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Lazy Lobster of Longboat

5350 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2069
+1 941-383-0440
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster” (300 reviews)
“potato gratin” (21 reviews)
“ribs” (19 reviews)
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5350 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2069
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I tried an Italian and a Columbian restaurant in busy St. Armand Circle, and got a huge pile of mediocre, overpriced food. I had a fresh fish Reuben for lunch at Lazy Lobster and came back for a perfectly cooked filet mignon with tasty mashed...More

Thank Corgipup
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wow the finest lobster tacos we had outside of Maine, very favorable, lots of lobster chunks, lightly breaded, can't say enough, except we are going back very soon. Nice restaurant, beautiful drive.

Thank carolyn b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best clam chowder I have ever eaten! Lunch entrees are reasonably priced, too. The fried shrimp was really delicious with just the right light breading over plump shrimp cooked to perfection! This restaurant is beautiful inside and outside on the patio. It's classy, but comfortable.

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok when you go to a sea food named resturant you would expect the sea food would be at least cooked properly. Last night our new ill informed waiter recommended the potato encrusted grouper. Pass on this! All potato and little grouper. In browning the...More

2  Thank tom h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the 5 ounce Lazy Lobster. It’s lazy because all the work is done for you. No shells, no mess. Just delicious lobster! Lots of claw meat un a satisfying portion. We both had the Brussel sprouts and potatoes gratin! Delicious. Spinach salad with...More

1  Thank 5511ElaineO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for my husbands birthday in December. There were 6 in our party we all ordered different dishes and everyone was delighted with their choice. The charmi g server recommended the swordfish rather than my usual Bar Harbour Platter. The swordfish was delicious my...More

1  Thank choosee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice patio great service and excellent food. Our favorite restaurant on Longboat that's not on the water

Thank tjluzio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over the years, I have eaten at the Lazy Lobster a number of times during vacation trips. It was fine, but not memorable. Things have changed!! I went with a large group and we spread ourselves across the menu. All of our meals were great,...More

1  Thank My3Sons2800
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely garden setting not to be missed...I had the lobster 'Skargot and it was superb. The salmon Santa Maria was fantastic as well. The service was excellent. I would highly recommend this restaurant

1  Thank yodles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a landlocked seafood lover, I appreciate any chance to have fresh seafood. Lazy Lobster nailed it. Had the Lobster Mac and cheese, Lobster Bisque and the Bar Harbour Combo(Scallops were like buttah). Awesome meal.

Thank J5540QZjamesg
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Questions & Answers
7 August 2016|
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Response from Michael G | Property representative |
We do! Please allow 20-25 minutes for preparation. Lobster Scargot is the only item not available for take out. Thank you!
16 March 2016|
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Response from FloridaTravelfan | Reviewed this property |
Yes they open for lunch. Dinner is very busy in season. But lunch is a bit less crowded.
Bill D
3 December 2015|
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Response from Judy F | Reviewed this property |
I would think that they would be happy to do,that for you, but you would have to make reservations well in advance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5350 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2069
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-383-0440
  • E-mail
OUR MISSION 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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