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Red Lobster

$$ - $$$
American, Seafood, Canadian
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1595 Merivale Road, Ottawa, Ontario K2G3J4, Canada
+1 613-727-0035
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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848 reviews
349 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for lunch and their lunch menu was very good. They will give you bread/buns with your meal so order accordingly, they are so good. I had the fish and chips, great quality but a little light on the fish. Do not bother with the coffee, it has either been burned or sat on a hotplate too long.

Thank ericon991
Istanbul, Turkey
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Red lobster in Ottawa is one of the good place for the seafood. Everything is always fresh and well cooked. All the waiters was kind and service is very quick.

Thank Can63
Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have tried twice to get into this restaurant. First time we were at prime time so understandable but waiting would interfere with other plans so second time tried to reserve but no reservations unless big group. We live 3 h away but would love to have dinner there. Driving 3 h to wait an hour to get a table is... More 

Thank Marilyn L
Ottawa, Canada
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268 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My wife wanted to go out and she wanted seafood, so we took a chance and came to this location. We were very pleasantly surprised by both the food and the service! It was a Wednesday night; probably around 5:30, and we were seated immediately. Our server was very pleasant and helpful. My wife ordered the snow crab legs; they... More 

Thank VACanuck
Kemptville, Canada
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Late supper with my wife. Shrimp fest was the special at the time. The service was very good and the food was excellent. Restaurant was busy but that did not seem to slow them down. Was very satisfied

Thank Dwain T
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I went to this red lobster restaurant with other five friends. The salt level in each dish is too much and no other flavor but salty! We keep drinking water when we were eating and even after when we went back home. Anyway, the taste is bad and very unhealthy dining experience. Will never never go back again...

Thank ren t
Kingston, Canada
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Rotten lettuce leaves in salad, Gritty scallops and lower quality service will be enough to have repeated clientele back at this Red Lobster. Although the restaurant was only 30% of it's capacity (approximately 7.40pm on OCT 14), it took almost 1/2 hour for the table. Waiters didn't show up for refill/offered condiments.

Thank sianjag
Ottawa, Canada
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124 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We started with the Stuffed Mushroom Appetizer and it ended up being the best part of the meal. It is served very hot and very cheesy with bits of shrimp stuffed into about six mushrooms. I would order it at each visit. We also had the Fish and Chips special,and a blackened salmon dish as well as a Grilled Trout.... More 

Thank traveler536
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130 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

My parents wanted Fish & Chips for dinner so they asked to be brought to the Red Lobster. All 3 of us ordered fish & chips. The service was pleasant and we all enjoyed our food. I was impressed that the dish wasn't overloaded wth batter, only a very light covering on the fish. Severed with warm biscuits and a... More 

Thank Jane_Randy
B.C. Canada
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212 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Only desperation had us stop at Red Lobster for a very late dinner. We had arrived at the Ottawa airport at dusk. Buy the time we got our bag, a car rental from Alamo, & drove to our condo it was getting dark. We decided that we better just drop our stuff & head out to get something to eat.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, 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: 1595 Merivale Road, Ottawa, Ontario K2G3J4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-727-0035

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