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8703 Murray Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-3342
619-463-4449
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 2
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Dinner

Though not cheap , an excellent meal with friendly service and great ambience. Saturday night so was very busy so recommend reservations. Quality of meal was superb and was a great evening out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 13, 2014
Darryl d
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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San Diego, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I ordered takeout, and was asked to hold. After five minutes of not getting service, I recalled and was asked to place the order. I ordered but the lady taking the order did not even know what was contained in each dish. After notifying her of what each dish contained, a family member picked up the order. The fish I... More 

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La Mesa, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I enjoyed the shrimp races and my friend had the tilapia tacos. What a great value at $7.99 for lunch, it wasn't crowded and we got seated right away.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Though not cheap , an excellent meal with friendly service and great ambience. Saturday night so was very busy so recommend reservations. Quality of meal was superb and was a great evening out.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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277 restaurant reviews
385 helpful votes 385 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

With so many different dining choices in the La Jolla and San Diego area Red Lobster wasn't our first choice but we were so glad we went. It's beautiful inside with heavy timbers in the rafters and high ceilings. Our server was one of the best I've ever had. She was excellent and went above and beyond to see if... More 

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Lakeside, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I hadn't been to a Red Lobster over 14 years because I'm not big on sea food and neither is my wife... We do however like crab, lobster and shrimp... So we saw an ad on TV about endless shrimp and since my wife had a birthday coming up, she decided to try that...When we arrived we were greeted at... More 

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Imperial, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013 via mobile

Stopping here to eat when in san diego is always a treat. The staff has always been wonderful and filled with smiles. The atmosphere is light and peaceful. Great kids menu as well as a refreshing drink menu for the adults. I like to sit by the Windows on the clear nice days.

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san Diego
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62 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

I have never written a negative review for a restaurant but this experience warrented one.My family and I had a celebritory lunch for my daughter's graduation and it was horrible.The food was way overpriced, not well prepared and about the time they brought the live lobster to the table my daughter freaked out.What a memory.....would they bring you the live... More 

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San Diego, California
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153 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

the food was ok at best, crab stuffed lobster overcooked and ok at best, salad was nothing special, the shrimp skewers were ok at best but so small that for the price and portion size it is horrible value and on top of it we had to wait to be overcharged, much better places in San Diego for better value,... More 

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Santee, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

This Red Lobster has been around for a very long time. It has been great and not so great over the years. On the positive side they usually have pretty good food and consistent with other Red Lobster Restaurants. On the down side...I have actually been there when they were out of Australian Lobster tails and the fresh fish listed... More 

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El Cajon
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7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Like all Red Lobsters - over-priced, boring, crowded (though, why exactly, I cannot figure out.) Go to Anthony's or The Brigantine, instead.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8703 Murray Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-3342
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
  • Phone Number: 619-463-4449

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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