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Red Lobster

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1450 E 82nd Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-6324
+1 219-769-0500
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Mountain Home, Arkansas
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98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It is a chain restaurant and all seem to be about the same. It is expensive and you do not want to be in a hurry. They are usually busy and the kitchen help has a hard time keeping up

Thank Kay A
Valparaiso, Indiana
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Daughter & I love the snow crab. Wife likes all kind of shrimp. I also like the wood fired grilled scallops. We have been here several times, alternating with the one in Michigan City, IN (U.S. 421) Timing for getting a seat can be difficult on Friday and Saturday evenings. Try about 4 pm for quick seating. about $35-$50/person. Alcoholic... More 

Thank hgwilk1
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I stopped in at 2pm and had lunch. Few customers. Staff was gathered by the kitchen doorway and was there for 20 minutes. I got slack service from a gentleman. I had the grilled trout that was perfectly cooked. Staff was lax. Food perfect. Clean. I'll be back.

Thank Tom M
Hominy, Oklahoma
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

My husband and I were looking for good, fresh food. We found it at Red Lobster. It is a nice, clean, classy dining establishment. It was close to our hotel and no waiting at 5:30 (not sure why). Great stop.

Thank Denise P
Gary, Indiana
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Never disappointing for a seafood fan, but with something on the menu for all tastes including specials. The cheddar biscuits are always great.

Thank Gerald R
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Hands down the best red lobster I've ever been to, everything was excellent, the waitress was awesome, great job Samantha, and the cook what can I say amazing food Miguel, keep up the great work...thanks for an excellent meal..

Thank Rodney B
Kouts, Indiana
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We have learned that during endless shrimp, avoid this location a) on the weekends and b) during dinner. We arrived on a Wednesday around 8pm. The dinner rush was ending and there was no wait. We were sitting and after waiting 10 minutes our server finally greeted us with the following "if you are doing the endless shrimp, you can't... More 

Thank Meaganab
Merrillville, Indiana
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I was very disappointed about the visit here, I love coming when the all u eat shrimp special is on, however the minute we ordered the server instantly informed us that there we no take home, options. Total damper on the visit, I believe it was a pre judgement , SMH, and then when we were done she ask did... More 

Thank aundriana
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74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

You can't beat the coast for good seafood but in the Midwest Red Lobster will do. We both had the endless shrimp special. All the choices are very good. And who doesn't love the biscuits. Restaurant is clean, hostess and waiter were Pete and friendly.

Thank Richard B
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139 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I must say the best part of our experience was the service and smile!! We had a exceptional waitress Katie. Wow! Fun, kind and entertaining she did a standup job! Food, way way too salty! My shrimp tasted odd. Asparagus was good. Brussel sprouts over salted and under cooked. Drinks excellent. The rolls were as always, very good. Years ago... More 

Thank cher h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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: 1450 E 82nd Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-6324
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Merrillville
  • Phone Number: +1 219-769-0500

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