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American, Seafood
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Buy the Drink. Keep the Glass! (Glass sold separately for $2. No alcohol purchase necessary. Limit one glass purchase per guest per visit. Available while supplies last) Select one of our two featured cocktails and take home a signature Lighthouse glass
Josh Cellars 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon (9 oz.)
(220 cal). Wine Enthusiast® 90 Points - Award Winner
Blackberry Amaretto Sour
Made with Disaronno® Originale amaretto. (150 cal)
Spiced Southern Punch
Southern Comfort and Fireball whisky, mixed with mango and passion fruit juices for a cinnamon-sweet seasonal treat. (160 cal)
Celebrate Your Way
Crab-Stuffed Shrimp Rangoon
Crispy, crab-stuffed shrimp with sweet chili sauce and Asian slaw
USD 9.99
Seafood-Stuffed Mushrooms
USD 9.99
Langostino Lobster-Artichoke-and-Seafood Dip
USD 10.99
Wood-Grilled Lobster, Shrimp and Salmon*
Maine lobster tail, jumbo shrimp skewer and fresh Atlantic salmon finished with a brown butter sauce. Served with rice and choice of side
USD 28.99
Colossal Shrimp and Sirloin*
Served with mashed potatoes and your choice of side (620 cal). Or, substitute the sirloin and mashed potatoes with salmon and rice (570 cal). Available while supplies last. Substitute a 6 oz. center-cut filet* (600 cal) or a 12 oz. aged NY Strip* (930 cal) in place of a top sirloin for $6.99 more
USD 24.99
Roasted Harvest Vegetables
+$2.49 additional. (260 cal)
Loaded Baked Potato
+$0.99 additional. (460 cal)
Tomato-Mozzarella Caprese
+$2.49 additional. (160 cal)
Creamy Langostino and Norway Lobster Mashed Potatoes
+$3.99 additional. (320 cal)
Fresh Asparagus
+$2.49 additional. (80 cal)
Lobster Mac and Cheese
+$12.49 additional. (640 cal)
Butter-Poached Maine Lobster Meat
+$12.49 additional. (500 cal)
Choose 4 from more than 10 new and classic selections. Served with your choice of salad and side. Enjoy for only $30.99. Modify your selections to your taste. Additional charges may apply
Choose 1:
Lobster Mac and Cheese
(640 cal)
Classic Maine Lobster Tail
(480 cal)
Butter-Poached Maine Lobster Meat
(500 cal)
Choose 1:
Wood-Grilled Sea Scallops
(210 cal)
Wild-Caught Snow Crab Legs
(390 cal)
Dungeness Crab Legs
+$2.99 additional. (440 cal)
Wood-Grilled Sirloin*
(290 cal)
12 oz. Wood-Grilled NY Strip*
+$6.99 additional. (600 cal)
6 oz. Center-Cut Filet Mignon*
+$6.99 additional. (270 cal)
Choose 2:
Garlic Shrimp Scampi
(220 cal)
Walt's Favorite Shrimp
(300 cal)
Crab-Stuffed Shrimp Rangoon
(380 cal)
Wood-Grilled Jumbo Shrimp Skewer
(210 cal)
Parrot Isle Jumbo Coconut Shrimp
(470 cal)
Or try our guest favorite, the classic Ultimate Feast®
The Classic Ultimate Feast®
Tender Maine lobster tail, wild-caught North American snow crab legs, our signature hand-crafted garlic shrimp scampi and Walt's Favorite Shrimp
USD 30.99
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five of us went for an early birthday dinner on a Sunday. The menu has so many options it's hard to choose. We each ordered something different and it was all good. Service was excellent with prompt refills and a second basket of biscuits. The...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank rameyfamily
ClawdeL, Marketing at Red Lobster, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

That sounds like a fantastic experience at our Dulles Red Lobster and we're already looking forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed November 14, 2019

Stop in for lunch with the hubby and we loved the lunch special. Endless shrimp is a winner every time. The options were plentiful and delicious per usual. Just wish they would make the sides endless as well!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank AnotherDaytoRoam
Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

We Europeans don’t have (among many other other things) Red Lobster restaurants, hence every time we visit the US, about twice per year, we visit restaurants of this chain. So did we on our trip through Virginia this month, and had a good experience, friendly...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Fastlive-AMS
Reviewed March 19, 2019

My experience, today, Tuesday, March 19 at approximately 1:15 in the afternoon at the Red Lobster property at Dulles Town Center in Sterling, VA was beyond disappointing. I can't comment on the food, because we were told there would be a 15 minute wait--in a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Vicki_in_Virginia
ClawdeL, Owner at Red Lobster, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2019

We're sorry to hear that you were unsatisfied with your experience at our restaurant and we'd like to learn how we can make this better. Would you be able to give us a call at 800-562-7837; Monday–Thursday from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and 2:00...More

Reviewed January 27, 2019

My previous rating for this property has been very good but my family's visit Saturday January 26th at 7 :15 pm was anything but and this experience marks one of the worst experiences and the Manager on Duty should go back to being re-trained on...More

Date of visit: January 2019
8  Thank EliteTravellers
ClawdeL, Owner at Red Lobster, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2019

We're sorry to hear that you were unsatisfied with your meal at our Dulles restaurant and we'd like to learn how we can make this better. Would you be able to give us a call at 800-562-7837; Monday–Friday from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and...More

Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Went there with friends great experience. We all enjoyed the food all waiters was very helpful loved to go back again...

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Aatif878
Reviewed July 10, 2018

This location has an updated interior compared to the older style Red Lobsters in the Northern Virginia area. I had not been to this particular restaurant, but I will definitely be back. The service was prompt, attentive, and courteous. We were a party of 7...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank down2xroads
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The atmosphere was nice, it was busy but we were seated promptly. Our waitress arrive soon after to get the drink orders. We were given plenty of time to look over the menu. Our meals came out in a timely matter and everything was good....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sherrie C
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Ceasar salad ,clam chowder and there famous cheese biscuits were all to salty for me...Service was okay but nothing to move them up to 4 stars.More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Gary H
Clawde L, Owner at Red Lobster, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2018

Hi, Gary H. We're sorry you were unsatisfied with your meal at our Dulles Red Lobster restaurant and we'd like a chance to make it better. Would you be able to give us a call at 800-562-7837; Monday–Friday from 10:00AM to 1:00PM, and 2:00PM to...More

Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

At least monthly we are drawn to this Red Lobster. We are always greeted professionally and are provided excellent service. I must comment on the large selection and variety of shrimp dinners.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Dennis S
Clawde L, Owner at Red Lobster, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2018

Hi, Dennis S. Thank you for visiting and giving our Dulles Town Center 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.

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