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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
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11:00 am - 11:45 pm
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Hours:
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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Douglasville, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The seafood was so fresh! I highly recommend the mixed seafood platter (enough for two people). With an appetizer (ceviche was delicious), this was just the perfect amount of food before a stroll on Avenida 5. The ambiance was nice...intimate setting and romantic. If you bring a date, please hire a mariachi...they walk by often, they are not expensive, and... More 

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Monroe, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The atmosphere is relaxing and fun!! The food I cannot say enough about. The price is EXCELLENT for the quality!!! Everything that we ate was excellent!

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Thank Kati M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Girlfriend said it was the best lobster of her life. It was very big mind you pay by the size. I had a shrimp pasta dish that was very tasty.

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Calgary
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a nice seafood meal recently at the Blue Lobster . The service was great and there was a large menu to choose from. We choose the sea food feast which was very good and included lobster, salmon, tuna and lots more seafood. Starters was the ceviche which was well presented and tasty. We did not have the lobster... More 

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long beach, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

They bring the lobsters to your table so you can pick your own. Food and drink were very good. Right in Playa del Carmen on 5th Ave.

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Las Vegas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had been passed this Restaurant a couple of time saw the live Lobster in the Tank. Yesterday I was walking got hungry decide to see if they had a special it was around 2:30 afternoon. They did Two Margarita for one 79 pesos the Lobster special 411 pesos. It came with chips and dip with salad or Lobster bisque... More 

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Point Edward, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We are not big eaters, so a big expensive meal we leave half of is not an option. Here, you can Ask for the small house special. It was perfect, an appetizer, small lobster tail with veggies and small ice cream dessert. Never any deals on wine anywhere in Playa! So just order a bottle of a nice Australian wine... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We re-visited the Blue Lobster House twice on this last visit and they never disappoint! They will bring out various sized lobster tails on a platter for you to choose (price is based on weight). My husband chose the 1 1/2 pound tail and it was done to perfection, as was my 1 pound tail. Served with a variety of... More 

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Thank ilovemexicoperiod
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to Blue Lobster on a weeknight. Service was great and it was nice to sit outside and feel the breeze off the water. The cerviche was OK, I didn't think it was great, but overall a good meal at a reasonable price.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ran across the Blue Lobster on a ten best list and thought it sounded good. We visited on a Sunday night and they were not very busy when we arrived. Everything about the night was just a little bit off. Our server greeted us promptly but then mixed up our bottle of wine and took forever to come back with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $35
Cuisine
Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:45 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:45 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:15 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:45 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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?