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Red Lobster

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3838 Westown Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266-1031
+1 515-226-2150
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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82 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying overnight in West DesMoines as we were passing through, and decided to have dinner here. Although the restaurant was busy, we were greeted with a friendly staff and the wait was only about ten minutes. Our waitress, Trish, was professional and attentive. As always, our meal was delicious!

Thank charms1951
Poplar Bluff, Missouri
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was great, and had a lot to choose from. The customer service, was great! We had a large group of 9 people, and the food was delivered, in a very reasonable time. I would highly recommend this restaurant, if you want great customer service!

Thank Janet W
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Tuesday night show up at 5:15 and have a 25 minute wait? They need more staff what's up plenty of seating half of the restaurant is empty

Thank troybpheasanthunter
Des Moines, Iowa
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128 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

My wife has never been there. I go there once and a while and liked it It was Sunday afternoon and no problem with church be letting let out. My wife had popcorn and that it shrimp for the day I had shrimp scam be which was fine for me. Our waitress was full of pep, she Carried for tables.... More 

Thank Scuba132
Indianola, Iowa
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Always great place to eat. Love the lobster mac n cheese. My only complaint is it is getting a little expensive but always good.

Thank cealex50
Amana, Iowa
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106 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Our group was hungry for fish, so Red Lobster was our pick. I had the Monday three types of shrimp special. It was less than the regular two pick. Salad was fresh and delicious. Baked potatoe was good. Shrimp was excellent and could not eat it all.

1 Thank AmanaSH
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Do not do it !!! This place is dirty, hair in drinks, food is sickening, n only thing keeping it open are fools thinking they are eating seafood.

1 Thank Dominic G
Madison, Missouri
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88 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Waitress got my order wrong and had to wait longer for my food. The food was good. I had to ask for a drink refill as well. Great location and tons of choices nearby as well as great shopping area.

Thank larryorkeith
Huxley, Iowa
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I'm a steak eater in a fish restaurant. Only thing to drag me there is a dear friend's birthday. Opted for the cajun chicken Alfredo which was very good. A little dry; could have used a little more Alfredo sauce. Waitress was excellent.

Thank Seymour50266
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

In town for business and wanted to get out of downtown. Nice and friendly staff and the food is as expected, good. 30 minute wait, which I wasn't expecting on a Monday night.

Thank tagalong48

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
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: 3838 Westown Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266-1031
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-226-2150

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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West Des Moines, Iowa

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