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

  • Dined here with fellow business associates on a recent trip. We chose this Santa Monica spot for its acclaimed seafood and really enjoyed it. Started with some oysters that were very fresh and... Full Review

  • Restaurant is in a good location, effectively on the walkway to the pier. I had the king crab legs, which were good, but not the best I’ve had at various other places. My girlfriend had a filet... Full Review

  • Dropped the kids at Universal Studios, this place was only 20 minutes away and quite the treat. The express lunch was spot on, Caesar w/lobster chowder and a small lobster roll. All yum. Lots of... Full Review