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Red Lobster

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3001 Finley Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1117
+1 630-515-0565
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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Las Vegas, Nevada
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have a biscuit, order the garlic shrimp on skewers, pass on the rice but take the caprese salad. 11 points! Yum

Thank Caryn K
La Grange, Illinois
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90 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

We had a large group. Thanks for being so accommodating when more people showed up. SERVICE was great. Thanks so much! Food was great!

Thank Terdav0208
Atlanta, Georgia
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

Food O.K. as nothing new/unique if you already eaten at Red Lobster. Portion sizes seemed smaller. Had the oven baked flounder. Suggest having the salad dressings on the side

Thank Phyllis W
Downers Grove, Illinois
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175 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Went back to this location after years of staying away due to crowds and long waits. The menu has been refreshed somewhat, but it is still a lot of shellfish (mostly shrimp) with a lot of heavy sauce. Service is acceptable. However, the biscuits are always worth the trip.

Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

We visited a Red Lobster on Finlay Ave in Downers Grove, il. Wanted a decent, fresh seafood dinner. Service was very good. Our waiter was excellent. The food served was nothing special. As an example I ordered the crab cakes. It was advertised as made with lump crab. The crab cake had lump crab mixed with cheaper varieties of crab... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

friendly staff great food. i was solo but i enjoyed my meal it was actually nice and quiet when i went, everything was cooked perfectly

Thank brandonkeith87
Saugus, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

Loved visiting this restaurant since always see advertisements but never know where to find them. Food was good but not over the top. Some items tasted somewhat salty. Dinner special was worth the price and came with many courses and choices. Outside of special, kind of expensive for fast food chain. Service was good. Decent restaurant experience overall.

Thank L8075DZjoanm
Peoria, IL
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64 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

Although lunch is only served until 3:00 P.M. - - we arrived at 3:30 and were allowed to order from the lunch menu on which many items are less expensive. Our server was friendly and prompt. My wife had blackened catfish, baked potato and house salad. I had hand-battered fish and chips (French fries) and house salad. We agreed our... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Although the entrance was well crowded with customers waiting to be seated by four busy hostesses we managed to secure a table by the bar ,across from the bar.At no time did I feel this compromise will deter from a first class service or experience for that matter...because the atmosphere of clicketing plates and silverware thrown about was not enjoyable... More 

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Bloomingdale, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2015

Went to this restaurant during their "crab fest." Wow! food was really terrific and the price was such a bargain for what we got. I ordered the king crab meal which was 1 1/2 lbs of king crab with corn on the cob and some small roasted potatoes for $35. This meal would have cost much more at a "fancier"... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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: 3001 Finley Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1117
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-515-0565

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