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Red Lobster

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503 E Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035-7704
408-942-0781
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 3
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
All New Menu

The Red Lobster has an all new menu. We had lunch with excellent service and we could stay and relax as long as we wanted. I ordered the all new wood fired shrimp tacos which came with rice and were fresh and very tasty. My friend had the fish and chips. Will return to try another one of their... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 11, 2014
2butterfly
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San Jose, California
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28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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San Jose, California
Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The Red Lobster has an all new menu. We had lunch with excellent service and we could stay and relax as long as we wanted. I ordered the all new wood fired shrimp tacos which came with rice and were fresh and very tasty. My friend had the fish and chips. Will return to try another one of their dishes... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I had fish and chips with sam adams octoberfest beer. I ate at the bar and had a good experience. I recommend eating at the bar because your bar tender will aways be there working their behind off and if you need anything you can just shout .. plus she's a hard worker!

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Fremont, California
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2,130 reviews 2,130 reviews
661 restaurant reviews
1,235 helpful votes 1,235 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

While Red Lobster is a chain restaurant, we like to go there sometimes, especially if they have a special offer. Then its a nice deal to dine at Red Lobster. Without a special offer, we usually go else where. (Example: we will drive to the coast to enjoy a seafood restaurant with ocean views). As such, Red Lobster is a... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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193 reviews 193 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We went to Red Lobster for a birthday dinner and from the beginning of our experience, not a very good start. We had to wait about 10 minutes to be seated and once we were, I was a bit shocked on how empty the area was, but thought well maybe they are under staffed. Well about 10 minutes at least... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I've always liked Red Lobster and whenever we go the food is pretty good. However if you are looking for an expeditious meal, you'll be disappointed. The price is also really high so we make it a point to only come here on occasion. The staff is friendly though, just slow in my opinion.

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San Jose, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food was good, consistently good, as I had been there the night before with a friend. Service was good, competent, although this Red Lobster has at least 2 servers who are outstanding to excellent who add their personality without being overwhelming. This night the server was competent, but not one of the excellent ones.l

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Woodland, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We have been to this Red Lobster several times. The service is great and the place is very clean. This has been our fifth time returning.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

I first saw the Red Lobster TV ad in Food Network during my 2010 trip to San Francisco and have been longing to taste the succulent seafood dishes featured. However, the locations I was in were far from any Red Lobster branch. Finally, on this 8th trip, I made it and found the food really as good as advertised, fresh... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

It was a bit later in the evening - I think the staff might have been tired, our waiter was not attentive. The food was ok but not the usual fare that I'm used to seeing from Red Lobster.

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Palo Alto, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

My girlfriend and I went to this restaurant last night and we having a nice meal until a couple in the next aisle starting shouting at each other and slamming their plates and silverware on the table as if it were a competition. Since I was in the next aisle, I was hoping someone else would complain and I would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 503 E Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035-7704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Milpitas
  • Phone Number: 408-942-0781

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?