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Red Lobster

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4353 Franklin St, Michigan City, IN 46360-7806
+1 219-879-1328
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely the worst meal we've ever had at Red Lobster. The steak and also the lobster was tough. The steak tasted like it had tenderizer on it which didn't work. The broccoli was cold and barely cooked. Mashed garlic potatoes were dried out as tho they had been sitting in a pot for too long. Our server was very nice... More 

Thank Susieq2137
Westville, Indiana
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46 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Hubby and I had a date night and chose Red Lobster. We both had a shrimp special. The taste was very good however the portion was very small. My shrimp were served on a bed of rice, no lie, I bet I had 2 tablespoons of rice. My Caesar salad was excellent. I did not eat the biscuits, my hubby... More 

Thank 2peaches_10
La Porte, Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Everything about our recent visit was substandard. We were a party of 11...six adults and 5 kids...and almost everyone had one issue or another. Gone are the days when Darden Enterprises (Olive Garden, etc) owed the restaurant, and the quality has sure slipped. The Caesar Salad used to be WONDERFUL, and something I looked forward to...but now its very different...all... More 

Thank GardenGal6
Holland, Michigan
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57 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We usually stop here after our train ride from Chicago, before driving back to Holland. We always look forward to a great seafood meal here and we were not dissapointed this time, either. Three of us had the 4 course meal with coconut shrimp as the entree. The salad, clam chowder, biscuits, rice pilaf and brownie ala mode were great.... More 

Thank larry l
By the lake in Indiana
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157 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Atmosphere was ok - service was good, waitress was friendly and accommodating. Food just ok - lobster bisque rather tasteless, and appetizer for dinner (lobster pizza) was just ok too - I don't understand all the hype but I know people love it. Drink seriously didn't have any alcohol in it. I am sensitive to that, and didn't feel a... More 

Thank Antiquelover2
Lafayette, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

While meandering by car in the upper Midwest last month we found ourselves in a place we'd never heard of before: Michigan City. Tiring of the standard fast food and/or low budget offerings we asked our GPS to tell us the names of the restaurants in town. When we saw Red Lobster we headed for it immediately. This Red Lobster,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I don't know if they were short handed, but when you walk in after a 30 minute wait outside & you walk past 5 empty tables, it's a little annoying. Service was decent and the food was hot & delicious. Margarita was frothy and weak, not frozen & fruity. Of course I'll go back.

Thank Teverly
Crown Point, Indiana
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Declining restaurant always loved red lobster but just like all the chains gets worse over time. Probably won't go back

Thank Tiger1212
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

If fish is a favourite for you then this is the place to eat at. They have Maine lobsters, crabs, shrimp, salmon, tilapia..... to choose from. The cheddar bay biscuits served with the drinks are too delicious. A good option for two persons is to share the four course dinner meal - a choice of soup, salad, mains and dessert.... More 

Thank jolly370
Michigan City, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have been to many Red Lobsters around the country and I think this one is great! The servers are always attentive and it is food upon which you can depend.

Thank SuzettePea

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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: 4353 Franklin St, Michigan City, IN 46360-7806
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Michigan City
  • Phone Number: +1 219-879-1328

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