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Red Lobster

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305 Merchant Dr, Knoxville, TN 37912-3504
+1 865-689-2410
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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“seafood” (9 reviews)
Opens in 11 min
All hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
305 Merchant Dr, Knoxville, TN 37912-3504
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11 - 20 of 72 reviews

Reviewed August 10, 2016

Stopped in for a quick lunch at 11:20; no greeter or anyone to seat us, waited 5 minutes. Ordered quickly, was informed they were out of popcorn shrimp. Salads arrived but without silverware. Biscuits were the highlight of the lukewarm meal. Pass this Red Lobster...More

Thank rick215
Reviewed July 30, 2016

Our wonderful waiter was Hunter, who anticipated our every need. He made suggestions but was not pushy in any way. The food was excellent. Crab was sweet and moist. Salmon very good. Coconut shrimp was cooked perfectly---not rubbery like some we have shared before. It...More

Thank LyleandTerry
Reviewed June 23, 2016

You can count on Red Lobster to always have tasty food and friendly service. You can also count on having to wait for a table, but it is worth it. I am impressed with their bar, which has many selections for a restaurant in this...More

Thank heyjudithz
Reviewed May 6, 2016

Lobster Fest; game time deadline. Group of four. Excellent wait staff. Food was very good. We were accommodated and sat at bar due to a 30 minute wait.

Thank fiddlestixsfarm
Reviewed April 22, 2016

We enjoy seafood. Red Lobster has the best in our locality and is somewhat pricey but competitive considering the way restaurants are raising their prices. They have a four-course dinner special on weekdays that is quite good. I had the coconut shrimp that was very...More

1  Thank Cliff R
Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Most selections seem to be heated from a frozen bag and plated. Not very fresh or flavorful. Crab Alfredo consistently had bit of shell, not fun.

1  Thank ThatSeventiesGuy
Reviewed April 2, 2016

Got the special' grilled talapia w/lobster. Portion was very small. Wife's chicken had two pieces....that was good. We both ordered roasted green beans and tomatoes. She got plenty of tomatoes. I did not. Food well prepared, but fish/lobster portion disappoiinting for almost $20. Server was...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

We passed this and decided to have some shrimp. Our server was fine, place looked fine. We ordered a calamari appetizer. It came out with our salads. That's ok, no worries. Two seconds later, here are our entrees. We hadn't even had a bite of...More

1  Thank lolo1418
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Miranda was our server and she was awesome with a great attitude. She kept our drinks filled and was prompt on any requests. The food was great and the steaks were cooked right. Wait time 35 minutes for a Saturday wasn't bad. Would recommend especially...More

1  Thank Norma L
Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

All was great in our visit. Yummy biscuits. Service was good. Value was ok. We were just passing through and had a taste for seafood.

Thank Kare-M327
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
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: 305 Merchant Dr, Knoxville, TN 37912-3504
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-689-2410
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