The Lobster is one of very few Santa Monica restaurants that’s been around for almost a century, and for good reason! The ideal location on Ocean Avenue means this restaurant that sits high atop a hill has beautiful panoramic views of the famous Santa Monica Pier and beach. These features make it perfect for any event from a rehearsal dinner to a large work luncheon.

Choose from Maine or California spiny lobster specialties, or from the host of other meals made from locally sourced produce and fresh seasonal ingredients. The menu at this Santa Monica restaurant has been thoughtfully created by celebrity Chef Govind Armstrong.

The Lobster Santa Monica serves lunch, dinner, dessert and a wonderful happy hour that can include a free unforgettable sunset if your timing is right! For a memorable dining experience with classic California ambiance, this Santa Monica restaurant is a must-try.

Amenities

Highlights

  • Sustainable Badge Green Business

Features

  • Family-Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Group Dining/Private Banquet Space
Amenities

Highlights

  • Sustainable Badge Green Business

Features

  • Family-Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Group Dining/Private Banquet Space
Reviews

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

  • I had a Caeser salad - very disappointing. The entre was Alaskan Halibut - too much hard crusty I don't know what stuff around the edges, and the halibut was just plain not good. Service was... Full Review

  • Location, location, location. I figured this was going to be expensive but why on earth did the chef decided to put a sweet dressing on the lobster salad? What a waste of good lobster. Full Review

  • Nice view Very rushed .. to spend that kind of money and be rushed in unacceptable Shared appetizers and dinner and it was still over $300 If it was great I wouldn’t mind but it was just good Full Review

Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating