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1200 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal, NY 13850-1835
607-754-3787
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
If I wanted to Eat in a Bar I would of Gone to a Bar

Out for dinner with family, They seat us in the worse seat in the bar area. Mgt, get rid of that table in the corner by the lobster tank. Place wasn't crowded, and I didnt ask for the bar area. Anyway, food was good, artichoke dip with chips wasnt. Cole slaw was horrible, too much spice... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
Adam S
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Philadelphia
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Philadelphia
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Out for dinner with family, They seat us in the worse seat in the bar area. Mgt, get rid of that table in the corner by the lobster tank. Place wasn't crowded, and I didnt ask for the bar area. Anyway, food was good, artichoke dip with chips wasnt. Cole slaw was horrible, too much spice, Plus the end of... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Considering it is a chain, the food and service was not bad at all. When I get the urge for lobster or crab, I go there.

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Binghamton, New York
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64 reviews 64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We had our annual Christmas Party here at Red Lobster. Every trip to this restaurant is enjoyable. Our group enjoyed their meals which were prepared by expert chief's. Music was at a low level which is a big plus for conversation. The Manager visited our table a few times to check on our progress. Waitstaff was very courteous and efficient.... More 

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Vestal, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The wait staff, for the most part, is good as is the menu variety. In the past, whenever I ordered the crab legs, they were ALWAYS over cooked and the meat comes out in shreds. So I stopped ordering them. The salad is average, but the clam chowder was excellent! The food portions are average and always seems to be... More 

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Endwell, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The new menu is too big and has the customer jumping all over the place. The manhattan clam chowder was very good. We had the lobster stuffed mushrooms for an appetizer which were tasty, but too buttery. The parmesan encrusted talipia was good, but again drowning in butter. Service was prompt and at 5:30 there was no waiting for a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I brought my wife, her friend, and my son to eat here. It was red lobster as it always is. Not bad food, but you sit there wondering how big their freezer must be to cook so much frozen food. Pricey and crowded as always. We were visiting family in Vestal from Spain where we live. We are used to... More 

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Johnson City, New York, United States
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141 reviews 141 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My wife and I went there for my birthday (no I'm not telling which one but suffice to say it's adding up too quickly). We both had a gorgeous lobster bisque to start with, accompanied by savoury biscuits which were also great. I had coconut shrimp and a 7oz steak and my wife had haddock and chips and we were... More 

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Oneonta
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

With my wife's 66th birthday being celebrated we decided upon The Red Lobster in Vestal, NY to do our celebrating. We were serviced impeccably by a most wonderful server who explained the newly designed menu. We began with the seaside sampler for our appetizer which consisted of shrimp cocktail, stuffed mushrooms with lobster, crab and a mild cheese and some... More 

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Vestal, New York
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4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Way over priced for the food they serve. Mostly fluff. The muffins are to die for but pass on the rest of the meals

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Upstate New York
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63 reviews 63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Another great shrimp festival dinner. Plus a coupon for the birthday girl for a free appetizer or dessert. Chose the appetizer for $12.99 and it was free. Then on to the shrimp. The coconut bites are pretty good, not crazy about the spicy choice. I think the absolute best is the shrimp alfredo.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1200 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal, NY 13850-1835
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Vestal
  • Phone Number: 607-754-3787

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?