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Lobster Shop

4015 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5315
+1 253-759-2165
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (36 reviews)
“lobster bisque” (50 reviews)
“seafood” (49 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
4015 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5315
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Reviewed yesterday

We usually eat early, and enjoy the selections on the early menu. The portions are just right. The service is excellent.

Thank joellenr2016
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food was great service was ok prices pretty high I of course had lobster tail it was a little tooooooooo done for a major price we wanted to go for my birthday on the 30 of January But for that price I want my lobster...More

Thank lisadT3443JH
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is beautiful with a beautiful view of commencement bay.My Husband and I attended a private party and enjoyed a limited but delicious menu.We had the lobster bisque which was defintley my favorite thing I ate all night, top sirloin and NY strip steak...More

Thank Maryann G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent menu, great quality food, good service, wonderful deck seating in summer, views of the mountain. They also take reservations.

Thank Jeanne Marie G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm giving the restaurant a combined 5 stars based on two things: the food and the outdoor view of the water. Had I been sitting indoors i probably would not have given it the full five stars because the interior was a little bland and...More

Thank faeroberts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We joined three other couples to toast an amazing woman whose life we had just celebrated. It was Sunday at 5:30, so we expected that it wouldn't be too crowded. But the bar was full, so we took a table for eight in the dining...More

Thank Seattle_Hiker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to provide a premier dining experience as a thank-you to my brother and his wife. I went online to the waterfront restaurants and reviewed their selections. The "Twilight" Menu at The Lobster Shop caught my eye. Good value. Many choices. I knew it...More

Thank TravelPair1968
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went into the Lobster Shop and were immediately greeted with a smile and ushered to a table with a great view! The food was cooked perfectly and served hot! This is a nice romantic restaurant right on the great Puget Sound!

Thank Bill12226
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We love this restaurant. The food is excellent; creative without being weird, well prepared, and beautifully presented. Yes, it’s a bit expensive but not ridiculously so. The crab cakes are simply outstanding. They are made without any filler and you can really taste it. Service...More

Thank islandtraveler2000
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Great place for special occasion with family. Wonderful views. Great menu with something for everyone.

Thank SpikeIII
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Gina S
5 August 2017|
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Response from PJB892 | Reviewed this property |
One of our party had steak and it was very good - tender and cooked perfectly.
8 March 2017|
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Response from Mo S | Reviewed this property |
Lots of polo shirts and button downs with khaki's or jeans for the guys, casual tanks and tops with shorts, skirts or jeans for the ladies during the day. Evenings are the same except for folks who are having a special... More
30 September 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 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 - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4015 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5315
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-759-2165
  • E-mail
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