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Lazy Lobster of Longboat

5350 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2069
+1 941-383-0440
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5350 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2069
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11 - 20 of 1,320 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried this place again as the number of options in walking distance from our inn had reduced .It had noticably fewer customers than last time and the food ,wine and service were not good .I will not return .

Thank Morlaism
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here for the first time there this week. One in our party frequents this restaurant & raved on the quality of the food. She’s a local. We liked the cozy, old Florida style atmosphere that was casual but not too casual. Our waitress...More

Thank tootlepops
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my/our first time here. Upon entering the restaurant I instinctively knew that they "just get it". The charming decor, the relaxed spacing of the tables, the gracious greeting from the host & the upbeat attitude of all staff members - all add up...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No reservation, should have, but only 5 min wait. Sat on the bar area, real nice, staff excellent, management excellent..food very good..outside dining still a no go because of Hurricane...but was told just a week or so more..worth it, for sure

Thank balvarez342
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outside dining during lunch very nice. Not busy, excellent service. Would recommend grouper reuben...something a little different. IMO, ask for a little less sauce, which overpowered flavor of grilled grouper. Homemade chips nice side.

Thank Adrienne J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were there in February and back again last night. very relaxing, service is good, food is good, nice quiet place. we will go back again in the next few days!

Thank pecugl_4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had 4 couples for lunch. It is off season so it wasn’t busy. Service was attentive and enjoyable. We had great apps consisting of lobster Mac & cheese, pork belly sliders and bang bang shrimp. The lobster bisque was great and highly recommended. The...More

Thank mfcMinneapolis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the most amazing dinner here! The food was delicious and even our 3 kids had no complaints! The waiter we had really went above and beyond and the service was top notch!

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

regularly visit the Lazy Lobster and enjoy meals with our family the staff are outstanding and always cater for our needs particularly with the children

Thank dgranty41
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was very friendly and attentive, but I was not that impresses with my dish "Chilled Mahi on a bed of ride". The Mahi was great, but the rice was under cooked (hard). I am not one to complain and did not give them...More

1  Thank Scott H
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Questions & Answers
August 7, 2016|
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Response from Michael G | Property representative |
We do! Please allow 20-25 minutes for preparation. Lobster Scargot is the only item not available for take out. Thank you!
March 15, 2016|
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Response from FloridaTravelfan | Reviewed this property |
Yes they open for lunch. Dinner is very busy in season. But lunch is a bit less crowded.
Bill D
December 2, 2015|
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Response from Judy F | Reviewed this property |
I would think that they would be happy to do,that for you, but you would have to make reservations well in advance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Large groups
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 Dr, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2069
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-383-0440
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OUR MISSION 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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