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Red Lobster

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2520 US Highway 22 E, Union, NJ 07083-8509
+1 908-686-8999
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worst Red Lobster I've visited. Long 1.5 hrs wait and not the best quality of food. It seems it is understaffed

Thank Javier J
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261 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Magnificent location, wonderful place and service very atentive. Good meals, lobster impressive, shrimps and very fresh king crab. The rice so nice abd the smashed potatoes wow !

Thank Manuel C
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125 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great Place to visit if you really want to eat great lobsters. I stop by today to taste the lobster. Less wait time and clean restaurant. No problem with parking and the service was so great. The food is not cheap but they worth the value. Lots on the menu to choose from. I like the drinks... More 

Thank Joseph B
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The service was poor; the food unimaginative. The biscuits were still good, but the food did not seem as good as it used to be. Never a "stellar" food location, but usually an unpretentious good meal, the last two visits were disappointing. I don't know if I'll try again.

Thank Risa L
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My wife and I and the kids came in for an evening meal on the weekend. We were sat and started to unravel the kitchen utensils from the cloth napkin. All the utensils were extremely dirty, all had food attached to include the towel. When the waitress came in we showed her what the utensils looked like and she had... More 

Thank Dolores B
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

For a chain restaurant the food is not bad. Located on Rt 22. Not a good place to go to during major holiday, the wait is too long.

Thank fatha62
Somerset, New Jersey
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139 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Extensive menu and reasonable prices. Periodically have endless shrimp, i.e. all you can eat---at a great price. Service is good. Salad and rolls come with lunch or dinner. Portions are good size. Specialty ice teas are very good with free refills. Better to go for lunch than dinner as dinner mostly likely will have a small wait. Plenty of parking... More 

Thank Art1024
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Went with 5 more family members, we were pleasantly surprised by the speedy and friendly service. Food is great, servings are generous and prices are very reasonable. This is franchise restaurant, so the menu in this one is the same as in most other Red Lobsters. Most meals are of course focused on seafood, and they have a good selection... More 

Thank Doemens
Northern New Jersey
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78 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

My best friend and I decided on Red Lobster for a meal on Saturday, June 25, 2016. I was prepared to expect a 'wait time' before we were seated. It was shortly after 5pm when we arrived. The hostess greeted us right away and I excused myself to go to the bathroom. I wasn't gone more than five minutes. When... More 

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Florham Park, New Jersey
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83 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

For those of you who have not been to a Red Lobster recently, I am writing this review. Being a lobster lover, you can't always expect to find it on the menu during the winter. My daughter called me one afternoon and said she was craving lobster and wanted to get together for dinner that night. She suggested a couple... More 

Thank Tleuzarder

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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: 2520 US Highway 22 E, Union, NJ 07083-8509
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Union
  • Phone Number: +1 908-686-8999

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