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Red Lobster

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4502 E Towne Blvd, Madison, WI 53704-3794
+1 608-244-3530
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Dubuque, Iowa
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this location with 2 others and should have known better when we wait at the entrance for 5 minutes before anyone even acknowledged that we walked into the restaurant! Then had another 10-15 minute wait for a table. Ordered the endless shrimp and had to request cocktail sauce for the breaded shrimp. Got a order of parmesan shrimp... More 

Thank Sylvia C
Wausau, United States
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We went here with a group of 6. Most got the endless shrimp, and the waitress was right on top of refills of both drinks and the shrimp. I appreciate that Red Lobster understands Celiac/Gluten Free issues. No complaints from anyone at the table. Well, except that the Sriracha Shrimp was verrrrry hot! Giggles all around as everyone tried it.... More 

Thank Lynette M
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We always eat here as a family since this is the best restaurant in town which serves seafood. The prices are a little too high compare to other seafood restaurants but the serving are big portions and the food taste is above average. Tip: it will be best if you will call to make a table reservation prior to dining... More 

Thank rsoul18
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

The food was good although we had over an hour wait it was worth it me and my husband went because i got a gift card from my sister plus we had a coupon on top of that for 4 dollars of a dinner for two meals we will go back but next time we will call ahead and reserve... More 

Thank Jamie C
Watertown, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

My Wife, Daughter and myself happened to be in Madison for an appointment and wanted to grab some lunch. Truthfully, Red Lobster wasn't our first choice, but the place we chose was closed. Honestly, it was the marketing that got me as I remembered the 'endless shrimp' promotion and it sounded tasty. My Wife loves seafood, so Red Lobster it... More 

Thank sudsguzzler
Pardeeville, Wisconsin, United States
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch on Labor Day. They were not busy so we were seated right away. Our waiter was very friendly and pleasant and took care of all our needs promptly. Our lunches came quickly and were very good. Made for a very nice afternoon.

Thank Russell B
Madison, WI
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Well I have not been to this restaurant chain in years. I'm always skeptical because typically Seafood this far north of the equator is real fishy. We started the lunch with artichoke and lobster and cheese appetizer that came with chips and the fabulous dinner rolls. They brought the 4 of us more rolls. I had the three shrimp special... More 

Thank Trollman
Dodgeville, Wisconsin, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Always great food. Always a wait for a seat. But always worth it. Wish there was one on the West side of Madison

Thank John D
Baraboo, United States
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Food was excellent and plenty of it. If you like crab legs and crab related dishes, then the time to go is Crab Fest. Many options to choose from along with their regular menu.

Thank Troy S
Mechanicsville, Virginia
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Greeted promptly and seated quickly. Server was very attentive and knowledgeable. Food was served with accuracy and timing was great. Water glass was kept full by server. Food was warm and nicely plated.

Thank RMeli

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, 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: 4502 E Towne Blvd, Madison, WI 53704-3794
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-244-3530

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