Big Lobster

At Big Lobster, guests participate in the creation of their meal by selecting exactly which lobster they want to dine on from the large tank inside the restaurant. From that point on, the restaurant serves as a relaxed place to enjoy a meal, as the waitstaff tends to your every need.


As the name implies, Big Lobster focuses on lobster dished, with a specialization in their own lobster bisque. However, they do also have shrimp and chicken entrees and small appetizers for you to enjoy with a drink.

Big Lobster is a grill where they proudly serve their take on Mexican cuisine. The style of the restaurant and its dishes is considered by most to be informal. Diners are welcome to come by to enjoy dinner only, so make sure to plan your visit around the limited hours they are open.


At Big Lobster, you have the option of dining at one of their outdoor sidewalk tables set under palapas, or in their dining room. The indoor dining area is decorated with Maya figurines.


Big Lobster is located near the middle of downtown Playa del Carmen.

This part of Mexico has various natural and cultural attractions, all comprising this relatively exciting town. Some of the closest places of interest from this establishment include Plaza 28 De Julio Park and El Faro Lighthouse, both of which are only a quick ride away from the restaurant.

Many travelers often gravitate toward a full selection of outdoorsy activities in the vicinity. Guests who come to town can test their skills at this restaurant's closest located golf club, Playacar Golf Course, which is located not too far from Big Lobster. After a long, hot day on the links, refresh at Playa del Carmen, which you will find to be the closest beach and is only about a hundred yards away. Also in the area, you will encounter one or two more beaches and golf courses, for those lazy afternoons spent entirely outdoors.

Nearby Restaurants

If you're hoping to find another restaurant with similar menu items and/or a similar ambiance, there are several nearby dining spots to pick from, including Los Rancheros. Find it less than a hundred yards to the north-northeast of this restaurant.

However, if you're looking for something a little different, this region of Mexico provides a large selection of dining establishments, which offer many different cuisine styles and flavors. For instance, you can also try another type of food at a nearby place in town, like Las Mananitas, which is less than a hundred yards away.

The majority of their entrees will cost above 100 pesos, and some select dishes may cost above 300.

Contact Info

Location: Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Phone: (984) 137-9547




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