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Lazy Lobster

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7602 Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-4900
+1 941-351-5515
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sarasota, Florida
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113 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This neighborhood establishment has become one of our favorites. The food, ambiance and service is always the best! You can enjoy the "earlybird" specials at discounted prices.(it's best to make reservations as this restaurant is always busy.) Seafood is their specialty,but if you enjoy spare ribs, theirs is really, really good.

Thank Art W
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2014

We have been visiting Lazy Lobster on Lockwood Ridge ever since Bob and Kay bought the establishment and turned it into a must-go-to type of restaurant. We winter in Sarasota for about 6 weeks every year. Lazy Lobster has become one of the restaurants that we must return to several times during our stay. At any time, either Bob or... More 

Thank BigTraveller45
Bradenton, Florida, USA
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

What a nice restaurant to visit! This small eating establishment is a long established friendly place to eat with a few friends or for a nice evening out. The food is always good and the staff is friendly. Try it once and I am sure you will be back. Prices are reasonable too!

Thank Carolyn R
Sarasota, Florida
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2014

Something's happening at Lazy Lobster and it ain't good. Those of you who read my last review of this restaurant know that I thought it was some of the best food in Sarasota. This time something really went wrong. Eight of us had dinner there Saturday night. Six of the eight had lobster. Each of them said the lobster was... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

our second visit to Lazy Lobster and even better than the first. The seafood all four of our party were served was perfectly cooked and served on very hot plates. Nothing was a trouble to our server , who was also very knowledgeable about the menu.

Thank Ian Y
Harriman, Tennessee
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182 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2014

Don't let the location fool you. Even though it's located at a strip mall, they do have decent seafood. I had the fried shrimp, which was large but slightly overcooked. The sweet tea was good and the fries plentiful and well prepared. The rolls were a little on the tough side. All in all,the rest of the family said they... More 

Thank Teachcool
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2014

I ate at this restaurant last night with my husband and friends, our server Jason was very helpful and knowledgeable about the food and the wines. We had a very reasonably priced House Malbec which we all agreed was very good. Each of us had a different fish dish but none of us were disappointed and I can personally recommend... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

Don't let the location mislead you. This was great food prepared creatively. I had lobster risotto and my companions had fish and shrimp. We all loved it. Server could have been a bit more attentive as i went wanting for a second beer until it was too late. An excellent dinner with drinks for 3 for $80.

Thank FredStl
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2014

Don't be put off by the location of The Lazy Lobster on Lockwood Ridge Road. It doesn't look much from the outside. Please do go in, eat the most fabulous fish dishes, freshly cooked and delivered to your table piping hot. I had the Mahi Mahi, with pineapple rice, gorgeous. My husband has shrimp, huge shrimp with deep fried green... More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2014

Fresh fish daily prepared to your liking in five or six different styles. I enjoyed the salmon picatta and was very happy I did. They do a good job with the side rice too. My husband commented it is one of the few places he will eat the side rice. The lobster mac and cheese is also worth trying.

Thank Audrey O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $26
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7602 Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-4900
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-351-5515

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