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Lazy Lobster of Longboat

5350 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2069
+1 941-383-0440
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster” (282 reviews)
“potato gratin” (19 reviews)
“ribs” (19 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
5350 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2069
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two in our party of four had lobster tails, one had grilled scallops and I had the lobster roll. All of us liked our meal very much. If I order the lobster roll again, I would request the roll be dry toasted. It had so...More

Thank GallivantingGranny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is yet another well hidden gem on Longboat Key. You may need sat nav to find it but it is worth it. We were seated straight away ordervtaken and first course served within 10 minutes of arriving. Our order included lobster bisque, coconut shrimp,...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was great. Highly recommend the coconut cod and crab cakes. Also go during their happy hour (4-5:30ish) to get better deals. Would definitely visit again.

Thank joshuaglenn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked right in and got a table. The meal was scrumptious and the waiter was delightful. We also enjoyed a good bottle of wine and great hot fresh dinner rolls.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there twice in a week with a couple who have been there before. Booking is certainly recommended as we didn't do the first time and was seated in the high table near the entrance which compromised my first experience. That said I gave it...More

Thank sydneyloner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our favorite restaurant in the area when we visit Longboat Key. Outstanding food and service. Fine dining in a casual atmosphere. Can't say enough good things about this restaurant! Highly recommend!

Thank John C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended to try this restaurant by friends. It is good quality and the waiting staff are friendly. Only downside is that it isn't on the gulf side.

Thank Sue5127
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been going here for years and it just gets better and better - best place on longboat key - something for every one on the menu- very reasonably priced

Thank Julia C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

...but underwhelming. Not terribly creative or memorable. While the staging is nice there is no Gulf of bay view. Ultimately it felt a bit claustrophobic.

Thank Randall H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wait staff is excellent, food is very good. We like the fish and chips very much. The outside eating area is very nice and most of the time is easy to get in before 6:00PM.

Thank LB701
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
do you do take out orders?
7 August 2016|
Answer Show all 6 answers
Response from Michael G | Property representative |
We do! Please allow 20-25 minutes for preparation. Lobster Scargot is the only item not available for take out. Thank you!
Are they open for lunch i.e. noon onwards? Their web site times implies no, yet elsewhere lunch is mentioned?
15 March 2016|
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Response from FloridaTravelfan | Reviewed this property |
Yes they open for lunch. Dinner is very busy in season. But lunch is a bit less crowded.
Bill D
Can you accommodate 16 quest in a private or semi private dining venue?
2 December 2015|
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Response from Judy F | Reviewed this property |
I would think that they would be happy to do,that for you, but you would have to make reservations well in advance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$38
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5350 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Suite 102, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2069
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-383-0440
  • E-mail
Our mission is to be the neighborhood choice for our guests and their families; proudly providing a casual atmosphere that consistently exceeds your expectations. Great food, high energy and honest friendly people are the keys to our success.  We’re a fun place to go where you can get anything you want and it will  ALWAYS BE GREAT!
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