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Lefty's Lobster & Chowder House

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$$ - $$$
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4021 Belt Line Rd Ste 101, Addison, TX 75001-5821 (Beltline and Runyon Rd.)
+1 972-774-9518
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called to see if they could seat us on a Sunday night & they told us they had a table opening soon. We had a short wait after our arrival & the server was knowledgeable and friendly. The lobster bisque was the best! The bucket with the lobster bake was a large serving for the price and delicious. The... More 

Thank kdarr
Dallas, Texas
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to Lefty's, to celebrate his birthday. I ordered the scallops, which were big and perfectly cooked. My husband had a lobster and lobster bisque. We also had coffee and desert ! The food was so good . They have really good service. This family owned restaurant is a real must .

Thank Rita K
Carrollton, Texas
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been on a search for a plan B seafood restaurant for some time now. I had the fried shrimp and fries lunch at Lefty's and my wife had the fried shrimp Po' Boy. It's kinda hard to screw up fried shrimp, but clearly folks around here don't know that it's ok to put seasoning in the batter for the... More 

Thank aherpin
Dallas, Texas
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We had a family dinner at Lefty's. The food and atmosphere were great. The service was pretty awful. Definitely worth a try, but go early.

Thank offinthecorner
Dallas, Texas
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

The food here is quite simply excellent. the lobster no matter how you order is always very, very good. I had the stuffed lobster with Ritz cracker stuffing and it was delicious. The service while attentive and prompt could be a bit friendlier...but that is probably being a bit too picky on my part all things considered. We wanted to... More 

Thank rangertex
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Hadn't been here in quite awhile .... that wont happen again ;) That first bite of lobster dipped in butter.... Nirvana ! The shrimp cocktail was so fresh and tasty too! I think the price was fair due to quantity and quality too. Service very attentive. I highly recommend this place for a bite of delish seafood!

Thank 2go
Dallas, Texas
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Lefties is a unique Dallas eatery in that it is the most authentic neighborhood place of which I know that still maintains excellent food quality. These owners have been together so long that the operation is seamless: Fast, high quality, Cajun flair seafood at a great price. The place is smoke friendly, but unnoticed in the restaurant area. The bar... More 

Thank keith l
Addison, Texas
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189 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Don't let the location, in a mostly abandoned strip mall on north side of Beltline Road in Addison, fool you. Been here a long time for a good reason. Quiet atmosphere and you can taste the sea in the seafood. In other words, they don't over manipulate their dishes and they have a deft hand in prep temperature, never overcooking... More 

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McTown Texas
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147 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We tried Lefty's on a Saturday night with another couple. First, the greeter and server were excellent. Could not have asked for more. However, the blue point oysters on appetizer special were puny. And the 1 lb lobster I ordered for dinner was much tougher (at least the tail was!) than I would have expected given the restaurant's moniker. The... More 

Thank Celestial-Mctown
Boca Raton, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Excellent restaurant with an outstanding clam chowder soup, great seafood and a very nice wine list, wonderful to share with a date and spend some romantic time, very nice place!

Thank apurcell105

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$45 - US$55
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4021 Belt Line Rd Ste 101, Addison, TX 75001-5821
    (Beltline and Runyon Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Addison
  • Phone Number: +1 972-774-9518

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?