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Red Lobster

1280 Highway 14 Sw, Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 288-0688
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Ranked #49 of 245 restaurants in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 17, 2014
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Kiel, Wisconsin
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Stopped in for a visit during a recent trip to the Mayo Clinic. Seated quickly and great service from the wait staff. Food came fast, tasted great, and follow up service was good too. Manager stopped by to make sure we were happy and content. All around a very nice experience.

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Rochester, Mn
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This Red Lobster is pretty nice, environment wise. I enjoy the decor and layout versus some other RL's I've been to. My complaint this time, February, is that every time the front door opened, cold air rushed into the restaurant even though there were a second set of doors to retain the cold in the entrance area. Very unpleasant to... More

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Rochester, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We live 5 minutes away and are always impressed with the wait staff and great food. No matter how busy, once seated the wait staff is there shortly. Food always hot and prepared to perfection. Suggest the shrimp linguini alfredo or the crab linguini alfredo.

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Rochester
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Red Lobster has easy access as it is in a shopping mall. Along with good seafood and cheese biscuits.

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Beverly Hills, California
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114 reviews 114 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

I have never been inside a red lobster, so, we bravely tried it. This is an expensive lower class treat. It's way too salty, the lobster is tough and rubbery, and the rolls (or whatever they are called) are hard to swallow due to it being extremely salty and sticky. The bill wasn't too pleasing to the stomach either, given... More

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Wabasha, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

We came in for lunch today, after a rough previous encounter at another restaurant , wouldn't you know our luck would have us arrive on a day when this Rochester Red Lobster store just got hammered, with a huge lunch crowd and we sort of got lost in the shuffle. Nicole was our server and she was great. She kept... More

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Hastings, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Knowing since it was Friday night that we would have to wait, which only ended up being about 20-25 minutes instead of the 40 minutes we were told. Our waitress, Vanessa, was excellent and very attentive. The food when brought to us was hot and delicious. Let's just say we walked out very full.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

The food is WAY over priced and way under seasoned. I had shrimp that were over cooked and three on the same plate that weren't cooked enough. The server tried, but she even seemed to know she was bringing out food that could have been better. But then I asked for lemons to season my fish and she brings me... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

Typical chain. Prices were over board for the portion sizes. Service was lack luster. No flair on the menu. Just boring. No high marks to report.

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Martinsburg, Iowa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

I ate with some family the other evening. The waitress was very attentive to their needs. They had a couple brief conversations during supper even. The order of shrimp alfredo looked very good, but I was content to get mine. Shrimp on bamboo skewers is the best...touch of garlic. Shrimp scampi were also very good. The wood grilled lobster is... More

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