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CUISINES
Seafood, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Takeout
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Reviewed 6 March 2020

Good quality food at reasonable prices. Up to normal Red Lobster standards. Extensive menu selections. Parking behind the restaurant.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 18 February 2020

Red lobster is a restaurant that its delicious, when I went I ordered a special lobster with some sauce apart of the food, also I ordered a soda and when I finished I ate a desert, the desert was ice cream with strawberry jam

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 February 2020

Took my wife there for her birthday 02022020. The basic order of serving our salads after apps. was skipped and the rude food server helping our waiter said "it's here now" and set our dinner plates down. The waiter came and switched that for our...salads. Entree's were not kept hot and not very good after sitting or mic'ed. Sara the manager asked how things were and her canned talk went no-where. No romaine lettuce on my wife's Cesear salad was one yn-answered question. After a un-usual high bill for the limited order our waiter mocked us by saying the brownie he offered for my wife's special day would be taken off the bill. Terrible mistakes on their part and not the decency to make it better. I was heart-broken as a husband wanting my wife to have a good experience on Her Day. Beware of that location, hope others are much better. MichaelMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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ClawdeL, Marketing at Red Lobster, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2020

Hi, Michael. We're sorry to hear that you were unsatisfied with your experience at our San Diego restaurant and we'd like to learn how we can make this better. Would you be able to give us a call at 800-562-7837; Monday–Friday from 10:00 AM to...More

Reviewed 26 September 2019

It seems that wherever you go for a meal at a Red Lobster will always have a satisfactory experience. Food was great as usual, great server in Taylor W who was both hospitable, and attentive.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 22 June 2019 via mobile

Very nice place and High quality food , the staff is very friendly and qualified . The taste is amazing and there is large varieties .

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 30 January 2019

We ate here one night on our visit to San Diego I love seafood it was an amazing meal shared the seafood platter with a order of coconut shrimp with a pineapple dip to die for I could just eat it again anytime. The food...was great value for money, nice restaurant great friendly staff. I would go again and again if it was near shame its just too far. I would recommend a visit one of those meals that just stand out in your memory we all loved it, please can we get one in England.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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ClawdeL, Owner at Red Lobster, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2019

Thank you for giving the San Diego Red Lobster 4 stars, we look forward to giving you a 5 star experience next time.

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We arrived late, around 9:30 & expected to be rushed but our server Linda made us feel very welcome and like there was no rush. Our group chose a range of meals - the endless shrimp was fantastic and my husband really enjoyed the lobster...and scallops. Refills on our endless shrimp came without even asking for them - more food than we could possibly eat! Linda was witty and extremely good at her job, making suggestions for food and wine choices which were excellent. Our glasses were promptly filled and nothing was too much trouble for her. We thought it was good value for money and know that back home in Australia you wouldn’t get anywhere like this seafood at these prices. Our only negative was one of our party had Lobster bisque which was cool on arrival at the table. Our teenage son was very happy in choosing the endless shrimp!More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Having dinner in Red lobster was a joy. Shrimp and lobster were fresh and well cooked. Also, the garlic bread was tasty.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

The cheesy warm rolls are the BEST and I overloaded on the carbs but well worth it! Service was excellent as was the Filet Minon. Yes, we had a steak at Red Lobster instead of seafood and it was delicious! Our server, Hailey, had many...tables but gave us a lot of personal attention and was quite efficient in handling everyone's requests including ours. Red Lobster shares a parking lot with Phil's BBQ so parking can be challenging at dinner time.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

The server was very helpful and accommodating, but the food was a bit disappointing. Some of it was over"breaded" and not particularly tasteful. The salad was fresh and very good. Not sure I would return.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Yes, Red Lobster offers takeaway services.

Red Lobster is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4