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Lazy Lobster of Longboat

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5350 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2069
+1 941-383-0440
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Melbourne, Florida
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Every trip to Sarasota Beaches is for us also a dining extravaganza, finding and enjoying the best food, this part of Florida has to offer. The Lazy Lobster of Longboat is one such unique place. Their Maine Lobster Roll (cold or hot) will become a golden standard of delicacies, no one can match. The cold variety is served with their... More 

Thank Frank G
Bradenton, Florida
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Four of us had the lobster last night. It was excellent. We love their rolls served with pepper jelly, salads are crisp and fresh and the layered cheesy potato is wonderful. Our friend said he is coming back and just ordering a plate of the potatoes. Service was awesome. Tiramisu is a great way to top off the dinner.

Thank Carolyn G
Ligonier, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate at this restaurant several times the food was wonderful catered to my wifes food allergies.Atmosphere was very nice staff very good You wont be disappointed,should you choose to dine here

Thank Ron R
Chicago, Illinois
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1,760 reviews
957 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,225 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When we vacation in Sarasota, Florida, we stay on Siesta Key. But a few year ago, friends who usually stay on Longboat Key recommended a restaurant that they thought would be right down our alley. They were dead right. Lazy Lobster of Longboat Key, located in a strip mall at 5350 Gulf of Mexico Drive, is one of the best... More 

Thank Taylor B
Bradenton, Florida
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324 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Eaten here many times always very good food and service. Located in strip mall, restaurant is pleasant open with glass and aquarium views inside. Early bird 4-5:30 offers great prices on drink and entrees. We had whole lobster and tile fish. Lobster so fresh and well prepared it fell from shells. This is a value and a gem!

Thank dicksmith24
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Longboat has many wonderful restaurants. Lazy Lobster's food was delicious with a beautiful presentation. The staff we met (host and waiters) we all very nice and made you feel welcome. Our waiter shared some great local places to check out during our stay.

Thank Cindy A
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lazy Lobster has fabulous food and service. It is very popular. It's good to have a reservation during season.

Thank Missy B
Carlock, Illinois
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to take advantage of their "early dining" option and are glad we did. We were seated right away, and didn't have to wait long for our food. It was excellent and our waiter was most helpful and pleasant. I have been to Longboat many times during the busy winter season and this place was always too busy, but... More 

Thank Mary A
North Wales
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I where in Longboat Key visiting my dad when we visited the Lazy Lobster. First of all the waiter staff and Host was all welcoming and helpful. They where attentive while not being intrusive. All of the recommendations where great. The food was amazing and the presentation was done well. The best thing I can say is... More 

Thank Lawrence P
Weston, Connecticut
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food. Had a lobster escargot that was terrific. Lobster dishes were great Will go back before we leave the area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $38
American, Gluten Free Options, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5350 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2069
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-383-0440
Our mission is to be the neighborhood choice for our guests and their families; proudly providing a casual atmosphere that consistently exceeds your expectations. Great food, high energy and honest friendly people are the keys to our success.  We’re a fun place to go where you can get anything you want and it will  ALWAYS BE GREAT!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?