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Lazy Lobster of Longboat

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5350 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228
+1 941-383-0440
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have eaten at this restaurant on three occasions and will go again. Early bird eating will save your budget but a good value anytime. Varied menu, pleasant surroundings, and good service make this restaurant a very popular place to dine. No disappointments!

Thank kennethlv2016
Palm Springs, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Lazy Lobster is still a good bet for reasonably priced but good food on Longboat Key. The lobster Mac and cheese is an outstanding appetizer and the overall prices for a lobster dinner are reasonable. But make sure to make a reservations! Very popular and it books up quickly, particularly during the "season".

Thank Rodnsteve
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Lazy Lobster of Longboat ( Key ) is on the north end of the island nestled in a pretty shopping strip called The Center Shops. There is indoor dining as well as a lovely patio surrounded by greenery and sheltered under large colorful umbrellas. The menu leans mainly to shellfish and fish, but there are several options for landlubbers.... More 

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st.louis MO
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I ate at the Lazy Lobster on a recent vacation to Longboat Key. When we arrived we were told it would be a 30 minute wait if we decided to eat inside but could eat outside with no wait. We chose outside and it was nice with heaters to keep us warm on a cool night. We... More 

Thank stlmark
Longboat Key, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

No words can describe how amazing this place is. You must go and MUST get the lobster mac & cheese! Everything on the menu is delicious and won't disappoint.

Thank Amy A
Mahomet, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband had the lunch special, a crab cake sandwich consisting of two nice-sized crab cakes served open faced on bread and a side of fries. I had the 5 oz lobster tail, which came with sides of au gratin potatoes and green beans. Both meals were very good, and I especially liked the potatoes. I tasted my husband's crab... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the coconut shrimp, lobster roll and lobster bisque. All were wonderful but the coconut shrimp was our favorite. Everything was prepared and presented perfectly. The service was excellent. We might go back tomorrow!

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit but not the last because we were most impressed with the food, the ambiance and the service. Our waiter, Matt, was not only pleasant and attentive but also speedy. My wife had a Caesar Salad followed by the yummy shrimp Norma whilst I chose the tasty lobster bisque and the delicious crab cakes. The food was hot... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here twice for lunch and both times it was fantastic. We recently dined here for the early bird special and it was fabulous. They have a variety of early bird options available until 5:30 pm. Great experience. Service was excellent. Highly recommend.

2 Thank esj59
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to the Lazy Lobster six or eight times in the last year. The first dinner I had here were their crab cakes and, I have ordered them every time since. There are two or three other items on their menu that I really keep wanting to order but then I get the crab cakes instead. We will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $38
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5350 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228
  • 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?