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The Lobster Box

) #2 of 6 Restaurants in City Island ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Seafood
34 City Island Ave, City Island, Bronx, NY 10464-1609
+1 718-885-1952
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“lobster” (13 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
“branzino” (2 reviews)
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American, Seafood
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34 City Island Ave, City Island, Bronx, NY 10464-1609
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Reviews (77)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose Lobster Box based on reviews, having never been to City Island and not knowing which place to eat at. The restaurant has plenty of parking. It reminds me of an old world restaurant, been around for a long time, nothing fancy. BUT oh...More

Thank VIvian666
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent and prior to our entree we were served pickled salad and fresh n hot garlic bread and I loved the amaretto served at the end nice touch. But the waiter was not that great but tended to our needs so we...More

Thank dwise2011
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The best restaurant on City Island. You'll get the best food, the best service, and none of the other nonsense you see in some other establishment on the island. You will pay more than those other places, and it's worth every cent.

1  Thank JoMamma73
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This place has the most yummy seafood! It's an experience not just dinner! Really friendly staff, a must for everyone!!

Thank A8953OHjoe
Reviewed 28 March 2017

used to be a great place but most everything was mediocre. appetizers were fair, the spare ribs were tasteless (no good sauce), the calamari was obviously packaged previously frozen (like from Restaurant Depot in 5 lb bags), sauce for the calamari was very blah and...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The portion of food is plentiful, you will definitely need a doggie bag! The staff members are friendly and accommodating. You will enjoy your meal while looking over at the Long Island Sound.

Thank PatriciaBX
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Atmosphere was warm, friendly. Food was excellent and abundant. Visited for a pre-holiday luncheon with a group of 20 plus co-workers. Even with the large number of guests in the group, the service was excellent and there were many choices available to everyone- large portions...More

Thank drsunshineNewYork
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Love this City Island mainstay. I always have a great meal and as the title suggests the view is awesome! Not open Monday or Tuesdays in January but worth going, yes even in the winter! ENJOY!!!

Thank pollyanna51
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We have been to the Lobster Box on several occasions and the food has been consistently good. They have a Monday to Friday early bird special that is more than generous

Thank Georgia M
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The Lobster Box on City Island has a wonderful early bird special Monday to Friday, from 3-7pm for $19.95. The food is excellent and plentiful! The service was excellent. It isn't often that you get such a great deal for dinner! Many times it is...More

Thank LouLou324
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is the special 19.95 dinner still available ?
11 August 2016|
Response from gspumoni | Reviewed this property |
We went for and early Sunday lunch..Didn't see any signs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 City Island Ave, City Island, Bronx, NY 10464-1609
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Bronx  >  City Island
  • Phone Number: +1 718-885-1952
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