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Red Lobster

5 Times Sq, New York City, NY 10036-6527
+1 212-730-6706
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster” (238 reviews)
“cheese biscuits” (16 reviews)
“prawns” (30 reviews)
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All hours
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Times Sq, New York City, NY 10036-6527
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have eaten many times in Red Lobsters across America, so was pleased to see this one on Times Square. However it was much more expensive than it's country counterparts and wasn't as welcoming or as much fun. The seafood is always good, but this...More

Thank Suetoyou
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited here without booking and were lucky to be seated on the 2nd floor. Fantastic service, food to die for and the whole ambience superb. Great family meal and would highly recommend to all visiting New York.

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very tasty and nice looking dishes. They serve big portions, so be cautious when eating the bread while waiting for your meal ;-)

Thank SwissTraveller1979
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went here with friends for last night in New York and to have something we can’t readily have in England. Was seated after a wait of 20 minutes but we knew this could happen as didn’t prebook . Once seated a very friendly waiter quickly...More

Thank Tomskiatkins
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a reservation for 6:30. We asked, twice, if there was time to order lobster and still make the show (at 8pm). Our waitress said sure, no problem. Even so, we made sure to order quickly. (nothing fancy, no special orders). When our main...More

Thank theodorek112
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the lobster it was fresh and tasted great. The staff were helpful and friendly. The portion sizes are generous and ended up taking some home for lunch the next day.

Thank Globetrotter2k11
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a solo dinner at this restaurant recently, the sitting was done efficiently and the service was on point. I vene manged to get a power point where I could charge my phone. The food was fresh and it came on time. I would...More

1  Thank Kafula M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very good. It was hot and there was plenty. Our server (Sariena) checked on us often. We enjoyed our meal.

1  Thank Harry W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I appreciate red lobster is a chain restaurant but I have had better experience at others from the same chain. The waitress was lovely enough but then when we finished our meals waiting to order desert she seemed to disappear for a rather long time....More

1  Thank Natasha B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nicer facility than some of the other Red Lobster restaurants where I have eaten. The wait staff were extremely helpful and polite and the food was delicious.

1  Thank Larry C
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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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16 September 2017|
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Response from Joyce M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I have no idea but I think you can make a special request or check with the restaurant directly when you are there. They only take reservations for people who walk in.
23 August 2017|
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Response from NURIA R | Reviewed this property |
Yes. In the Times Square establishment there is a separate entrance around the corner from the restaurant one where you can order your take out.
Wissam W
26 March 2017|
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Response from NDavis_11 | Reviewed this property |
No, it is a regular Red Lobster. There is no buffet.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Times Sq, New York City, NY 10036-6527
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-730-6706
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