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Red Lobster

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5950 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308-2633
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Where to start. Service terrible, dirty tables waiting to be cleared, dirty tops at the bar. Poor service but due to the fact they were under staffed so bar staff kept disappearing to get food which left one behind the bar to serve the whole restaurant. I had the salmon which did not taste particularly fresh. My husband enjoyed his... More 

Thank Elaine H
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Today by 9:00pm my wife and I went to red lobster Fort Lauderdale for a special night. But when we enter I see 4 dirty empty tables and tree couples waiting for to be seating. We takes 20 minutes and others more. Well the busses takes too long to clean tables. After 20 minutes and we seat. After are waiter... More 

Thank sangerman1819
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

One of my favorites for seafood.My friends brought me here for my bday ,during 4th of July wknd. I had the lobster and shrimp overboard,absolutely tasty,plentiful and fresh. The drinks are simply delicious and unique. Casual place for everyone to enjoy.

Thank souzane l
Pompano Beach, Florida
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Long wait, then the "missed" our name, waiter could careless if we got what we ordered. Which we didn't. Food was cold, and the drinks are watered down. Very much a chain restaurant that has let the quality go.

Thank MelanieE2
Dallas, Texas
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Stopped here before heading to the airport to go back home. I had already read the reviews beforehand, so I kinda knew what to expect, but we had a gift card that we wanted to use. There were not that many people in the restaurant, maybe 3 or 4. We were kindly greeted and quickly seated upon arrival. Our waitress... More 

Thank TexanMade
Nassau, New Providence Island
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

I usually treat myself but this time this treat was just for my mother. Her first time back to red lobster in seven (7) years. We came in for lunch and was welcomed by the hostess and staff in which they delivered a memorable experience for both my mother and I. She got the ultimate feast and a fresh Caesar... More 

Thank Retrowil242
Cooper City, FL
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155 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

My friend and I frequent this restaurant every few months and have always enjoyed its food, service, and ambiance. This time, although there weren't many patrons the service was non- existent. Understaffed, I guess, because everything was luke warm including their usually delicious lobster bisque; We were really disappointed and had this been our first visit we would never return.

Thank itsmisc
Manchester, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

My elderly fussy mother wasn't sure what she wanted so the charming young waiter gently coaxed her likes and dislikes. She ate 12 perfectly cooked shrimps with zucchini squish and jacket potato!! I thoroughly enjoyed a crab stuffed flounder. Good value. Good food. Good customer service. What's not to like?

Thank Buzzybee61
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Not what I remember nor expect. Service poor, we had ordered and were waiting a good 10 minutes before reminding our Server he still hadn't brought the biscuits. Your BRANDING throughout the world. They have always been placed on our table(s) in abundance and have not stopped us ordering a great meal. I had the lobster tail, which was delicious... More 

Thank Deborah D
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

We ate here for lunch. The service was horrific and there were only 10 tables being served. Our food was cold and tasteless. We waited 15 minutes for a refill on our tea, although we saw multiple waiters go by. None of them stopped and I literally did not see our server the entire 15 minutes while waiting.

Thank UTPBmom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, International
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
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: 5950 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308-2633
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: 954-491-3030

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