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Lazy Lobster

7602 Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-4900
+1 941-351-5515
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster” (68 reviews)
“spinach salad” (6 reviews)
“brown rice” (4 reviews)
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7602 Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-4900
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were lucky to grab a bar seat with no reservation but we are so glad we did! Food was amazing .. if you like swordfish you will love it. If you don’t like swordfish, try it and you just might .

Thank LuckysmomYork
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like Seafood this is one of the best places around. The menu has everything - from soup to salad to a wide variety of fish and seafood prepared in creative ways. Everyone in our party of six enjoyed their meal. The service is...More

Thank Elyse K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fish is as good as I have had in Fl. Yes, I am a New England Fish Snob! I go with the fish of the day. Hope you try and enjoy. Service very good.

Thank rslaaliensr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Informal. Great seafood. They know how to prepare a Lobster Tail. They do take reservations. Gets crowded early. Always worth a visit. In a small strip mall. Off the beaten path but, GREAT!

Thank samjerris
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Average food and so-so service. Our family of 8 arrived with a warm reserved welcome. Was not impressed by the atmosphere...crowded and loud. Bread we received was one basket and was nothing special, kinda like ...uh meh. Menu selection was plentiful...well beyond just lobster. I...More

Thank wildwish
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small, cute restaurant with very good food, especially spinach salad. Better make reservations especially on Friday nights. There are tables outside for overflow but the night we were there, he wanted us to sit outside to wait but it was too cold!

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little place has a nice atmosphere,but mostly older crowd is there. The waiter was a bit off at first, but then we heard the table next to us, tell him he seemed mad....he changed his tune after that, The main event is the Food....sooooo...More

Thank PatriziaItaly
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Ended up here on accident when trying to find the Lazy Lobster of Longboat, decided to it anyways and was pretty impressed. Turns out both restaurants are under the same ownership. Food here was very good and the jelly that comes with the bread is...More

Thank Aaron A
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

A must stop whenever we visit Florida. I LOVE the seafood at this hidden gem! Start with the Big Bang Shrimp appetizer in a sweet chili sauce. You only get 4 but they are oh so good! My favorite dish is the scallops Breanna. Pan...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Saturday 12/16/2017-Me and two girl friends went to celebrate her birthday. She had the pick of where to go. Since she had been here many times before and we had not, this was the choice. We got there near 5:00pm for the "Early Dinner". Had...More

Thank BJ G
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Questions & Answers
3 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Robert W B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are gluten free dishes, you just have to ask the server what they have that day.
Felice D
20 May 2016|
Response from Gstflorida53 | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall. Mostly seafood limited meat. We had a non seafood person with us who found something they liked. They do have full bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 26
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7602 Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-4900
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-351-5515
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