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A & B Lobster House

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700 Front Street, Key West, FL 33040 (Simonton St)
+1 305-294-5880
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Omaha, NE
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129 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Service and food was excellent. A bit pricey but well worth the expense. Definitely get the lobster as it is the best in Key West.

Thank Huskertraveler1
Hartford CT
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a nice restaurant. Food and service were good. We sat outside with a nice view. It was way over priced for the meals, they were good but not great. And we are from Connecticut so we are used to high prices. Had a 3 year old child with us and after 30 minutes we had to ask for... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fantastic setting (choose the terrace), great service, and the lobster is exquise. Take the Thermidor!

Thank jeanhuysecom
Miami, Florida
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461 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We've had a fairly decent meal a couple years back here and liked the atmosphere. This time we were not impressed at all. The restaurant has history, a good location but as we have discussed it with friends, it is in a serious need of an upgrade to it's menu. Mediocre should not be the aim. I guess it is... More 

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Florida, null, United States
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87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Happy hour at the Fish House was packed so our friends invited us next door to a pleasant surprise...it wasn't crazy busy, we had pleasant conversations without loud crowd & drinksweremixed perfectly. Food was awesome, service was even better and a wonderful evening. I highly recommend this establishment.

Thank Bahamaer
Staunton, Illinois
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was a bit pricey however when in Rome....we had really good seafood, can you put a price on that? Actually, not bad for all we had. Hubby ordered the fried seafood platter, it was a mountain of food, he had fries and also had oysters on the half shell for an appetizer. We got there right in time for... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great service and food. Got the surf and turf, great stuff. Right on the water with great views on the porch.

Thank Dan S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location,great service,great food Always on our top 5 lists of Key West restaurants Daily specials are really special

Thank CapemanNy
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This place has a great location in my opinion and it is still one of the better places to go to for some non pub or bistro like setting. I think the servers work well and try hard, it has a pretty good general look and feel to it, although a bit dated. Haven't been in about 4 years and... More 

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Racine, WI
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132 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, the bar is terrific. My wife says their Key Lime martini is the best on the island, and they had Blanton's bourbon - what more could one need? Dinner was excellent - great preparations - attentive staff. And the view is wonderful. All in all, a hit. Be prepared for a wonderful, if a bit pricey, dining experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Seafood
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Front Street, Key West, FL 33040
    (Simonton St)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-5880
Enjoy the freshest seafood on the island delivered daily. As our name implies, we specialize in lobster, both from Maine and Florida. Our talented Chef Mick Pera expertly prepares a Fusion Cuisine which include Classic Lobster/Seafood House dishes along with French Bistro comfort food to delight all of the senses. We are also renowned for our steaks, always prime choice.

Dine outside on the wrap-around balcony or join us in our timeless dining room, while our knowledgeable and attentive staff anticipate your every need and help to make your experience unforgettable.

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