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Red Lobster

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635 Route 1 and Gills lane, Iselin, NJ 08830
+1 732-636-6230
11:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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146 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

First off, Alexandra, our waitress was one of the best waitresses. Loved her smile and perfect service. I had the flounder lunch special with baked potato. Salad was with the lunch too. Great price and yummy food!

Thank sle79
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The classic standard for seafood that is quickly served and fresh. The biscuits are worth the trip alone

Thank AMNYC1988
Iselin, NJ
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The food is delicious - fresh seafood and there is a huge menu to select from. It does smell a bit moldy when one first walks in, but I thought it might be all the seafood that is stored! The service is pleasant as well but when more people arrive it does get a bit slower so be sure to... More 

Thank Jen O
Manila Philippines
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653 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Huge place. Nice ambiance. Choose between table or booth ( or which is available) . Be ready to wait during peak hours. Ample selection of choices varying from salads, soups, appetizers and main entrees that include fish , shrimps , crabs and lobster . If you want meat they have chicken , steak and wings too. We had the Caesar... More 

Thank doctorfoxtrot
Renton, Washington
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214 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Food was ok, but the overall experience was a miss because the restaurant was dirty, had food dropped in all the walkways, and there was a lingering odor of mold in the air. There are much better restaurants in the area to choose from. Pass this one by.

Thank Ron L
Woodbridge, New Jersey
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334 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

This was a disappointing. We went in for the Lobster Fest. There were several choices. Each choice was a predetermined set plate. I got the Dream Plate. It looked good. The spaghetti was allowed to stick together. The primary flavorer enhancer was salt. The biggest disappointment was to discover this was fast food without the bun. It was all to... More 

Thank ChrisDCarlson
Sauk City, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015

If this is what Red Lobster is suppose to be like I won't be going back. Not even offered a drink. Staff only seemed to care about themselves. Was the manager seriously smoking out front? Salad was terrible. The salmon, tilapia, and shrimp where much less than average. What a total disappointment, not to mention absolutely disgusting.

Thank Tim C
New York, New York, United States
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

I called today (11/22/15 at 630pm) to place an order for pick up. I was told to hold on and waited 5 minutes before calling again. When I call back I go from the girl on the phone an annoyed sigh then a what do I want. I said all I want is to order soup to go. No apologies... More 

Thank Vanessa W
Wichita, Kansas
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I visited this restaurant for lunch on a recent business trip. The service was excellent even though I was one of the first customers through the door. The food was hot, delivered in a timely manner, and was very tasty. While the evening menu is I believe over pirced the lunch menu is a great value. I will go again.

Thank SpencerR3
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

Unlike the Red Lobster in Union. This one is great, the wife and I stopped for an early dinner and we were seated quickly and our sever came right over and took our drink order. We ordered our dinner and or soup and salads we out quickly. Our table was cleaned of dishes shortly after finishing. Our dinners were severed... More 

Thank Mike K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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: 635 Route 1 and Gills lane, Iselin, NJ 08830
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Iselin
  • Phone Number: +1 732-636-6230

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?