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Red Lobster

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5 Times Square, New York City, NY 10036-6527
+1 212-730-6706
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster” (261 reviews)
“cheese biscuits” (18 reviews)
“sea food” (33 reviews)
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Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Times Square, New York City, NY 10036-6527
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to have sea food meal specially Lobster.The place is always crowded and there is a wait for about 30 minutes.

Thank SE s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here for some late night dinner whilst in NYC and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The food was great and in very generous portions, the staff friendly and the location was perfect. Would definitely go back when in the city again.

Thank Preyom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place was on my to do list when I visited NYC. I've tasted lobster-of course- and I loved it. But I've also visited Belmar, which is a place on the shore of New Jersey and I had really good lobster there. It was also...More

Thank Merve Y
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere -busy restaurant . Portions were huge ! Staff friendly and efficient so had a fun evening .

Thank Fiona H
Reviewed April 10, 2018

On 03/24/2018, Saturday night, we entered the Red lobster (5 Times square) and asked the host for a table facing the street. She said we had to wait longer and we told her no problem we will wait. After only 10 minutes she gave us...More

2  Thank amirsdca
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Red Lobster is a restaurant chain for seafood. Located close to Times Square and Penn Station it is a good choice before getting on a train. One of the Specials is 'Dueling Lobster Tails' 2 Maine Lobster tails; One is steamed in parchment with fresh...More

Thank DespinaThomas
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

I normally don’t like eating around Times Square but I fancies a Red Lobster and this was the only one in Manhattan. We didn’t book in, but only had to wait 10min for a table on a Thur night which I didn’t think was too...More

Thank Busine55_Trave11er
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Visited with family during lunch hour. The atmosphere was nice and clean. The staff were nice and friendly. The prices were fair not too expensive, Value for money. The food was fresh and portion was fair. They have offer meals from Monday through Thursday. We...More

Thank Taofick O
Reviewed March 28, 2018

I dined here on 3/26 and was at table 24 served by "Jason G." It has been a VERY long time since I have had the excellent level of service that was provided to me by Jason at any restaurant, anywhere. He was on it...More

Thank stevewilhite
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately this place is not only a tourist trap but a poor place to eat food. I’m an open minded New Yorker and came here after a concert with a friend. The location and decor are nice, very presentable. However, they were out of French...More

Thank Reece L
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Questions & Answers
May 6, 2018|
Response from timothymulholland77 |
I have a FRIEND who is leaving the country for several months and we can never geta timr set on our data and keep it can i get a open window of 5pm - 8pm
September 16, 2017|
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Response from Joyce M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I have no idea but I think you can make a special request or check with the restaurant directly when you are there. They only take reservations for people who walk in.
August 22, 2017|
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Response from NURIA R | Reviewed this property |
Yes. In the Times Square establishment there is a separate entrance around the corner from the restaurant one where you can order your take out.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Times Square, New York City, NY 10036-6527
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-730-6706
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