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Lobster Pot Restaurant

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5157 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key, FL 34242-1674
+1 941-349-2323
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Toledo, Ohio
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273 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the Lobster Pot on our last day on Siesta Key, and wouldn't you know it had the best clam chowder we had on our entire trip. Thick, with lots of potatoes and clams, just the way we like it. There was a good kids menu with enough choices for your picky eaters. The dining area isn't huge, so... More 

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This tiny restaurant is crowded for a reason. They know how to cook fish properly! We had grouper and snapper, knowing that it is always best to stick with a local catch. Not disappointed, it was expertly cooked, with beautiful boiled potatoes and a great veggie side dish. House white by the glass was reasonable and tasty.

Thank Scotiatravel
Atlanta, Georgia
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120 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this restaurant on a busy Friday night and we're very happy with the service and our food! I had the Lobster Roll Dinner, and my husband had fresh tuna. Both meals were delicious and served with two sides along with their yummy cornbread. It's a great place for dinner in the Village. We used Jonny's free shuttle service... More 

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Was looking forward to eating here as seen great reviews and always busy. But when we finally got a table (which seemed like they were doing us a favour), we were left disappointed. The kids meals were the worst they've ever had, a hot dog that looked like was a microwave job on a plate on its own, with a... More 

Thank louise g
Ottawa, Canada
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69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

...well worth the 30 minute wait and we really enjoyed our meals there. Perhaps one of the best restaurants in the "Village" area of Siesta Key.

Thank tunis1addis
Port Charlotte, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our server, Kara, was outstanding, attentive and so pleasant. described each dish and gave us wonderful insight into the menu.

Thank jocar05
Stevensville, Michigan
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a long wait. Great lobster and seafood. Expensive..as is everything in the village. Great wait staff.

Thank Tina G
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for lunch with my friend and received the best service ever from Kara. She is so sweet and full of life. She made us feel comfortable and She recommended places to visit around Sarasota to enjoy our stay even more. Next time we come we will definitely go to the Lobster pot to visit Kara. The food was... More 

Thank Jennifer C
Madison, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little restaurant right on Ocean Blvd. Luckily we got there early as 30 minutes after we arrived there were a number of people waiting. I had the lobster bisque and it was excellent, very creamy and filling. For our entrees my wife had the broiled scallops and claimed they were the best she ever had, I had the blackened... More 

Thank Midwesttraveler58
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice secluded restaurant, good food, nice staff! I enjoyed the lobster! I wrote DEFINITELY recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids
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 - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5157 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key, FL 34242-1674
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Siesta Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-349-2323
Located on Siesta Key in beautiful Sarasota, we bring you the finest tastes of New England. Enjoy a delightful dining experience in our main dining room or our patio. As winners of "Taste of Sarasota," we still carry on the New England tradition of excellence. While here we hope you'll enjoy your "Old Cape Cod" and Florida dining experience! We purchase fresh seafood daily from only the finest fisherman in our native areas and also Florida. All of our live lobsters are from Bar Harbor and Boothbay Maine. While specializing in New England seafood and of course lobster, we also offer local seafood, steaks, chops, chicken, pasta and salads. Several of our recipes have been passed down from the owner’s family including our award winning signature baked stuffed lobster duchess, which is oven-baked Maine lobster stuffed with chunky seafood. Also using family recipes are our terrific homemade soups, including lobster bisque, New England clam chowder and the wonderful Portuguese kale soup.

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