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Red Lobster

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72291 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-2744
+1 760-674-5890
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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471 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to the Red Lobster because the wait at the nearby Olive Garden (also owned by Darden) was much longer. The restaurant was a bit on the dimly lit side but the service was OK. The salmon was a little better than average, but not outstanding. Portion size was good though.

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Thank geotech522
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Living in Canada, we see all ads about Red Lobster, food looks great and could not wait to try. Very disappointed, service was great place was clean but food poor.

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Thank Betty H
Red Deer, Canada
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

-had the crab legs-lost appetite when found couple legs at the bottom of the dish had what looked like open sores- disgusting.They offered to replace them but my appetite was lost. Then I was insulted further with my bill-when I complained the waitress went back to the kitchen, and a $3.00 coupon was applied !! Once paid, the manager came... More 

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Thank box534
Vancouver, B.C. Canada
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Our meal for a family of three was a little pricey, but the quality and portion size was excellent. Always find the service over and above here.

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Thank westvaner
Palm Springs, California
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86 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Just had lunch... Steak and turf, with a nice glass of Malbec. I have to say it was one of the best meals I've had in a long time. We eat at a lot of nice restaurants worldwide also take lots of cruises, so go me to say this meal was excellent it must be good!

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Thank Lionel P
Rancho Mirage, California
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Ordered from the regular menu and the lobster tails were the right size! Aaahhh! So often you end up with a shrimp but these were as expected! Delicious veg and lobster mash...could be better but for the price overall great value!

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Thank joolz04
Washington
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411 reviews
305 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

A rainy Monday brought us to this facility. Greeted with "the kitchen is backed up so no seating"> Went to the bar where Courtney took us under her wing and provided good food & service. Chef came out to inform us wedge salad was not available but filled in. Some management problems here.

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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Food is good but never got my water refilled. Then had to ask twice for the biscuits that come complimentary. Only second time at a Red Lobster and didn't realize the food was on the expensive side. Fish and chips was good and not badly priced.

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Thank Awolsmith
Toronto
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I spent $31 on a trio of fried shrimp, shrimp linguini and grilled shrimp. Salad was very cold, old and limp, brussels sprouts were not fresh and were burnt and dry. Shrimp dish tasted like factory food. Decor is dated and worn out looking. Not worth the money. A friend was served a very plain entree of white fish and... More 

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Thank TorontoSandee
Kimberley, Canada
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We arrived at 6pm on a busy Saturday evening and waited 20 minutes to be seated which is not unreasonable. Therefor reservations are recommended to avoid wait time. Once at our table our drinks order was taken promptly and our salads followed a few minutes later.We did not have to wait long for the main courses to arrive and as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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: 72291 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-2744
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-674-5890

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