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 popular grill that happens to specialize in Mexican cuisine. As far as service and setting, you can expect the formality to be informal. This eatery is open for dinner only, so don't be shy about checking them out during their limited operating hours.


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 can be found near the center of downtown Playa del Carmen.

Visitors can merge their dining experience with some excellent sightseeing options by visiting one of the region's many close-by attractions, like El Faro Lighthouse.

Families and couples alike often gravitate toward the selection of outdoor activities in the vicinity. Those who wouldn't mind showing off on the links can blow off some steam at this restaurant's closest golf course, Playacar Golf Course. Or perhaps you'd rather spend time at Playa del Carmen, which is the nearest beach and is only about a hundred yards away. Besides these nearby options, you'll notice a couple more beaches and golf courses, for those lazy afternoons spent entirely outdoors.

Nearby Restaurants

For those trying to find a restaurant with some similar kinds of food or a similar atmosphere, there is no lack of nearby dining spots to choose between, including Los Rancheros. You'll find it less than a hundred yards to the north-northeast of this restaurant.

Of course, if you're in the mood for something a little different, this section of Mexico has an excellent list of dining establishments, where you will find all kinds of cuisine styles and flavors. For instance, you can try some different and amazing eats at a close by spot 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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