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City Island Lobster House

#3 of 1,080 Restaurants in Bronx
Certificate of Excellence
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691 Bridge St, Bronx, NY 10464-1102
718-885-1459
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11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Boynton Beach, Fla.
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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.

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Thank Benjamin0205
New Rochelle, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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.

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Thank bbdarwish
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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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 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

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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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Thank JovanniTC
Bronx
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Thank Linda M
Bronx
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Thank Dena C
Yonkers, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Thank Barbara A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have no idea what these people are saying here about "mostly fried food" and "overpriced for what you get". Yes, it is pricey but I am willing to pay for the best lobster seasoned to perfection. And the atmosphere and view are amazing. The people that work here are great. I recommend coming here on a nice day to... More 

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Thank Catherine A
new york city
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Old school, but not always in a good way. Lots of fried food (if that's your thing fine) that looks fried food everywhere. Prices a bit high for the area...17$ for a dozen steamer clams. Good news is the fish is fresh. Stick with the fish, whole, grilled. And be sure you're not seated facing the sun. It's brutal and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $100
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
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?