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Chops Lobster Bar
Chops Lobster Bar

Chops Lobster Bar Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.buckheadrestaurants.com/chops-lobster-bar/
  • Phone: (404) 262-2675
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 12:00am, Sunday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Ryan Delesandro
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Same as "banquets" above.
  • Private Party Contact: William Miller (404) 262-2675

Getting there

  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking is available at Chops Lobster Bar.
A word from Chops Lobster Bar
Chops Lobster Bar is a seafood and steak lover’s paradise. The mosaic-style dining room is the ideal setting to enjoy signature items like the Savannah Lump Crab Cocktail and Famous Jumbo Batter Fried Lobster Tail. Enjoy a cocktail before dinner or savor a glass of wine from the extensive list in Chops’ inviting bar. Proper dress is required.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Diner Reviews
  • "This was our first time dining here. We had gotten the recommendation from open table. The service was very good. The food was prepared to our order. A good dining experience overall. Warning the price can be a problem."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Arrived at appointed time at Chops (upstairs) properly attired (sport coat) and was told I had made reservations in the lobster bar. Host looked at me with a smirk and said don't worry the menu is the same. So we went downstairs and were seated along a wall elbow to elbow with other diners. My wife sat on the wall and I sat in a worn out chair that sank so bad I almost asked for a booster seat. Dinner was good...not great. Baked potato was on the cold side though. Disappointing for such a notable place."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "My best friend and I went Chops for an early light dinner. It was the third time in the past two years. I will make it more often. The staff was wonderful. We felt pampered. Our waiter was very knowledgeable on all aspects of the meal. The chopped salad is a must. I look forward to it when I go. The main dish was a luscious bowl of sea bass, salmon in a wonderful broth of seasame and s oh on a steamed spinach. Wonderful! I thought about that dish the next day. A great experience all around."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "The food and service are always exceptional. We love coming to The Lobster Bar!"
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Menus had food on the pages...Waiter tried to be pleasant but clearly was uncomfortable and had old stains on his dinner jacket...Probably has turned into a local place for nearby retirees as it had that feel and look...Food was good!"
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "My husband and I went here for his birthday and we were pleased. While we have been to some upscale restaurants that were not worth the money, Chop's is not one. The staff was friendly and each and everyone went above and beyond for us. Although it was only for 1 night, we felt like royalty. The food was impeccable, and the décor was very romantic. We will definitely visit again."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "I totally enjoyed out girls night out. The food was awesome and tasty and fullfilling. I would recommend to anyoine wanting good food romantic setting."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "I think every employee made a point to wish us Happy Anniversary - great team"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "I would recommend this restaurant to anyone. Great Food, Wait Staff, Location, and Service. I will always make it a point to vistit every time I am in the area."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "My wife and I usually go to Chops Lobster Bar 4-5 times a year and order a 5 course meal and for the past 12 years it is rated #1 in my book. Outstanding service and outstanding food. I couldn't ask for more. It feels like a second home to me with the staff there always treating my wife and I very well. The food is always consistent every time we go"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Everyone treated us like royalty from the moment we arrived. Our server, Kevin, & his team were knowledgable & attentive while still letting us dine in peace. The beautifully presented & delicious lobster ceviche & (reasonably priced- thank you!) sauvignon blanc lit up my taste buds! And who thought a side dish of carrots could rock my world? It did. As the place filled up the atmosphere became rather electric. I'll save room next time for the wonderful smelling bananas foster prepared at a nearby table."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Filet was great, but the flash fried lobster keeps me coming back.....and I'm not a lobster fan. Excellent choice to celebrate any special occasion complete in setting that reminds if DC's Union Station. Service via a team of two leaves you wanting for nothing. Smooth coffee, tasty sautéed mushrooms and mashed potatoes, but I'd forego the creamed spinach next time. Treat yourself!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "would not go back to noise. cant have a normal conversation with person next to you"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "We were in the mood for lobster, and the waiter convinced us that the SA tails were better than Maine lobsters. He kept saying he was from the Keys and knew lobster. We are from New England and do know lobsters. We ordered the SA tails which were large, tough and no way as good as Maine Lobsters. They were also outrageously expensive. The Brusells sprouts were unremarkable. I can do them better. The corn mash was outstanding."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Great service, extensive wine list. The inside is a little dark seems like colors would be nice to brighten it up. The food was good had a few sides as I'm a vegetarian my fiancé had the salad."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "The service here was great. I had steak and my wife had pork. Those dishes were great as were our drinks. This disappointment was in the side dishes. They were overcooked and tasteless. As a result, despite a great atmosphere, main dishes and drinks, this gets a three."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "We celebrated our 20th anniversary here and had an amazing dinner. My only complaint was a screaming kid (about 4 years old), not the restaurants fault, but brings a 4 year old to a restaurant like this. There seemed to be a problem with the reservation system through open table, I don't know if it was on the restaurant side or open table, but it only showed two reservation times available, but the whole time we were there they had plenty of seating and staff."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "They did a spectactular job. The server was very responsive and the food was terrific."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "This past Tuesday evening, my wife and I enjoyed a spectacular evening and dinner at the Chops Lobster Bar. Our waiter, Renato Colorado, was personable and shared many insights as to our dinner selection. When we return to the restaurant, we will be sure to ask for Mr. Colorado's table."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "I took a friend here for his birthday, we both enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. The customer service was excellent. The food was excellent!!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Very, very loud restaurant to say for starters. The service was spot on, I mean they were literally bending over backwards to please us and make sure everything was up to par. Lovely meal and incredible food."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "It is a special ocassion place. Always look forward to going. never disappointed. Consistently good"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Ordered tuna with light pink center and it came out rare. No apologies. They redid it and it looked okay when they brought it to table but the centers were still rare. Decided not to say anymore but not happy. Wait staff and/or manager should have apologized for it not coming out the way it was ordered. Also ordered 1 fried lobster tail and it tasted great but it was extremely tiny. We will not return. We will go to Atlanta Fish Market next time because they always get it right the first time."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Just warn that there is a strict business casual dress code. That's all!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "some restaurants are simply worth the extra dollars...chops lobster bar has impeccable service and divine food!"
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "The service and the ambiance was very nice. My party ordered the porterhouse steak for three and was very disappointed as the strip side of the steak was full of gristle and tough tp eat--not at all what I expected from this restaurant."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "We love the Lobster Bar. Our servers were great. Got a draft beer from upstairs for us. Great Birthday dinner for my husband."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "The price was high which is expected , but did not feel I got my value."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Excellent overall experience as this was the second time that we've dined upstairs. Great food, service, and a cool hangout. I certainly recommend for a special occasion."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "It would be nice if the bathrooms were updated but the food is consistently great as well as the service."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Had the NY strip exactly how I like, my girlfriend took the lobster which was perfect as well. We had diner on a thursday at 9pm, which allowed us to have more intimacy as the restaurant was getting empty"
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "The food here is awesome. The crab cakes are chunks of crab meat formed into large patties with very little or no binding agents! Not your typical shredded meat crab cake. Also recommended: escargot, oysters Rockefeller, seafood platter, mac & cheese. Avoid early dinner times--7-8:30..if crowded, the place is very loud. The rating above indicates "energetic"... but it did go a bit beyond. The tile ceiling reflects sound throughout making it difficult to hear your dinner companions."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Everything was awesome except the wine list said 2007 col solare and they brought 2008. My fault I guess for not catching it at presentation. I had no problem paying that price for 2007, but 2008 is not worth it."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "The food was outstanding and the service was wonderful. Enjoyed everything about our evening!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We were pleased by the ease of making a reservation at the last moment, the food was excellent and the ambiance was perfect. The attention we received (or didn't) was the major flaw to an otherwise perfect dining experience. It started with a less than polite hostess and worsened with a waiter who addressed only the male in our group. We felt more like an annoyance than a guest during our stay. The only saving grace was the exquisite attention paid by the busser. We decided to tip him individually and generously. "
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Consistently the best food in the city!!! Excellent staff that don't hover and crowd you letting you enjoy your experience. "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "The food, service and ambiance is great! One of the best meals we've had in quite some time."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "If you like quiet spots, definately not the spot. However the food and service is superb!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "We are from Boca Raton,k FL so this is the first time we went to the Atlanta version of Chops. It was identical in every way."
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "My husband and I chose Chops Lobster Bar to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary. From the moment we arrived we were addressed by our names by everyone and were wished "happy anniversary" several times. They made us feel very important. We enjoyed a few moments at the bar before being seated. The service was warm, friendly, on point, and just fantastic. My husband enjoyed the flash fried lobster appetizer, while I had the lobster bisque. Both were wonderful! Then came our steaks.... oh my gosh.... they were out of this world! The food here is spectacular! The service incredible! Highly recommend this place to anyone who enjoys quality service & food!"
    Dined on 5/28/2014