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“Great jazz band, great lobster and great view. Make sure you're hungry.”
Review of Lobster Alive

Lobster Alive
Ranked #6 of 116 Restaurants in Bridgetown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $40 - $200
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The restaurant initially began as a wholesale distributor for the island's hotels and restaurants. Cooked takeaway service was added; along with a friendly free beer while you wait. Shortly after that the health inspector demanded we go the whole way or "wholesale only". This was around 1998. Long time friend and fellow musician with the local VSOP Jazz band "Stu Jenkins" became the resident artist (designer) and we named the up coming restaurant "LOBSTER ALIVE and all that Jazz". We felt our way; with many of the usual restaurant mistakes. But it seems now, we have scored quite well with international critics, restaurant guide books; and our many repeat customers.
Reviewed February 4, 2011

We booked this restaurant after reading good reviews on this site. The restaurant is directly on the beach but is not in the most popular part of Barbados. It’s a 5 minute drive outside Bridgetown and quite easy to find.

The menu is largely lobster. There are a few variations; thermidor or pasta or grilled. The small lobster I ordered was enormous – I really couldn’t finish it. It was my own fault – I think I would have been better to have had the pasta instead. As other reviewers have written, you have to arrive pretty hungry to make the most of this place.

The restaurant also has a great jazz band on a few times a week. We really enjoyed this. This restaurant is not at all flash, but the food is tasty and the service is great.

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Thank Katie00000
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Reviewed January 30, 2011

We spent another fantasic Sunday afternoon at lobster Alive in December. Best time to go with amazing live jazz, great food and great wine. Staff very helpful and friendly love it! hope we get to go again.

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Reviewed January 4, 2011

The restaurant is very relaxed and the lobsters are delicious. I have never had grilled lobster before and now that is the only way I want to have them.

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1  Thank Joninotphoney
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Reviewed December 26, 2010

What more can one ask for, a perfect location, perfect setting and a perfect meal. The lobster is cooked to perfection and it was fantastic.

We turned up early in the evening without a reservation and they fitted us in, the best best table in the house, on the decking by the sand.

The two young lady waitresses were great, friendly and very helpful, not to mention chatty.

Susan and I would recommend this place to any seafood lover and we look forward to going back, but, shhhhhhhh, don't tell everyone about this place or you'll spoil it.

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3  Thank MickyBoy6662
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Reviewed December 24, 2010

A must if you are planning to go to barbados. Try the ceviche, try the octopus also. And don't forget definetly try the lobster it's so tasty,
The beach also is a nice plus.

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Thank njgirl63NewJersey
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