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Blue Lobster

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12th Street and 5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico (1a sur y 5ta)
+52 984 803 1200
11:00 am - 11:45 pm
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Mon 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tue 11:00 am - 11:45 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 11:15 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 11:45 pm
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The staff where really friendly. It's air-coned upstairs but we liked it down stairs. Good quality food at a great price. I finished off with an Irish coffee which they made at the table. Would go back.

Thank crisonholiday
Birmingham, Michigan
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We wanted to get away from the hotel for the evening and asked for recommendations. This came highly recommended and it did not disappoint. Had the lobster in orange sauce which was flambed tableside and it was one of the best lobster tails I have ever had

Thank Loves_Travel2014
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate at the Blue Lobster twice since the food was so delicious. Our party was crazy about the seafood soup, and the lobster and pastas. Cocktails were served with color changing , blinking ice cubes which made for great photos.It was close to our hotel La Tortuga, and on the corner of 5th Avenue. Waiters were professional and attentive.... More 

Thank Siri Z
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Couldn't find a better restaurant in Playa del Carmen. Great food, excellent service and good price. Marina was an exceptional server. Her recommendations from the extensive menu were superb. Highly recommend.

Thank Maryellenjones
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The lobster was very good, you get to pick your own tail and it costs 1.6 pesos per gram. It also comes with a potato rice or pasta and the drinks are fantastic and reasonably priced. If you're looking for a lobster dinner I've been everywhere else and the blue lobster is the place to go there are some techno... More 

Thank Bigchet420
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my sister and parents. My step dad and I each had a big Margarita, and we each got a Lobster tail. Marina was EXCELLENT, attentive, fun, and nice! Would recommend

Thank Kelly B
New York City, New York
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182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The lobster was very, very good. Also had fun, corny drinks with blue lights in them. Not a huge place but nice atmosphere.

Thank Elizabeth G
Addlestone, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and staff were amazing we will 100% be visiting again in our last week of holiday to try more of there delicious menu. Mucho gracias x

Thank MrsCritcher
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We waited for 30 minutes to have our orders taken, more 1 hour to have the food and more 40 minutes to have our bill. Our table didn't have an assigned server so we were calling anyone that was passing by otherwise we would have spend way more time. The food was really average. Well done, seemed fresh, but nothing... More 

Thank Vanessa P
Altona, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family spent Christmas in Mexico (we are from Canada) and we absolutely all loved the fresh food & variety! The menu was on a big piece of wood, they didn't hand out regular menus. You got to pick the size of lobster you wanted! The servers were so friendly and you could tell they loved their jobs! The atmosphere... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $35
Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:45 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:45 pm
11:00 am - 11:15 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:45 pm
11:00 am - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12th Street and 5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
    (1a sur y 5ta)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 1200
In July 1996 Blue lobster opens in Playa del Carmen to become a favorite of locals and tourists to enjoy a delicious lobster, fish and seafood. Built with tropical wood, stone slab, thatched roofs and waterfalls that give an extra relaxation touch. We always try to satisfied and exceed our customers’ expectations. Excellent food, polite waiters and a fantastic view of the fifth Avenue will make you spend an unforgettable night.We have capacity for 130 persons on two levels and an air conditioning area to 22. Blue lobster makes a compromising bet on mexican wine and regional sea dishes that result in a perfect union. They have created perfect unions for their wines’ selection through a very special menu that proposes the perfect combination between their gastronomy and their wines. As three dishes’ menu with different wine suggestions in order to please every palate: reds, whites, roses and foamy wines.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?