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The 10 Best Lobster Places In Carlsbad

Updated: May 2, 2022

Longing for some lobster tails or decadent Lobster Newburg? These are our top Carlsbad restaurants for lobster dishes. We analyzed millions of diner and critic reviews from the best sites for the tastiest lobster dishes in Carlsbad. So don a bib and get your hands messy with lobster claw or keep things fancy with lobster blini at these top picks.

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Campfire

American, $$$, VillageAmerican, $$$Carlsbad, Village
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Jeune Et Jolie

French, $$$, VillageFrench, $$$Carlsbad, Village
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
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  • Eater, 2021

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Vigilucci's Cucina Italiana

Italian, $$, VillageItalian, $$Carlsbad, Village
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • CultureTrip, 2017

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  • Vacation Idea, 2021

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Vigilucci's Seafood & Steakhouse

Italian, $$$, North BeachItalian, $$$Carlsbad, North Beach
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Bob's Steak & Chop House

American, $$$$, Rancho La CostaAmerican, $$$$Carlsbad, Rancho La Costa
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Bluewater Grill - Carlsbad

American, $$, BarrioAmerican, $$Carlsbad, Barrio
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

King's Fish House - Carlsbad

American, $$, North BeachAmerican, $$Carlsbad, North Beach
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Chandler's Restaurant & Lounge

New American, $$, South BeachNew American, $$Carlsbad, South Beach
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
  • San Diego Magazine, 2020

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Jay's Gourmet

Pizza, $$, VillagePizza, $$Carlsbad, Village
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Las Olas

Mexican, $$, VillageMexican, $$Carlsbad, Village
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Vacation Idea, 2020

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How was this list created?

We know how tough it is to find the best Lobster in Carlsbad. We analyzed 624 lists and articles from top sources like Vacation Idea and San Diego Magazine, 10162 Carlsbad restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. These top contenders have appeared in Vacation Idea - 12 Best Romantic Carlsbad, CA Restaurants, San Diego Magazine - 47 Outdoor Dining Spots to Try in San Diego and Vacation Idea - 20 Best Restaurants in Oceanside, California. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. Lobster connoisseurs and amateurs alike are bound to enjoy this list of the best Carlsbad Lobster.

FAQ

Wicked Maine Lobster is the highest-rated spot for lobster delivery in Carlsbad.

Wicked Maine Lobster and Park 101 are the highest-rated lobster spots for take-out in Carlsbad.

Park 101 is the highest-rated lobster spot for a pick-up order in Carlsbad.

Wicked Maine Lobster and Park 101 are the highest-rated lobster spots that are good for groups in Carlsbad.

Bluewater Grill - Carlsbad, King's Fish House - Carlsbad, and Wicked Maine Lobster have outdoor seating and lobster in Carlsbad.

Drink pairing tips for Lobster

  • The perfect match for battered hake

    When ordering battered hake, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Cava, a popular sparkling wine.

  • Grüner Veltliner and grilled sardine


    If your food palns include Seafood, then you should consider helping it along with some white wine. We find that a Grüner Veltliner, with its hits of citrus, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

Factoids about Lobster

  • Worth the big bucks

    In 2019 in Tokyo a bluefin tuna was made that sold for p$3,082,610.

  • A historical dish

    If you happen to think of The United States, just know that the lobster roll was invented there in 1929.

  • A big appetite

    Sonya Thomas holds the record for eating the most lobster in the world by finishing no fewer than 44 in one sitting. Could you top that?

Parking tips

Carlsbadis notorious for tricky parking. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Lobster spot.

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