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Red Lobster

503 E Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035-7704
408-942-0781
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Ranked #60 of 272 restaurants in Milpitas
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
Most recent review
- Jun 17, 2014
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Santa Clara, California
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176 reviews 176 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 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 via mobile

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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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

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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Singapore
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68 reviews 68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

This restaurant had been one of my favourite when I visit SJ. Located in Milpitas which is near to my hotel in Santa Clara. The oysters were very fresh and you can eat them with some lemon. Ordered the snow and king crabs and they are just awesome. Starter, soup, main and a glass of wine would easily set you... More

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Sentosa Island, Singapore
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

I returned to this quite restaurant each time I had business in Silcone Valley. Not the nearest seafood restaurant from Palo Alto but I always love Red Lobster thus worth the drive. They have a lobster feast this time. I picked the Grill Harbor Lobster with hearty serving of scampi and prawns kebab on stick for $25.

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California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

I have had frustrating service in the past at this establishment, so we decided to order to go food. I placed a call ahead of time so I would minimize the wait, unfortunately they put me on hold for 12 mins. I actually was able to get into the car and drive there to place the order before someone answered... More

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