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3001 Finley Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1117
630-515-0565
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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, Takeout
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 6
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  • 5
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
next door to hotel

nice place. didnt have to wait. next to hotel. food was good. price wasnt bad. good location. good staff

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 23, 2014
KEVIN T
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Illinois
Good for:
  • Families with children
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23 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Aurora, Illinois
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We got there at 11:05 we were there second table for lunch the restaurant was empty but the hostess decided to sit us down in the worst table possible ???? They have train them better... Why would you sit your only customers in the worst table possible , and this happens very often, to the point that now we spot... More 

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Illinois
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129 reviews 129 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

nice place. didnt have to wait. next to hotel. food was good. price wasnt bad. good location. good staff

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I recommend this restaurant. Specially the "Wood-Grilled Lobster, Shrimp and Salmon". Dishes not for sharing, good prices

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Milwaukee
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79 reviews 79 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

A 45 minute wait for a ridiculously early dinner on a Saturday afternoon, sorry I'll dine elsewhere.

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The server I had was awesome. He was very personable and put up with my friend who wouldn't stop talking. The food was very good.

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Lisle, Illinois, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I don't normally eat at Red Lobster, and today I realized that's probably for the best. While I have no complaints directed toward the wait times or sea food, my server 'Pat' was quite insufferable. I was in no way rude to him the whole time I was there, yet he for whatever reason started ignoring me completely even after... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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53 reviews 53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I have been to Red Lobster multiple times and the favorite is the biscuits of course. The food is always consistently good but not great. We went last Saturday and I tried a new dish for me of the Salmon New Orleans which was pretty good. My husband got the mahi mahi and shrimp which both of us felt was... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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111 reviews 111 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Even though I see that this restaurant has a new menu since I ate there, I would not recommend it for those whose do not eat shellfish. While my lunch companions has ample portions which they enjoyed, I found that the restaurant had little to offer those who did not eat shellfish. Even the non-seafood entrees had sauces of shellfish.... More 

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Westmont, Illinois
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Every time a watch the Red Lobster's commercial on TV, I decide to go there to see if it got better. Every time I do it, I regret my decision. The food is never good, and the price is too high for what you get.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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135 reviews 135 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

Food was good although the cheesy biscuits continue to shrink in size. Our primary server needed some schooling on providing proper service - she was almost to the point of being obnoxious. Her assistant was very pleasant - Kelly could take some lessons from her!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3001 Finley Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1117
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: 630-515-0565

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?