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A & B Lobster House

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700 Front Street, Key West, FL 33040 (Simonton St)
+1 305-294-5880
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner here. The atmosphere was nice. No complaints with the service. We definitely recommend this restaurant!!

Thank Sonia P
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I took the family there and the staff treated us like kings. The service was out of this world and the food is one of the best food I've ever tasted here in the keys. Even though it was pricy, it was worth it. The whole family had a real goos time.

Thank Hernan M
Atlanta, Georgia
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Without a doubt, A&B Lobster House now ranks as one of our top 5 restaurants that we have ever eaten in around the world. It's a tad on the pricy side but worth every penny as the ambiance & service was terrific. From the Caesar salads that are presented in an Asiago eatable bowl, the lobster bisque, crab cakes and... More 

Thank annetteKramer
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the sea bass special and found it extraordinary. The lobster was also very good. Service was also top notch.

Thank Ronm1967
Anaheim, California
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73 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent meal & service. An upscale, traditional dining experience with lots of great seafood on the menu!

Thank Tara P
Senoia, Georgia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ask EVERYONE,everywhere i wander about the food and this one scored nicely. Outside atmosphere perfecto,November of course,drinks,appetizers served quick. Attentive staff,warm,delicious bread and the main course superb. Outside table for us,pefect. Would eat this religiously ever day if my bank account could do it,lol.100$ minimum, Filet mignon/sea bass perfection,GREAT food ALL over the Keys but i thought this warranted... More 

Thank Dawgs73
Saint Charles, Illinois
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90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our 6th time to Key West and our 6th time to A&B ... big fans! We are always underdressed (hey, we're on vacation...) and always feel slightly snubbed by the hostesses, but our waitress was great this time (and we've gotten just as lucky in the past). Food is excellent - if you like escargot, theirs is incredible... More 

Thank Jacquie C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the Oscar groupet, New England clam chowder and a wedge salad all items were delicious, but our waiter was horrible.

Thank handrews22
smrgmgr, Director of Operations at A & B Lobster House, responded to this review

Hello handrews22.... I am very happy that you enjoyed the food but disappointed that your service was "horrible". Would you please send me an email (shellysomo@gmail.com) outlining what went wrong so I can address this problem and hopefully make it right for you? Thank you for your candid review. More 

West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was about $150 a couple and we only had 1 mixed drink each and nothing special for dinner. Took a long time and the food was just OK. That's too much for just OK. We did at least have a nice view, but the tables were crammed together and small for a party of 4. Worst part is you... More 

Thank DixieGirl1997
Jefferson City, Missouri
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After wandering around Key West most of the day I was ready to sit down and have a meal. This place was recommended to me by a tour operator so I went in search of it. Glad I did! I sat on the patio where I could watch the harbor and people that passed by. The food is excellent and... 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
$31 - $50
American, Seafood
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Front Street, Key West, FL 33040
    (Simonton St)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-5880
Enjoy the freshest seafood on the island delivered daily. As our name implies, we specialize in lobster, both from Maine and Florida. Our talented Chef Mick Pera expertly prepares a Fusion Cuisine which include Classic Lobster/Seafood House dishes along with French Bistro comfort food to delight all of the senses. We are also renowned for our steaks, always prime choice.

Dine outside on the wrap-around balcony or join us in our timeless dining room, while our knowledgeable and attentive staff anticipate your every need and help to make your experience unforgettable.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?