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Red Lobster

2691 N US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49684-4524
+1 231-933-8741
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (11 reviews)
“shrimp” (9 reviews)
“lobster fest” (2 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
2691 N US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49684-4524
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit was basically company direction. No special service or happy waiter/waitress just kind of went through the motions of waiting on a custormer

Thank foxygranny2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of all the places one can go for seafood in Traverse City on the shoreline of Lake Michigan, who would guess the chain Red Lobster restaurant on Highway 37 was ranked #1 by the local Traverse City Record Eagle newspaper readers? And this was done...More

Thank LionelTrainMan
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Portions are large and food is good. Many sides fill you up quickly; had to take half my meal home for later.

Thank R B
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We came in Saturday night while camping at Timber Ridge. They don’t take reservations but didn’t have a problem getting in with a party of 12 which was nice. We had 2 servers both of which were helpful and friendly. Food was hot and tasted...More

Thank Erica G
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

The service was weird, but the food was very good. We were craving those biscuits so we went in. We had more food than we planned and it was all good.

Thank sightingsarah
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Went with friends for a shopping trip and agreed to go to Big Red for lunch. All 4 of us had the lobster Mac n Cheese and it was delicious. I loved our waitress. She got the manager to sell me a glass I needed...More

Thank Beegetravel
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Lunch time... great waitress! Had gift cards from Christmas..do not live in the area.. Husband had Fish and chips..he enjoyed that, I had a make your own lunch combo, was with shrimp and sides,good. Had appetizer of shrimp and lobster, but not equal portions for...More

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We had an awesome dinner! I was very pleased and my husband thoroughly enjoyed his Ultimate Feast. We will return when we visit Traverse City again.

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We stopped for the Lobster Fest. We both ordered the lobster and shrimp combo. We got shrimp scampi, grilled shrimp and lobster. Everything was excellent. Warm, well presented. It included rice and green beans with mushrooms. Both were very good. I added the vanilla bean...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 30 December 2017

I never leave reviews but this was possibly one of the worst meals I’ve ever had. My daughter and I were celebrating my birthday. She ordered fish and chips and I ordered the snapper sandwich (both with fries). The food looked horrible.Burnt fish and crazy...More

Thank Michelle R
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Questions & Answers
Larraine B
23 November 2015|
Response from Razorback-n-Michigan | Reviewed this property |
Red Lobster does NOT offer a senior citizens discount. You can call them to see if they have changed their policies at 1800 red lobster. Good luck.
Janice H
16 May 2015|
Response from Doc3100 | Reviewed this property |
Janice, when you arrive at the first stop light in Acme (just beyond the Grand Traverse Resort), begin to move to the left lane as you want to be in the left lane as you go through the second light (US 31 and Bunker Hill... More
Brenda A
23 April 2015|
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Response from ruthkillian |
Jefferson City, MO no discount for AARP, AAA or seniors.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2691 N US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49684-4524
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-933-8741
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