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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” (406 reviews)
“potato gratin” (16 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 6 days ago

Lively fun place on Longboat Key, we found this gem while searching for a bank. It's fun, delicious and worth the stop!

Thank Zila H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our favorite restaurants! We go to both locations, Longboat Key and Lockwood Ridge Road. By far the best seafood in the area. During season ( January through April) be sure to book a reservation days in advance on Longboat Key.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It would seem that the Lazy L is something of a local tradition on Longboat Key. The night we were there, however, it was far from busy. That said, from my perspective, it just isn't worth returning. One can get over a clear plastic cover...More

Thank Gary M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

great food , great atmosphere . went there for thanks giving and it was great. woylkd definitely recommend for a great meal

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lazy Lobster is one of our favorite places, the staff is great, the menu has something for everyone....and you have to try the Big Bang Shrimp appetizer.....the Potato Encrusted Grouper is unbelievable, the Scallop Fried rice is outstanding.....prices are very reasonable, reservations recommended

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner at the Lazy Lobster and it was wonderful. We had a Spinach Salad and a cup of Gumbo. Both were excellent and would definitely order them again. My wife and I then shared the Grouper Madeline. Everything from the creamy risotto, roasted...More

Thank mtc8267
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the coconut shrimp salad. Outside garden is lovely. Good early dining menu. It's closed some time in August or September so call ahead to make sure they're open.

Thank Connie34228
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While staying for several weeks in the area, we ate at Lazy Lobster several times. Each time the food and service were excellent. My favorite was the mahi mahi special they had one evening. We only had reservations once, but I would highly recommend making...More

Thank cincyhome
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Shared a 2-tail lobster dish, with string beans and potatoes Tried the lobster bisque and the gumbo... All dishes were very good and service was great. Will return

Thank Fsucre
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and great service! Our server, TJ went out of his way to be kind to our two young children and even brought out a live lobster for them to look at! The Lazy Lobster dinner was really delicious! Highly recommend!

Thank J9Vacation
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
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 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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