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Red Lobster

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2696 S Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield, IL 62703-4506
+1 217-529-6900
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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United States
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here with our extended family a few days ago. We had a wonderful experience! Everyone enjoyed their meals and our server was excellent. She was very helpful with our menu selection. The manager, Bob, even came by our table and showed my niece how to properly crack her crab legs. Talk about going above and beyond for customer... More 

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Thank Trips4Me83
Highland, Illinois
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220 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Alicia was my waitress and she did an excellent job guiding me to a great choice. She was also very friendly and helpful. I had the rock lobster tail and a split Maine lobster tail with a lobster-and-shrimp linguini Alfredo. It came with yummy cheddar biscuits, a salad and a side of choice. The only drawback is what appears to... More 

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Thank tmf7150
Springfield, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2017

love the food and biscuits and everything - always friendly clean and located close to my office and will continue to go back whenever I can.. I enjoy the lobster and crab and shrimp and love the ship wreck Marys

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Thank sgerdes2017
Springfield, Illinois
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I've been here a few times with different experience on service each time. Last time there was a group of 8 of us and the server was horrible. He took our drink orders and then didn't come back for at least 10 minutes and we wanted to put in appetizer orders. We had to repeat our order multiple times to... More 

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Thank eputn2
United States
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is one of Springfield's finest choices! I always get great service here and my meal is always cooked perfectly. So needless to say, this is where we chose to have our early Valentine's Day date. * We tried to celebrate together on Friday night at a different restaurant that offered shrimp/fish but we were very disappointed with their... More 

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Arenzville, IL, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I've never eaten at Red Lobster before because I don't care much for seafood. However I tried the potato soup and chicken tacos and they were both excellent. I definitely recommend both for anyone not wanting seafood. The cheese biscuits are also pretty good and they sure give you plenty of those. We had a large party and the service... More 

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Marcelline, IL
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Went there at 11 when the doors open and that's the way to do it. Had Shannon as our server and I just can't say enough good stuff about her. She said she has been there 16 years, I hope they see what a gem they have there. (nope, never met her before,lol) We had the Lobster Artichoke Dip (wonderful!),... More 

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United States
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch after last minute Christmas shopping all morning. Our food was prepared quickly and perfectly, and the staff was all very friendly. Overall we had a great experience!

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Thank Trips4Me83
Springfield, Illinois
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72 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We haven't been to Red Lobster in years, and thought we'd both try the 4-course feast for $15 as advertised on TV. The menu showed it cost $16.99 - so the waitress spoke to a manager and had the price adjusted. Our waitress was new, and could never be found for refills, to clear the dirty dishes, or to get... More 

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Thank illini G
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

I ordered the endless shrimp and the scampi is my overall favorite with the breaded shrimp coming in second. The peach tea is great as is the calm chowder! The service was good but a little slower than I would have liked. The price is right foe endless shrimp though!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 2696 S Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield, IL 62703-4506
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-529-6900

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