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About Lefty’s Lobster and Chowder House

Lefty’s Lobster and Chowder House is the only "East Coast" seafood restaurant and host to sports figures, celebrities and chefs. Lefty's serves the freshest fish, superb hand cut steaks, live lobsters, king crab legs, cold water oysters, clams, pasta and the chef's fabulous daily specials. Lefty’s offers an excellent wine list and a cozy well stocked bar. Lefty's "a neighborhood joint with world class food" operated by the Papageorge family renowned for the finest food, service and atmosphere since 1910.

4021 Beltline Road #101
Addison, TX 75001
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm

Cross Street:
Beltline and Runyon Rd.

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(972) 774-9518

Website:
http://www.leftyslobster.com/

Executive Chef:
Francisco Panales

Private Party Contact:
Gus or Chris: (972) 774-9518

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Lefty’s Lobster and Chowder House Ratings and Reviews

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4
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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.2

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (38)
Good for a Date (28)
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Good for Anniversaries (18)
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Fun (16)
Good for Groups (15)
Authentic (15)
Great for Lunch (12)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Cozy (11)
Business Meals (10)
Creative Cuisine (10)
Bar Seating (7)
Comfort Food (7)
Kid-friendly (6)
Quiet Conversation (6)
Romantic (6)
Great Beer (5)
Hot Spot (5)
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Healthy (5)
Notable Wine List (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
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 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

Great food and service. The bisque and chowder were fantastic, and the lobster great. Can't wait to come back. Only negative was the veggie was corn, so I had corn and a baked potato instead of something green. Otherwise it was a great place

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 (Dallas)·Dined 6 days ago

Always the sweetest lobster at the best price! Service is excellent, they even break apart the whole lobster for easy eating.

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·Dined on November 17, 2017

Our group of 4 had blue crab claws for appetizer, Rib Eye, Pan Seared Lobster, Stuffed Snapper, and I chose the scallops w/asparagus from the daily menu. I was lucky and "taste tested" a bite from each party. Food was DELISH. Lovely place. Will visit again.

Tags: Good for Groups, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 13, 2017

The food and service were excellent as always. The flounder special was extraordinary.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 12, 2017

The best crème brûlée EVER - there was fresh vanilla bean at the bottom of the dish ! Amazing!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We had a very nice meal and enjoyable evening on our first anniversary.

Tags: Fun, Cozy, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Go for the food. Service and atmosphere are fine, and prices are fair. But the reason we love Lefty's is the food--fresh and skillfully prepared. This time my wife and I started with soup. Both the lobster bisque and the clam chowder were outstanding. We had the same entree--lobster stuffed with shrimp and cracker crumbs in a wine-butter sauce. It was exceptional, a great way to enjoy lobster without having to crack shells and make a mess! We will return.

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Authentic
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Leftys, they have been in Addison 20 years and theirs a reason, their seafood menu is very tasty. Try their lobster the first tine you go, but their seafood and pasta menu is also worth the try. They have nice lunch menu but dinner is their specialty. I highly recommend just for the taste of their food. I have yet to find something on their menu I did not like.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Cozy
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Love this place, food is amazing....as well as the service.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Romantic, Cozy, Kid-friendly, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Healthy, Casual, Bar Seating, Fun, Worth the Drive
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Lefty's atmosphere is great! The servers are attentive. The food is fantastic. A better option in my opinion from the many chain restaurants in the area

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 2, 2017

This place was great. No chain will ever have this personal touch and experenced staff. The seafood was fresh and off the cart good. The mix chowder and bisque was an experence I have never had.. Awesome

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

The best lobster and crab in DFW area! Service is always exceptional.

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Friendly atmosphere and really good food. The lobster was perfectly prepared and presented. The wait staff was very attentive but not over the top up selling. The creme brulee is the best in town

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great food, great atmosphere, and great staff. We always pick this place for all of our special occasions. But, visit every chance we have.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Good for a Date, Romantic, Casual
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Absolutely a great experience. Loved the checkered tablecloths and welcoming feel to the restaurant. Food was fabulous. Great lobster bisque and Maryland crab cake. Homemade bread was delicious. My husband loved the lobster. Our waiter was so attentive. The creme brûlée was divine. The only negative was the noise level. It was bit loud but would not keep me from dining there again. Plans to eat there again next year for OU-TX weekend!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Great Time, Great food, Lobsters were fresh, Service was fast and attentive

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Late-night Find, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on October 14, 2017

The food and service was amazing!! I highly recommend Lefty's.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Great authentic independently owned restaurant. Food is always delicious and well prepared. Love the vibe, energetic and fun place with a great bar.. The specials are always terrific, wait staff are pros and knowledge.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Had the shrimp corny dogs in honor of the State Fair and they were excellent. The food and service at Lefty's are always really, really good.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Love Lefty’s! We forgot how crazy TX-OU is! Crab legs are our go to! The house salad with balsamic is 😍

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 9, 2017

My wife and I picked Lefty’s for date night. Great food and service. So much better than a chain. Will go again

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Good for a Date, Casual, Cozy
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·Dined on October 9, 2017

So disappointed. Had made two special requests and neither honored. Typically food and ambiance very good. All lack luster this time. Felt that the normal chef and wait staff were off as nothing was as good as usual.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 7, 2017

We have been to Lefty's many times, but this one was really great! Paco was our server, and he was always there to help, but not obtrusive. He made sure we had what we wanted, but did not over-sell. The lobster is the freshest we have had here in the Dallas area. The New England atmosphere is a treat.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fun, Special Occasion
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 7, 2017

If you're from New England, this is THE PLACE you want to get authentic Lobster dinners in North Texas. Other than the missing waterfront, you will feel like you got dropped right into a Northeast Lobster Shack Restaurant. Always the same great wait staff, bartender, and food too. Casual, relaxed atmosphere and good prices. Check out their website for the full menu which includes more than just lobster.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Awesome lobster bisque. Fresh fish. And pie! What more can you ask for?

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 2, 2017

Lefty's has a comfortable informal atmosphere. The service is friendly and excellent. The food is quite good with its specialty being lobster and seafood in general, but also have good non seafood dishes. Arriving at 6:30 on a Monday, the place was very quiet, but by the time we left at 8:30, the place was fairly full with an active bar crowd of locals and regulars.
So good food, comfortable atmosphere without airs, good local support, and great service warrants the high recommendation.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 2, 2017

The food is excellent and the servers are very friendly

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 30, 2017

We have been coming to Lefty’s for years! It is always amazing.
Gordon and I get the king crab legs every time. The only thing that varies is our vegetable choice!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Great food and personal service. Nice casual relaxed dinning experience. Get cracking!

Tags: Business Meals, Fun, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Great service and great food.

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·Dined on September 25, 2017

If lobster is your thing, you can't beat Lefty's for quality and value. Fish is always fresh, moist and delicious. Desserts are all home made and are worthy of any white tablecloth restaurant.

Tags: Cozy, Casual, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 20, 2017

We are in Addison helping out with all the hurricanes. We discovered Lefty's. What great food and service .

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on September 19, 2017

Was a very pleasant experience. Good food, nice people and great service!

Tags: Business Meals, Great Beer, Creative Cuisine
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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 16, 2017

A great find and a hidden gem. Great Maine lobster. Fresh.

Tags: Fun, Casual
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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 11, 2017

Lefty's always has great food, very fresh and cooked to perfection. Friendly waitstaff, full bar and good wine list. Highly recommended!

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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·Dined on September 10, 2017

Always a great place to eat!
The staff is charming and if you've gone to Leftys once - I promise
You will Share this diamond in the rough with your special friends and for years and years you will
Return and enjoy the great food😎

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Cozy, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Excellent as always. The redfish special was very, very good.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 9, 2017

We were really looking forward to eating here again as the last experience was not good but wanted to give it a second chance. The host was not friendly, the server acted overwhelmed and in a hurry and yet was not even busy. He did not get our order correct and when we pointed this out he blamed the kitchen and made no attempt to even try to correct it. He did not come back to the table to check on us and we had to ask for water refills. Never go back or refer to anyone.!!!

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 (Nashville)·Dined on September 2, 2017

The food here was so good and the pasta portions were very large. My boyfriend and I could have easily split a dish. The Shrimp Scampi was delicious. Definitely glad we ate here.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Got there early and was sat immediately. A little noisy but for the size of the place that is expected. Good meal for the price and reasonably fast service. Will be back.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive
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