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Lefty’s Lobster and Chowder House

4.7
1036 reviews
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$30 and under
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Seafood
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  • Good for a Date
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.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Seafood, Steak
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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
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Phone number
(972) 774-9518
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Francisco Panales
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Private party contact
Gus or Chris: (972) 774-9518
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Cross street
Beltline and Runyon Rd.
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1036 People Are Saying
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4.7  based on recent ratings
4.8
food
4.6
service
4.3
ambience
4.5
value
Noise · Moderate
98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (Oklahoma City)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

The best lobster I have EVER had! I ordered the one pound lobster tail and it was incredible. The bartender was knowledgable and friendly and catered to my every need. The owner came by at the end of my meal and we had a very enjoyable conversation. I highly recommend planning a visit to Lefty's!

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Awesome always great

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TomH 
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Lefty's is a great place.... food and bar are greate

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TimJ 
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

Lobster was excellent frendly service Lively atmosphere

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

This cosey restaurant produces excellent seafood, which is served by friendly waiting staff. The clam chowder was very good. The entrees are of very good size and will not let you leave feeling hungry. Some items are on the pricier side but what we had was well worth the money.

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JBD20 (Dallas)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

As usual, the food and service was excellent. Recommend getting reservations. It is always packed.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Valentines dinner was awesome! The office menu soup, the half-and-half is the bomb!

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CraigC 
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

Be sure to order a slice of the coconut cream pie!

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OpenTable Diner (Jacksonville)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Great spot! Food was great, had reservations for 7 but got us in early. Will definitely be back!

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RichW 
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Lefty's is always outstanding. Some of the best seafood and lobster in town at reasonable prices in a fun, casual atmosphere. Great for families or for a date. We always enjoy walking through that old porch screen door!!

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on January 29, 2018

Took my husband, who loves seafood, for his birthday dinner... he loved the East Coast combo with lobster and king crab legs! We shared garlicky blue crab fingers as an appetizer and Creme Brulee for dessert. My scallops were delicious and everything was prepared perfectly! The service was outstanding and the ambiance was lovely. It wasn’t too noisy on a Monday night. Another table was also celebrating a birthday and shared birthday cake with everyone. Very friendly group that evening... we loved it!

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vipBrysonJ (Miami)
5.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

What great seafood for the price , just right ! Order as many left claw lobsters as you can

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Food and service was terrific!

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Mike (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Great food and service. Noise level a little much but tolerable. Probably much better during the week. We will definitely be back. We are so happy to find the Daddy Jacks cuisine and atmosphere that we enjoyed in Dallas until they closed forever. We will defininately be back!

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Great Lobster, alwsys consistant. Non smoking Bar has made a huge difference!

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