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City Island Lobster House

#3 of 1,077 Restaurants in Bronx
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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691 Bridge St, Bronx, NY 10464-1102
11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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carmel, ny
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They immediately brought a bowl of cubed cheese mixed with olives. Stale, huge portion, suspect the leftovers are recycled. Garlic bread was good. I had lobster, cooked properly, my husband had fish and chips (at $25+ dollars!) surprise, the chips were potatoe chips, not fries. No one came to check on our meal until we were done. Was trying to... More 

Thank MommaB923
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owner is soooo personal like your eating in his.home. Just. Feel so Confortable , service is good. I would highly recommend for special occasions As well.

Thank rdespen
Boynton Beach, Fla.
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

City Island Lobster House has been a favorite of ours for many years. We have held reunion luncheons there for several Summers because JOJO takes good care of us and gives us a sumptuous meal. The salad and olive appetizers along with delicious garlic bread adds a little extra to the meal. We recommend CIty Island Lobster House highly.

Thank Benjamin0205
New Rochelle, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really great night with the family! Food was amazing, staff were fabulous, service was great and of course the Owner Joe was fantastic! Thank you Joe! Will definitely be back soon.

Thank bbdarwish
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

We all meet up here to celebrate a coworkers birthday. Everyone ate well. The drinks were good. I did think that it was a bit pricy.

Thank Jae M
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Went for a dinner and just on time they gave us a table before people traffic 😁. After 5 mins or so, people tart to pool. Some came overdressed for the place and some underdressed 😁 you can actually go in casual. The foods are all good: house salad and bread and cheese with pickled mushroom and olives, so so... More 

Thank streeteasy55
Bronx, New York, United States
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Very courteous staff, clean surroundings and great tasting food. I always go with my children to celebrate a birthday or graduation. They listen and prepare our food to perfection. The owner JoJo and his wife Marie are so sweet. The menu selection is impressive, my family always enjoys our time here.

Thank JovanniTC
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Service was good, food was abundant. I had ribs and shrimp. A little pricey but for the quality and quality it was OK. I liked it better than Sammys

Thank Linda M
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

The food was excellent, atmosphere enjoyable, service fast friendly staff. Easy to find large area comfortable.

Thank Dena C
Yonkers, New York
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Sitting by the ocean,a generous top of the line martini,wonderful sea food. It doesn't get any better than this.We had a seafood salad for an appetizer, lobster bisque soup, then a mixed fish and seafood platter with linguine. The waitstaff was friendly and efficient. The prices were reasonable... Don't like fried food? Don't order it.

Thank Barbara A

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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
$30 - $100
American, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 691 Bridge St, Bronx, NY 10464-1102
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Bronx
  • Phone Number: 718-885-1459

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