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

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Loved It!

I love fried shrimp so I ordered Walt's Shrimp along with a baked potato with the lobster drippings and loved them both. The food was great at reasonable prices and the service was great also. The next time I'm in the area I'll be back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
Dale K
Orem, Utah
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Julian, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

This restaurant has amazing coconut shrimp! I also really enjoy the cheese biscuits. The seafood salad is also delicious.

Orem, Utah
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184 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

I love fried shrimp so I ordered Walt's Shrimp along with a baked potato with the lobster drippings and loved them both. The food was great at reasonable prices and the service was great also. The next time I'm in the area I'll be back.

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 

La Mesa, California
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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.

The Hague, The Netherlands
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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.

Madison, Wisconsin
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490 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 329 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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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 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
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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.

san Diego
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134 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 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 

San Diego, California
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274 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 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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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
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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