Lobster Bar Sea Grille
Lobster Bar Sea Grille

Lobster Bar Sea Grille

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.buckheadrestaurants.com/lobster-bar-sea-grille/
  • Phone: 9547722675x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm

    Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
    Thursday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
    Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - Midnight
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Jeff Pfeiffer
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room

Getting there

  • Cross Street: SE 5th Ave.
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Lobster Bar Sea Grille
Enjoy pristine seafood, live lobsters and prime steaks in a fresh, upscale casual atmosphere at Lobster Bar Sea Grille. Filled with modern-contemporary nautical touches, the experience will leave you feeling like you have just dined on a luxury yacht. Beautiful tiled archways and custom lighting give the dining room a more intimate feel, while the lounge’s vibrant U-shaped bar and channel-back seating welcomes guests to relax and dine with friends and colleagues. The fully covered patio with cushioned furniture is ideal for cocktails and light outdoor dining.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Lobster Bar Sea Grille reviews from OpenTable diners
200 reviews since May 6, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
88% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (132)fit for foodies (90)hot spot (79)vibrant bar scene (66)romantic (64)good for groups (58)notable wine list (57)neighborhood gem (52)great for lunch (30)late-night find (19)great for brunch (14)great for outdoor dining (11)scenic view (7)kid-friendly (6)Show More
  • GREAT PLACE
    tallyhoVIP
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    From the decor to the food, Lobster Bar is top notch in its food and service. The surf and turf was amazing and the 49 dollar tasting menu offers many selections. The octopus salad is great. Service was personable and prompt. Great place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner was outstanding!
    FloridaFoodDivaVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Thank you for a great evening out! We truly enjoyed our dinner as well as the outstanding service. We will return very soon.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of the Best!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    If you desire remarkable seafood this is the place?service, hospitality, and decor are top notch . Try the branzino.prepared so simply but totally delicious. Same for calamari, dorado, in fact everything is a winner right down to the passion fruit sorbet.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • fantastic dinner
    nicolas
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Amazing octopus, and grated oysters, incredible salted cooked snapper I will go back many times
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I was expecting better
    MonicaBVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I was expecting to be wowed and was not. I did like the atmosphere, very downtown chic. It was my husband, myself and our 12 year old son, we were placed next to the kitchen. They made an assumption. I'm also guessing they place the less experienced servers in the back, too. The food was OK. My white fish was served on white rice with a pale sauce. I can do that at home. My son and I ordered from the tasting menu and dessert was included, a nice way to taste several things. Our server served the dessert and never even asked or presented a dessert menu for my husband. It will be a long time before I will be able to get my husband to go back there. Not worth the hype, at least not our night.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • like a grotto in rome
    pdeveloper
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    i must have taken ten pictures of the tiled ceiling and arches ...... great atmostphere, really hopping at the bar. And the food was out of this world. Just a little loud, the tile bounces everybody's sound around a bit.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014VIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Amazing service and the good was fantastic. I would recommend a trip.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Menu
    Party4blue
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    This was the first visit for a special occasion. I recommend that management make enhancements or changes to the menu. The quality of the food was not the best. The lobster was overcooked and tough, it lacked flavor even with the choice of a sauce. The steak was dry. The only thing that was delicious was the glass of wine I ordered and the dessert
    Special Features:
    romantic, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Overrated
    C4urself
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Recommended by a friend I went to this restaurant with an out-of-town guest and was disappointed. Had the Ahi Tuna Carpaccio as an appetizer. That was great! Had the lobster tail for dinner, when you consider the price it did not meet expectations.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Exccellent Restaurant
    JudiVIP
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    We had a wonderful meal here. Quality of the food was outstanding and presentation was excellent too. Our Server Swannee was attentive, knowledgeable of the menu items, and always around when we needed her or had a question for her. Restaurant itself, which is in the location of the old Jackson's Steakhouse was redone inside to be more modern and more attractive. However, only negative was the noise level -- they need better acoustics. But it won't stop us from going there again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great for business dining
    RobertK
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Lobster Bar is one of the best places to take clients for a lunch and or dinner. Special family occasions are good here too. It's a little too noisy for a romantic dinner. The service is impeccable and prompt. The food is consistently very good. Good selection on the menu with a nice wine list. It impresses your guests for sure.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    The food here is absolutely amazing!!! I am not a big fan of lobster but I loved it here! I will definitely be returning. Also, the halibut with risotto is definitely a must try! Could not find one thing on the menu that I wouldn't want to try. Appetizer - Try the char-grilled octopus.. Sounds interesting but it is absolutely outstanding!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • AventuradinerVIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    I'm a local and it was our first time there. I remember when it was Jackson's and it sat empty during the recession. They really did a great job with the renovations and decor. Our server was friendly, very hospitable and when my steak was a bit undercooked for my taste, they quickly added more fire till it was perfect. I appreciated that. We are not desert eaters in general but the profiteroles were worth the added calories! I highly recommend it and look forward to coming back again soon.
    Special Features:
    romantic, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome!
    Mininna33
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Loved it sooo much! The food was delicious and service impeccable and the ambiance was perfect. The place is so beautifully decorated, it's a must go. Will be back very soon!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous
    Mimosa
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Service is Great Food Excellent ! MY sever was Knowledgeable and Attentive . Host knew it was My fiancé Birthday and he made us feel special . I love the I think the 5lb lobster was a little to much but delicious and fresh from the sea .
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Sublime
    DFWSGJ
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Excellent service from the bar to the exit door. Consider the flash fried South African Lobster out of the shell, as an appetizer. Absolutely delicious. The portion is huge. Followed this with a shared bone in rib eye steak cooked to perfection. Two hungry men and had to get a to- go box. Our waiter was amazing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pros and Cons, lobster feast
    MarineFoodie
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    If we had been seated on time and didn't order dessert I would give it 5 stars. We had a 7:45pm reservation and didnt get seated until 8:20pm, so expect a but of a lag. However, we ordered a few "towers" consisting of a mixture of chilled lobster, crab oysters jumbo shrimp and ceviche and a lobster bisque as appetizers, all of which were divine. As a main dish the sea bass, halibut, New York strip and one and a half pound lobster were tasted. I would definitely recommend the lobster the most, but the fish was great as well. Now for dessert: they can deliver a tea and coffee but the citrus tart is actually the WORST dessert I have ever had at ANY RESTAURANT in my life. Everything from the tart, to the whipped cream was uneatable; HORRIBLE.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Fish Restaurant in Downtown
    Gerry
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Great vibe and look! New York South, with wonderful service, and FOOD.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Addition to Las Olas
    Georgia
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    The restaurant is beautiful and very comfortable. Our waiter was excellent! The whole fish was delicious. There was a 4 Course Menu for $49 that we did not try, but offers exceptional value. We will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love it, but a bit too noisy
    PrisEats
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We love the décor so much that we are planning on doing the same treatment to our kitchen at home. They do extraordinary things with seafood and it all taste great. Just wish that we could hear each other better while dining.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Smooth Sailng
    GreatDatePlace
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    What a great restaurant and a great waitress (I think her name is Marni?). Chris the bartender was terrific and hospitable also making up a great refreshing drink to start the night. Our waitress was an energetic lady with a passion for the food and the way she described each item made the anticipation and great and the end result surely did not disappoint. Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terriffic
    Fabulous
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    I thought the food was terrific. The staff and waiter were attentive and on the ball. Loved the decor.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Summer prix fixe menu wonderful
    franklyrayVIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Great choices and value. Must use opentable.com for reservations to be safe. Attentive service by ample service staff.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sofldiner
    Sofldiner
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    A delightful dinner experience from the moment we arrived to the end of our meal with Happy Anniversary written on our dessert. The food was delicious. We started with the highly recommended grilled oysters and ahi tuna appetizer. Both were delicious. Their chopped salad was the best I have had. The Mediterranean snapper was beautifully prepared. The desserts we had were a perfect ending to our anniversary celebration. Our waiter was a pleasure. I am looking forward to coming back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bettina
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    This is a great spot for a business lunch or to catchup with a friend.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Forget about it
    besttorontoVIP
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    was recommended that we try out lobster bar. We were excited to go, even more excited upon arrival. When my wife discovered it was a sister to her favorite restaurant kyma. (Heading to Atlanta in sept and all she has talked about is heading there for dinner...now questioning.). Our disappointment started just a few minutes after arriving . We had reservations and we checked in with the hostess and had a seat at the bar until our table was ready, kind of odd since the restaurant was 3/4 empty on a Sunday. We watched after table after table was seated. The bar tender had to go ask why we were not seated yet. The hostess had forgot and did not check us in as she said The food was good. But so disappointed from start was hard to shake
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • LaurenVIP
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Very nice Sunday dinner. Love the $49 special all day on Sunday and wish it would be available Monday through Friday too.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Find another place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Our food was slow coming out of the kitchen. When the food arrived, it was moderately warm. The restaurant is over priced.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    The service was great, the appetizers was delicious, the entree's were okay. The deserts were excellent.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Need to be more hospitable
    UnhappyVIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    As the resturant got crowded the quality of service declined. Our food was brought to our table and not once did the waitress came by to see how was it or how we were doing. Until it was time to order desert that's when we were attended to.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Food was excellent. Waited for main course. Noise unbearable. Will not return.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Snapper failed to snap!
    Qualitydining
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    I was disappointed. Having visited several times before, I bring guests that I care about. This time, we had a whole snapper. It was mush by the time it was served. My guest and I had a spoonful of mushy fish, still attached to skin, luke warm and all for the price of $80 plus! My lobster bisque was missing the lobster (was added later), my other guest's steak, though excellent, was missing the mushrooms (added later) and all the food was warm rather than hot. The tater tots and octopus were good. The menu insert was dog eared which caused immediate concern as to presentation. I was also there for lunch a few days ago. Just didn't please as much as it used to. Overall I will have to think twice before inviting any more guests.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food good / service awful
    ARW57VIP
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    For a high quality restaurant the service was awful. While I never want to be rushed it took forever to get served. After bringing out one of the meat dishes the server never asked if it was cooked properly (which it was not) and I had to track down the waiter to get it cooked some more. At the end the server only cleared the plates which were "to go" and left the rest of the dishes on the table for a long time. I had to get up and ask for the rest of the table to be cleared
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent But Loud
    Happy2
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    Superb restaurant but it can be difficult to hear your dining companions due to how loud it can be. It is an excellent choice for many types of dining needs and very impressive if you need a place for a business diner, however don't plan on getting much business done, once again, due to the noise level.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent as always
    Stan
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    Great in all aspects. Alhough table next to us had very loud people, we realize that servers & staff have little control over those annoyances.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fantastic evening
    amdwfd
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    everything was perfect,fantastc food, Marney our server was one of the most professional servers we have had in a very long time, she was fun and helpful with suggestions, very efficient!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent dining experience
    Barbara
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    This is the 2nd time we dined at the Lobster Bar Sea Grille. Our server is excellent and remembered us from the previous week. I am vegan and enjoyed the kale salad. My boyfriend absolutely loved everything he ordered from the South African lobster tails to the steak he ordered and Olivier made excellent suggestions. The price fixe menu is excellent. The service is impeccable and a very nice touch to show they care is the manager will go from table to table to ask how everything is. Definitely an exceptional dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    great lobster....enjoyed every piece of it. it was lovely
    Special Features:
    romantic, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • excellent!
    jaymie
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    This was one of the best restaurants I've ever been to, excellent food, amazing service and just a beautiful place!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday
    Danny
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    It was my wife birthday and when we arrived the hostess wished my wife a happy birthday. When seated the waiter greeted us with our names, nice touch. Food was excellent, service was excellent and beautiful restaurant.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet