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Lobster Haven

) #223 of 1,906 Restaurants in Tampa $$ - $$$ American, Seafood
12807 W Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, FL 33635-9650
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“lobster” (59 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (12 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
12807 W Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, FL 33635-9650
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't judge a book by its cover ... and this also applies to Lobster Haven as the exterior and location may not look the best nor does the interior at first glance!!! As you enter, keep in mind it is a fish market as well...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

There last night with family. The lobster roll was the best we have ever eaten! Our server Megan was very friendly and helpful. One member of our party had the whole lobster dinner which was fabulous!!

1  Thank Italy441
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Ordered the Shrimp Po-boy no complaints. Has down home look old tables and chairs so if you require Hyatt look wouldn't stop here., bought some fish spread but haven't tried it yet.

1  Thank Buckeyemikemike
Reviewed 20 March 2017

As I reported earlier, this is primarily a lobster MARKET. I returned to try their "Maine" fare, I purchased 2, 1 3/4 pound live lobsters to take home and stuff/bake. They make it very easy to choose, the lobsters are divided into size categories, and...More

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a lobster roll and after googling what was available in Tampa we came to this place. It's a fish market/ sea food restaurant. The Roll was $22 and not bad served with chips and slaw . I don't do slaw and...More

Thank alozam
Reviewed 13 March 2017

$21.95 for a SMALL lobster sandwich. The $28.95 poor mans lobster was served with cold corn on the cob & cold potatoes. Sent the sides back & they were cold again. One waitress for the entire restaurant & the service was slow. The drinks were...More

Thank jeff b
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This place was really good a few months ago. It took us an hour to get our food which was cold. The waitress has an "it's not my fault attitude". Sad to see a nice little place fail

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Small fresh fish market and restaurant, with the freshest seafood around these parts. Lobster rolls, crabcakes, etc. Market has good variety of locally caught fish as well as fresh fish from "up north."

Thank Bevbac
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is a small place with a very rustic interior. The food however is excellent and the service is absolutely superb. We had a last minute get together on Monday night and googled the place, never been there before. It was an great experience. We...More

Thank Vanessa W
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I was surprised that there was a New England style seafood place near my friend's house in Oldsmar. I was down to play some golf and ended up enjoying the food just as much. This place reminded me of seafood stores in New England. It's...More

Thank jammer24too
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have just the lobster tail? I have a birthday party scheduled and thought I could bring the birthday girl, but she won't eat a whole lobster.
3 August 2016|
Response from mimi4904 |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12807 W Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, FL 33635-9650
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: 813-855-2888
  • E-mail
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