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Lobster Trap Art Gallery

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Address: 82200 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3603
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+1 305-664-0001
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09:00 - 17:30
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The Lobster Trap Art Gallery is a unique gallery full of colorful art from...

The Lobster Trap Art Gallery is a unique gallery full of colorful art from Nadine and Glenn Lahti and other local artists from the Florida Keys. Our artists have created hundreds of original works and our frame shop has constructed thousands of hand built and custom lobster trap frames, made from original lobster trap wood, since 2003. With bright tropical colors and island music playing, come see why this gallery is the epitome of "Island Life". Visit our website to see our online gallery and do more shopping. You don't have to live on the islands to lead the "Island Lifestyle!"

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Beautiful art!

Purchased an authentic Keys Lighthouse piece for my mother. I could have purchased so much more!! The staff was helpful with suggestions and helping me decide which one to choose... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Purchased an authentic Keys Lighthouse piece for my mother. I could have purchased so much more!! The staff was helpful with suggestions and helping me decide which one to choose and even offered to switch frames to make it perfect!

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Wheaton, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Largely primitive and folk art by local artists. Interesting but limited selection -- same images in assorted formats and sizes. Overpriced when you realize you're buying 1 of 1000+. But some of it's okay.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The art work inside is like no other! My boyfriend and I love to stroll around in here while waiting for a table at mangrove mikes! The art work is beautiful but can be quite pricy! We love to see what new pieces they keep adding!

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Thank Jami L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

I have purchased several pieces of art and had custom work completed. They are a quality professional business.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed chatting with the artist and folks who run the store. We bought several funky fish and a colorful clock.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Really enjoyed stopping in here and buying souvenirs for my family. The small frames are a perfect gift, without being an expected trinket.

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Thank Danielle C
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

I am not much for souvenirs, particularly from places I visit often like the keys, but this was a must have for me. I Love My New Frame! It was so hard to pick the right one, because they are all so cool and unique. I recommend stopping by, if even to just check them out!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

It is a nice place to see local artist and their work. It does seem to be mostly the same man and wife's work.. A couple other artist were shown.

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Thank Gary E
Sebastian, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

During this trip, we went back three times because you'll find the most unusual, beautiful, art. We ended up not only making purchases for ourselves, but also for friends and neighbors! The staff was extremely helpful, friendly, very knowledgeable of the art & its creators......we're sure to return on our next visit to the Keys!

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Thank Sandy H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped in just to look. Very happy we did! Their artwork is made from used lobster traps. Very unique. You don't see a lot, if any, of this on Key West. Very happy with our purchase! Staff was friendly! Definitely worth a stop!

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