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

  • L.A. is not known for lobster but this place checks all the boxes to make it worth lunch st least. Go for the great location on the Santa Monica Pier over the ocran. Perched in the heatt of the... Full Review

  • My husband LOVES lobster. He orders it when he can wherever we go. Every entree we tried was absolutely delicious. The spiny lobster was sweet and perfectly cooked, grilled with herb butter. The... Full Review

  • Located right off the Santa Monica pier, this restaurant was remarkable for good service and great food. It was busy - even in the middle of the afternoon but bar seating was available. Nice views... Full Review