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The 19th Annual Redondo Beach Lobster Festival – The South Bay’s Premier Event! Sept. 26 – 28, 2014

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Get ready to dig into your favorite lobster dishes at The Redondo Beach Lobster Festival, back for its 19th year. It is the South Bay’s best outdoor beach event of the year.

Hosted by the Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau, this year’s Lobster Festival has new surprises: ‘More to Sea’ featuring new lobster dishes, more music, and more fun.

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This waterfront festival will serve fresh Maine lobster dinners, plus their very own Surf ‘N Turf steak and lobster dinners featuring Certified Angus Beef ® Center-Cut New York Strip Steak and Maine Lobster Tail, or a stand-alone 12 oz. Certified Angus Beef ® Center-Cut New York Strip Steak dinner.


Head down to the beach and feast on the best lobster dishes in the South Bay. The new Redondo Beach Lobster Festival Bistro imports lobster straight from Maine. They mix claw, tail and knuckle meat with butter and lemon for a gastronomical adventure!

New Development – The Lobster Bistro

This year, the Festival is introducing their newest addition, the Lobster Bistro, with new dishes created by San Francisco Chef David Seawell.

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San Francisco Chef David Seawell creates lobster dishes for the new Lobster Bistro at the Redondo Beach Lobster Festival.

Between bites of the crustaceans, guests will have an opportunity to nibble on lobster that has been transformed into new succulent dishes, prepared by the fine chefs at Redondo Beach Restaurant Kincaids,  including:

The Lobster Roll – Chunks of tender, sweet, cooked lobster meat barely napped in a thin coating of mayonnaise, all stuffed into a top-split bun, lightly toasted in butter. – $12

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As delicious as it looks: the Lobster Roll.

Open Face Ravioli – $12 – Gluten free pasta, lobster, asparagus, walnuts and corn sauce.

Mac n’ Cheese – $6 – Lobster, decadent cheese, sweet peas and crumb topping

Lobster Mac n’ Cheese – $6

Lobster Mac n’ Cheese – $6

Lobster Chowder – $6 Chunky rich chowder

Lobster Chowder. Just... divine.

Lobster Chowder. Just… divine.

Lobster Caesar – $6 Chunks of tender, sweet, cooked lobster meat atop a kale and romaine salad dressed in a lemon-garlic dressing

Lobster Taco – $6 – Lobster, corn tortilla, slaw and corn salsa


Go here to see and read about all the succulent dishes available all weekend long:


Another option is the Hands On, 3 Course VIP Feast: Shrimp Cocktail and warm artichoke with dipping sauces and crusty bread

1.25 lb. Fresh Maine Lobster, Cajun Sausage, corn on the cob, garlic and potato spread classic New England style in the middle of the table
Kincaid’s Famous Key Lime Pie
Table Service



This year’s entertainment is the icing on the cake. BARLEY LEGAL has been compared to acts such as Tom Petty, Wilco, and the E Street Band, but have a new, original fresh sound of their own. The three singers harmonize beautifully together, evoking the sound of the Everly Brothers or Simon & Garfunkel. The rest of the band is filled out by acoustic & electric guitars, keyboards, trumpet, saxophone, bass, and drums. Visit Barely Legal on the web at


The featured bands for Saturday night are The featured bands for Saturday night are Certain Groove, Frankly Speaking Band Rocks, There Reflexx, Knights of Monte Carlo, The Surf City AllStars.

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Don’t miss The 19th Annual Redondo Beach Lobster Festival

Friday, September 26 | 6 PM – 11 PM    LOCAL’s NIGHT

Saturday, September 27 | Noon – 11 PM

Sunday, September 28 | Noon – 8 PM

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