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Red Lobster

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170 Wolf Rd, Colonie, NY 12205-5980
+1 518-459-1040
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Albany, New York
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As usual in this chain, very predictable but good for the money. Lobster and shrimp alfredo is great.

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Thank Fritz V
Amsterdam, New York
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to this Red Lobster for many years and the baked potatoes are always perfect! And the salads are always clean. I had Parrot Bay coconut shrimp and was very satisfied. My friend had the Sailors platter and was also satisfied. My grandson had the chicken and French fry kids meal. Not good. The piece of chicken looked... More 

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Thank Elle12010
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81 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I used to come to the red lobsters as a child so was really looking forward to this. I had the shrimps for starter which was really good - service was helpful and friendly. Then I had the signature steamed 1 1/4 Llb Maine Lobster. I chose to dissect it myself - only comment was I had to ask for... More 

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Thank Nick R
Spencertown, New York
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We love the service --always friendly and appropriate -- and you get the notion that the staff is really into doing a good job -- no one is ever phony or saccharin and we've been 6 or more times in the last few months. The food, well -- hard to believe at a chain where every dish should be cookie-cutter... More 

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Thank Simplyshawn
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Stopped in red lobster for lunch, We both ordered the garlic shrimp on a skewer with rice and a green veggie. Iced tea for our drink. The shrimp were small and the rice was very dry.The cheese rolls were warm and very good but I don't think I would order this again.

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Thank David R
Boston, Massachusetts
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I was traveling in the area and stopped at Red Lobster for a seafood dinner. I guess I am spoiled by eating at the shore. The waitstaff was friendly. I appreciated drink refills. The food was just average.

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Thank DarieM
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Ok, we have all dined in a Red Lobster and know what to expect. Tonight the expected changed, sure the food was good, but the bar tender Janielle made the experience exceptional. She was pleasant and listened to my stories with interest. While doing so she did the work of several people. She was nice and very efficient, such a... More 

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Thank TNBrace
Schuylerville, New York
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

My apologies to Red Lobster, and particularly, our server Leslie. I apparently gave my visit a 1, instead of a 5. BAD mistake! I had a splendid dinner with my family, and I do NOT want you to get a bad rap on this one. I went to Red Lobster on Wolf Rd. with my 2 sons, daughter-in-law, youngest son's... More 

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Thank Aaron J
Edinburgh
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79 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The food and service here was, I thought, as good as I have experienced in Red Lobsters across America. We were on vacation from Scotland and thoroughly enjoyed what we had and the service which was provided

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Thank Malcolm-scot
Albany, NY
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175 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Last night, after a horrendous visit to the Olive Garden located next door, we dined here for dinner. We have been here before. But it was so refreshing and appreciated to have friendly and professional staff greet us and serve us. There appeared to be plenty of staff working. Our waitress was Kathleen and she was excellent. Even though it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Wolf Rd, Colonie, NY 12205-5980
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Colonie
  • Phone Number: +1 518-459-1040

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