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“Nice Dinner Friendly Service” 4 of 5 stars
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Red Lobster
3501 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34239-6109
(941) 330-8834
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Ranked #519 of 848 Restaurants in Sarasota
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Bradenton, Florida, United States
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Nice Dinner Friendly Service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I would recommend this Red Lobster. I ordered the coconut shrimp, which came with a salad (I chose the garden salad which I enjoyed with honey mustard). My boyfriend ordered peppered sirloin and shrimp and both were very good. I really liked the coconut shrimp, which I had with yummy mashed potatoes. The staff was very friendly and the service was great! The only problem we had was that we had to ask for the biscuits when our salad came out, however; the waitress continued asking us if we wanted more biscuits which we loved because they are delicious! I wanted to try the upside down pineapple cake but I was too stuffed after dinner! Overall, we had a fun date with good food and fast friendly service!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Don't waste your hard earned money”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013 via mobile

We prefer locally owned restaurants vs a chain however these large chain are usually consistent and food is normally great however this place was terrible food was cold service was bad. Over priced

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Leeds, Yorks
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184 reviews 184 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 95 cities Reviews in 95 cities
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
“Worth every penny”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

We have visited Florida many times but never eaten in a Red Lobster, so we thought we would give it a go, and to our surprise it was really good, yes the food was probably frozen and shipped miles but it tasted great, you have to bear in mind this a chain restaurant and that is what happens

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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netherlands
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64 reviews 64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“real good food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

real good food, very reasonably prices. very friendly staff.
and don`t rush you trough your meal, for us europeans a welcome surprise

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Overly average!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012 via mobile

4 of us visited here one eve and were generally disappointed. 3 of is had the endless shrimp which was not bad value but the 4th had fish and chips which not only was over cooked and dry but also a very small portion considering the price. Drinks at the bar were expensive and weak and service at our table was slow.

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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