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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, 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
First Meal at Lobster Loft was Underwhelming!

A group of 3 friends & I decided to try the Lobster Loft for dinner since seeing a "2 dinners for $29.99" special advertised for Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays. Upon further examination of the menu & questioning of the server, we opted for the Early Bird Special dinner option for $15.99 since... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
SoJerseyBoomerBabe
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Mays Landing, New Jersey
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My wife and I enjoyed a fantastic dinner at the Lobster Loft. We were seated next to a window over looking the marina... great view. Our waitress was absolutely fantastic. We both ordered the "Old Steamboat Willie's Special". wow.... lots of food. What I did eat of it was prepared and seasoned perfectly to my liking. I will return to... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

What's interesting is that when you walk in the door, the bathrooms are right there and it smells like a bathroom at the front desk. We arrived with two teenage boys and for some reason, the hostess decided to sit us in the back room with large parties with screaming, noisy kids literally banging on their plates with their spoons.... More 

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Mays Landing, New Jersey
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

A group of 3 friends & I decided to try the Lobster Loft for dinner since seeing a "2 dinners for $29.99" special advertised for Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays. Upon further examination of the menu & questioning of the server, we opted for the Early Bird Special dinner option for $15.99 since it came with dessert & a choice of... More 

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Long Valley, New Jersey
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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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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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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
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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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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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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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