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The Lobster Pot Bistro - CLOSED

478 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater Beach, Clearwater, FL 33767
+1 727-446-8809
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
Aug 28, 2017
“Terrible, ”
Aug 10, 2016
“Excellent Lobster!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
478 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater Beach, Clearwater, FL 33767
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1 - 10 of 198 reviews

Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

I believe this place is closed now and I'm not surprised. Loved the Jazz shows but the food was not good and over priced.

Thank Maria S
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Many go there for their fresh lobster dinners...I know I do when I'm in the mood! Great jazz in the evening to boot!

Thank Mountainstream1
Reviewed June 26, 2016

This restaurant has an outstanding appetizer list. Everything is delicious at this restaurant. I don't like the lay out and ambiance at this location as much as their former location but the food is high quality.

Thank Theodora C
Reviewed June 7, 2016

Expensive prices that are not worth what you get. Food is of poor quality and presentation. They eliminated all the "affordable" appetizers. I would only go here for drinks and listen to the live music. The least expansive item, a hamburger, was undercooked ( and...More

Thank Welltravelled411
Reviewed April 21, 2016

Food was good, unfortunately they had no lobsters. They did have Bistro. Lots of Bistro & some lobster flavored bistro. I guess you go to Maine for lobsters !!!!!

Thank thebare
Reviewed November 23, 2015

One year ago, my husband and I were poking about the Clearwater Beach area looking for a romantic place to have dinner. We stopped in front of the Lobster Pot Bistro and were not just invited, but tantalized to come in. This was the meal...More

Thank RachelZ143
Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

I am pretty relaxed about experiences in new places. I will typically give a place a chance regardless of appearances, prices on the menu, especially if the place has decent reviews online. Also, I have been completely surprised by many places are truly amazing restaurants...More

1  Thank Mary E
Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

I found this restaurant on Open Table as we wanted someplace for reservations, not knowing how busy restaurants might be on a Saturday evening. Open Table reviews were good, but I was concerned when I saw a number of very unfavorable reviews on Yelp. Well,...More

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed November 4, 2015

We were traveling with my parents, a request from my mother was to dine somewhere with escargot. Lucky for us The Lobster Pot menu online directed us here....this was the best dinner restaurant we dined at the entire week. The added bonus was the top...More

Thank 30somethingfemale
Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

We went by on our last night of vacation at 9:15, they had people eating and door open but they informed us they were closed. Trip advisor needs to up date hours to close at 9. I think that is early to close on a...More

Thank annettesundberg
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$7 - $15
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2:00 PM - 1:00 AM
2:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 478 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater Beach, Clearwater, FL 33767
  • Public Transportation: The Jolly Trolley & PSTA Trolley both stop at our restaurant. Be safe and enjoy the ride! The Jolly Trolley covers all of Clearwater beach from Tarpon Springs, Downtown Clearwater and runs every 20 minutes. Just tell the driver you want to go to The Lobster Pot Bistro and he'll let you know when to get off!
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-446-8809
  • E-mail
Casual dining in the center of Clearwater Beach between Hilton & Sand Pearl resorts. Bring the family, kids menu available. Something for everyone from burgers to Surf n Turf, and you can add a lobster tail to any entree. Live music from local musicians to enhance the experience Appetizers, Hand Helds, Entree's, Desserts, late Night and Catering Full Liquor Bar
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