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Red Lobster

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359 S Illinois Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-6741
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family enjoys Red Lobster after church on Sunday now and then. Even as busy as they are we never have to wait long for a table. Fresh salads, awesome biscuits, and well prepared seafood. Diverse menu that includes steak or chicken entrees. Pleasant family atmosphere. The coconut shrimp is my favorite. The option of 'creating your own seafood platter'... More 

Thank Joy R
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took the family out for some seafood here and I have to say that it was the second worst fish and chips I ever had. I grew up in New England, lived in Australia for four years and travelled to England, so I know good fish and chips when I have it, or in this case, when I don't.... More 

Thank Ted B
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We try to take family out for there birthday's when possible. This is a favorite place for sea food.

Thank Donald H
Tennessee, United States
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113 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I'm to the point in age that I've tried many many restaurants, and my ability to eat at the giant chain restaurants is diminishing each year. Too many shortcuts, pre-packaged foods are mixed into the menus, and this place is no exception. Especially on the Kid's Menu, where popcorn shrimp and chicken fingers look exactly like what you can find... More 

Thank Robert B
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Good place for dinner and a chat. Overall dim mood lighting and very quiet. Food was fine and fast, wait staff was capable and friendly. Good experience overall. Skip the coconut shrimp, they are ok but Outback's are better. Shrimp fettuccini alfredo was very good.

Thank Nicole_Ferrara
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

They stayed open an extra hour for us. We were from out of town. Didn't realize what time it was because of the time change from our place. They stayed open late to accommodate us. Great service and food.

Thank Chasity J
Clinton, Tennessee, United States
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Enjoyed lunch here again with colleague. Food is always good, and the space is nice for talking business - or just talking among friends. Not too noisy and tables not too close together like some places. Everything that I have ever ordered has been really good, and service is mindful of lunchtime constraints. Good choice.

Thank SMJ_13
Knoxville, Tennessee
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331 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This is one of the best Red Lobsters around, my family and I will drive from Knoxville to Oak Ridge to eat here, the staff is very friendly and the food is awesome, the Red Lobster is very clean and the service is very fast. Keep up the great work Red Lobster!!

Thank Mark C
Jackson, Mississippi
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This was an excellent selection for many in our group staying at the Comfort Inn. We didn't have to wait for a table and had a very nice server, who made sure we had everything we needed.

Thank MawMaw9
Bluff City, Tennessee
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

All was good here friendly waiters and hosts , plenty of tables available . Food prices were extremely fair, and the meals were absolutely some of the best I had ever ate.

Thank David C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 359 S Illinois Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-6741
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Oak Ridge
  • Phone Number: 865-481-3330

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