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Red Lobster

503 E Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035-7704
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Ranked #50 of 272 restaurants in Milpitas
Price range: $21 - $30
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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60% Recommend
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English first
Fremont, California
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1,061 reviews 1,061 reviews
295 restaurant reviews
750 helpful votes 750 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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179 reviews 179 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 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
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
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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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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