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Lazy Lobster

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7602 Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-4900
+1 941-351-5515
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a party of six everyone of us ordered different meals. I had the potato encrusted grouper which was very good and a generous portion. We all enjoyed our meals , only complaint Stella beer tastes much nicer in their glasses not just regular pint glasses.

Thank Ian Y
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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131 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From all the things we heard about this restaurant we were kinda disappointed .The service was excellent but the food was nothing special.I had the Shrimp and Mussels FraDiablo,the Shrimp were nice size but the sauce tasted like it came out of a jar.We also had the Ahi-Tuna that was served over Risotto with Sea Weed and I thought it... More 

Thank Robert R
Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being a long time resident I have been here a number of times. Usually when someone else makes the dinner plans as I never give it much thought. Tonight we went and I did give it a thought. I had a wonderful lobster dinner for less than most places charge for fish and chips. Everyone else had various fish and... More 

Thank JordanS8
Apollo Beach, Florida
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heard about the Lazy Lobster from lots of friends and decided give it a try. WOW! what a wonderful surprise. Very quaint and welcoming. Love the aquarium bar. The servers were a team and delightful. The food was delicious, we will return.

Thank deb l
Bradenton, Florida
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289 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious bread and reasonable prices. My wife enjoyed her sweet tasting lobster tail. My Caribbean Mahi Mahi was very dry, both the fish and the butterfly shrimp. Asked if there was any cheese in the dish. Was told "no" by server, Mora. The risotto was covered with Parmesan cheese, which I detest. Sent the rice and veggies back. I put... More 

Thank Randy K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

My New wife and I had our wedding dinner here!!! Food Was awesome and service was excellent. They even gave us desert.... Great place

Thank Rob V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a neighborhood restaurant that I really want to like more. But in the last 10 months the quality has gone down. The fish is smothered with too many sauces drowning out the delicacy of the selection. The veggies are always the same - cooked the same - and no real thought going into the choices. At a recent... More 

Thank FLTraveler88
Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Had 2 different items off the menu. Fish was very nice, lobster was mediocre. Having just returned from Portland, Maine, where the lobster had swam just a couple of hours ago was spectacular, ultra fresh vs fresh delivered was abundantly evident. So maybe my perspective is a little jaded...Lazy Lobster is a very good restaurant, my recent experience in Maine... More 

Thank John K
Owensboro, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Great restaurant- went there twice during our stay in Sarasota- the first time with 6 people- the second time with 8. Management and staff were very accommodating with the larger numbers. And the food was absolutely top notch. My compliments to the chef. We ordered a wide range of items on both occasions and were never disappointed- from appetizers to... More 

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Pace, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

The food was tasty, but for a small restaurant, not on the water, I thought the prices were a bit high for what was served. Nothing was included with the entree, no salad, no soup, which is more the norm for restaurants in this category. It's nice for a casual dinner, but at least for me, it's far from a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$26
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7602 Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-4900
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-351-5515

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