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

  • This was a last-minute place to stop before we were going to the pier. They had convenient parking so we decided to stop in and have a drink... three... Full Review

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

  • The lobster is very well situated on Santa Monica pier. As a result it is a tourist trap. It's a nice venue, and the staff were friendly. However the food was very average. We had the lobster, which... Full Review

  • Worse dinner we had in Santa Monica. Very expensive. Got the 3 pound grilled lobster. Very scrawny. Hardly any meat at all. Full Review

  • The place to go for the best view of Santa Monica pier and the beach. A perfect place to go for a pre dinner cocktail and then transition to dinner to enjoy the sunset. If you want Lobster, this is... Full Review