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“Fun and informal - good local” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Lobster Trap

The Lobster Trap
128 Catalina St, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
310-510-8585
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Ranked #8 of 47 Restaurants in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chowder, Seafood, Soups
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Takeout
Honolulu, Hawaii
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Fun and informal - good local”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Fun atmosphere - cool service - dress down.
- Oyster Rockefeller - not good.

Bacon Wrapped Scallops - DELICIOUS. Big fan. Ordered based on the guy at the table next to me - so two data points = a sample = consistency! The atmosphere coupled with the scallops and beverages and cost in the aggregate overshadowed the disappoint with the Rockefeller - give it a chance. Everyone talks about Steve's - I can't speak to Steve's but this place was much more kicked back - for a weekend get-away - recommend!!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Pasadena, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Delicious Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Went to The Lobster Trap for brunch. We got the Fettuccine Alfredo and a Lobster Roll. The Fettuccine Alfredo was better than expected, and the Lobster Roll was bigger than what you usually expect them to be. It is a great almost "hole in the wall" type of restaurant, everyone in the island suggested it so we had to try it!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Berkeley Lake, GA
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great food and friendly staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Stopped in for a quick snack and ended up with a full meal. Reasonable prices, excellent food quality. Clam chowder was great. The cioppino was excellent. And most important of all, the bar was very well stocked.

Visited November 2013
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Miami, Florida
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76 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Hit the spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

I wanted Italian pasta... So I was able to order the clam linguini with pink spicy sauce. It defiantly hit the pot. The prices were reasonable and they have the possibility in making any dish you are craving for.

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Santa Clara, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Local joint. Great Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Decided to try something out of the way. Had the Cioppino the first night and it was very good. Came back the day after for some fish tacos and they were even better. Not expensive, great quality and friendly service.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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