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Lobster West

765 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-4451
+1 760-634-1684
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (72 reviews)
“cole slaw” (12 reviews)
“bread” (9 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood
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765 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-4451
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you do things right, you succeed! Lobster West does it right. It’s not easy to bring in fresh lobster from 3,000 miles away. Their fresh New England lobster roll is as good as anything you will get on the Maine coast. They go out...More

Thank happytoberetired
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Lobster rolls are unique and full of fresh lobster. Unique local crafted sodas. Clam chowder very good. Staff friendly.

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Great lobster rolls for a very reasonable price $14.95. My daughter had the lobster roll and I also had a Lobster grilled cheese (same style roll) which was enough lobster for me without being too rich.

Thank BarbaraBurbach
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Very good lobster roll and the Cole slaw was a great side. Great lunch and snack place. Service was first class and atmosphere was great

Thank Shawn T
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

You have to come here!! We love lobster rolls from Rhode Island and Maine and have never had them as good on the west coast or anywhere else as at Lobster West!! And they’re reasonably priced at 14.95 or add 3.00 for combo. The bun...More

Thank BotRoad
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Not a lot of choices, but they were all good. Tried the lobster, crab, and shrimp rolls. Also got the delicious bisque.

Thank EdAmyZD
Reviewed 24 October 2017

My wife and I visited this restaurant on our second day of a one week stay in the San Diego area. We were hoping to be "wowed" by our dining experience and with plenty of days left might come back for a second visit. Unfortunately...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I like the lobster bisque flavor a lot but wish it had some lobster chunks. Likewise good not great marks for the lobster roll. Tastes very good but the substance of the lobster seems to have suffered from its flight over the Rockies. Cole Slaw...More

Thank Patty8888
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Lobster West is a decent place. I don't know where else to go in the area for a lobster roll. I have to admit though, I was expecting a bit better, especially after paying high prices. I ordered a lobster roll with extra meat. I...More

Thank travelingjamie
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Lobster roll & lobster bisque was so yummy. Worth every penny! Look forward to going back when visiting Encinitas again.

Thank heidi874
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 765 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-4451
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-634-1684
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Lobster West is a family-owned restaurant ideal for individuals, couples, families, friend gatherings or larger groups of people!
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