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Red Lobster

Certificate of Excellence
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1450 E 82nd Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410
+1 219-769-0500
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Kouts, Indiana
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We have learned that during endless shrimp, avoid this location a) on the weekends and b) during dinner. We arrived on a Wednesday around 8pm. The dinner rush was ending and there was no wait. We were sitting and after waiting 10 minutes our server finally greeted us with the following "if you are doing the endless shrimp, you can't... More 

Thank Meaganab
Merrillville, Indiana
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I was very disappointed about the visit here, I love coming when the all u eat shrimp special is on, however the minute we ordered the server instantly informed us that there we no take home, options. Total damper on the visit, I believe it was a pre judgement , SMH, and then when we were done she ask did... More 

Thank aundriana
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

You can't beat the coast for good seafood but in the Midwest Red Lobster will do. We both had the endless shrimp special. All the choices are very good. And who doesn't love the biscuits. Restaurant is clean, hostess and waiter were Pete and friendly.

Thank Richard B
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136 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I must say the best part of our experience was the service and smile!! We had a exceptional waitress Katie. Wow! Fun, kind and entertaining she did a standup job! Food, way way too salty! My shrimp tasted odd. Asparagus was good. Brussel sprouts over salted and under cooked. Drinks excellent. The rolls were as always, very good. Years ago... More 

Thank cher h
Crown Point, Indiana
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121 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

It definitely seems the quality of the food served at our Red Lobster has declined particularly in regard to lobster. The service is still exemplary, and the cleanliness and appearance are still top notch. However the lobster is stated to be Maine lobster but surely tastes like warm water lobster. That is one of our favorite meals for a night... More 

Thank Sparkie0491
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

This place was average when it comes to service. The thing to complain about most is the hair in the food. We sent back three things because they were undercooked or either had hair in it.

Thank Kiersten S
Kouts, Indiana
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92 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

Didn't expect much, as the last time I ate here several years ago, it was just OK. Wow! How things have changed! All 4 of us had really great food, perfect drinks from the bar & the server was terrific! If you haven't been here lately, give it another look, I'm glad I did & we will return!!

Thank Babes3020
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Have been to Red Lobster many times. We always go back. Love the food and I don't cook fish at home.

Thank bronxgirl2016
Valparaiso, Indiana
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197 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

The best thing about a chain restaurant is that you pretty much know what to expect when you walk in and this Red Lobster is no different. My wife and I ate here on Christmas Eve and the food was certainly acceptable. The service was a little bit lacking with some mix up on delivering to the table what was... More 

Thank Kent F F
Merrillville, Indiana
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

they honor expired coupons which will save a little bit of money-best time to go is for lunch because they have reasonably priced specials-if ordering a soda ask for one to go because there is no extra charge-ask for extra biscuits and then ask for a bag to take them home-a good snack at home with a salad

Thank ANNETTE678

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
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: 1450 E 82nd Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Merrillville
  • Phone Number: +1 219-769-0500

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