Key Largo- Lazy Lobster

Diann and I were ready for a special keys seafood dinner.  Thankfully Lazy Lobster is across from the entrance to John Pennekamp State Park.  The walk from the marina was short.

We planned our visit on two aspects- be finished with the meal before sunset due to heavy Hwy 1 traffic which had to be crossed, on foot, without a traffic corner / light; and match happy hour drink specials to our seating reservation.

We arrived at 4:30 and received beer and house wine at half off.  Not an IPA beer, nor the best wine- but decent.  We could have gotten $2 off the $12.50 a glass wine- but $10 is still more than we spend unless the view is spectacular (such as from the 8th floor restaurant of the Aria Hotel on Biscayne Bay).  Just before 6PM we ordered a couple of additional glasses of wine which we took to our table- saving 50% again.

Like a number of keys based restaurants, there is a fresh meat market styled seafood display to help decide  what you might like.  The interior dining room is fresh and well appointed.  Outside seating has tiki hut features.

Our table with the pelican

Our waiter knew the food well and so helped us make our selections from among the ones we had narrowed to.  My weakness was for the lobster and capers over pasta.  Having shrimp and scallops, too, was wonderful.  Diann’s encrusted grouper was more than she could eat and so with a little amount of “saved” pasta- it was my lunch the next day on YachtaFun.

Be sure to pick up a couple of coupon booklets from a visitor’s center.  The coupon for Lazy Lobster is for a slice of extremely good key lime pie.  And that reminds me, a small loaf of banana bread is served with the dinner rolls- that was the following morning’s breakfast on our boat!

Lazy Lobster is definitely worth the small extra cost when compared to a number of the other mid-range locations in Key Largo.  Here’s our link



The story / blog of  senior citizens, Alex and Diann, on board Yacht A Fun, their Gemini catamaran sail boat.  They are traveling the ICW and east coast with insights to the extended cruising life.  Key Largo Lazy Lobster

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