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City Island Lobster House

691 Bridge St, Bronx, NY 10464-1102
718-885-1459
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Ranked #22 of 1,072 restaurants in Bronx
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $100
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
New York
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

Nice place with good seafood... Has an outdoor deck that overlooks a small marina... Food here is pretty good... As much as I like it sometimes they don't pay attention to details... Some of the staff seems rushed and overwhelmed... It's still good place to eat... Parking they have valet parking here

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

While the pricing is set a little high, it was just nice. The food was good but could have been better. Our waiter was very nice and attentive, however upon entering there was no hostess to greet you and seat you, and when she did finally show up we told her we would like to be seated out side and... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The place feels like it has been there forever, which is part of the laid back City Island charm. I love the lobster, shrimp combo with corn on the cob, slaw and lots of melted butter. Delicious. Its not cheap but sitting on the deck, eating seafood and watching the sun go down is true summer bliss. I am already... More

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Wayne, New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Our waiter Dave was fantastic. We sat outside facing the water. We all ordered seafood & we all cleaned our plates. The place overall is a little dated but with great food & great service I'll be back...and I'll ask for Dave!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Food was not to par with the prices. Not coming here again. On a good note the garlic bread was made with real garlic cloves.

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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114 reviews 114 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Well we have come a few time from ct. The wait staff is awesome every waiter is well versed and friendly so it's hard to say anything bad.. I think the kitchen staff may be grill men and short order cooks not sure if there is a creative chef as we no it...food is pretty basic and fresh and too... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Nice family oriented dinning. Waiters are always willing to serve in anyway they can. My favorite drink Sex on the Beach awww soothing. Five star rating in my book ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

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16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Whenever I go to City Island, I only come here. Usually an excellent choice, but the cool weather and high winds, made it our experience that day just ok and miss out on the Spectacular ocean view. One party member ordered the boiled crab legs and was not pleased. The first time it was ordered. I had the GRILLED cajun... More

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Smithtown, New York
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33 restaurant reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We visited the Lobster House and were treated like family. The owner, JoJo, and the wait staff were friendly and extremely accommodating. We ate outside on the deck. It was a scenic and pleasant seating. Everyone enjoyed their meals, Recommendations: seafood salad appetizer, garden salad, blue crabs steamed in bay seasoning (OUTSTANDING!!), shrimp fra diavolo, lobster tails and scallops. All... More

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We went here for lunch based on the recommendations but was very disappointed. Yes, the portions were large and the service was very good. But the food was poor. They first served a salad drenched in balsamic. It was inedible. The New England clam chowder was pasty. The lobster tail was completely flavorless and the drawn butter served with it... More

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