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Red Lobster

1100 Buckeye Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8063
+1 515-232-2922
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (6 reviews)
“shrimp” (6 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1100 Buckeye Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8063
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Took daughter there for her birthday. They treated her (actually all of us) like royalty. Food could not have been better. Service was the best you could ask for. Prompt but did not hurry us. Waitress name was Kyriene, she was just so good. Very...More

Thank Paul455
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got the crab chowder and potato bacon soups. I tried both and they were thick, creamy, rich and both were very good. Next, I got the half langostino lobster pizza, which had chiffonade sliced basil, that really brought out the flavors. Very good! My...More

Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We come visiting relatives every once in a while and always come up to Ames to come to this Red Lobster. We live in Las Vegas and they have no walleye, so when we come to Ames we HAVE to have our walleye fix. Please...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Just ate here Wed 3/8, excellent! Had seafood stuffed mushrooms...yummy! Great service, plenty of seating so no waiting, conveniently located on S. Duff Ave.

Thank 715margretw
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We came here for the new lobster lunch. Friendly staff, clean atmosphere. The clam chowder wasn't as thick, nor as many clams as I remember, but it was good. The beans and mushrooms are very good! The lobster roll was smallish and kind of watery...More

Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Everything was perfect for my Dad's birthday. It was a Friday night but beat the crowds by going at 5:30 pm while everyone was stil enjoying the unusually warn day. It was my Dad's 78th birthday and our wait staff did a wonderful job making...More

Thank CKS2travel
Reviewed 3 December 2016

A favorite of mine. Lunch trip to try the Red shrimp. Always have value lunch specials that you may select from. I like to add on additional things to try as you can always get a to go box to take home, microwaveable friendly; which...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The staff was friendly, timely with the meals. entrée was a bit on the salty side and the salad was not fresh. For the entrees and adult beverage we were less than impressed with dining experience

Thank vermillionroad59
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I love shrimp and if you love it, try the endless shrimp. While a new customer may go wild about it, since I have been here previous years for this promotion, I found this year to be disappointing because of the few choices. There used...More

Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 28 October 2016

My wife and I split the Ultimate Feast. Ended up being plenty of food for the both of us and quite delicious as well.

Thank Doug R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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: 1100 Buckeye Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8063
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-232-2922
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