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“only the lunch specials are a value” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Red Lobster

Red Lobster
301 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2305
218-722-7390
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Ranked #68 of 230 Restaurants in Duluth
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“only the lunch specials are a value”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

We eat at red lobster often when traveling and usually comment on the bland atmosphere and bread/potato/soup oriented menu - along with a lot of tiny shrimp. RL duluth can be a little better fhan its fellow restaurants because it is located in what looks like an old warehouse - gussied up of course. So the place avoids the cookie cutter feel of the rsst of the chain. Food is the same but here is a tip-combine a lunch special with a coupon from the newspaper and suddenly there is value. We had shrimp tacos and the tab, with coupon was onky $13. Not bad, and those little shrimp that make seafood alfredo look so sad suddenly shine. We would go again.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“Left a bad taste in my mouth (Literally)”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Can't get the strange chlorine-like taste to go away, the lobster was strange-tasting. Super salty and super oily the food left much to be desired. Service was very good and the waitress was young but very professional. Not recommended.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Duluth, Minnesota
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“Junk!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

The too bad part about it is there are not very many other seafood restaurants in Duluth. The Good news is if you going to Canal Park, there are bunch great restaurants nearby. If you’re visiting Duluth don't waste your time with this one. There are just too many other great options in town.

Visited April 2013
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Thunder Bay, Canada
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“Predictable is the best I can offer”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

With Red Lobster, you can pretty much be assured of consistent quality and taste, reasonable portions and fair prices and that was what was delivered. Nothing special, just a nice meal in a nice, busy environment. Reservations are not accepted so you generally have to wait 10or 15 minutes if you arrive after 6:00 p.m. most nights. Once seated our server, Ron, was excellent - attentive and helpful. I would return again, for sure, but not until we had tried some other spots.

Visited May 2013
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Bruce, South Dakota, United States
2 reviews
“hungry”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

I usually love Red Lobster but this one is definitely on my list of do not go back. The service was slow and the food was cold by the time we got it.

Visited August 2012
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