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“Visit the Lobster Shanty Cocoa Beach” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Jack Baker's Lobster Shanty

Jack Baker's Lobster Shanty
2200 S Orlando Ave, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931-2258
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Ranked #41 of 133 Restaurants in Cocoa Beach
Price range: $8 - $32
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Visit the Lobster Shanty Cocoa Beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2007

I was there twice on my recent trip to Cocoa Beach. Sadly the Red Tide was there and the crowd was small. The Early Bird is an excellent choice.. it is from 3 PM to 6 PM and you get a few bucks off your choice. Early Bird consist of a full meal, salad bar, cole slaw, entree, drink and dessert... price usually in the $12 to $17 range. I had the Scrod which was excellent, light and flaky, perfectly cooked. The Salad Bar is excellent... many choices of fresh veggies, tomatoes, cheese, lettuce, etc.. Jack Bakers Shanty sits right on the river, you can dine outside if you so desire. You can walk around to pier and watch the fish frolic and the pelicans do their dive bombing fishing exercise..

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North Central Florida
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25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
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“The Lobster Shanty is the BEST kept secret in Cocoa Beach!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2007

This restaurant is on the right side (A1A South) and it is absolutely a TRUE and FINE representation of Florida seafood (as opposed to the people chow you get at the canned restaurants on the strip). I live in Florida and can fairly make this statement!! This restaurant fronts the Banana River and is beautiful and very neat inside. VERY good food and the prices (early bird specials) BEFORE 6pm are to die for! The best deal I have ever seen anywhere and wonderful quality in the food and service. We both got a seafood platter, a trip to the salad bar, ice tea, and desert for $13.99 (all inclusive). You CANNOT beat that price anywhere...and especially with the food quality and service this restaurant serves. The ambiance is spectacular too. We had our dinner as we watched the sun set over the water. We intend to go again when we leave on a cruise in a few months.

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McMinnville, Tennessee
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Reviews in 58 cities Reviews in 58 cities
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
“Jack Baker's Lobster Shanty”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2007

We just returned from week long stay in Cocoa Beach and we
dined at the Lobster Shanty three times. I think it is the best value in Cocoa Beach and the view can't be beat. The early bird specials are wonderful-we tried the fried shrimp, coconut shrimp,
stuffed shrimp and scallops. All of the seafood was great and they have a great salad bar too. All dinners also include ice tea
and ice cream for dessert. All this for $11-$12 each. We can't
wait to come back next year.

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