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15700 Shady Grove Rd, Zip 20877, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-1401
301-840-0380
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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: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
LOVE THE NEW BIGGER AND BETTER MEAL

Had the WOOD-GRILLED LOBSTER, SALMON AND SHRIMP plate. We also got STUFFED MUSHROOMS and the SHRIMP TACOS. The new platter was delicious, it gave you a taste of all the different seafoods and they were well prepared and tasty. The rest of the meal was just as good. The stuffed mushrooms are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 8, 2014
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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457 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 385 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Due to some scheduling conflicts, we celebrated Mother's Day late this year. Yearning for sea foods, we chose this restaurant as our venue. We noted the major changes in their menu since our last visit of this restaurant about 2 years ago. We ordered Coconut Shrimps for our appetizer and 2 Trio Combination dishes (lobster, salmon and shrimps) for our... More 

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Germantown, Maryland, United States
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We asked my son where he wanted to celebrate his 16th birthday dinner and he said "Red Lobster." We had been there many times over the past 10-15 years and figured that it was a good idea. What we forgot was the poor service we receive when we are there. (Maybe that's why we didn't go more than 2x per... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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207 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Enticed by their frequent TV ads for their Lobsterfest, thought I'd try this place again. The prices for lobster meals were pricey, although the biscuits and side dishes were part of the deal. Service was almost non-existent. Took someone almost 15 minutes to even approach me to take the order. I liked the biscuits most of all. The lobster, mashed... More 

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Maryland
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

The host was pleasant. Waiter took our order and forgot to bring lemons with water, took him over 10 minutes to bring them. Our party ordered: Parmesan tilapia, could not eat and sent it pack, tasted like it had freezer burn or had absorbed other favors from sitting in fridge too long. Lobster tacos, these were actually pretty good. Shrimp... More 

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Gaithersburg, MD
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180 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Hadn't been to a Red Lobster in years, so I decided to try it - especially induced with a $3 coupon. The ambiance was fine, and the host was pleasant. It went downhill from there. The server appeared tired, forgot to bring lemon with the water as requested, etc. The biscuits were very good - but the lunch dishes were... More 

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Laytonsville, Maryland
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Had the best waitress, Ann. I hadn't been here in years. She opened the menu and described what the specials were among other things. Food was great.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

Last night I went to Red Lobster as a single. They were not busy. The hostess asked if I wanted to sit at the bar & I declined, so after 2-3 minutes she escorted me to a booth in the bar area. I looked at the menu for 5 minutes. Then I waited for another 2 minutes, still no one... More 

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Had the WOOD-GRILLED LOBSTER, SALMON AND SHRIMP plate. We also got STUFFED MUSHROOMS and the SHRIMP TACOS. The new platter was delicious, it gave you a taste of all the different seafoods and they were well prepared and tasty. The rest of the meal was just as good. The stuffed mushrooms are delicious. We recommend the NEW bigger & better... More 

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Lehi, Utah
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90 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Food was good, specially the all you can eat shrimp but the restaurant was dirty. As mentioned in other reviews, there is a strong " not so good smell" specially at the entrance of the place. I have been at this location about 10 years ago and it seems that nothing have changed since. If you are looking for a... More 

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Germantown, Maryland
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78 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My family hadn't been to Red Lobster in many years. After seeing the commercial about the endless shrimp, we decided to try it again. When we arrived, we were told that the wait was 20 minutes and were given a pager. We noticed a strong, bad smell in the restaurant. I pointed it out to my husband, and he asked... More 

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Additional Information about Red Lobster

Address: 15700 Shady Grove Rd, Zip 20877, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-1401
Phone Number: 301-840-0380
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Gaithersburg
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
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15700 Shady Grove Rd, Zip 20877, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-1401
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Gaithersburg
  • Phone Number: 301-840-0380

Price and Cuisine

  • 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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