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Red Lobster1890 E Madison Ave

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1890 E Madison Ave, Mankato, MN 56001-5497
+1 507-386-7007
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We have good friends who love this place, and frankly, when we treated them to the Mankato Red Lobster recently, we had a good time. That said, while the service is great and enthusiastic — mostly coming from the abundant college students in the community — the food varies widely, from very pleasant to "meh". The positive is obvious to... More 

Thank Leigh P
Mayer, mn.
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Went on a busy Friday night but only had to wait 20 minutes. The service was very good. We all had the endless shrimp which the waitress let us try some that were not on the list. She was very knowledgeable and explain what each was.

Thank mitzymay
Cape Canaveral, Florida
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111 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

15 of our family recently met here for lunch. I hadn't called ahead for reservations (which we will do next time), but the staff and management was so great to accommodate our group. We stayed several hours and we never felt pressured to leave and were treated so graciously. Our wait-staff was great at service, continually offering beverages. And of... More 

Thank Linda S
Salina, Kansas
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364 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I usually don't like Red Lobsters. They are overpriced, the food is just okay, and the wait staff are extremely boring (going through the motions) and "plastic." I was pleasantly surprised here. Me waiter and the other wait staff I observed were genuinely nice and helpful to their customers. They were attentive, not pushy, and earned the nice tip that... More 

Thank Kevin P
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Went there today for a B-day lunch. The service was excellent. Everything we ordered was cooked perfect. Shrimp, Salmon, Lobster tail, fish Tacos and my wife said the chicken was really good. It was a great experience at this chain. I would go back again for sure. We left full and happy.

Thank Troy R
Edina, Minnesota
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146 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I rarely go to chain restaurants. This one was within walking distance from our hotel and given the late hour we thought we would just go here for a bite to eat. As far as we could tell we were one of the only three parties in the place. We ordered the calamari for an appetizer and... More 

Thank MinnGirl2010
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Members of Redlobster club. Tried unsuccessfully to print coupon at nearby Baymont no Wi-Fi,..so we're accommodated with the triple free appetizers which were just two, which we'd been told they were out of the expensive one!

Thank Wardsworks
North Mankato, Minnesota
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

A nice choice for a Sunday meal. Five of us had steak, seafood platters, lobster bisque, and pasta with a variety of seafood. Everyone was well satisfied. The biscuits are always a hit, and there was a new Caprese Salad to try at extra cost. There won't be any surprises,but sometimes that's kind of nice.

Thank unclerandytia
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88 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This location is at the front of the lot of Baymont Inn hotel. It was, of course crowded on a Friday night, so I ate in the bar. Kuddos to the bar crew, they were fast and friendly. The Salmon New Orleans was, fantastic and the Key Lime pie was perfectly tart. My only complaint is the beer selection but... More 

Thank CrusinCrew
Madison Lake, Minnesota
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Fast service, great crew that works to make your experience the best that you can expect, and those biscuits you just cant resist

Thank eat56001

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Romantic, 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: 1890 E Madison Ave, Mankato, MN 56001-5497
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Mankato
  • Phone Number: +1 507-386-7007

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