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555 S van Dorn St, Alexandria, VA 22304-4636
+1 703-370-9422
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After the wait to be seated, took like another 45 minutes for our food. I ordered a mojito which was WEAK and the grilled cajan chicken with Alfredo n linguini. It wasn't appetizing and it was very oily and salty and so was my asparagus.. wet bendy received our waters either.. best part of were the biscuits. The biscuits were... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I came here for dinner. We had a gift card from Christmas and came here for a date night on a Saturday. It was pretty packed but since it was just 2, we didn't expect to be waiting long. The hostess told us it would be 20 Minutes so we went to the bar and ordered 2... More 

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Thank KathrynVA
washington dc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Typical Red Lobster food. Nice selection of choices. Shrimp, lobster, fish, crab legs. All was delivered hot and steaming. Salad was cold and fresh. Stuffed mushrooms were very tasty. Fresh buns to start were good.

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Thank weekendwonder1
McCordsville, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Service is slow. You have to ask three times for something. The food is typical Red Lobster. And where is the bill? SLOW.

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Thank Lizard4280
Plainfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I typically don't eat at Red Lobster just not one of my favorite places. However my visit to Alexandria Va Red Lobster on 555 S Van Dorn Street was a nice experience. Very clean and quiet atmosphere. In the past my visit to RL is often loud and noisey but this was a quiet low key location. Food was hot... More 

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Thank Pree1964
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived late in evening. Thought it would be a long wait but was nice to see how fast we were seated. Food was served in a timely manner. Even thought it was late we asked if we could have a lunch serving and they were ready to serve what we ask for. Very good service.

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Thank Sue P
West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

This is your typical Red Lobster. Everything depends upon whose in the kitchen that evening. We ate there once during our stay in Alexandria. I was not overly impressed. Our Red Lobster in West Palm Beach is a better place to eat. But, the food was hot and good. The waiter was okay. We did not return to eat there... More 

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Thank Herb S
Alexandria, Virginia
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146 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is a chain and we have eaten at a number of these. We have been to this one several times. The food this past Sunday was outstanding. My wife got the salad with Salmon. I got a combination plate with seafood stuffed flounder and coconut shrimp. Excellent.

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Thank Ron C
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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163 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Our quest for a true lobster meal in the DC vicinty was finally fulfilled at Red Lobster. True, we scouted Baltimore and Philadelphia - but didn't get to a satisfying outcome there. You are seated promptly, a friendly server appears quickly, gets you your drinks while you are still processing the exhaustive menu card. Garlic Mussels - cooked just right,... More 

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Thank Avijit R
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

I called ahead and confirmed I had a diabetic in my party that needed to eat food within a half hour of arrival. I stopped by the restaurant and confirmed with the hostess I would be back at 7 and that it was important that we be seated because of a diabetic. We arrived at 6:55 and we're not seated... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 S van Dorn St, Alexandria, VA 22304-4636
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-370-9422

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