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A&B Lobster House

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Single-use or sanitized menus
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Updated 11/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 11/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
US$31 - US$82
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
American, Seafood, Contemporary
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This appears to be an upscale place when you walk in. Nice tablecloths and friendly enough hostess and servers. I paid $80 for a 2 pound Maine Lobster. The tail was tough, claw meat ok, and I mentioned it to the server. Nothing was done,...More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

We actually ate at A&B's twice while in Key West. It doesn't matter what you order on the menu, you will LOVE it.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I will start by saying the food here is excellent I enjoyed a few of my favorite lobster dishes on their menu my waiter though was in and out no emotion and to me service and food should go hand and hand. The restaurant wasn’t...More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i was pleasantly surprised by our meal here. it had the appearance of a tourist trap and the decor indoors is dated and can use an update. however, the meal was wonderful. i had the Caribbean lobster tail, escargot/lobster appetizer, creme brûlée, and chocolate cake...More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for dinner the night before New Years Eve. The view of the harbor is great, everything was all lit up. Food was fantastic! Service was friendly and attentive. Stephan was a great waiter! We would love to come back here again!

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Alaskan King crab was perfect! Cooked to perfection, great portion size. The atmosphere and service was great.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 22 December 2020

We went thinking this would be a really fantastic dinner. Our server was very standoffish, not very outgoing other than to tell us the specials after we asked for them. The host was seating many people indoors right next to each-other when the restaurant was...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 19 December 2020 via mobile

We had a very nice lunch here including good fresh oysters and drinks. Very pleasant staff and great view of the harbor

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 13 December 2020 via mobile

If you’re looking for outstanding food, service, and view be sure to check out A&B Lobster. We dined outside overlooking the marinas and enjoyed the best meal of the week. We had the lobster tail and filet which were outstanding.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 7 December 2020

Hard to to not get excited thinking about the wonderful evening we spent here and the food we enjoyed. Located on the north end of Key West just a couple of blocks off Duval St on Front St. There's a parking lot w reasonable rates...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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15 August 2020|
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Response from tricor43 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a great bar, with spacious seating, but don't know their current policies...
Jason M
20 May 2019|
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Response from stephen m | Property representative |
There is a metered parking lot adjacent to the restaurant. The parking lot recently sold and a private owner no longer validates tickets. THere is also a parking lot at the Hyatt across the street. So yes, there is... More
Elaine A
9 May 2018|
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Response from RoseS1324 | Reviewed this property |
Very casual dress - it is a white table cloth restaurant I’d recommend dressier shorts with a shirt with a collar (polo shirt is fine) for men & for women same kinda vibe no flip flops
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Frequently Asked Questions about A&B Lobster House
    Is A&B Lobster House implementing safety measures as a result of COVID-19?
    Yes, A&B Lobster House is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.
    How is A&B Lobster House rated?
    A&B Lobster House is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5