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Lobster Shack

11 Madrid Street, Cervantes, Western Australia 6511, Australia
+61 8 9652 7010
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Overhyped and expensive

Pros - 1) Good marketing in attracting tourists Cons - 1) Lobster didnt taste fresh and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
feizhu
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Singapore, Singapore
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Over-priced and over-rated

Very expensive and don’t waste your time on the tour, the only lobsters to be seen were the display... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
HazeEscaping
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Melbourne, Australia
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Come and share this company's passion for Western rock lobster..... the Lobster Shack provides a close up encounter with the world famous WA rock lobster. Go on a factory tour and see how they are brought in from the wild, processed and packaged up to be sent Live to destinations all over the world. Once you have finished the tour, visit our shop where you can purchase freshly steamed Lobster or any of our Australian Seafood products.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good32%
  • Average26%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
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“fresh lobster” (21 reviews)
“factory tour” (16 reviews)
“lobster meal” (11 reviews)
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11 Madrid Street, Cervantes, Western Australia 6511, Australia
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+61 8 9652 7010
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"fresh lobster"
in 21 reviews
"factory tour"
in 16 reviews
"lobster meal"
in 11 reviews
"self guided audio tour"
in 3 reviews
"live lobster"
in 7 reviews
"huge lobster"
in 2 reviews
"crustaceans"
in 3 reviews
"chips coleslaw"
in 3 reviews
"cooked prawns"
in 3 reviews
"lobster industry"
in 2 reviews
"lunch spot"
in 2 reviews
"educational trip"
in 2 reviews
"spanish mackerel"
in 3 reviews
"grilled to perfection"
in 2 reviews
"small bowl"
in 2 reviews
"vegetarian burger"
in 2 reviews
"own pace"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pros - 1) Good marketing in attracting tourists Cons - 1) Lobster didnt taste fresh and the seafood medallion tasted like it had alot of flour added. 2) Expensive for the quality/quantity. Half a lobster (smallest sized) with 3 small seafood medallions and fried rice...More

Thank feizhu
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very expensive and don’t waste your time on the tour, the only lobsters to be seen were the display ones showing sizing.

Thank HazeEscaping
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cheap eats and opportunity to see live lobsters. Fine to visit if you combine with other sightseeing else be disappointed.

Thank parbendra
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit and it was well worth the drive. The best lobster and the tour was good fun. If you are heading to the pinnacles then I would recommend lunch here

Thank Georgia M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are doing a road trip to northern W.A. Time for lunch and a lobster. We had fish and chips great. A prawn bucket just enough no waste. A small and medium lobsters and they didn't disappoint. We all had a house beer and there's...More

Thank George B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were expecting something more quaint with quality seafood. Instead we found something set up to cater for the mass tourist market. Large cafeteria style with production line cooking and plating. I tried the lobster, it was okay but a bit over cooked and pretty...More

Thank Graham R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Extensive construction work is still in progress, following the devastating fire a couple of years ago, and much has been completed to the restaurant, processing area and surrounds. Having passed several places offering lobster, we thought the place that processes the lobster would be the...More

Thank 1Rosalina
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Love their lightly grilled lobster and not to mention lobster burger too. On the day there we having oyster too which is very fresh. Love it!

Thank AKKL
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

A trip north from Perth for lobster lunch. Second time I've been here both times amazed at high numbers of Asian families tucking into lobster. July is winter and school holidays. Restaurant expanded with new facilities since last time and new building going on. $43...More

Thank Janet T
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

We drove from Perth to Broome and always intended to stop for lunch at the Lobster Shack for lunch on the first day of the trip as a treat. It is a tourist stop and seemed to be the lunch place for day trippers out...More

Thank brucere
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lamshintai
24 July 2018|
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Response from AKKL | Reviewed this property |
We are 3 adults and 2 children. I paid approximately AUD180 for 2 lobster (big), one dozen of oyster, 1 lobster burger, 2 coffee, 1 lemonade and 1 juice.
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pokoship
29 May 2018|
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Response from ilhan72 | Reviewed this property |
Not really but it depends. If on a weekdays, should not pose a problem.Weekends? I guess reservation would be wise for a big group.
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