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Red Lobster

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1100 Buckeye Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8063
+1 515-232-2922
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Marshalltown, Iowa
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A favorite of mine. Lunch trip to try the Red shrimp. Always have value lunch specials that you may select from. I like to add on additional things to try as you can always get a to go box to take home, microwaveable friendly; which I usually do. Service is very good. I was accommodated with answers to my ?'s.... More 

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Moberly, Missouri
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was friendly, timely with the meals. entrée was a bit on the salty side and the salad was not fresh. For the entrees and adult beverage we were less than impressed with dining experience

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Des Moines, Iowa
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495 reviews
450 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

I love shrimp and if you love it, try the endless shrimp. While a new customer may go wild about it, since I have been here previous years for this promotion, I found this year to be disappointing because of the few choices. There used to be coconut shrimp and several others, but they have changed that. One visit was... More 

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Marshalltown, Iowa
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

My wife and I split the Ultimate Feast. Ended up being plenty of food for the both of us and quite delicious as well.

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Marshalltown, Iowa
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

Had a bit of a wait but not bad. Waiter was fairly attentive and our party had several requests and he was gracious and fulfilled them all. Food was good and came hot.

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Thank Donna H
Hyderabad, India
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115 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Wood grilled lobster is one of the best dishes I have ever tried. Absolutely loved it, Shrimp skewers and Salmon complements this dish nicely. Highly recommended!

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We decided to eat unhealthy for Sunday lunch on the road. The fish and chips were good not too greasy. We always like the biscuits. The service was prompt and courteous.

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Ames, Iowa
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Chain restaurant, nationwide, I think. Adequate to good for a nice meal. Good shrimp, I enjoy, with a nice shrimp sauce and big shrimp.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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495 reviews
450 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Tonight I had wonderful clam chowder and the coconut shrimp which was very good. I had great service from waiter Steve. Nice quiet atmosphere despite many larger groups. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids.

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Thank init4keeps
Ames, Iowa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

We go to this restaurant almost once every month. It is convenient for us as Muslim because they have a lot of seafood choices. We really love the food, environment, and employees are friendly. However, they need to clean the toilet frequently.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 Buckeye Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8063
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-232-2922

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?