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Blue Lobster

12th Street and 5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 984 803 1200
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster tail” (150 reviews)
“seafood” (111 reviews)
“fresh lobster” (12 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
12th Street and 5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Best meal we had in playa, service was great, presentation was fantastic, love the atmosphere. Highly recommend taking an evening at the Blue lobster.

Thank Steelhead_junkie
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I could not stop talking about our experience here. We will come back! We got dinner here after shopping. The food is amazing, we ordered the seafood platter for 2 which had 2 lobster tails, clams, calamari (grilled), tuna steak, salmon, fish,...More

Thank JSBarroso
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great for family or a romantic evening. The food is fabulous and the wait staff very attentive and caring. We have dined here for several years now each trip to Playa Del Carmen. It is never a disappointment. Highly recommend.

Thank janicem1111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by a local for the lobster, we were wisked upstairs to the non-smoker area (good idea) before being presented with the large menu. We picked our style of lobster, and then selected the tails we wanted. They were HUGE (smallest is around 500g). They...More

Thank Jan v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We heard of the place through Trip Advisor. Our party was composed of me, my wife and our 1 and 1/2 year old daughter. At first sight it doesn’t stand out from the other seafood specialty places, dressed up as a seashack crowded with tables....More

Thank Carlos M
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Literally one of the best places I have ever dinned. Not only was the food great, the service was outstanding. There was 8 of us and we all enjoyed every single thing we ate there. What more can you ask for, great food and service?!...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We visit once every trip. We split the largest lobster they had. It was great! Ask to sit upstairs in the A/C

Thank sktravel2013
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We are in the habit of eating dinner earlier that most people in Playa, therefore we almost never need reservations. If you plan on going to this restaurant, I highly recommend them. Our lobster dinner was a fantastic experience! You pick your lobster by weight,...More

Thank David K
Oliver G, Public Relations Manager at Blue Lobster, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you very much for your visit and also by sharing your experience. We will be happy to have you back very soon!

Reviewed 19 April 2018

The last night we were in Playa we had dinner at the Blue Lobster. The food was great, we had the surf and turf the steak was cooked perfect and the Lobster was just the right size. Service was great and the waiter was friendly....More

Thank paige64
Oliver G, Public Relations Manager at Blue Lobster, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you for your visit and for sharing your experience. Since 1991 we have worked to be able to provide the best for you. thank you and please come back soon.

Reviewed 18 April 2018

I was told to come here by a friend and I wasn't disappointed. The seafood was super fresh and the wine was great too. The menu is so large, you have a hard time trying to figure out exactly what you want but that's definitely...More

Thank theckdub
Oliver G, Public Relations Manager at Blue Lobster, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you very much for your visit and for sharing your experience at Blue Lobster!

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24 April 2017|
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Response from Holly G | Reviewed this property |
We were served right away and the mean took about 15 minutes, maybe less.
30 May 2016|
Response from Robkal2 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delayed response. This would not be considered a budget place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:15
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12th Street and 5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
    (1a sur y 5ta)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 1200
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In July 1996 Blue lobster opens in Playa del Carmen to become a favorite of locals and tourists to enjoy a delicious lobster, fish and seafood. Built with tropical wood, stone slab, thatched roofs and waterfalls that give an extra relaxation touch. We always try to satisfied and exceed our customers’ expectations. Excellent food, polite waiters and a fantastic view of the fifth Avenue will make you spend an unforgettable night.We have capacity for 130 persons on two levels and an air conditioning area to 22. Blue lobster makes a compromising bet on mexican wine and regional sea dishes that result in a perfect union. They have created perfect unions for their wines’ selection through a very special menu that proposes the perfect combination between their gastronomy and their wines. As three dishes’ menu with different wine suggestions in order to please every palate: reds, whites, roses and foamy wines.
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