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Red Lobster

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8703 Murray Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-3342
+1 619-463-4449
11:00 am - 11:00 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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San Diego, California
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78 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Celebrating a sister's birthday in this restaurant seemed like a great idea, so we took the family and went for dinner. It took a little while to get a table, and the server looked eager to make our night a great one. We ordered, and waited for a really long time for the amount of people in the restaurant. It... More 

Thank Jose S
Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I love their "fresh catch" menu that has the best salmon anywhere. It is perfectly cooked. The only bad thing is that it's kind of expensive to eat there. I love the Triple Berry Sangria as well. Although they recently changed it a bit and the glass seems to have way less drink in it now and more fruit and... More 

Thank Arlene H
McAllen, Texas
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

I've eaten at a lot of Red Lobster's over the years but I won't go back to this one. It might have been a new server but we couldn't get her attention when we wanted something, she brought cold coffee and the dessert tasted like it had been over microwaved. The food was ok but the poor service made it... More 

Thank Donna B
El Cajon, California
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318 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

My wife and I went to the Red Lobster in La Mesa yesterday and had a nice dinner meal. Our server Octavian Alecu was very nice, and did a good job as he answered all of our questions about the menu, and took care of all of our requests. We started with a Lobster and Langostino Pizza appetizer. The pizza... More 

Thank grandslamhomer
san diego
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

I live some 35 miles from la mesa,ca and have always waited for the" endless shrimp"promotion. Getting excited to chow down ,I knew what I was going to get. I didn't see a menu stating the all yo y can eat shrimp. I asked the waitress and she pointed it out on the menu. The tv ad said it was... More 

Thank kingsizemama
Julian, California
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2015

This restaurant has amazing coconut shrimp! I also really enjoy the cheese biscuits. The seafood salad is also delicious.

Thank Cheryl E
Orem, Utah
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270 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2015

I love fried shrimp so I ordered Walt's Shrimp along with a baked potato with the lobster drippings and loved them both. The food was great at reasonable prices and the service was great also. The next time I'm in the area I'll be back.

Thank Dale K
San Diego, California
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2015

I ordered takeout, and was asked to hold. After five minutes of not getting service, I recalled and was asked to place the order. I ordered but the lady taking the order did not even know what was contained in each dish. After notifying her of what each dish contained, a family member picked up the order. The fish I... More 

Thank Matt O
La Mesa, California
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57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2015

I enjoyed the shrimp races and my friend had the tilapia tacos. What a great value at $7.99 for lunch, it wasn't crowded and we got seated right away.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2014

Though not cheap , an excellent meal with friendly service and great ambience. Saturday night so was very busy so recommend reservations. Quality of meal was superb and was a great evening out.

Thank Darryl d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8703 Murray Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-3342
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 619-463-4449

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