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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
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I went to dinner on a Sunday evening right after Thanksgiving. The Stone Crab were very small. The Oysters were expensive. I would not recommend since there was no value for the money.

Thank jwodyka
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There are other lobster places in Key West, but there is A&B! A must visit in my opinion. Very satisfying! They can also bring the ouster from downstairs.

Thank myjc116
San Diego, California
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

On a recent trip to Key West my husband and I were looking for a good happy hour menu. Lobster A to B is the best. We shared a lbs of peel and eat shrimp -- simply the best and at a great price. I then had something I haven't seen for years Clams Casino --- soooo good and relatively... More 

Thank nellie0212
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner here. The atmosphere was nice. No complaints with the service. We definitely recommend this restaurant!!

Thank Sonia P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took the family there and the staff treated us like kings. The service was out of this world and the food is one of the best food I've ever tasted here in the keys. Even though it was pricy, it was worth it. The whole family had a real goos time.

Thank Hernan M
Atlanta, Georgia
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69 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Without a doubt, A&B Lobster House now ranks as one of our top 5 restaurants that we have ever eaten in around the world. It's a tad on the pricy side but worth every penny as the ambiance & service was terrific. From the Caesar salads that are presented in an Asiago eatable bowl, the lobster bisque, crab cakes and... More 

Thank annetteKramer
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the sea bass special and found it extraordinary. The lobster was also very good. Service was also top notch.

Thank Ronm1967
Anaheim, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent meal & service. An upscale, traditional dining experience with lots of great seafood on the menu!

Thank Tara P
Senoia, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ask EVERYONE,everywhere i wander about the food and this one scored nicely. Outside atmosphere perfecto,November of course,drinks,appetizers served quick. Attentive staff,warm,delicious bread and the main course superb. Outside table for us,pefect. Would eat this religiously ever day if my bank account could do it,lol.100$ minimum, Filet mignon/sea bass perfection,GREAT food ALL over the Keys but i thought this warranted... More 

Thank Dawgs73
Saint Charles, Illinois
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our 6th time to Key West and our 6th time to A&B ... big fans! We are always underdressed (hey, we're on vacation...) and always feel slightly snubbed by the hostesses, but our waitress was great this time (and we've gotten just as lucky in the past). Food is excellent - if you like escargot, theirs is incredible... More 

Thank Jacquie C

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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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