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Red Lobster

2255 Route 9, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
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Ranked #40 of 240 restaurants in Poughkeepsie
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Most recent review
- Jun 3, 2014
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27 reviews from our community

59% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Stoneham, Massachusetts
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215 reviews 215 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We do not have Red Lobsters back home. We were very pleased with this restaurant located on Route 9 heading south out of Poughkeepsie. We opted for their 4 course meal for $16.99. We were allowed to substitute the Maple Chicken which was the same price as the chicken offering on the list of entrees for the $16.99 4 course... More

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Shenandoah, NY
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89 reviews 89 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

A recent advertisement drew us in to this Red Lobster. The menu items described, dominated by lobster, looked quite tempting, with a price of $15.99 AND UP. Therein lies the problem. The dishes we would have selected were horribly overpriced -- nearly twice the $15.99 mentioned. So we settled for something less -- a shrimp trio dish. I can only... More

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Farmington, Connecticut, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Without exception, every Red Lobster location that I have visited in 3 diff states over 4 months has had abysmally slow service! Must be a corp wide issue. Not worth the wait for avg food.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

We just had our wedding party there recently, and we had such a wonderful evening. I can not stress enough how special Red Lobster made us feel. They accommodated us completely. We were able to reserve the back room with only a weeks notice. The wedding time was changed due to the snow storm that day and they were so... More

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New York City, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We waited all of 5 minutes for a table during which time the maitre d' took it upon herself to entertain the kids by pulling out a lobster. They loved it. The $15 menu is absolutely fantastic. The food was delicious and our waitress was very cheerful and prompt with drinks and extra biscuits.

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Wayland, New York, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Short wait time. Accommodating staff. Waitress right on the ball. Great food and drinks. Will return to this location again.

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New York City, New York
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80 reviews 80 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

My fiance and I have been to this Red Lobster a couple of times and the experience is pretty consistent. Bland just like their food. The restaurant is a dark and gloomy at all hours of the day. The last time we went there was the oddest smell, which is never a good sign. It's desperately in need of a... More

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Stamford, Connecticut
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108 reviews 108 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We stooped there for lunch, and surprisingly there was no waiting line. We were promptly served by Shannon. She did a very good job, especially after we told her that my husband has a shellfish allergy. She made sure there was no cross-contamination with the food that we ordered. The restaurant manager Cindy approached also to inquire about his allergy(... More

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Wappingers Falls, New York
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87 reviews 87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

there is almost always a wait at this place, but its usually worth it. The service is good, most staff are friendly. Its pretty clean even when busy. The food is very tasty and we have tried many different dishes. They have a lot of high calorie dishes so you have to be careful esp when they bring out those... More

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

I've ordered the Shrimp Tacos on two recent visits and they are scrumptious! There are 3 soft tacos presented nicely in a holder ~ drizzled with a spicy sauce (mildly spiced - not overbearing). The dish also comes with rice and veggies. It's just the right amount of food and it's oh so good! There's a nice portion of shrimp... More

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