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Red Lobster

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1200 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal, NY 13850-1835
11:00 am - 10:00 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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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having lived in Vestal NY since 1978 and having been to this Restaurant on 2 prior occasions, I thought We would try it out for a quiet late dinner at 9:00 pm after all the crowds have left. I pass it going to and from home daily and it is always busy. I like good fresh fish having just returned... More 

Thank larryb28
On The Road
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

It was my Birthday on June 30th and I planned to go to Red Lobster because most the time only a couple in the family eat Seafood... Well we went on July 1st and we were not sorry we did. They accommodated every family member. They could feed everyone and they did to their own tastes...It was a wonderful Birthday... More 

Thank Joe M
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

They have a strange menu, but the service is very good. I would recommend going when they have a promotion. If you want better seafood, go local.

Thank grantday2016
Vestal, New York
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

High salt and caloric content. Expensive fast food. Mediocre preparation. Eat at a locally owned restaurant!

Thank Steve R
Binghamton, New York
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136 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

We visited Red Lobster on 4/20/2016 to celebrate a birthday. Our party of four was treated very well by our server Darren. He is an exceptional server who worked very hard to make our visit memorable. The food was cooked to our liking and very tasty. This is our area's only Red Lobster and is very busy on weekends. Recommend... More 

Thank James P
Ottawa, Canada
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

I had the Salmon New Orleans, it was delicious!! Our server, "Rebecca B" as it appears on the receipt, was fantastic. Fast service, great food that was perfectly prepared, and a nice friendly environment. Apologies to the entire chain of Red Lobster restaurants, but if I want lobster, this would not be the place. Having had many a lobster in... More 

Thank EdlySnowman
New York City, New York
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Long wait food ok but service needs a little help. Maybe the hostess staff is new, because they had tables ready but did not seat people

Thank Maryann G
New York
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

I've lost count how many times & how many locations where we've enjoyed Red Lobster since 1976. But the one specifically in Vestal, we frequent @ least 4 x's yearly. That's only because we live 2hrs away! We like Red Lobster's atmosphere, the attentive servers, using our gift cards and of course, the Delicious seafood fare!

Thank GodLovesU2
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

We only eat there when we have coupons. Love the cheese biscuits and popcorn shrimp. Lobster pizza is great for those watching they weight. Salads are plenty too.

Thank pudgetcomet
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352 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

When you request a gluten free menu you get the spec sheet with no pics. Please make a special gluten free menu with pics just as your main menu. There are few selections for gluten free. Per their menu even lobster has gluten? Staff is nice and attentive. Decor was nice and appropriate. The policy of not seating people until... More 

Thank Daniel S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $25
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions
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: 1200 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal, NY 13850-1835
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Vestal
  • Phone Number: 607-754-3787

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