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“Better than expected.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Red Lobster

Red Lobster
Ranked #9 of 86 Restaurants in Dulles
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Purcellville, Virginia
Level Contributor
19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Better than expected.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2012 via mobile

It's tough to be thrilled with a chain restaurant and way too easy to slam one. This was one of those trips where nothing was bad and we were still pleasantly surprised with the experience. As parents of a child with lots of allergies we are always struggling with chain restaurants that have employees with no idea of the ingredients in their food. As soon as we said that we had allergy concerns, our server asked if we would like an allergy menu. This really is a huge win for Red Lobster in my book.
For a Saturday afternoon we were seated very quickly and were well attended. The food was brought promptly and was exactly as ordered. Both my wife and I tried new items on the menu and they were delicious.

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
Ashburn, Virginia
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90 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Very good seafood”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2012

This restaurant is a very good place to eat when choosing seafood. The snow crabs are very good. The bread is very good as well. The service is very good also. It took about 20 minutes for our food to come. It can get crowded on weekends so be prepared to wait. I would recommend going to Red Lobster if you are near the Dulles Town Center.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Ashburn, Virginia
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101 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Improved”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2012

Went there Friday night, service was great. The staff worked as a team to keep the courses coming and then cleared. Food is normal Red Lobster fare which is why we keep coming back.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Peter W
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Manchester, Connecticut
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“reFRESHingly Delicious”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2012

Service was great,wait time was short, the waiter was very well mannered and provider a great experience, and the food was excellent and very fresh tasting.

Visited June 2012
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Thank Melissa S
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Not jumping up and down”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2012

Not jumping up and down. Rarely eat here because the food just isn't great. I've eaten a lot of fresh seafood so maybe I'm spoiled. Staff isn't great either.

Visited August 2011
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