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Red Lobster

2471 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-6168
+1 760-722-0527
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
2471 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-6168
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, my kids decided they want to go to Red Lobster for lunch on their last day of school. Sure, no problem. Well, we sat at the bar tables because there were people waiting over 10 minutes to even see a hostess to be seated...More

Thank AlwaysHopeful419
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This is one of our favorite restaurants since the food and drink is always delicious for a good price. Today I got the classic Ultimate Feast which used to be my usual but have not had in years and we had to try the lobster...More

Thank Michelle C
Clawde L, Owner at Red Lobster, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Hi, Michelle C. That sounds like the perfect experience! Thank you for visiting and giving our Oceanside Red Lobster, 5 stars. Hope to see you at one of our restaurants again soon!

Reviewed 29 January 2018

The host was very good at seating us and going over the extensive menu. Then things went down hill. My wife ordered a Cadillac Margarita which came made with a mix that ruined the taste completely. Many of the items were served with very hot...More

Thank Wally Z
Reviewed 27 December 2017

My husband and I decided to try this place out, He ordered the all you can eat shrimp and I the huge plate with lobster, crab and shrimp. WE both had 2 or 3 sides each and ate like pigs. :-) I'm a shrimp affectionato...More

Thank cbocbo
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Lovely standout visit. Crazy busy and yet they squeezed us in at the bar. Great menu, great service from hard-working but decidedly upbeat staff. We both thought it was a remarkably high standard for a chain - and one of us (the local, not the...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We arrived just before 3 pm on a weekday. I ordered fish and chips, wife ordered shrimp. Service by Odyssey (sp?) was good. We both had ice tea, which was kept full. Place was near empty. We were thanked by the receptionist as we left....More

Thank ranles76
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We were there to celebrate a birthday with family, six of us. I was very disappointed in how this chain has fallen. This business is very poorly managed. Big crowd in the waiting area and many empty tables there were not bused from the last...More

Thank daleh
Reviewed 7 September 2017

There were quite a few cars in the parking lot but the wait inside was minimal. The wait staff was attentive & friendly. Food was great. Had steak and lobster.

Thank Robin F
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The food and service was excellent. The wine was daily priced. The lobster combination provided a good portion of lobster.

Thank JOHN P
Reviewed 2 April 2017

great selection of seafood. love the shrimp. my wife isn't a seafood lover fortunately they have other selections

Thank edheffner46
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2471 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-6168
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-722-0527
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