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Red Lobster

) #525 of 800 Restaurants in Buffalo $$ - $$$ Seafood
1000 McKinley Mall, Buffalo, NY 14219-2694
+1 716-823-2901
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good46%
  • Average30%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“fried shrimp” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
“salads” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
1000 McKinley Mall, Buffalo, NY 14219-2694
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

i purchased $150.00 in gift cards for christmas. one of the cards was not activated. when i learned of this, i returned to the restaurant to have it activated, and was told i had not even purchased it. finally, after some investigation, i learned that...More

1  Thank diggim1
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Red lobster restaurants have their days. If you visit on your lucky day, you'd have great food. On other occasions, may be not so much. Crab legs and lobster are good choices. Kids love their biscuits.

Thank Aslan A
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I love lobster but a friend does not. However, there is a4-Course Feast special for $16.99 that is very good for those who don't like seafood and a great deal. Service is friendly. It's one of my favorite chain restaurants.

Thank MauiWowe
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The table next to us ordered steamed crab legs. All looked great until they pulled a soiled utility glove out from under the food. Totally GROSS. Looked like a glove they would use when cleaning toilets. The young manager came out giggled, apologized and gave...More

1  Thank Jonmun
Reviewed 2 November 2016

My husband and I always have a pleasant dining experience at the Red Lobster. My go to dish is Walt's favorite fried shrimp and it never disappoints. I am not a fan of petite sized shrimp. My husband usually orders the broiled flounder and he's...More

Thank chris45ny
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I visited here last evening. I called ahead in the afternoon to get on their call ahead list to expedite seating. I missed my arrival time by over 30 minutes, but they still seated us right away. Little did I know that it was restaurant...More

Thank SteveFromBuffalo
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This is a nice place to go where you know there will be consistency in your meal. We eat there about every couple of months. It is my Mother-in-laws favorite. I had my usual Admirals Feast and was stuffed. Of course we had Mussels which...More

Thank OldFart565
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here many times but noticed a significant bump in prices and new "up charges" with meals. They might be driving loyal customers away. Food is typically good but never fabulous

1  Thank Jonmun
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Always enjoyed the Four Course Meal with my family. However, they recently changed their rules on when they offer the meal and we were very disappointed as they no longer offered it on Fridays (which is our weekly night out). Unfortunately, this will stop us...More

Thank M7718PPdeborahs
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Red Lobster offers really tasty seafood at reasonable prices - no where else you can go in WNY and get lobster, shrimp scampi, crab legs, fried shrimp, plus 2 sides, salad, and biscuits for 2 people for $70. Usually this location is consistent with food...More

Thank nmercer75
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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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: 1000 McKinley Mall, Buffalo, NY 14219-2694
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-823-2901