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Lazy Lobster of Longboat

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5350 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228
+1 941-383-0440
16:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
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Lakeland, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location surprised us. It was in a strip mall not even near the beach, but the food was delicious, the wait staff very attentive, and the decor charming.

Thank wmilner61
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a lovely restaurant, nice surroundings and pleasant staff. The meal needless to say is generally fish based as the name would suggest and was tasty but I would not say it was special enough to warrant another visit.

Thank Kengolf12
Peoria, Illinois
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97 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We are staying very nearby and love to walk to the Lazy Lobster for happy hour and dinner each time we are here. Tonight was no exception. Bartender remembered us from previous trips and we love her long island iced teas. Dinner was wonderful as always. Wife had the steak and lobster combo and declared it delicious. I had the... More 

Thank EdMonroe
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154 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go here several times a year during our winter stays and we enjoy ourselves more and more each visit. Today Corey was our server and made it all the more enjoyable. We were seated next to the large saltwater aquarium for the first time - very entertaining. Those who had drinks were more than satisfied as were those having... More 

Thank Manatee1965
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You don't want to miss this restaurant, the food and service are fantastic. It's located in a small Mall on Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Once you locate it you will go back. The food was the best yet. They have seating inside and outside. Very casual atmosphere and very comfortable restaurant. Highly recommend it.

Thank DA R
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lazy Lobster has a great offering of seafood dishes- lobster of course being the main attraction! The service is great , food delicious! Have never had a bad meal here! They also have Early Bird specials- but you need to make reservations for that time slot because they fill up quickly!

Thank Becky H
Cincinnati, Ohio
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76 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are very few places to eat on Long Boat, but luckily this option was available. They have really good sea food here. Our favorites were the Lobster Scargot, scallops, crab cake and scalloped potatoes. The service has always been fairly good each time we've visited. Pretty casual on the inside with outdoor shaded seating available.

Thank Cody_1392
Toronto, Canada
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113 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A local told us about the Lazy Lobster or we never would have found it. Don't let the modest strip mall put you off. Inside the staff is friendly, the food is very good and the prices very reasonable. I had my lobster the "lazy" way (out of the shell) and enjoyed it very much. My wife had the potato... More 

Thank David S
Longboat Key, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are lucky to live only one mile from the Lazy Lobster. As seniors, we take advantage of their early bird dining. Their food is excellent, prices great and it is our family's favorite restaurant anywhere in the area.

Thank carol4gary2016
St. Petersburg, Florida
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wasn't sure how the restaurant would be as it is located in a small strip center. Not to worry! We were a group of 16 and were seated in a private room. Our waiter (I think it was TJ) was great...friendly and efficient. We all shared a bunch of appetizers, which were all good. I had one of their... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 38
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5350 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-383-0440
Our mission is to be the neighborhood choice for our guests and their families; proudly providing a casual atmosphere that consistently exceeds your expectations. Great food, high energy and honest friendly people are the keys to our success.  We’re a fun place to go where you can get anything you want and it will  ALWAYS BE GREAT!

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