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Red Lobster

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1200 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal, NY 13850-1835
+1 607-754-3787
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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Binghamton, New York
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170 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

We all got the endless shrimp. We all tried the different shrimps and enjoyed all of them. Our sides, salad and sweet potatoes or mashed potatoes were delicious. Our server was excellent. It was a birthday but our relative didn't want any singing. The server offered her free ice cream but she declined. We were all full. Even had leftovers... More 

Thank laurahollenbeck
Endicott, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

The food selections are amazing!!!!! The choices are great!!! The service is wonderful. There is mo waiting to be seated as the restaurant and handle quite a few diners.

Thank margeyro
Level Contributor
25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 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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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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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157 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $25
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, 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: 1200 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal, NY 13850-1835
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Vestal
  • Phone Number: +1 607-754-3787

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