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359 S Illinois Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-6741
+1 865-481-3330
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Crossville, Tennessee
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Molly was our server and she was fantastic! We both started started out with a Pina Colada. It had the right amount of blended coconut, pineapple juice and coconut rum. (Sorry forgot to get a picture of it lol) We ordered the calamari. For some reason Red Lobster started adding vegetables with the calamari. We asked to leave that off.... More 

Thank Longleggedlovely1
Harriman, Tennessee
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

My husband took me there a couple nights ago and I must say it was clean, great service and good food. The biscuits are great and warm and I enjoyed the garlic shrimp platter with rice and broccoli.

Thank 920Trish
Knoxville, Tennessee
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541 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

I like Red Lobster in general, but the Oak Ridge location seems to be a cut above in terms of cleanliness, which is apparent when you walk in the door. The folks who work there are so nice and accommodating as well.

Thank heyjudithz
Lenoir City, Tennessee
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311 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Hey it's a chain and its seafood in the middle of the USA but it's pretty good. The mussels with garlic and wine sauce are very good. The ultimate feast is good. Order the lobster tail wood fire for extra flavor. Top it off with a draft beer and happy times are here.

Thank Bones83
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Just visited there this past Tuesday. We went for the all you can eat shrimp. Shrimp was good, when we could get some delivered to our table. They were not that busy and each time we ordered it would take at least 15-20 minutes for the food to get to our table. Guess that way people get tired of waiting... More 

Thank rjalcorn
Georgetown, Kentucky
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Went to Oak Ridge with husband and daughter. Long day at work. 3 hours on the road and then another doing stuff in Oak Ridge. It was getting late and we were starving. Red Lobster was close to hotel. Only 20 minute wait for a Friday night. Waitress was so personable. Food came out quick and was excellent.

Thank JenandAlex123
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I go every month.food is always good.except the clams.I have to get something else.an they charge extra.but I have so mush food left.ihave to get abox.an we love them cheese biscuits. I do believe their food is overpriced. But is Good.

Thank David H
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Our family enjoys Red Lobster after church on Sunday now and then. Even as busy as they are we never have to wait long for a table. Fresh salads, awesome biscuits, and well prepared seafood. Diverse menu that includes steak or chicken entrees. Pleasant family atmosphere. The coconut shrimp is my favorite. The option of 'creating your own seafood platter'... More 

Thank Joy R
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I took the family out for some seafood here and I have to say that it was the second worst fish and chips I ever had. I grew up in New England, lived in Australia for four years and travelled to England, so I know good fish and chips when I have it, or in this case, when I don't.... More 

Thank Ted B
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

We try to take family out for there birthday's when possible. This is a favorite place for sea food.

1 Thank Donald H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 359 S Illinois Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-6741
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Oak Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 865-481-3330

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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?