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Red Lobster

) #493 of 2,233 Restaurants in Ottawa $$ - $$$ Seafood,
1595 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 3J4, Canada
+1 613-727-0035
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (21 reviews)
“lobster fest” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Seafood, Canadian
$$ - $$$
1595 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 3J4, Canada
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the only seafood chains that is always consistent and the food is always fantastic. Staff and service is great too! I will always come back to this restaurant because it constantly satisfies me. Well done!

Thank Tony K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we (a group of 4) had a late lunch/early diner at this location. We all ordered different things from the menu.Guest1 had steak...it was well cooked but had a lot of fatty grizzle.It was served very plain with a few fries...Cost 27.99 wow. Guest 2...More

Thank MontrealGoingtocuba
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I consider myself a bit of a discriminating foodie and kinda looked down my nose at RL. So, we decided to go since my Mom-in-law wanted to go for an early Mother's Day Dinner. The atmosphere was very nice, service prompt and friendly. The shocker...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Menu's always the same but quality always good. This time I taste pasta selections with see food. Service a little bit slow but it's worth.

Thank Can63
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I came to this Red Lobster on Boxing Day 2016 with my extended family during our Christmas reunion and we were 18 people in total. The food was definitely not of high quality and the taste was poor, I ate a dish consisting of salmon...More

Thank Carl C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I decided to treat my partner to some seafood. We live an hour away from Ottawa so i thought that Red Lobster was a good safe choice. I had been there several times in the past but several years ago. I ordered the appetizer of...More

Thank V3227UTmarkb
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Went for lunch at the Merivale location last week for the first time (location and lunch). We wanted to celebrate a milestone that deserved a special meal. Unfortunately, our server seemed "rushed" every time she visited our table, yet plenty of empty tables in dining...More

Thank bluenoser840
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

First time at a Red Lobster. Have not been deceived. Staff seemed quite friendly and place was busy. Service was still quick though. Food tasted amazing to us. Would come back again when are in the area.

Thank Hoang Ahn V
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This popular family restaurant is always a reliable choice. This is the first trip with the calories per selection listed on the menu and I'm one of the fans of this practice. For less than 600 calories, I enjoyed 12 grilled-just-right seasoned shrimp, perfectly cooked...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Red lobster have this awesome lobster fest like thing going on now (not for long though). There are more options for lobster plate than the usual. We started off with a lobster artichoke dip (cheese cream lobster) with nachos. Lobster lovers dream and lobster mix...More

Thank robcan1
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
do they accept reservations?
15 May 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Trippieboy | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Do you have gluten-free options? Are you wheelchair accessible? And what is the seating like? Thanks in advance
19 April 2017|
Response from Can63 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I didn't recognize your question. May be late for answer but I don't know your question's answer.
Google Translation
Hi: Is there a menu available with prices? or how much approx. are the Entrée's and Appetizer's?
16 March 2015|
Response from robcan1 | Reviewed this property |
depending on what you order, entrées and appetizers range from 10-15. mine cost me 12.50 for a lobster artichoke dip and nachos. it's filling enough for two.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1595 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 3J4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-727-0035
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