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5337 Gulf Dr, Ste 500, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
(941) 779-1000
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Ranked #2 of 34 Restaurants in Holmes Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood, Steakhouse, Bar
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Gulf Drive & Holmes Blvd
Description: Located in the heart of Holmes Beach, Lobstahs brings New England Style seafood to beautiful Anna Maria Island plus local seafood favorites. We take great pride in providing the freshest seafood. Our lobsters are flown in daily and we work with farmers and fishmongers to bring the best quality ingredients to our guests. Land lovers will find USDA steaks, chicken and pasta selections on our extensive menu. The largest cold water lobster tank on Anna Maria Island and the recipes created by Chef Patrick, have defined Lobstahs as a "destination restaurant" for diners from all over the world. Lobstahs is a "destination restaurant". Our extensive menus feature over 60 fresh and tantalizing items for all taste buds plus our kid's Lil Lobstahs Menu. Don't forget our daily specials too! Outdoor deck makes for a more open island dining experience. We can accommodate large tables and parties, catering, banquets and special events are our specialty. Planning to spend a day at the beach? Let us prepare an authentic Maine Lobster Bake for your family and friends. Whether you dine in or take away, the fare will always be excellent. Our catering department can handle your big events and catering needs with special attention. See our attached Sports Bar with large screen TVs. Pool, Shuffleboard and Darts.
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English first
St. Petersburg, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This was our first visit to the restaurant although we have visited the Island for the past 12 years. We did not have a reservation but the host/hostess was extremely friendly and sat us immediately. Our waitress Rachael knew the menu and was very helpful in explaining items to us. The food was wonderful and the experience was very nice.... More 

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Bristol, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Having read other reviews on this restaurant, I would say they heeded the comments and have adjusted very well. We were a party of six on a Saturday, early evening, arriving for our reservation at 6pm. Being early in the evening, half the tables were seated. I counted 6 wait staff, obviously anticipating a busy evening. The service was prompt... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We have eaten at Lobstah's countless times over the last three years, and have eaten there three times this month. The food is still excellent (they have the same chef, who knows his stuff!), but I want to talk about what happened the last time we were there this week. As always, we went around 4:30, in order to beat... More 

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Hancock, New Hampshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Delighted to return to this non-expensive restaurant. Portions are good; fish fresh, and vegetables not mushy! We arrived with friends at 5:01 and only entitled to "happy hour" drinks, not ordering from the menu. Funny, last January, our waitress was very flexible in noting time. But, lots changes in one year! Our waitress, Rachel, was good, brought drinks and items... More 

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Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Looked for sports bar to get Big Ten Network. 2 of us happy with lobster dinner, lobster roll. 3rd diner had clams and linguine that were just okay. Service was great. Changed channel for us. Stayed entire game, no pressure to buy more. Would go back again.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Oh my gosh. My husband and I have been here four times in a week! It is absolutely delicious! The atmosphere is casual and unpretentious. The food is BY FAR the BEST! The lobster tails are so delicious and the veggies are amazing too! Great happy hour deals also. Our server, Rachael, was very friendly and knowledgeable about all items... More 

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Sarasota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The portions here are value driven...huge....plenty...delightfully share-able....please try Lobstahs again.

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Went because of the ratings. First and last visit. Food was good but the portions were terribly small. I am not big eater but I left hungry. I had the Grouper sandwich and it was 1/2 the size of other places in the area. My wife had the steamed clam and they were pathetically small. Most were about the size... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

the food was delicious and our Waitress RACHAEL was tremendous, I asked for Blue cheese dressing she recommended the Lobster Blue Cheese dressing - it was the best! 5 STARS! Thank you for such a wonderful dining experience!!

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We enjoyed our recent visit to Lobstahs expecting a casual dining experience, which it delivered. On arrival we were shown to a high table with barstool-type chairs. Whilst not ideal for a couple in their late 50s this arrangement didn't detract from the dining experience once we had settled ourselves in. The waitress accomodated my request to order a main,... More 

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Additional Information about Lobstahs

Address: 5337 Gulf Dr, Ste 500, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
Phone Number: (941) 779-1000
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Holmes Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 40
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Steakhouse, Bar

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