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A & B Lobster House

700 Front St, Key West, FL 33040-6689
+1 305-294-5880
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“grouper oscar” (46 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
700 Front St, Key West, FL 33040-6689
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Classic surprise, in the Keys. This has the ambiance inside of a classic supper club from years gone by. The food was absolutely perfect, wait staff very professional and attentive. Very happy! Keep in mind the building houses two restaurants, A&B is upstairs, Alonzo’s is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This selection for fine dining was considered close to the best following a several day visit to Key West. Outside dining overlooking the harbor was superb with the tables for dining providing white tablecloths and appropriate silverware and decoy to make for a beautiful evening...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Burtdol
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the calm, cool, upscale environment. Service was spot on. Food is quite expensive but usually excellent. Tonight the grouper oscar smelled and tasted fishy. The tuna was excellent. Other entrees were above average.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stumbled upon A&B when we got to the north end of Duval street our second night here. We would not have even seen it if it hadn’t been for the giant neon sign at the end of the street that said...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank DonU_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wen to A&B Lobster for the first time on Thanksgiving Day without a reservation. We ended up getting a table. Our server Erica was awesome and took great care of us along with great food. We liked it so much, we went back for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 908lennye
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came for our little boy’s birthday, the food was wonderful, the view (terrasse) was awesome, and the waiter was very nice, helping our son to have a great birthday experience. Thanks!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank php67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were not disappointed!!! We went here because our first and second choices were either closed for the day or booked. Currently ranked 104 out of 316 restaurants. Way too low!!! This was the best food we had on our trip. Our server was Luther.......More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Pattison5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sat at an elegant, dark wood bar and enjoyed some fruity cocktails and a delicious bowl of lobster bisque. Planned to have a full dinner here during our trip, but somehow didn't get around to it. Next time! Cows of the wharf are fabulous from...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ReefWatch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend the beer steamed shrimp, key lime oysters, and fish tacos! Great lunch spot with beautiful views.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank keelyctravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an older established upscale restaurant with a view of the harbor. Patrons dressed anywhere from very casual to suit and tie. This was my first first key lime martini, and I am not exactly sure how they are supposed to taste like, but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Elaine A
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Response from Todd C | Reviewed this property |
Website states dress code but we were there during early July and there was no dress code so we loved that
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Front St, Key West, FL 33040-6689
    (Simonton St)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-5880
  • E-mail
Enjoy the freshest seafood on the island delivered daily. As our name implies, we specialize in lobster, both from Maine and Florida. Our talented Chef Mick Pera expertly prepares a Fusion Cuisine which include Classic Lobster/Seafood House dishes along with French Bistro comfort food to delight all of the senses. We are also renowned for our steaks, always prime choice. Dine outside on the wrap-around balcony or join us in our timeless dining room, while our knowledgeable and attentive staff anticipate your every need and help to make your experience unforgettable.
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