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PJ Lobster House

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American, Fish & Chips, Seafood
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1 North Country Road, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
631.473.1143
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: PJ Lobster House Restaurant & Fish Market has been proudly serving the...
PJ Lobster House Restaurant & Fish Market has been proudly serving the Port Jefferson community since 1995. We specialize in live lobsters and stock sizes up to 3 Lb. Our fresh fish market receives deliveries 7 days a week to maintain quality and freshness. We support the local fishing industry by buying direct from long island sound commercial fisherman and diggers whenever available. Our full service casual dining room can seat up to 100 guests for dinner or for your special occasion. Come down and watch the local games on our plasma tvs and come see where the locals eat!
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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
excellent fish and seafood

Not the fanciest of restaurants but certainly way above so many with the quality of the seafood. Very fresh and delicious lobster...some of the best steamers ever and consistently so. Worth the trip and the wait

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
Alan R
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New York City, New York, USA
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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New York City, New York, USA
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99 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Not the fanciest of restaurants but certainly way above so many with the quality of the seafood. Very fresh and delicious lobster...some of the best steamers ever and consistently so. Worth the trip and the wait

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PJlobsterhouse, Manager at PJ Lobster House, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, Alan! We are glad to hear how much you enjoy our steamers and lobster. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Loud and pricey; very ok. Fish taco special was dry but plentiful (two filled but mostly garnishments rather than fish). Man behind counter in fish market was rude when asked questions so did not buy anything to go.

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PJlobsterhouse, Manager at PJ Lobster House, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear about your experience, Hannah. We strive to offer warm and friendly service and fantastic food, and it saddens us to learn that you received anything less than stellar service. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to James at (631) 473-1143 if you would like to discuss your visit further. In the meantime, we will... More 

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The place is well located and clean. The service was good, the food good also. After dinner, I bought fresh fish and clams in an area where they sell fresh seafood.

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PJlobsterhouse, Manager at PJ Lobster House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review, Larymar! It’s always nice to hear such wonderful comments about our restaurant in addition to our food. More 

Kings Park, New York
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Consistently fresh and well-prepared fish dishes are found here. It's a hidden gem that seems to be frequented by many of the locals. You simply cannot lose when you come to a restaurant that is part of a retail fish market. This is a shining example of that indeed. The menu is HUGE and is very well priced. A great... More 

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PJlobsterhouse, Manager at PJ Lobster House, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 Star review, Lespauldude! We are so glad to hear how much you enjoy our prices that you take advantage of our happy hour specials. Thanks so much for sharing, and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Long Island, New York
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

If the crowds and parking downtown PJ get to you, this restaurant might be an option if you are looking for seafood. Located at the top of the hill from lower Port Jefferson, there is ample free parking in the lot. Rustic interior with a nautical flair offers restaurant and seafood market. At $19 the Lobster Roll was packed with... More 

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PJlobsterhouse, Owner at PJ Lobster House, responded to this review

Barb, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are thrilled to hear that you and your party had such a nice time at our restaurant and that you enjoyed our dishes so much! Thank you for stopping in, we hope to see you again in the future. More 

Puakalani, HI.
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Excellent fresh seafoood. Service was timely and very friendly. Not big on ambiance but still worth the rather high price especially for special occasions. Lots of menu Choices and you can even purchase fresh seafood at their market to go. Good experience defiantly recommend if your looking to splurge.

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PJlobsterhouse, Owner at PJ Lobster House, responded to this review

Dear Bruce, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience! We are so pleased to hear that you love our seafood options and we hope you will visit us again someday. Thank you for your business. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We went to PJ's for dinner. We wanted somewhere locals were eating so we asked around. This is a very relaxed atmosphere feels like a house-tavern. The servers were friendly & efficient. Two of us are Gluten Free & they were very very accomodating to make sure we didn't get anything with gluten. We ordered a Fisherman's Platter broiled which... More 

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Wayne
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This was our first trip here and it was great! So often you only get choices of Tilapia, Salmon or Shrimp, so there was a nice variety on the menu. Portion size was good - they only serve beer and wine, just so you know. That was OK with us, though. We had Lobster, Mahi-Mahi and Tuna. Friendly waitstaff -... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

I was in long island for 2weeks and my mom took me here. We ended up eating here 4times during my trip! Lobster roll is outstanding. Alot of lobster meat, not too much mayo. Lobster Mac and cheese great, and shrimp salad over house salad delicious! Sad I no longer live in LI and can't go again!

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Centereach, New York, United States
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83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

We have been here a couple of times, food is always fresh and good. They also have a fish market there to.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 North Country Road, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Port Jefferson
  • Phone Number: 631.473.1143

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Fish & Chips, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

Description

PJ Lobster House Restaurant & Fish Market has been proudly serving the Port Jefferson community since 1995. We specialize in live lobsters and stock sizes up to 3 Lb. Our fresh fish market receives deliveries 7 days a week to maintain quality and freshness. We support the local fishing industry by buying direct from long island sound commercial fisherman and diggers whenever available. Our full service casual dining room can seat up to 100 guests for dinner or for your special occasion. Come down and watch the local games on our plasma tvs and come see where the locals eat!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?