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Red Lobster

$$ - $$$
American, Seafood, Canadian
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1595 Merivale Road, Ottawa, Ontario K2G3J4, Canada
+1 613-727-0035
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I came to this Red Lobster on Boxing Day 2016 with my extended family during our Christmas reunion and we were 18 people in total. The food was definitely not of high quality and the taste was poor, I ate a dish consisting of salmon with shrimps which I didn't find too good. However, my biggest complaint was the fact... More 

Thank Carl C
Smiths Falls
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I decided to treat my partner to some seafood. We live an hour away from Ottawa so i thought that Red Lobster was a good safe choice. I had been there several times in the past but several years ago. I ordered the appetizer of muscles and she ordered the seafood stuffed mushroom caps . Both were quite tasty and... More 

Thank V3227UTmarkb
Ottawa, Canada
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112 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch at the Merivale location last week for the first time (location and lunch). We wanted to celebrate a milestone that deserved a special meal. Unfortunately, our server seemed "rushed" every time she visited our table, yet plenty of empty tables in dining room. Food was just ok (a hint of seafood in my dish, not worthy of... More 

Thank bluenoser840
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

First time at a Red Lobster. Have not been deceived. Staff seemed quite friendly and place was busy. Service was still quick though. Food tasted amazing to us. Would come back again when are in the area.

Thank Hoang Ahn V
Ottawa, Canada
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This popular family restaurant is always a reliable choice. This is the first trip with the calories per selection listed on the menu and I'm one of the fans of this practice. For less than 600 calories, I enjoyed 12 grilled-just-right seasoned shrimp, perfectly cooked broccoli florets and a nice rice side from the "Lighthouse" section of the menu. Service... More 

Thank Susan R
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Red lobster have this awesome lobster fest like thing going on now (not for long though). There are more options for lobster plate than the usual. We started off with a lobster artichoke dip (cheese cream lobster) with nachos. Lobster lovers dream and lobster mix and match (2 lobster tails topped with creamy shrimps and some sea food +veg+side) Food... More 

Thank robcan1
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

My best friend and I always end up here when we are looking to go out to dinner. Love the food and the service from staff.

Thank Traveling_gemini77
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

It is a luxury restaurant with high price range, but definitely you should pay a visit at least once in your life time. Excellent grill work with, taste that makes you salivates always u think about it. Cost is bit higher for a traveller from Sri Lanka, but may be reasonable in that area.

Thank Mathurahan S
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The make good food and their friendly manager and staff accommodated us when we arrived a few minutes before closing. They asked us not to rush our meals, assuring us that they were prepared to wait until we had finished eating. Highly recommended!

Thank Trippieboy
Ottawa, Canada
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101 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This is a restaurant we visit about 6-8 times per year and the food & service continue to be quite good. In addition to some seasonal menu events such as Shrimp Fest & Lobster Fest, new menu items are added on a regular basis with the only problem being that some of your favourites might disappear. The menu is somewhat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1595 Merivale Road, Ottawa, Ontario K2G3J4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-727-0035

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?