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Lobster Trap Restaurant

North York
Seafood, Canadian
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1962 Avenue Rd, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
+1 647-352-0680
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed December 2, 2014

I love this place . It is such a Gem ! Its authentic and fresh ! But if you are looking for fancy this isn't it ! It is very cozy and relaxed and the food and service is AMAZING !!!! I love Tonya she is one of the waitresses and has been working there for over 20 years .... More 

Thank NikiZToronto
Toronto, Canada
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130 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

Had a great dinner. Lobster Thermidore was yummy and very rich! Lobster Newburgh was rich and creamy. Salad was fresh and the in house blue cheese dressing was delicious!

1 Thank shykara2014
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 5, 2014

Although a tank of lobsters greeted us on entry, they were probably wondering why we were there. The environment looks tired and in need of a total renovation..A distinct unpleasant smell greets you as you enter and it stayed with us till we left..We were enthusiastically greeted and hence felt too guilty at that point to leave. I ordered the... More 

2 Thank travelinmantoronto
Truskavets, L'vivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 11, 2014

Here you will find the most delicious lobsters in town. The restaurant has new management and they try to make each visitor happy. I was with my family here, and we are very satisfied. Our children had also very yammy dishes. Everything is very fresh and the service is very quick and friendly. In the evening a little crowded, so... More 

1 Thank Nika P
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2014

I went here with my family because we remembered going as kids and loving it. What a disappointment.....lobster was rubbery and chewy.....tasted like it was frozen and then reheated. Yuk!

1 Thank Perriloulou
Thornhill, Canada
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160 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed May 13, 2014

Birthday dinner for our 23 year old son. My wife used to go here quite often with her family but admitted it had been awhile. Well the first issue I had upon arrival was the tired, worn and frankly not all that clean appearance. My wife said it was just as she remembered it when she lived around the corner... More 

4 Thank Therandman
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2014

I really expected more, especially for the price. First problem there is no sign at the door advising that the staff will seat you so my partner and I waited for a good 10 minutes before anyone acknowledged us. The decor is beyond outdated. Our waitress was negligent and we paid $62 for a steak, lobster tail and baked potato... More 

1 Thank R C
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91 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed March 9, 2014

I first went to this restaurant over 20 years ago when I was in highschool. My dad found out about it and it was a gem! We used to love seeing the lobster tank full to the brim. Although I left Toronto in 1990, any time I was in town, we would make an effort to go there. I moved... More 

Thank shrimpchip
Toronto, Canada
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88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2014

I wrote a review of this restaurant years ago and said it was THE BEST! Well I am sad to say that due to the retirement of the original owner this is no longer the case. There is a long story about the sale of this restaurant to 2 people who then had a falling out and there are now... More 

2 Thank momee3021
Oshawa, Canada
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306 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 293 helpful votes
Reviewed February 9, 2014

Prices have skyrocketed here with a 1.5 lb Lobster now $45! WOW! Decor as everyone else states is poor and 1980's, when we first started coming here, nothing has changed except the floor which is currently 8 yrs old! We arrived early at 5:15 and were the only people here. Owner seated us with menus and left. 5 minutes later... More 

2 Thank TangoForFun

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Canadian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1962 Avenue Rd, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > North York
  • Neighborhood: North York
  • Phone Number: +1 647-352-0680

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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