and tourists to enjoy a delicious lobster, fish and seafood. Built with tropical wood, stone slab, thatched roofs and waterfalls that give an extra relaxation touch. We always try to satisfied and exceed our customers’ expectations. Excellent food, polite waiters and a fantastic view of the fifth Avenue will make you spend an unforgettable night.We have capacity for 130 persons on two levels and an air conditioning area to 22. Blue lobster makes a compromising bet on mexican wine and regional sea dishes that result in a perfect union. They have created perfect unions for their wines’ selection through a very special menu that proposes the perfect combination between their gastronomy and their wines. As three dishes’ menu with different wine suggestions in order to please every palate: reds, whites, roses and foamy wines.
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Whoever wrote the past reviews does not know anything about lobster. They must be comparing it to the local diner back home. We ordered three 1-pound tails that were frozen and injected iodine with hint of a rotting fishy taste. For all of you don't know anything about lobster; a good lobster does not need any seasoning. When a restaurant... More

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Montreux, Switzerland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

the restaurant is nice furbished, with a really caring service, polite and attentive. We had a tuna carpaccio and the grilled lobster, which were both good. The only "issue" may be the price, that compared to the other restaurant in playa del carmen was high 70euro with 2 appetizer 1 lobster (800gr) and a bottle of wine. Overall it was... More

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Los Gatos, California
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89 reviews 89 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The wait staff is very likeable and attentive. Food is average Mexican. The tuna was not good and we had to order extra beans because the portion. They served with the fajitas was small.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

one of the most amazing meals we ever had! The atmosphere and the food brought our trip to another level

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grande prairie ab canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

Went with a group of 8 people, all of us Blue Lobster virgins....AMAZING!!!!! Fabulous all the way around! All but one of us had 1lb lobster tails, the other a filet mignon with 16 cervesas AND desert, total bill $385.00...overpriced??? NOT A CHANCE! I challenge anyone who can find 1 lb lobster tails for 7 for that price! Atmosphere, service... More

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This place has an amazing and very large menu. We came for lobster and boy was it impressive. You will not leave disappointed! Service was good and very friendly. Highly reccommend

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Relaciones Publ... B, Public Relations Manager at Blue Lobster, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments and visit, we have worked hard since 1991 to have a varied menu and thereby to satisfy our visitors. An honor to know you enjoyed your visit to blue lobster. thank you very much More

Denver, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We hadn't eaten at the Blue a Lobster in a few years and that meal was actually so so. With that in mind, we thought we take a chance and have the last meal of our trip at Blue Lobster. Well, we were actually pleasantly surprised. Our waiter, Francisco, was great. He was fun and conversational. Loved the Mojitos and... More

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Relaciones Publ... B, Public Relations Manager at Blue Lobster, responded to this review

Thank you very much for giving us a second chance, and thanks for sharing your comments, we rely on them to improve. Thanks for your visit and we will continue working hard to keep in the taste of our visitors. More

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

My boyfriend and I went for dinner. We both had the filet, it was one of the best filets I've had and was one of the best meals we had in Playa. Very tender, well seasoned and practically melted in my mouth. The baked potato was small and hard, the vegetables were ok, flavorful and complimented the steak but a... More

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Relaciones Publ... B, Public Relations Manager at Blue Lobster, responded to this review

Thanks for your visit, it is an honor for us to know that you enjoyed your dinner, thanks for your feedback as we enhance those details in order to have full satisfaction. Hope to see you soon thank you very much. More

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Just had a lovely meal at Blue Lobster. Great menu boards to read. Can highly recommend the calamari appetiser, the scallop risotto was the best I've had. Make sure you try the Key lime pie this is to die for, delicious. Staff struggled with the language barrier but were very pleasant. Would dine there again for sure.

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Relaciones Publ... B, Public Relations Manager at Blue Lobster, responded to this review

Great to know that you enjoyed your visit to Blue Lobster. We have worked hard since 1991 to have happy and satisfied visitors. We will continue making an effort and try to improve every day, thank you very much for sharing your comments and we hope to see you soon. More

Dallas, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

It was a monster. 1.5 lbs. It was really good, but you pay for it. Service was average. Right next to clubs, so go early for dinner...

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Relaciones Publ... B, Public Relations Manager at Blue Lobster, responded to this review

We thank you for your visit to Blue Lobster and thanks for sharing your experience we hope to see you soon in Blue Lobster More

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