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Lobster Trap Restaurant

1962 Avenue Rd, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
647 352 0680
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Had a great dinner. Lobster Thermidore was yummy and very rich! Lobster Newburgh was rich and creamy. Salad was fresh and the in house blue cheese dressing was delicious!

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Toronto
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Although a tank of lobsters greeted us on entry, they were probably wondering why we were there. The environment looks tired and in need of a total renovation..A distinct unpleasant smell greets you as you enter and it stayed with us till we left..We were enthusiastically greeted and hence felt too guilty at that point to leave. I ordered the... More

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Truskavets, L'vivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Here you will find the most delicious lobsters in town. The restaurant has new management and they try to make each visitor happy. I was with my family here, and we are very satisfied. Our children had also very yammy dishes. Everything is very fresh and the service is very quick and friendly. In the evening a little crowded, so... More

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I went here with my family because we remembered going as kids and loving it. What a disappointment.....lobster was rubbery and chewy.....tasted like it was frozen and then reheated. Yuk!

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Thornhill, Canada
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Birthday dinner for our 23 year old son. My wife used to go here quite often with her family but admitted it had been awhile. Well the first issue I had upon arrival was the tired, worn and frankly not all that clean appearance. My wife said it was just as she remembered it when she lived around the corner... More

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TORONTO
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I really expected more, especially for the price. First problem there is no sign at the door advising that the staff will seat you so my partner and I waited for a good 10 minutes before anyone acknowledged us. The decor is beyond outdated. Our waitress was negligent and we paid $62 for a steak, lobster tail and baked potato... More

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Toronto
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I first went to this restaurant over 20 years ago when I was in highschool. My dad found out about it and it was a gem! We used to love seeing the lobster tank full to the brim. Although I left Toronto in 1990, any time I was in town, we would make an effort to go there. I moved... More

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I wrote a review of this restaurant years ago and said it was THE BEST! Well I am sad to say that due to the retirement of the original owner this is no longer the case. There is a long story about the sale of this restaurant to 2 people who then had a falling out and there are now... More

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Oshawa, Canada
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139 reviews 139 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
234 helpful votes 234 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Prices have skyrocketed here with a 1.5 lb Lobster now $45! WOW! Decor as everyone else states is poor and 1980's, when we first started coming here, nothing has changed except the floor which is currently 8 yrs old! We arrived early at 5:15 and were the only people here. Owner seated us with menus and left. 5 minutes later... More

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T.o.
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Honestly I have never felt ripped off at any restaurant as much as I did when I left this place. The restaurant as I understand it was a great place in the 80's and 90's. Forward to 2014 not so much. The décor has not changed in decades which is fine if the food was good. It wasn't. The steamed... More

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Additional Information about Lobster Trap Restaurant

Address: 1962 Avenue Rd, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 647 352 0680
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto
Cuisine: Seafood

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