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Lobster Shop South

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4015 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402
2537592165
Today
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 95
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Sunday Brunch

Went there last Sunday for brunch. Have been there before. Good food and large spread. Items are more on the lunch side rather then breakfast. It does include cooked to order eggs benedict.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
travelfromtacoma
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Tacoma, Washington
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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Tacoma, Washington
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40 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Went there last Sunday for brunch. Have been there before. Good food and large spread. Items are more on the lunch side rather then breakfast. It does include cooked to order eggs benedict.

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Lakewood, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We have been coming here for a long while. It is excellent all the way down the line, Excellent seafood. Try the crab cakes.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We wanted to take my granddaughter and her husband of 2 months out to a nice dinner somewhere in the Tacoma area. Since we are from the East (Atlanta, GA) we ask them where they wanted go and thus was their choice. I didn't think it would be as good as it turned out to be! The atmosphere on the... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

My husband and I ate here and loved the food. The service was top notch. Everything was very fresh and the portions were perfect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I have been going to brunch here for the past two years with my sister and a few friends here and there, and I have never been disappointed. I absolutely love the corned beef hash, smoked salmon, French toast, crab legs, clam chowder, seafood salad, and so much more. The service is always great. They go above and beyond to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

So, I dined at this restaurant in April, and unfortunately, the experience did not leave me wanting to return. This is sad, because I have dined here previously with a group, and I THOROUGHLY enjoyed that experience. The location and atmosphere within the restaurant is TOP NOTCH! Sadly, it was the food that just did not measure up this time... More 

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Puyallup, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We have been here before years ago. They have updated the decor beautifully. Came here for our anniversary hoping that The Lobster Shop would live up to its name - literally. We chose it above all others because we were looking forward to amazing seafood - and lobster of course. I had the salmon which was cooked well but lacked... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Spent an evening here while in Tacoma on business. Wait staff goes the extra mile to insure your experience is a good one. Nice wines, Nice food and an incredible ambiance. Everyone in our party thoroughly enjoyed the evening. From Wine to Desserts it was a memorable experience. A+++++

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

It was a very nice cozy restaurant we visited. The seafood were delicious! I loved the apptizer platter! The fish n chips were fantastic! The fried shrimps coating were thin and crisp with tons of flavors! We came to this particlular restaurant 3 times already! Will be back for more delicious food! Did I mention the beautiful view of the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

thought we would try this out Saturday afternoon. Beautiful setting. Excellent service. The food was only average. Probably wouldn't go back because of the food.

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Additional Information about Lobster Shop South

Address: 4015 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402
Phone Number: 2537592165
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4015 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: 2537592165

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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