Lobster Bar Sea Grille - Fort Lauderdale

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$31 to $50
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Seafood
A glittering restaurant in the heart of Fort Lauderdale showcasing world-class seafood, Black Diamond USDA prime steaks, and unparalleled service in a vibrant, upscale setting.
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.2
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AS
Miami
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Stunning ambience and wonderful food! Fresh, tasteful and healthy! Nice service! Amazing place.

OT
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The whole experience was very good. Food and server (Louis) were fabulous. You could tell that the wait staff worked together to provide an enjoyable experience. The front desk staff needs a little training, but didn’t ruin the entire evening. Fancy service in a classy place without the stuffy feeling ;) a definite solid choice for fine dining.

BS
New York Area
58 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic lobster! Lives up to its name.

JC
Miami
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall2food3service2ambience4

It was our first time and very disappointed! Heard good things about it so was very excited!
To begin with, our reservation was for 8:30pm, got there 8:20pm and were seated 9::10pm so what’s the points of taking reservations?
Service was way too slow and took about 40 minutes! By the time we have food at the table they didn’t send our appetizer!
Server was nice to offer dessert on him but at that point we were so annoyed that didn’t bother getting it!
Won’t be back anytime soon!

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service and food was excellent.

K
Miami
99 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience4

We are regulars here. The service and servers, hostesses are first rate. Food is good. Sure do wish they had clams on the half shell like some others in town do. Wine list is great. We will continue coming here whenever we hanker for seafood.

c
Miami
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Overall it was pretty good. Great service and good food but just a tad bit loud for a nice quiet dinner

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food4service4ambience5

Great food and excellent service but the kitchen couldn’t get the meal out at the same time.

DM
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter Robert was one of the best waiters I’ve ever had anywhere.
The food is insane. Octopus, mushroom flatbread, scallops and risotto were so good.

J
Miami
39 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Busy Sat. night! Took forever to get a drink! VERY noisy! Ordered 1/2 doz. oysters- no cocktail forks with it. they were excellent once we were able to eat them. whole main lobster wasn't fully cooked. bone in filet was excellent. VERY expensive. Special occasion place. it was our anniversary- no one said a thing to us and i put it in our reservation notes.

l
Western NC
15 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have been to Lobster Bar Sea Grille many times. The food is consistently exceptional, service is usually great and the ambiance is wonderful. At our most recent visit we ordered the surf & turf special. We were able to choose which salad & dessert we wanted. The price, we feel, was very reasonable. We would highly recommend it.

WK
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This is about 4th or 5th time I've dined here. This last time Saturday Nov 30th was the best by far ! My best girl friend(just friend)from Texas flew in to visit over weekend and I missed her birthday earlier so I wanted a special dinner for her. Right away I knew I was taking her here. I broke my foot but was determined to keep our dinner date. The young lady at the door was very nice and accommodating finding us a perfect table (booth) due to my crutches and leg brace.From start to finish the service by our waiter John H. was the best I've had almost anywhere in my travels. A complete professional and knows the menu in and out. As well as wine selections. The dinner was timed perfectly and we weren't rushed or ever had to wait for anything. The manager George was very kind and very watchful I noticed of the dining room as I saw him actively helping all his staff constantly. I've owned small hotels years ago and I know how important over seeing staff can be. The complete dining staff were great as other waiters even asked if we were doing ok or poured wine or water for us. Eat for sure the seafood tree, spinach salad made at the table and of course the lobster and Char. In all everything was "SPOT ON". I never write reviews but just had to this time. I'll be back. Just one recommend table clothes on the booths also like the tables. Thanks to John H. waiter and George Gen Mgr. Regards

BS
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Retirement

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OT
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall2food2service4ambience4

Snapper was cold and dry. Waiter was excellent. I’d like to see some innovation in the menu

OT
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My fav resto!!!

M
New York Area
48 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great restaurant for any occasion my lovely bar ambience

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an incredible dinner. Our server Daphne was exceptional and the overall service was great across the board.

The food is fresh and well-made, focused on the ingredients and not on the sauces that overpower lesser seafood choices.

The location at the heart of the Las Olas strip is great, and is matched by the ambience and decor inside.

TM
Detroit
7 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience5

Was told how amazing this restaurant was. We had a 7:30 reservation. We had to wait approx 20 mins to be seated. Hostess did not offering to carry our drinks. I only mention because we saw multiple other people seated where the host carried their drinks. We waited another 15 plus minutes for a server to approach. I flagged a manager who offered to help. We order apps. We saw them sitting in the kitchen window for 15 plus minutes. When they arrived, they were cold. We did notify the server and the manager came over, apologized and took them off our bill. The apps were delicious but cold. We ordered the fried lobster for dinner based on the servers description of being lightly fried. When it arrived, it reminded us of extra crispy KFC. We peeled away the heavy fried batter. The lobster was delicious, but we were disappointed in how it was prepared. We waited almost 40 mins for our dinner. At one point the server came back to ask us what we ordered again, which left us to believe that he never put our order in. We were disappointed in our overall experience. I appreciated the manager recognizing the issue with the apps and took care of them.

HN
London
7 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Dinner was good but the 4 pound lobster in my opinion had no more than 2 pounds in it if that we had six of them at the table and everybody felt the same way very disappointing that we didn’t really get what seem to be a 4 pound lobster full of meat.

SL
Miami
41 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing meal and fantastic service!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always excellent
TheDate night special was just perfect
4lb lobster for two was delicious

AM
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love it but was a little bit too loud for our romantic Anniversary date.

D
Miami
19 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

My husband and I had an early dinner pre-show at Performing Arts Ctr. Service was excellent and very accommodating to our time schedule. Shared delicious dishes including; beef tartare, shishito peppers, octopus and lobster medallions...we loved everything! Does get noisy in dining room as the restaurant fills with patrons.

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall1food1service4ambience5

Honestly the lobster was overcooked. It was chewy, not very good at all. Over all the service was just ok but not what you’d expect in this type of restaurant but maybe a Denny’s. Need I say more.

OT
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service & food !

G
Miami
17 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary!

G
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Reservation worked well.Food comes fast with good quality and waiter was very interested and helpful

c
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience2

food and service perfect, noise level awful, every dish was made correctly, management on top of things

N
Miami
21 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I’ve been to the Lobster Bar many times...usually for a business dinner. This evening I chose to bring a date. I found it extremely noisy, and the service sub par. I’m not a jerk tattling...but when one is trying to impress cocktails should be served together, as well as the entrée . The fish was flavorful, yet tasteless seasoning.
Knowing beforehand that this place is pricey, I expected better.

JG
Miami
42 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful reunion lunch...………..Great time

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2019
Overall1food2service1ambience2

Service was awful & when we brought it up with manager, he could have cared less

MD
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrating a work promotion and looked around at reviews online to awesome place in Ft Lauderdale to go and enjoy the evening. Our server Marco was the best! We had a full experience, half price bottle of wine, a awesome dinner and desert. My boyfriend and I will defiantly be back and highly recommend to anyone who wants a upscale place downtown.

RB
Indiana
16 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Awesome food. A nit noisy for conversation

S
Miami
11 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was excellent. We had a great time!

t
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Truly a wonderful place to eat. The food was excellent. Bar was wonderful as well. They were quite busy so my only negative is a service issue. Perhaps the wait staff needs to be increased just a little to ensure timely service and the attention expected with the prices charged. Will give them a second chance given the excellent atmosphere and food.

OT
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great evening!

M
Chicago
25 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Marco our waiter greeted us and was punctually there at just the right times and absent when we were deeply conversing with our friends. Food was nicely presented and delicious about a c note + pp

SH
Miami
5 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

I celebrated my 30th birthday, enjoyed myself, multiple options, had a great day for two, will go back in the future

d
Miami
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great restaurant Great service Great atmosphere. Went for 20th anniversary they made us feel very special with a complimentary dessert decorated with Happy 20th Anniversary

OT
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Beautiful place great service and Food and Drinks 🍸👍Will be back

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