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“Great Food But Service Not Up To Par”
Review of Red Lobster

Red Lobster
Cuisines: Seafood
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Reviewed February 9, 2014

My wife and I met a friend for dinner at Red Lobster and the food was great but service was not the best. We arrived around 4:30 PM and had to wait 25 minutes to be seated due to the fact they had 2 parties going on and the server’s were working those parties, we could see a lot of empty tables. Once we got seated our waiter did a decent job on serving us. My wife ordered popcorn shrimp, our friend ordered stuffed flounder and I ordered Walt's Favorite Shrimp. All of us agreed that the food was good. We all had a baked potato and caesar salad, which were great. Other than the slowness of getting seated it was great we all agreed we'd go back again.

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Reviewed October 26, 2013

The food at The Red Lobster was sensational! They served the best stuffed flounder I have ever eaten. The mashed potatoes and broccoli were exceptionally tasty, and the rolls were mouth-wateringly delicious. The unsweetened tea with lemon was freshly-brewed and excellent. My friend also loved the baked potato with butter, which was superb, and we both adored the ambience of the restaurant, with the pictures of the sea, and the nautical looks of the rooms. We quite literally ate everything. It was a very delicious and satisfying meal. We were seated promptly, the waitresses were very friendly and helpful, and the prices were very reasonable. We did have to wait a bit for our food to arrive, but the wait was definitely worth it. We'll return to Red Lobster again happily; it's a great place to have a truly delicious feast.

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1  Thank Joan H
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Reviewed October 7, 2013

First it took us 15 minutes to get greeted by the manager Terell, and were informed that our waitress was Meme. Who was the same person that was ignoring us since we had been sitted . Terell got our drinks and appetizer . And told her to go say hello, but she continued to ignore us until she wanted to say hello i guess . Then she asked if we were ready to order , clearly we were sitting there for 45 minutes by that time. Once we got our appetizer we had to ask for the cheddar biscuits. All of our food was amazing , we had to ask another server, JT, to get us more biscuits because our server was no where to be found . We have had JT wait on us before and he was amazing !! Overall it was definately my worst experience at any Red Lobster, or any restaurant for that matter.

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Reviewed August 10, 2013

We were seated right away. We were able to order from the special menu because of the time of day. The food was fresh and hot when delivered to our table. Our waitress was really kind and very accommodating. We then ordered two meals to go for our husbands. We also needed a 3rd order to go. In addition to that, we both had leftovers from our meals. Well our waitress packed it all up for us individually. She made sure we had all of our fixings, made sure we had hot biscuits on the table, kept our beverages filled. It was probably the best service I have ever had in a Red Lobster. Everything we ordered was delicious.

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Thank MizDag
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Reviewed May 26, 2013

Had a great meal here, hot, fresh, and yummy lobster and shrimp! Server was very attentive ad sweet tea was excellent for this southern girl.

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Thank AmyGreen72
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