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A & B Lobster House

700 Front St, Key West, FL 33040-6689
+1 305-294-5880
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
700 Front St, Key West, FL 33040-6689
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When the waiters dress in white shirts, black bow ties and vests and the menu has a lot of al a carte to order beside $$$$$ entree's I know what I expect. Since Lobster is in the name of the place I encouraged my lady...More

Thank jwh62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a must when we visit Key West, we had a party of 12 and came in about 10 minutes before they closed we were treated with professionalism and respect the staff is very knowledgeable about the food and wine. Don't forget to have a...More

Thank john b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a bit leary about coming here because it was ranked lower but had great reviews so we decided to give it a shot. It didn't disappoint.... First off Parking is tricky there is no lot so you will need to pay and park...More

Thank aberfitchgr534
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent Dinner, Butter Poached Florida Lobster was perfectly prepared and tasted Great. EXCELLENT MEAL.... Staff was so attentive, even through the Heavy Rainstorm that came up so suddenly and buttoned up the Outside sitting area.

Thank dbe001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off, the service we received was second to none! These folks take amazing care of you, the problem was, the meal was just not on par with 6 years ago. Six years ago, we enjoyed the most amazing meal here on our 25th wedding...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good happy hour between 4 and 6 for oysters lovers. Besides blue point oysters which were delicious, we ordered steamed clams, smoked fish dip, ceviche and conch fritters and unfortunately besides the oysters we liked only the conch fritters, the ceviche was tasteless and chewy,...More

1  Thank Ioana T
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant never fails when it comes to good service, fresh foods, delicious cocktails and desserts. Every year in key west must end with a night here for dinner. Love the ambiance and staff. Great dishes.

2  Thank marlin95
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Great seafood with a great view. Huge portions, and the quality is awesome. The shrimp cocktail was phenomenal and the Lobster risotto was just fantastic. Great service, and overall a good experience.

2  Thank Samuel H
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This place was ridiculously good! I'm still dreaming of the mushroom lobster risotto because it was out of this world. We came here for dinner around 7:00pm and had a seat with an ocean view which was gorgeous as the sun was setting. Our waiter...More

1  Thank trraaaa
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

It was my daughter's birthday so I wanted something special. Our concierge recommended this restaurant. Our server DJ was good,he was attentive. Immediately brought me blue cheese olives for my martini. Nice touch. I had grouper Oscar, delicious. Daughter had Lobster risotto, very good but...More

Thank Sandy H
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Response from JMK613 | Reviewed this property |
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A&B Lobster House (upstairs) does not require a jacket.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Brunch
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
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 St, Key West, FL 33040-6689
    (Simonton St)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-5880
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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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