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Red Lobster

5343 Almaden Expy, San Jose, CA 95118-3603
+1 408-266-9275
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible5%
2 weeks ago
14 Jan 2018
“Great Place to Celebrate a Birthday”
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
5343 Almaden Expy, San Jose, CA 95118-3603
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service was very slow most of times. Side order broccoli is salty these days unless order no seasoning. Premium sides, you’ve to pay extra too

Thank Yanti D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hadn't been to Red Lobster for quite some time, however, after seeing several commercials on TV about their Seafood Feast my mom knew where she wanted to go for her birthday lunch. We had a big group (10) and it took some time before...More

Thank nancyms93
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Went to Red Lobster the other night for a light bite. Shared the dragon broccoli and peppercorn-panko calamari with a friend. Only received two pieces of broccoli, unlike the photo, and some of the calamari was soggy since it wasn't fully cooked. Also, the breading...More

Thank TashaB63
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Went with a group of friends for lunch to celebrate a friend’s birthday. Lobster rolls were grilled and buttery -not like in New England. Tacos were a bit spicy. Otherwise, food was ample and tasty. Not only did the staff come and sing for the...More

Thank 2butterfly
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Went to Red Lobster to try the Surf and Turf event. The Lobster Shrimp smashed potato are fantastic. We upgraded to the filet mignon. It didn't look that great but it did melt in our mouths. Very expensive! Two weeks later we were having a...More

Thank JudyH432
Reviewed 8 December 2017

On Dec. 4 we went to this Red Lobster, one that we have gone to for years and never had such a horrible experience. We arrived a little after 5:00 P.M. There were very few customers, but we had to wait several minutes for a...More

2  Thank Michael A
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

First and last time at a Red Lobster. We were curious about the negative stereotype. How bad could it be? Awful. It’s just really, really, really, bad food at high prices. The only fresh things on the menu were unavailable. The Lobster tank was “broken”...More

1  Thank RonaBu
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Service was extremely slow. We had to ask for a high chair 3 times. We had to ask for utensils because they brought none. The food took forever to arrive. The broccoly was under cooked, the kids fish was a mush rather than fish, the...More

Thank voldan
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We went early at about 5:30 on a Friday to avoid the crowds, but we were already too late. We waited about 10 minutes before being seated. We had a pleasant waitress and a great meal. I had the Ultimate Feast with lobster tail, shrimp...More

Thank 2butterfly
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We had lunch on a recent Friday. The cheddar biscuits were very good. But it was down hill from there. Two orders got completely screwed up. The salad with shrimp didn't have any shrimp and when they were brought they were the size of a...More

1  Thank History_12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5343 Almaden Expy, San Jose, CA 95118-3603
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-266-9275
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