The Lobster

The Lobster, 1602 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica

About The Lobster
The Lobster
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Average Price: $31 to $50
Cuisine: American
Dress Code: Business Casual
v 0.8 miles from Santa Monica center (as shown on map)
Sitting high on a bluff where Route 66 meets the Pacific Ocean overlooking the Santa Monica Pier, The Lobster is an internationally recognized seafood and fine dining establishment. As a landmark restaurant with nearly a century of quality service, The Lobster specializes in Maine and California spiny lobsters, in addition to entrees composed of fresh, seasonal, locally-sourced ingredients.

The Lobster is a popular destination for Los Angeles locals, visitors, families and groups looking for the ideal place to enjoy casual fine dining while celebrating special moments in true California style. We invite you to relax, take in the stunning ocean views from our beautifully appointed, glass-walled dining room, and enjoy an unparalleled seafood dining experience.

After many years of successful business, The Lobster has become a Santa Monica institution, serving as a cornerstone and internationally recognized landmark adjacent to the Santa Monica Pier.

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The Lobster is #23 of 765 things to do in Santa Monica

2 of 5 stars2 out of 5
By: perringnicky, Santa Monica, California
Sat 6 Oct, 2018
l I took my daughter and son in law there, great atmosphere, view and food but $700 for dinner was out of control :(

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: Kaye D, Maidstone, United Kingdom
Wed 3 Oct, 2018
l A little bit of luxury for us restaurant has nice views over Santa Monica pier. Food was lovely service was great. Expensive but sometimes it?s nice to treat yourself x

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: tigerlilykelly, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Tue 2 Oct, 2018
l Wonderful meal, service, views. Looked this up on TripAdvisor as we were walking around Santa Monica Pier, got the last semi-early time. Make a reservation and ask to be by the windows if possible...

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The Lobster 1602 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica