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“Good food, nice staff” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of City Lobster & Steakhouse

City Lobster & Steakhouse
Ranked #709 of 13,479 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $40 - $50
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Midtown
Cross street: On 49th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues
Transit: N/R to 49th Street F/V/B/D to 50th Street/Rockefeller Center
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Good food, nice staff”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2013

Good selection of food available in a nice central location, very tasty food too! Great location and friendly staff. Worth a visit if you are in the city for a while.

Visited October 2013
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Waterloo, Canada
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319 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
“Very Good Seafood, Decent Price”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2013

Definitely a good seafood restaurant, with typical seafood pricing. Their $38 full dinner special is the deal to go for. I had clam chowder, a seafood ciopinno and Key Lime pie. Huge portion, especially the entrée and a very good slice of pie. We simply walked by and went in and were glad we did. The ciopinno was overflowing with crab, shrimp, squid, scallops and a real al dente pasta. A great place to eat if you're heading out to a show.

  • Visited October 2013
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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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88 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Great Ambiance and Superb Food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2013

This was our first trip to NYC and after a lot of checking, this was our selection. We were seated along side of the windows and had a great view of the sidewalk traffic. This was great, because we both enjoy watching people. Our waiter was great and provided us with excellent service the entire meal. My wife had the Scallops while I had the Stuffed Lobster. Both meals were well prepared and served in a timely manner. Since we were in no hurry, we took our time with cocktails, appetizers, salads, main course, more cocktails and desert! If we had any complaint it was that we got full too quick. This was the first meal in a long time that at least once I didn't comment to my wife that "You can make this better that here!" Great Ambiance and Food!

  • Visited October 2013
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Mooresville, North Carolina
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161 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Really good seafood and nice ambiance”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2013

Our hotel concierge recommended this for good seafood in the theater district. We both ordered from their extended Restaurant Week menu which meant an appetizer, entree and desert for under $40. The food was very good and the service exceptional. We recommend this restaurant.

Visited October 2013
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Indian Springs, Alabama
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156 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Wow! Great seafood, staff.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2013

We dined here -3 of us- on a Sunday evening without a reservation. The restaurant was fairly busy, but only a couple minute wait. Well appointed decor, fairly open seating but not too loud. The food was excellent. The New England clam chowder was great, though my wife was not expecting the bacon in it. The wedge salad was wonderful with Maytag bleu cheese, a rarity. The oysters Rockefeller were not too salty and not too large and very well prepared. The crabcakes were fantastic and are their signature dish - los of crab and very little breading. None of us had a lobster, but the steak was 'melt-in-your-mouth'. Sides were great as well as the key lime pie! My only complaint would be that the coffee was not up to par.

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