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“Terrific surprise”
Review of The Lobster

The Lobster
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Ranked #9 of 713 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Santa Monica
Cross street: Colorado Ave.
Reviewed July 31, 2013

In Santa Monica for a couple of days and just wanted to eat where we could see the sea and picked this place randomly. It does have a great view. Very noisy and lively. Food was terrific and the service was very prompt. Perhaps prompt because they want you to eat and move on but maybe I am imagining that. In any case it was a welcome surprise and nice to see a place run efficiently without shortcuts on the food.

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Thank stone2
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Reviewed July 31, 2013

the view of the beach and sun set was smashing and the food was lovely. staff were hard to find though and we waited quiet a bit to be seated.

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Thank dee616
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

Don't get me wrong. Our dinner was awesome. The view is just that good. We both had fish. The White Sea Bass was cooked to perfection as was my wife's Salmon.

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Thank Carp_on_Sandyland
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Reviewed July 25, 2013

I booked a table for 6 for an evening meal and the place was buzzing. The service was excellent and we were well looked after without being rushed. The food was excellent and the views stunning. well worth a visit .

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Thank MikeF61
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Reviewed July 21, 2013

The restaurant sits above the Santa Monica pier with a great view of the Pacific beyond.Opening widows and shades allow them to control temp and lighting as the sun goes down.

Went there on a "final night in LA" business dinner. The food and the service were fantastic. Normally I avoid ordering east coast seafood at a west coast restaurant, but the grilled lobster was everything you'd expect in Boston and more.

Desserts were excellent and valet parking appreciated in a place where parking is at a premium.

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Thank Parrotheadpirate
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