The Lobster

Neighborhood: Pier/Ocean Ave
1602 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401

With panoramic views of the pier and beach, this historic restaurant features Maine Lobster and an array of mouth-watering seafood (indoor/outdoor dining).

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  • Family-Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Group Dining/Private Banquet Space
  • Hours Open - Monday: 11:30am-10pm
  • Hours Open - Tuesday: 11:30am-10pm
  • Hours Open - Wednesday: 11:30am-10pm
  • Hours Open - Thursday: 11:30am-10pm
  • Hours Open - Friday: 11:30am-11pm
  • Hours Open - Saturday: 11:30am-11pm
  • Hours Open - Sunday: 11am-10pm
  • Parking Cost: 10.00
  • Parking Available: Paid
  • WiFi Available: Free
  • Maximum Private Capacity: 52 patio for buyout, 150 seated, 225 cocktail flow
  • Restaurant Capacity (Seated): 150

Yelp Rating

  • The Lobster made me realize why I never liked lobster before: because I've never had quality, FRESH lobster until I came here. First of all, Chris, our... Full Review

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

  • We went to the Lobster on Sunday, May 9th, at 5:00 in honor of our 18th wedding anniversary. Because of covid-19, restaurants in California are not permitted to serve indoors. And so that is why we... Full Review

  • This was my favorite place. Lunched there weekly for years. Then they dumped the management team and changed the menu. In the midst of the Covid 19 crisis they built some decks in the parking lot and... Full Review

  • The food was very good and the service good the wine was great and the ambiance was very friendly and holiday like. Full Review