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Glass sold separately for $1.99. No alcohol purchase necessary. Limit one glass purchase per visit. Available while supplies last
Tito's® Strawberry Lemonade
Tito's® Handmade Vodka mixed with our hand-crafted strawberry lemonade. (180 cal)
Tropical Treasure
Martell VSSD cognac, Malibu coconut rum and piña colada mix, shaken with pineapple and orange juices. (190 cal)
Bahama Mama
(370 cal)
Sunset Passion Colada
(320 cal)
Creamy Garlic-Parmesan Crab Dip (Crabfest® Exclusive)
Crabfest® Mixed Grill with Salmon*
Fresh Atlantic salmon with a creamy crab-Parmesan topping, paired with garlic-grilled shrimp and sea scallops. Served with rice and choice of side
Ultimate Crabfest® Trio
Explore a variety of crab legs, from our premium King (Southern or Golden King Crab, based on market availability. No substitutions), tender Dungeness and sweet Bairdi crab, all wild-caught and served with choice of side
Half 15.99
Full 20.99
Crab Linguini Alfredo
Sweet, tender crabmeat in our creamy garlic-Parmesan sauce, served over linguini
Wild-Caught Snow Crab Dinner
Premium, wild-caught snow crab legs served with choice of two sides
Crab Imperial and Crab-Topped Shrimp
Featured with two Crab Imperial shells, two shrimp skewers, rice and choice of side. Crabfest® Weekday Win: Tuesdays. Available for Only $15, Tuesdays 11A.M.–6P.M. See our Weekday Specials page for more daily offers
Crab Imperial
Three decorative scallop shells filled with a rich and creamy mix of tender crab, seafood and our triple-cheese blend, baked to perfection and topped with toasted panko. Served with rice and choice of side
Crab Imperial and Crab-Topped Salmon*
Our most irresistible duo-featuring two Crab Imperial shells and fresh Atlantic salmon, served with rice and choice of side
Crabfest® Surf and Turf*
Crab Imperial shells, paired with our wood-grilled sirloin with a creamy crab-Parmesan topping. Served with mashed potatoes and choice of side. Substitute a 6 oz. center-cut filet* (940 cal) or a 12 oz. aged NY Strip* (1270 cal) in place of a sirloin for $6.99 more
Crab Lover's Dream®
Wild-caught premium King (Southern or Golden King Crab, based on market availability) and snow crab paired with our signature Crab Linguini Alfredo. Served with choice of side
discover the crab for you
King Crab
South Atlantic. Southern King: Largest, firm and mildly sweet. Southern or Golden King Crab, based on market availability
Dungeness Crab
Pacific Northwest. Dungeness: Meaty and slightly sweet
Bairdi Crab
Alaskan Waters. Bairdi: Naturally darker outside. Delicately sweet inside
Chesapeake Corn
+$1.99. (100 cal)
Lunch, Dinner
American, Seafood
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Average as the Crab Lovers Dream was soft and mushy. Like they had been in the pot all day or for too long. The pasta part was good. When i went to break the legs and get the meat out they bent way too much....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Rob P
Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

Mussels were recommended to me. Roomate brought them home through Take Out. Should I be concerned? TY

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Kristen S
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Excellent food and service. We were seated promptly. Our drinks were correct and tasty. The food was hot and delicious. Prepared just how we ordered it. Service was fast and friendly. 5 stars all the way.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tom F
ClawdeL, Owner at Red Lobster, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Hi, Tom F. Thank you for visiting and giving our Council Bluffs Red Lobster, 5 stars! We're happy to hear you were well taken care of and we'll ensure it's passed along to our team! We look forward to serving you again, soon.

Reviewed September 26, 2018

Hubs and I decided to use our one remaining gift card from Christmas last year at Red Lobster for an early dinner. This location is close to work, so when we arrived there were only a couple tables occupied. We were the first table seated...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Avidtravelbug
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Stopped in for lunch on a whim. Ended up ordering some shrimp dishes and enjoyed them. Service was pretty fast as well.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Advisor0057
Reviewed March 11, 2018

My wife and I had a great visit for supper, We had a shrimp selection with Alfredo sauce on noodles and a small steak, medium well done. We were both very pleased with our meals. Our appetizer, loaded fries for $3.99, was excellent. It consisted...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Kevin N
Reviewed February 17, 2018

We use to love this Red Lobster location, but the few times have been a major disappointment. The worst part is each time it keeps getting worse. We will not go back here again. The waitress messed up 2 of our orders(4 in our group)...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Jones1107
Reviewed January 28, 2018

Was out for dinner last night and ordered the seaside Shrimp Trio. We were going to the movies afterwards, so drinks were non-alcoholic. Received the cheddar biscuits right away and they were great, but followup delivery of food was a bit slow so biscuits didn't...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

Place was packed - first good weather in weeks and a Saturday to boot. 25 minute wait. Seated on time, all the wait staff running their feet off to keep up with the crowd. Even the manager was helping to keep the customers happy. Food...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Super_Chief58
Reviewed December 7, 2017

On our way to KC. We visited this Red Lobster for the first time and got seated right away and it was 6:30pm. Great location for us as we don't have to go into Omaha with this area right off the interstate on the way...More

Date of visit: December 2017
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