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Red Lobster

8703 Murray Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-3342
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Ranked #58 of 187 Restaurants in La Mesa
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Most recent review
- Aug 29, 2013
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16 reviews from our community

62% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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93 reviews 93 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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227 reviews 227 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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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69 reviews 69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
28 helpful votes 28 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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El Cajon, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

I Love it too. Very good, but lines can be to long, we alot of times will eat at the bar so we can eat sooner

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San Diego
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100 reviews 100 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

We were a group of 6 (3 couples) with each couple wanting a separate check. We are all over 55 and can be challenging with all the different things we want. Eddie, our waiter, was amazing. Not only was he just a fantastic waiter but he was really fun to interact with. When final bills came there was a problem... More

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