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A & B Lobster House

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700 Front St, Key West, FL 33040-6689 (Simonton St)
+1 305-294-5880
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Personally I think this is the best seafood place in Key West but I can be wrong. Been here a few times. It's atmosphere is nice, not too posh. Staff can be a little bit underwhelmed but they know what they're doing. Helpful, clear about ingredients and prices. Our waiter came up with some off menu suggestions for one of... More 

Thank Martijn R
Becker, MN
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to dine if you enjoy a stuffy atmosphere and a rude waiter. My wife and I made a late evening reservation with the intention of each having a bowl of Lobster Bisque. You should have seen the change in our waiter's attitude when we told him we only wanted two bowls of Lobster Bisque. When we asked for... More 

Thank fsujarv
Tel Aviv
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Although prices there are above the average we felt with very nice feeling, the food was delicious and all the sea food was super fresh and beautifully made. If you go there Tuna Tataki and Lobster bisque is a must have :)

Thank Yourangell
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is an upscale place for key west. Portions are small, but everything is to die for! Pricing is fairly high due to the higher end atmosphere.

Thank Brittany U
Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

food is awesome, a little pricey. the downstairs rest. has great food and half price apps before 4. they have a great view of the gulf, from the upstairs restaurant.

Thank late9094
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Again, extremely satisfied. Go upstairs to the cigar bar and enjoy awesome food. The four of us bellied up to the bar (our favorite spot!) and devoured scallops, lobster and filet. Incredible and not smoky. You can thank me later for this tip

Thank Linda R
Richboro, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Key West a Must ! Very good food and a atmosphere ! had stake and crab cake . Very well done !

Thank peggyfior
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we wanted to visit this place to have a romantic dinner at the last day of our vacation on Key West. we were with a small dog (yorkie) and very hungry child. Asked the host to have a place outside, there were several tables available. The host asked if our dog is a service dog. Unfortunately our yorkie is not... More 

Thank Sergii Z
Pensacola, Florida
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79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've never been disappointed at this fine dining restaurant in old town Key West. The staff and management insure your experience will be memorable and truly satisfying. The seafood and steak dishes will be remembered long after your visit to A&B.

Thank James B
South Venice, Florida
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Planned on eating at 7 fishes, but it was closed due to moving. Than the commodore boat house and grill, but their combo seafood platter was fried so we went to A&B lobster house. Service great, the crab avocado salad delicious, and the combo seafood platter perfect. Happy hour drinks were not weak.

Thank JanieK0213

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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
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings
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 St, Key West, FL 33040-6689
    (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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