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Red Lobster

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2685 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-6342
+1 760-433-5623
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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167 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

great selection of seafood. love the shrimp. my wife isn't a seafood lover fortunately they have other selections

Thank edheffner46
Valley Center, California
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85 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

For our anniversary, my husband and I went to the Red Lobster because I had been craving lobster for a long time being from the East Coast, where Maine lobster hails from. I selected two lobster tails, one with shrimp topping and one stuffed with seafood. Although the one topped with shrimp was good, the other one was not. You... More 

Thank TerriPerri
San Marcos, California
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299 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

My friends and I went to this restaurant for lunch and we all were impressed not only by the quality of the food but the service was excellent. I had a very large fish sandwich with french fries, a couple of them had the soup and salad. We all thoroughly enjoyed everything.

Thank ntflady
Hamilton, ONtario
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We had great service and found this to be an excellent Red Lobster. Accommodations were kindly and unnecessarily made to the bill for a server error. As tourists passing through, we were very happy.

Thank Ontario78
San Diego, California
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137 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The only reason that I go to Red Lobster is for the lobster. It is less expensive here than anywhere else. The cheese biscuits are good also, but fattening. They also have other good fish and crab meals, but one must choose carefully in order to keep the calorie count down.

Thank NickiG555
Oceanside, California
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159 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here a few days ago. Arrived about 2:00 PM and were seated right away. The lunch crowd had left & the dinner crowd had not arrived yet. We ordered the special shrimp tacos & they were excellent. Also one order of fried clam strips & fried shrimp with baked potato, all very, very good. Of course we also... More 

Thank Rocky R
Oceanside, California
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82 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We went there on a Sunday evening the restaurant was somewhat busy. They seated us within 15 minutes. The waitress was quick to take the orders, I ordered the grilled shrimp taco dinner. I asked if anything was spicy due to my ulcer I can not have any spicy food. I was reassured nothing was spicy except the sauce which... More 

Thank Estacee
Chino Hills, California
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106 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Great place in Oceanside. I have been going there for at least 25 years now. Great seafood plates, a bit on the expensive side but fully loaded. Good, smiley and efficient service.

Thank f_jolles
Bucharest, Romania
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75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Was here for a dinner with some friends. Service was good and fast even if the place was full. The waiting time is reasonable. Price are a little bit spicy but... for once a week...it works. Also the food it is tasty.

Thank Alexandru C
Grand Junction, Colorado
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168 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

This restaurant was very busy at 4:30 on a Saturday afternoon. We were seated after a short wait. Food was ordered and delivered reasonably fast and as ordered. With so many seafood places in the area to choose from, we were surprised that the place was so busy. Try to get a coupon for $4 off, as they are plentiful.

Thank Len L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, 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: 2685 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-6342
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-433-5623

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