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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 8031200
11:00 am - 11:15 pm
Closed now
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing lobster..... Top 3 ever eat.... Good service, go try yourself. The wine was also good. Nice atmosfere

Thank hanneke s
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was visiting friends who recently moved to Playa from the States. They recommended we eat here. The 4 of us all chose our lobster and had it prepared in different ways. I had Lobster Thermador and is was so delicious! Everything was fresh and tasty. Open airy patio for people watching. Great prices too! 4 people with lobster side... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can always go for tuna tartar stack and this place hit the spot. Then I seared tuna on a salad. My husband had the stuff fish that he really enjoyed.

Thank CancunBruja
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch at this restaurant, fantastic lobster and excellent service especially Marina who looked after us.

Thank bigandyengland
Toronto, Ontario
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to dine at this restaurant because of its ratings. Unfortunately it did not meet our expectations or match the reviews we read. We were 2 out of 6 guests dining at the time. Service was average and the workers were very unenthusiastic. My husband and I were sat overlooking the street, which was horrible as the hookah bar... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had the seafood platter for 2 and it was outstanding. The restaurant is just around the corner on a side street off 5th avenue. The service was great, the atmosphere is attractive. It was a little hot that day, and the restaurant is open to the outdoors so the server placed a small AC unit near... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with the wife. The seafood feast was epic. It's 888 pesos which came to be $54 usd. I have never had a better deal in my life.

Thank Jeff M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited September 8th for a 25th birthday celebration. We were warmly welcomed by Marina whose service was impeccable throughout our meal. Attention to detail. Our meals were magnificent. We had fresh warm rolls, goat cheese salad, lobster tail and ribeye steak. The lobster tail itself weighed 1 pound. Perfectly cooked. Perfectly priced. We will be back.

Thank idratherbesailing
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, you have an expensive meal ahead. That's real. If you forget about the price you are in the best lobster destination in PDC for sure. You can choose your own fresh lobster and the way you want it to be cooked. If you are not "it is lobster way or the highway" you can order some disheds that combines... More 

Thank Harold M
Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to give it a try to this restaurant because it was walking distance from the hotel we stayed in and it was fantastic. We ordered the seafood parilla which has lobster, salmon, tuna, shrimp and calamari, and all of it tasted very fresh and delicious. For dessert we had the avocado pie, and it was surprisingly good.

Thank Danykr5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $35
Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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 8031200
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?