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Red Lobster

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2950 Plainfield Rd, Joliet, IL 60435-1170
+1 815-439-1339
11:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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2,778 reviews
1,567 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,777 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The first time I walked into a Red Lobster I was greeted by the sight of a large pool of water filled with live lobsters crawling about. Hey, this is Red Lobster. But I've never had a good feeling about eating lobster. Too rich, I have been told. I had lobster once before, at our fraternity dance in college. We... More 

Thank Taylor B
Plainfield, Illinois
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183 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Been a couple years since we last visited here. Went here on a Saturday at 4:30pm. Their was a 15 min. wait, thought their were plenty of open tables. We sat at the bar to wait and ordered a drink. Again, plenty of open spots. Then we over heard employees talking about a "shift change." Well if this is how... More 

Thank Scott K
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 December 2016

It is odd how this chain varies from one town to another. This one is definitely on their game. good service, helpful choices and the meal was great. A family of six sat nearby and was given great service and attention as well.

Thank Daniel K
Plainfield, Illinois
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111 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Red Lob was one of our places to visit on a regular basis. Since we have investigated on the different sources where seafood comes from we have not visited this place. Our experience with the Red was usually good. At times they have been a bit heavy with the sauces & fried fare. But overall it is decent.

Thank Angel E
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114 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We waited over an hour for a table and then when we are taken to our table we see that many tables are available; close to half I would say. The hostesses obviously had no clue on coordinating seating; the results are long waits, and servers not making as much in tips as they could. There were people all over... More 

Thank Irishrover1019
Joliet, Illinois
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97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I have reviewed the Red Lobster location in Joliet before. They are the best seafood place close to us and that has not changed. What changed today was waiting for 10 minutes after we were seated before anyone came over and similar waits once we had ordered and again after I was presented the check before the waitress came by... More 

Thank Kenneth M
Joliet, Illinois
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Great experience very polite and accommodating staff clean environment and good menus to choose from and great service

Thank happyadventure_mom
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 August 2016

My girlfriend and I each both the meal that allows for four choices. We compared each other's choices and decided to share. The shrimp was wonderful!!

Thank William U
New Lenox, Illinois
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313 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We came here for lunch and was greeted by a very nice host who sat us right away. He asked if we had any time constraints, which I thought was very nice to respect our time. The waitress came over right away and got our drinks. She answered our questions regarding some menu choices. There is quite a variety of... More 

Thank Teach3v
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I came with little expectations, boy was I surprised. The portions were large, the flavor was first rate, and the staff was attentive and efficient.

Thank Thom P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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: 2950 Plainfield Rd, Joliet, IL 60435-1170
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
  • Phone Number: +1 815-439-1339

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