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baby lobster

#207 of 835 Restaurants in Cancun
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Blvd. Kukulcan Km 12.5, Zona Hotelera, 77500, Cancun, Mexico
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NY
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Real nice little restaurant nestled by the water in the La Isla Mall. Frozen drinks are great. We had the surf and turf dinner. Very large portion for 2 people. Staff great and Grande tequila shots!

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Thank NyJoeCool69
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall we quite enjoyed our meal. The lobster was great and the fresh pasta that came with it just as good. The cocktails are nice but humongous in size. When they brought us the bill they automatically tried to tip themselves 20% and this was factored into the bill. Even though we didn't end up tipping them that much we... More 

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Thank Anna B
Allentown, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

First, the food is good. However, getting ripped off leaves a bad taste. 15% was added to our bill and when we questioned this we were told it was a government tax.We were asked to pay in cash as the credit card machine was not working. We gave him 15%. Later we found out we had in fact given him... More 

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Thank 163Luvtotravel
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Beware of this restaurant's billing practice .... we thought something was strange & then read the 'terrible' reviews. We got duped too! He told us the additional charge was mostly a government tax but it was probably entirely their tip. We then tipped again, twice. He says there charge card wasn't working probably because the charge card companies got frustrated... More 

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Thank Kaj G
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115 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious. We took the special nacho appetizer (on the house). Delicious. The fajitas were good size and delicious. Our daughters had the lobster tacos which they also enjoyed. Our visit was great until we went to check out and they were offering. To book us a tour for 25% off. We were there for dinner and felt a... More 

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Thank Jennifer R
Highland, MI
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We came across this place by accident while strolling through La Isla Mall. My husband had lobster tails and I had shrimp kebabs, both were outstanding. Both came with steamed/sautéed vegetable noodles (carrots and squash) that was so good. They offered us a free appetizer, so we tried the nachos which were great. The service was good and the staff... More 

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Thank travel1
Shakopee, MN
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332 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 917 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We visited on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. They open at 12:00 noon. We were the first ones of the day. I last ate here 4 years ago. I ordered the same entree: lobster and shrimp curry. Generous amounts of lobster meat and shrimp with a wonderful yellow curry and bits of roasted banana and pineapple mixed in. Served with white... More 

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Thank Steve0315
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We ate a late lunch at Baby Lobster in the La Isla mall. The seating is outside next to the inlet of water. It was hot out, but the fans they had kept you cool and you sat in the shade. I had chicken fajitas and my husband had a burger and fries (huge burger). The food was fine, but... More 

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Thank Lisa C
Reading, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant with very friendly staff. The food was good although a little salty for my palette. Be careful if you ask for a large beer, it's about a litre. Also the pina colada was large!

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Thank Lollie345
Bend, Oregon
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

After 1 1/2 years, we returned to Cancun and Baby Lobster. To their credit, the owners read some of the reviews, because at the end of the meal we received an itemized check, with a 15% tip highlighted. And no excuses about the credit card machine not working. Food - as always was very good. My wife and son shared... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blvd. Kukulcan Km 12.5, Zona Hotelera, 77500, Cancun, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
Description
Isla Shopping Center

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