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Lazy Lobster of Longboat

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5350 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2069
+1 941-383-0440
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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Tawas City, Michigan
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I spent ten days visiting a friend and eating out often. This place was recommended by another friend and it was a great experience. It's beautful inside and outside on the patio. The menu offers so many tempting choices, I wanted to go back again and again. Food is presented beautifully and the price is very fair for what you... More 

Thank Squidney2014
Maidens, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Checked into Condo and had no groceries after a 2 hour drive. First time visiting Longboat Key. We drove a mile down the road and found this restaurant and waited in line for it to open. Greeted by very pleasant and professional staff. Seated us outside and service was excellent. Food was delicious. We ordered the fresh snapper. Wish I... More 

Thank Terry K
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place was referred to us by a few people. We are so glad we decided to give it a try. I can't say enough about the quality of the food, the fantastic staff, the great atmosphere, and the great service. They serve their warm, soft bread rolls with their homemade pepper jelly to dip it in. Very unique and... More 

Thank Laura Z
Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a neighbourhood gem. Very good restaurant. Amazing seafood, very friendly stuff. Very pretty back yard. Good wine selection and reasonable price as well. .

Thank ledaoymakas
Oxford, Michigan
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lazy Lobster was one of my favorite restaurants on Longboat Key. Not anymore. My once favorite lobster bisque arrived without a single shred of lobster meat. My wife ordered a lobster cargot appetizer that had a half inch of gooey cheese on top. Not palatable even for a cheese lover. Used to brag about their food. Not anymore.

Thank gschassbur
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the restaurant, service was excellent. Our table was inside but there is a large outdoor patio which would be enjoyable if weather conditions are OK. One of us ordered the gumbo which I would not recommend. Though service was good, we were near the end of the evening and thought staff should have waited until we finished before... More 

Thank Dusty3003
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very enjoyable meal, great atmosphere, service was good. All in all a nice little find, lots of the local people using this place which is always a good sign.

Thank 1wood
Fredericton, New Brunswick
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88 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were two couples looking for a quick lunch after a morning on the beach. It was our last day and wanted to avoid a mess in the kitchen. We asked if beach cover ups were appropriate. Staff were very welcoming and accommodating. We were shown to a great spot out on the deck in the sunshine. The initial impression... More 

Thank surf_seekers
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Call ahead. Make reservations. Don't miss this place! By far, one of the best places on Longboat key. Outside seating in my opinion is the best. Inside isn't bad, just somewhat loud and crowded. Bring your pooch and enjoy a fabulous meal under a colorful umbrella and if needed you'll have a bioethanol heater to keep you toasty. One of... More 

Thank Luv-piano
Longboat Key, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Creative food, good service, nice surroundings. There prices are fair and the food always seems fresh.

Thank Magitha01

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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, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
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
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?