Jack Baker's Lobster Shanty

★★★★☆
  • 2200 S Orlando Ave

    Cocoa Beach, FL 32931

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  • 321-783-1350

About Jack Baker's Lobster Shanty

Hours
Winter Hours Mon & Tue: Closed Wed & Thu: 5pm-9:30pm Fri: 5pm-10pm Sat: 5pm-10:30pm Sun Brunch: 11am-2pm Sun Dinner: 3pm-9pm

Food

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This restaurant has some of t he best service I've ever seen. My husband and I have eaten there several times now, so I know it wasn't just a fluke. Every waitress there is really nice and attentive. They have the greatest thing, corn fritters, which is served before your meal. They are free, but they're so good that's one of the main reasons we go. The menu has a pretty good selection of things to choose from, so everyone should find something they like. They also serve rock shrimp, which we haven't seen at many other places. Loved the fried clams and the stuffed shrimp!

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★★★★★

This restaurant has some of t he best service I've ever seen. My husband and I have eaten there several times now, so I know it wasn't just a fluke. Every waitress there is really nice and attentive. They have the greatest thing, corn fritters, which is served before your meal. They are free, but they're so good that's one of the main reasons we go. The menu has a pretty good selection of things to choose from, so everyone should find something they like. They also serve rock shrimp, which we haven't seen at many other places. Loved the fried clams and the stuffed shrimp!

Pros: prices are pretty good, portions are generous, food is great

Cons: The restaurant is a bit worn

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I can?t tell you what happened to the early reviews of this place, but as a local I can tell you why it received a rating of 7.3, which is a gift for this place. I?ve been there three times over the last 10 years and I?ve always come away with the same impression. That is it?s an ordinary restaurant that serves ordinary food, with ordinary service. This is not just my opinion, but it?s also the opinion of many locals. Do NOT believe the TV commercials. It?s just another place that tries to be something it?s not?an exceptional seafood restaurant. I?m not saying they don?t, but I have never seen anyone eat a lobster in this place. None the less, you could do much worse someplace else. The food lacks any creativeness, but the quality is good. The service was what one would expect from a restaurant that was always empty. It boils down to the fact that the LOCALS do not eat here. I can?t believe it?s still in business.

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★★★☆☆

I can?t tell you what happened to the early reviews of this place, but as a local I can tell you why it received a rating of 7.3, which is a gift for this place. I?ve been there three times over the last 10 years and I?ve always come away with the same impression. That is it?s an ordinary restaurant that serves ordinary food, with ordinary service. This is not just my opinion, but it?s also the opinion of many locals. Do NOT believe the TV commercials. It?s just another place that tries to be something it?s not?an exceptional seafood restaurant. I?m not saying they don?t, but I have never seen anyone eat a lobster in this place. None the less, you could do much worse someplace else. The food lacks any creativeness, but the quality is good. The service was what one would expect from a restaurant that was always empty. It boils down to the fact that the LOCALS do not eat here. I can?t believe it?s still in business.

Pros: Uhhhh...oh yeah, they have an earlybird menu.

Cons: Unexceptional

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I can't believe this is rated 7.3 overall. By far the best seafood I had in the area during our four days there. We had the herb crusted grouper, so light and flaky and succulent, it just melted in your mouth. The salad bar that comes with the meal was mediocre, but who needs a salad bar when there is a basket of the most incredible corn fritters dusted with powder sugar in front of you just begging to be eaten. You can eat outside or in, both with views of the water. It was cloudy, so you couldn't really see a sunset, but I suspect it's a great view. I noticed on the menu, they have "early bird" specials for about 1/3 off before 6. Looks likes a lot of local retirees eating in the early-bird round, but mixed crowd later on. This place is absolutely fantastic. I highly recommend it.

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★★★★★

I can't believe this is rated 7.3 overall. By far the best seafood I had in the area during our four days there. We had the herb crusted grouper, so light and flaky and succulent, it just melted in your mouth. The salad bar that comes with the meal was mediocre, but who needs a salad bar when there is a basket of the most incredible corn fritters dusted with powder sugar in front of you just begging to be eaten. You can eat outside or in, both with views of the water. It was cloudy, so you couldn't really see a sunset, but I suspect it's a great view. I noticed on the menu, they have "early bird" specials for about 1/3 off before 6. Looks likes a lot of local retirees eating in the early-bird round, but mixed crowd later on. This place is absolutely fantastic. I highly recommend it.

Pros: Fantastic food. A great destination if you just want great food and no frills

Cons: Adequate service. Ambiance okay.

 

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