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318 42nd Pl, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243-1928
609-263-3000
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: THE LOBSTER LOFT IS LOCATED AT THE FOOT OF THE SEA ISLE BRIDGE UNDER THE...
THE LOBSTER LOFT IS LOCATED AT THE FOOT OF THE SEA ISLE BRIDGE UNDER THE BIG LOBSTER SIGN THE ONLY RESTAURANT IN SEA ISLE ON THE WATER THAT SERVES LIQUOR. TWO DINING ROOMS DOWN STAIRS WITH WATERFRONT DINING WITH THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SUNSET ANYWHERE. UP STAIRS IS ANOTHER ROOM AVAILABLE FOR PRIVATE PARTIES PLUS AN OUT SIDE DECK AND BAR.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
strange night

Had buffet dinner but no one at place knew had to do it. Had to wait for new plate each time, not well planned

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
gjw1950
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Mars, Pennsylvania, United States
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Long Valley, New Jersey
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is truly the worst restaurant in the entire area. Went tonite and waited an hour and fifteen minutes for a salad . The entree arrived later and was inedible I asked to see the owner and the a woman who Identified herself as the "head server " came to the table and said "you gotta a problem "? Wow... More 

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Phila
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Our first time there. I ordered the Mahi Mahi, which was the special that day. I requested it broiled. It came out blackened. I sent it back. After a few minutes the server brought out a plate that looked exactly like the one I just sent back. Sure enough it was still blackened. Sent it back again. By this time,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Went to lobster loft on thursday night and was pleasantly surprised to find out one of the specials every tues wed and thurs is two dinners for the price of one. My friend and I got two dinners for $30 that also came with salad and sides we couldnt believe it. Of course our bill was more than that because... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

Would not reccomend the crab cakes, they were very mushy, almost like someone mixed a little bit of crab meat into a bowl of mashed potatoes and called it a crab cake. Lobster bisque was not the best either. Very bland. Combine that with terrible service on my last visit, probably won't be back.

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Horsham, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Staff was friendly but it ends there. To get to your table you walk through the bar area that had a distinct foul odor to it. First up was the lobster bisque. It was a smooth as tomato soup. No discernible lobster in it except for a few shell pieces. Shrimp cocktail and lobster entree were rubbery and flavorless. Couldn't... More 

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Mars, Pennsylvania, United States
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Had buffet dinner but no one at place knew had to do it. Had to wait for new plate each time, not well planned

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Bedford, NY
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

We have owned a second home in Sea Isle for the past 13 years. We have only gone to the Lobster Loft a few times in those 13 years and am always cautious because of the mixed reviews. Last night we decided to give it a try and we're glad we did! Nice mixed of night life in the off... More 

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Sea Isle City, New Jersey
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Had a wonderful dinner on Saturday night and the food was wonderful. Our server Robin was warm and friendly. She couldn't do enough for us. This restaurant is open all week in season, but it's great to have a weekend retreat in the off season.

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Fredon, New Jersey, United States
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Went on a Saturday night. Good food and we were pleasantly surprised to find that there was live entertainment a girl and 3 guys (Maybe there were 4 guys). Very talented. They also had dancing and if you wanted to watch TV they had a bunch of them. But we really enjoyed the group on stage. and the food was... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This was the best crab imperial I've ever had! Baked potato and salad were great as well. I'd prefer to choose my own vegetables... but had plenty to eat besides their choice. The Malibu Bay Breeze was perfectly blended as well.

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Additional Information about Lobster Loft

Address: 318 42nd Pl, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243-1928
Phone Number: 609-263-3000
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Sea Isle City
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 318 42nd Pl, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243-1928
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Sea Isle City
  • Phone Number: 609-263-3000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Description

THE LOBSTER LOFT IS LOCATED AT THE FOOT OF THE SEA ISLE BRIDGE UNDER THE BIG LOBSTER SIGN THE ONLY RESTAURANT IN SEA ISLE ON THE WATER THAT SERVES LIQUOR. TWO DINING ROOMS DOWN STAIRS WITH WATERFRONT DINING WITH THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SUNSET ANYWHERE. UP STAIRS IS ANOTHER ROOM AVAILABLE FOR PRIVATE PARTIES PLUS AN OUT SIDE DECK AND BAR.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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