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Red Lobster

1280 Highway 14 Sw, Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 288-0688
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Ranked #43 of 248 Restaurants in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 1, 2014
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

It was crab Fest, but the prices were rather high, 25.00 on up for selections. We both ended up getting the 4 course meal. It included, soup, salad, meal and desert for 16.99. Overall was a bargain! It is rather hard to find on the menu, my friend actually pointed it out. The waiter rather hovered over us all night,... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Red Lobster in Rochester is a great place to dine after a shopping spree as it is adjacent to Apache Mall. The the lobster tail I ordered was absolutely fresh and cooked to perfection. The dessert was a freshly baked soft cookie served with a generous scoop of vanilla ice-cream. Every member of the staff had a smile on her/his... More

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Kiel, Wisconsin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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Bettendorf, Iowa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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22 reviews 22 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
70 helpful votes 70 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
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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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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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