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Red Lobster

8703 Murray Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-3342
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English first
The Hague, The Netherlands
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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442 reviews 442 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
358 helpful votes 358 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

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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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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102 reviews 102 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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240 reviews 240 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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72 reviews 72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
169 helpful votes 169 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 reviews 7 reviews
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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San Diego
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012 via mobile

First time to this chain. Better then expected. Resonable price. Not healthy even for a fish house. Good service.

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

We had only eaten at a Red Lobster once before and had found it not very good, but a gift certificate prompted us to go back. We were pleasantly surprised and found the food to be very good and the service outstanding. We were greeted at the door by a smiling, friendly lady and shown to our table by another... More 

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Additional Information about Red Lobster

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

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