Chops Lobster Bar
Chops Lobster Bar

Chops Lobster Bar

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.buckheadrestaurants.com/chops-lobster-bar/
  • Phone: 4042622675x
  • 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 4042622675x

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 WinnerSteak
Chops Lobster Bar reviews from OpenTable diners
215 reviews since May 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (163)romantic (108)fit for foodies (86)notable wine list (75)hot spot (42)good for groups (42)neighborhood gem (37)vibrant bar scene (17)great for lunch (13)late-night find (9)great for brunch (7)kid-friendly (3)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Oh, my!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    So glad to find Chops on our recent trip to Buckhead! My husband said his Pittsburg rare strip was one of the best ever! My lobster was excellent beyond words! Great service, you can't get much better! Thanks!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dinner @ chops lobster bar
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Food was incredible! Crab cakes were the Best I 've ever had. Huge lumps of crabmeat. My strawberry/arugula salad was presented in such an appealing way that I had to make a picture to keep! The steak was so tender and delicious it made my husband wish that he had not saved "room" for more. It was a perfect evening to celebrate our 47th wedding anniversary. Thanks for the wonderful memories.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely dinner
    Lolly1
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    We had a really nice meal at Chops Lobster Bar courtesy of the Buckhead Life Group Dining Around card. The prices on the menu were a bit daunting, but the food was outstanding, even though we chose a couple of the more moderately priced entrees. Our server, Kelly, was engaging, charming, and very helpful in navigating the menu and the wine list. We appreciated the ambience and being able to hear each other talk. All in all, a lovely experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • a standard
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    The food is always superb and service excellent. I have never had an unpleasant meal here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Lobster disappointing
    DisappointingVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    usually food great but this time lobster tough and not in keeping with what Maine lobster is supposed to taste like. Probably a not stellar batch
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ate upstairs not in the bar
    Lenni825
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Overall, the experience was very nice. We had some trouble with my daughter's steak being overcooked and then it came out raw, the third time was a charm. Our reservation was for the Lobster Bar but we decided to eat upstairs which was very nice.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fabulous fish!
    efoodie
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    From start to finish the food was delicious. I had the tuna tartare and the mussels; yummy!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Best Grilled Lobster!
    PeachyVIP
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    There aren't many restaurants in Atlanta that GRILL fresh lobster. Chops Lobster Bar is definitely the best always excellent service and great food!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great and a Classic
    MiamichemVIP
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    The fried lobster app is a classic. All of our food and sides were cooked to perfection. The ambiance is great. We were initially seated at a table in far left corner but the cigar smoke from the club next door was too much. We were amicably accommodated to an even better table. Great spot but you do pay for it. A bit pricey.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • a special evening...
    midtownerVIP
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    The food here is outstanding and the service flawless. A memorable evening for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great for Anniversary Dinner
    Alex
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    My wife enjoyed the treatment from the valet, the greeter. The waiter(s) all knew our name and the event that we were celebrating and referenced it numerous times. My wife and I enjoyed it. The food was outstanding. Everything cooked and seasoned to perfection. The specials were recommended by the waiter and we enjoyed all of them.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love the Lobster Bar!
    dinerVIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Food is always delicious! Servers are great! The Lobster Bar is one of our favorite restaurants in Atlanta.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Restaurant changed location
    Grela
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Went specifically to take a couple friend of ours to the Chops Lobster Bar. However, repairs were being done and we were asked to go upstairs. Very disappointed as we could have been served at a table to the back of the restaurant away from the repairs. Tried to explain but the person at the desk did not give us an option.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent but pricey
    pancho
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Excellent night, food and service! Be prepared to pay for it.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary
    Papadoc
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Great service my wife and i really enjoyed ourselves.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great service
    Buddy
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We actually made a mistake and made reservation for the Lobster Bar. When we arrived at the main dining Chops they were gracious enough to allow us to eat in Chops. Food was great, service top rate and the bar was terrific.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a treat
    NWAtlantaVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    As always, an excellent dining experience. Everything was superb and our waiters, Craig and Juan, did an excellent job. This is perhaps one of the best that Atlanta has to offer.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Chops
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Fantastic dinner as always at this top shelf restaurant. Everything we had appetizers, steaks, fish, and desserts were just perfect. That combined with great service makes this my favorite restaurant in Atlanta.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Date
    FoodieD
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    It great, the food was wonderful, and the service was great also. We both had the bone-in filet with the lobster mac & cheese and creamed spinach. The lobster mac was to die for and the creamed spinach was mediocre. I favor Ruth's Chris better, but it was still tasty none-the-less. My only problem was how hot it was in the restaurant. I am normally cold natured and I was sweating for about 45 min. Other than the heat everything was great.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    If I could give the service 6 starts, I would! Chops is a true classic and staple in Atlanta. Pretty old school, but that means you get real, professional service.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing
    ascarce
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Chef Ryan and his staff made it an incredible experience for us. From the food to the staff is was top notch. I would highly recommend Chops to anyone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Referred by Everyone
    murphster47VIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Everywhere I looked and whomever i asked referred me to this restaurant. I am a huge fan of the steak places & visit the higher-end establishments on a weekly basis. First and foremost the Steak (10oz bone-in filet) was hands down on the top 5 list from everywhere I have traveled so I highly recommend it, however it wasn't my first choice, they seemed to be out of a lot of choices. The entire restaurant was loud, i mean so loud i left with a sour throat trying to talk to my date. The service was terrible, they were so busy i didn't feel special and it took 25 min to get a drink - Overall - Food was good, couldn't handle the loud and unwilling service.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Simply Outstanding!!!
    Terry
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    This place is magnificent, I wanted to do something special for my boyfriend, who by the way is hard to please- and he was blown away. From the time we walked in till when we left, we where greeted and everyone of the staff members wished him a happy birthday. He felt very special, and i looked liked i payed attention to every detail- thanks to them. They aslo brought him a complimentary dessert. The food was great, and abundant- the only thing I didnt like too much was the noise, but i guess everyone was having agood time. Overal I would highly recomend it.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • HabortownregularVIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Halibut was outstanding! The service is attentive--still a ways to go to be a consistently great steakhouse/
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Best restaurant I ever been!!!!
    food2luv
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    From you enter the restaurant they make you feel special. It felt as if we had 5 different servers. The attentive service was amazing. The food was better than you can dream of. You can not ask for anything better. We did not want to leave. We are happy we chose this restaurant for our anniversary. The best restaurant I ever been!!!! The best hands down
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Let down in the Lobster Bar.
    JasonVIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Entertaining a business client. Made reservations well in advance requesting a table in the main dining area. Arrived right on time and were seated in the back corner next to a wait station where the waiters seemed not to care about thrashing folks and glasses around noisily. I took the seat in the "walkway" to the station and was kindly reminded of my location as I was bumped and nudged each and every time a waiter walked by. Seafood tower was prepared and presented nicely, seafood was fresh. Ordered the ribeye, but surprised at the thin cut of meat that seemed "baked" instead of seared. First, I'd have requested a different cut altogether from the butcher. Second, I'd have been better off searing the steak in an iron skilled.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OMG!!!BEST FILET AND LOBSTER!!!
    DIVA01SPOILEDROTTEN
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    IT WAS OUR 13TH ANNIVERSARY AND WE SPENT THE WEEKEND IN ATLANTA HAD READ ALL THE REVIEWS ON YELP AND DECIDED THIS WAS OUR RESTAURANT FOR OUR SPECIAL NITE!!! AND BOY IT WAS A TREAT FROM THE TIME YOU ENTER THIS ESTABLISHMENT IT WAS FIRST CLASS ALL THE WAY THE SERVERS THE SERVERS ASSISTANTS.IT WAS PERFECT!!! AND THE BREAD PUDDING WITH THE CANDLE ON A PLATE WITH IN CHOCOLATE HAPPY 13TH ANNIVERSARY MADE IT SO THANKFUL WE CHOSE CHOP'S WE WILL FOR SURE BE GOING BACK THERE AGAIN.OH AND NOT TO MENTION RUNNING INTO A NEW ENGLAND PATRIOT IN THE REST DID'NT HURT EITHER.RODNEY HARRISON HE'S ALSO A SPORTS ANALYST.WAS DINNING IN AS WELL.I SAW THE WALL OF ALL THE CELEB WHO DINE IN THERE.AWESOME.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Bad Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    We ordered Mussels as we always do, well they are no longer part of the menu. Can I have? Crabcakes? Well there's no crabcakes. Unbelieveble!!! Terrible service my wife ordered Mac and Cheese for her dish and the waiter looked at her like she had 10 heads... No more Chops for us!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic service
    Dennis4049
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    The staff is top notch and the atmosphere has a cool vibe. Pricey but excellent food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Kobe Beef...outstanding
    DiningDan
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    If you are willing to spend the money, the Kobe beef is outrageous. We each had a 6 oz filet which was over $200, but how often do you eat the finest beef in the world. Seriously worth it. And service was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Pittsburgh Style
    Scallopless
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    This is a restaurant that really understands "Pittsburgh Style," which is a heavily charred steak with a rare, succulent middle. (Steelworkers used to throw their lunch meat into the fire, thus the name.) My wife's steak was exactly as she wanted -- darkly charred and crunchy on the outside, cool and purple on the inside. Perfect. As a bonus, the sides are delicious, and I especially enjoyed the Brussels sprouts leaves with mushrooms.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Chops is great
    Brian
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Excellent food, great service staff takes care of your every need and make you feel special....
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    Greg
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Great food, great atmosphere and great service.... You pay for what you get! But worth every dollar....
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wonderful wait staff.
    bama01
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Definitely a nice meal, the service is impeccable.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service!
    HappyDiner
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Enjoyed our dinner at Chops Lobster Bar! The restaurant was rather noisy and the ambience is lacking. The air conditioning must have been malfunctioning as it was quite stuffy in the restaurant. The restrooms should not be unisex! It is not satisfying, as a female, to enter the restroom after a male exits only to straddle the pee on the floor and to have to take on the task to lower the toilet seat! Chops should consider segregating the restrooms for their guests.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Air Conditioning Broken
    keba
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We have had the pleasure of dining at Chops Lobster Bar many times in the past. This experience, however, was anything but pleasurable! The air conditioning was broken and it was beyond hot. This was compounded by the fact that they opened the doors to get a "cross breeze," but only succeeded in creating a humid mess. The service was fair (the main waiter was sarcastic) and slow, at best. It took a very long time to get drinks and the waiter "forgot" to put in a drink order at one point. The food was nothing special, either. There was nothing offered to compensate for the heat and humidity when we complained. The staff just agreed and said how miserable it was for them. In retrospect, we should have left right away.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • YOU WILL LOVE IT!
    danny51
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    I normally don't lie seafood, but I took my wife here and I have to say it was fantastic! We shared lobster, crab cakes, and salmon and it was all absolutely amazing. We had two waiters that checked on us frequently enough to keep us happy but not so much as to be annoying. They were wonderful. The design, vibes, and romantic atmosphere make for a great special occasion and I would highly recommend it. I will e going back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lovely night out
    CaravannVIP
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    We have dined at The Lobster Bar before, so it was no surprise that everything was incredible. Love the informed and well-mannered wait staff, superior food and perfect atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Steak House
    F1Fan
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    This is a big restaurant. Been here many times before and this was the first time I was seated on the first floor. I think the restaurant smells better on the first floor and it is more intimate (ie smaller dining area). WE had a great waiter, service was very attentive and all his recommendation worked great. We had lobster creviche and soft shell crab for appetizers and shared a Porterhouse medium rare with mushrooms and aspargus and finsih dinner with creme brulee. Everything was as ordered and was very good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • great, only if you like fine food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    could not be better food-wise. We lost our waiter's attention towards the end, but all else was superior.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet