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City Island Lobster House

#3 of 1,085 Restaurants in Bronx
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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691 Bridge St, Bronx, NY 10464-1102
+1 718-885-1459
11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Goshen, New York
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service, great location, wonderful food, large portions! Come here hungry. Great views, festive for the season

Thank Karen D
Woodbridge, New Jersey
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329 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can get there by charter bus with arrangements in advance, but, only with a bus driver like Charles. I don't know how he got that huge bus into those tinny streets. He even had drive backward for a block, but, he got us there. The owner and manager were there to greet us. They took us all in and... More 

Thank ChrisDCarlson
Franklin Squa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food, staff and service were all excellent. The portions are huge and the bread, salads and desserts were excellent. I look forward to returning.

Thank Patricia B
Bronx, New York
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'd visited this venue after walking for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. The food was plentiful and very good. They have been business 70 years and staff and manager was very nice. I will return to this restaurant.

Thank PatriciaBX
Pereira, Colombia
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39 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On my last review of City Island I glanced over a bit the lobster house, YES a family and friends location or a first date to empress, the sea food is first class with their service a must visit if you feel that you must eat with a fork and knife, if not travel to the end of city island,... More 

Thank Ralph8119
carmel, ny
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

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 October 1, 2016

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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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

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 September 24, 2016 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

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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
Scenic view, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
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: +1 718-885-1459

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