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“red lobster” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Red Lobster

Red Lobster
15700 Shady Grove Rd, Zip 20877, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-1401
301-840-0380
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Ranked #175 of 318 Restaurants in Gaithersburg
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
West Palm Beach, Florida
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116 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“red lobster”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

mu grandkids love to eat at this restaurant. their favorite is the scrimp and crab legs. I can't believe how large the legs are. my favorite is the platter with all the stuff on it.

Visited October 2013
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ithaca
1 review
“Red Lobster Biscuits”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This was a typical Red Lobster experience. My boyfriend has never eaten at a Red Lobster so I decided we had to go - if only for the biscuits (which were delicious). I ordered the shrimp scampi and it was a little bland. He ordered snow crab and seemed to enjoy it. It was an overall positive experience and it was also packed when we left! Good thing we got there before the dinnertime rush.

Visited October 2013
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Derwood, Maryland, USA
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Red Lobster Gaithersburg, MD”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food was terrible. Not like the Red Lobster of the past. French fries were stale, soggy, and prefrozen.

Visited August 2013
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Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
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8 reviews
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“Good Food, Disorganized service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Red Lobster? An old stand by, for consistent seafood/fish, but inconsistent service.

This made over RL has an old school, seaside, fish house feel--complete with the wait. Call ahead for seating-- and expect to wait, wait, and wait some more staring down the lobsters swimming in the tank in the reception area. Front of the house staff don't necessarily communicate with the back of the house on cleared tables. Hungry? Nibble on the yummy cheese biscuits, while you wait for the main course, BUT be prepared for an extended mealtime.

Visited October 2013
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Thank Jeff K
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Oakland, Maryland
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“In dire need of improvement!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

On our way north from DC, we stopped at this restaurant on a Sunday evening. Not knowing the area we chose Red Lobster because we occasionally eat at other Red Lobsters and the food and service are consistently above average. Not so with this one! The service was beyond bad and the place looked like a food fight had erupted. The only saving grace was a baked potato.

  • Visited September 2013
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