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Red Lobster

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1100 Buckeye Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8063
515-232-2922
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Woodbury, Minnesota
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Thank Dave K
Ames, Iowa
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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Thank betsymayfield
Des Moines, Iowa
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434 reviews
390 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 stars 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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Thank hidayah150
Huntley, IL
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132 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

This was the last time we will eat at the Red Lobster. Service was poor/average. Items on the menu were "specials" and they didn't have any. If you paying in cash, count your change!!

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Thank Emil P
Kansas city Mo
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Clean restaurant, good food. We had a nice relaxing meal and will definitely return the next time we are in town.

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Thank Fairlyodd1
Des Moines, Iowa
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434 reviews
390 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Great staff(including Christian and the ladies at the front), warm place. It took 40 minutes to get my take out but the food was hot, fresh and tasted good. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids.

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Thank init4keeps
Rock Island, Illinois
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

It's Red Lobster. We've visited this one a few times over the last 3 years. Service has always been excellent, food is good--same as our Red Lobster at home. If you like seafood, you'll like Red Lobster in Ames.

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Thank DRUMLINEMOM13
North Platte, Nebraska
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387 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

Typical Red Lobster which always has decent seafood. The beer was cold and the service was excellent.

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Thank kbqhills
West Allis, Wisconsin
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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

My family visited the Red Lobster in Ames for a Friday dinner. We had average food at the expected price. Service was so so.

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Thank Busylady21

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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: 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?