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Lobster Trap Restaurant

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1962 Avenue Rd, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
647 352 0680
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Dog food is better I am sure

my husband and I were big fans of the old lobster trap. We moved away but I always wanted to go back to eat there and so we did on Feb,15 2015. We arrived at 5pm it was so cold you could not take your coat off. The new owner was sitting up little block heaters. The owner took our... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
hfongaro
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Whitby Ontario
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Whitby Ontario
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

my husband and I were big fans of the old lobster trap. We moved away but I always wanted to go back to eat there and so we did on Feb,15 2015. We arrived at 5pm it was so cold you could not take your coat off. The new owner was sitting up little block heaters. The owner took our... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

My wife and myself visited Lobster Trap on Valentine Day (2015). The lobster soup was excellent, the lobster main course was very good. We ordered vegetables on the side, but it was with ice inside.The restourant has a new owner, the things are not the same comparing to 2 years ago, it got worse. But, it is still a good... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

2 people ordered 1 1/4 broiled lobster, the pasta and had lobster bisque. We had a Buytopia voucher - $30 for $60 worth of food. All the food was delicious but they all had one thing in common. Very rich... overly rich. I think they overuse cream and/or butter to make it taste so good but then you can only... More 

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

My family has been dining at the Lobster Trap restaurant for over 40 years. We love this place. The food is always great and the service too. There is something good on the menu for everyone. We love this place.

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Toronto
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I love this place . It is such a Gem ! Its authentic and fresh ! But if you are looking for fancy this isn't it ! It is very cozy and relaxed and the food and service is AMAZING !!!! I love Tonya she is one of the waitresses and has been working there for over 20 years .... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

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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4 reviews 4 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
7 reviews 7 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
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92 reviews 92 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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