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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: Reservations
Good for:
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 8
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 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
Most recent review
Excellent lunch value

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 20, 2015
Grossmont9372
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La Mesa, California
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  • Reservations
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19 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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La Mesa, California
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
21 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
16 helpful votes 16 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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476 reviews 476 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
369 helpful votes 369 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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Lakeside, California
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
26 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
Senior Contributor
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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114 reviews 114 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
Top Contributor
244 reviews 244 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 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
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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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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