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The Lobster Pot

5157 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key, FL 34242-1674
+1 941-349-2323
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster pot” (250 reviews)
“cornbread” (40 reviews)
“seafood” (138 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5157 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key, FL 34242-1674
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Reviewed yesterday

They are doing a bit of refurbishment and this is a smaller establishment. The food was excellent and the service was great. Have some key lime pie for dessert or take it home if you are too full. It is worth it.

Thank jaf24
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just like the one I’m P’town, MA (owned by the same family). So expect the same delicious Maine lobsters (the stuffed lobster is out of this world), salt potatoes, corn on the cob and fantastic service. You might want to save this wonderful spot for...More

Thank Steffigoldman
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great food, great service and friendly servers. We had the lobster bisque and it was very tasty. The restaurant was being renovated when we were there.

Thank Manon B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow.....can't say enough about the great experience we had at the Lobster Pot. The lobster bisque was excellent, made even better by the added pieces of lobster for a small charge. The shrimp cocktail was great. Shrimp were huge. The Lazy Duchess Lobster was fantastic....More

Thank WaltGrace2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quaint spot in the heart of the village center, very close to lots of shops and restaurants. Found the food to be average and somewhat disappointed in the lobster, small portions yet pricey.

Thank David E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While this was only my first experience at the Lobster Pot, from the overall consensus of our group I would comment that this place is a must stop for seafood lovers. Being a fan of Cajun, I went with the Salmon Monte Carlo which was...More

Thank Hondo45
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the lobster quesadilla! Salsa was ok but was surprised at how loaded it was with lobster. Very delicious and unique, lots of flavor. The menu has a great selection of fish and lobster items.

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped on Oct 14th for my first visit. Best fish and chips on Siesta Key. The only down side is trying to find parking

Thank ted19472017
Reviewed October 12, 2017

I always order the twin lobster tail dinner and my wife orders a different lobster dish each time we go. Each dish has been outstanding. Corn bread is served with each meal and every side dish we have ever tried was great. We have dined...More

Thank JTraveler26
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

After spending the morning at Siesta Beach - I wanted a lobster roll for lunch. Went on TripAdvisor and The Lobster Pot came up and was only a mile away. Bonus!!!! Very polite, attentive server, fast service, clean eatery. I'm from NY and eat my...More

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Questions & Answers
Gloria H
May 29, 2016|
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Response from Bill N | Reviewed this property |
There Webb page indicates they take reservations only for large parties. Call them if you like 1-941-349-2323.
Gloria H
May 29, 2016|
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Response from ZeebruggeExplorer | Reviewed this property |
I think that you just walk in. I did not try to make a reservation.
Charles R
June 5, 2015|
Response from Bill N | Reviewed this property |
They only take reservations for "large" groups. This info is from their Webb page.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, 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
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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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