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1499 St. Laurent Blvd | Ottawa, ON, Ottawa, Ontario K1J 0Z9, Canada
613 744-7560
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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great deal - 4 course meal for $20 bucks and Love the shrimp!

We went for a Mother/Daughter dinner and movie night. We went to eat early (4:30) because we knew on Fridays it gets really busy. There was a line up when we left. The server was helpful and friendly. We liked their new menu design with all the menus in one - drinks, food, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
sxh230
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Ottawa
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  • Late Night
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Ottawa
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48 reviews 48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We went for a Mother/Daughter dinner and movie night. We went to eat early (4:30) because we knew on Fridays it gets really busy. There was a line up when we left. The server was helpful and friendly. We liked their new menu design with all the menus in one - drinks, food, and dessert. Tip: Get the 4 course... More 

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Hawkesbury Ontario
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I have ate in this restaurant many times. I live outside of Ottawa but when I visit Ottawa i always go here looking for a great Seafood Dinner.The Clam Chowder Soup and Fresh Biscuits are probably the best you will ever eat. The prices are reasonable on a great choice of menu and the service is great.

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somehwere, Ontario
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86 reviews 86 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Visited this restaurant in late afternoon for late lunch/early dinner. We ordered caesar salad, some shrimps for my husband and some talapia for me. Everything was very good, hot and fresh....not a bad price for what we got. Service was good and attentive.

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Arnprior, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We have eaten at the Red Lobster Merivale location several times and enjoyed it. However our last experience there was a nightmare. Took forever to get out food then it wasn't even our order! When we finally got our order it was all wrong. Waited even longer for them to correct. Drink refills took forever and we are still waiting... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Three of us arrived shortly after 5 pm on a Friday. We were told it would be a 30 minute wait, but actually it was 20 minutes. Service was prompt and attentive. Food was excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Good day, I haven't been for a long time. Living in St-Jérôme, I have decided to treat ourself me and my son, 22. What a meal and fun we had and we saw an old friend that we haven't seen for a while. My son took a plate of Seaside Shrimp Trio With a Warm Chocolate Chip Lava Cookie. I... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My wife and I went to red lobster tonight and my wife had the blackened salmon it was to die for very well done. I had the fire lobster feast and that one was excellent. On top that the waitress was awesome friendly and knows here business.

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Love the amount of garlic in your food and your biscuits. I really like the seafood and the variety, I had the lobster linguine it was flavourful, but there was far too much salt which ruined the enjoyment of my meal. Trying using a little less salt in your meals and if other patrons want more salt to their food... More 

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Canada
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96 reviews 96 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Crabfest? Have been before and the crab was nice even the haddock was fabulous - however I have to say the tiny crab legs (like toothpicks) with next to nothing inside really shocked me ....this is not what I am used to at red lobster - both my husband and I had crab, had to send my husbands back when... More 

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Laval, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Every year we go at least once to Red Lobster and I love it! I used to go as a child when they were still in Montreal. I don't mind the travel and since it's never disappointing I'm 99% sure I'll be back :)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1499 St. Laurent Blvd | Ottawa, ON, Ottawa, Ontario K1J 0Z9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: 613 744-7560

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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