Headquartered in Orlando Florida, Red Lobster is an American chain of restaurants with a casual dining setup. With more than 705 locations in over ten countries, the restaurant is running successfully worldwide. The restaurant is currently owned and run by Golden Gate Capital since 2014; later they changed the headquarters to Orlando in March 2015.
People across United States, Mexico, New Zealand, Japan, Canada, UAE, Malaysia, Qatar, Brazil and Saudi Arabia love the food that is on the eatery’s menu. Lobster, fish, shrimp, mollusks and crab are the specialty seafood dishes available on their menu’s list. They also specialize in Caesar salads, pasta, steaks, chicken and desserts.
Two entrepreneurs Bill Darden and Charley Woodsby founded Red Lobster with its first restaurant in Lakeland, Florida on March 22, 1968. Later in 1970, General Mills acquired the company from the duos. The eatery’s original billing was under “Harbor for Seafood Lovers.” The company’s expansion was witnessed with several locations being opened across the southeast United States.
Bill Darden aged 75 years passed away on March 29, 1994 due to prolonged illness and since then the chain became and remains a part of the Golden Gate Capital. The food chain also debuted an all-new brand “Bar Harbor”. The prototype of this eatery was inspired by the coastal ambience of New England including warm-toned fabrics, nautical décor, dark wooden panel and artwork.
Red Lobster offers everything from part portions to full meals including seaside starters; appetizers; soups; salads; combination dishes with sides, fish; lunch meals; lighthouse specials and desserts. The appetizers and seaside starters cost around $9.99, while the salads and soups are priced at around $6.79. You can add up a side dish for $3.99 additional.
The classic combinations of shrimps are priced for around 19.99 and for fish it would cost around $15.49. The lunch specials cost approximately $7.99 and a customized lunch would cost around $10.49. Adding a salad would just be $2.49 additional with the lunch. Selection of chicken, steaks or lobster dishes is priced between $12.99 and $33.49. The desserts are priced for $6.49 approximately.
Red Lobster offers a variety of low calorie food items at highly affordable prices; this is a great attraction for all the health conscious people. Being red lobster items very nutritious and healthy, it is amongst the most preferred low-calorie diet item for customers in the restaurant. Overall, the restaurant’s menu is designed to deliver superior quality, healthy food.
The eatery also provides catering services for various special occasions including family parties and professional events. Signature dishes here include wood-grilled and Maine Maine lobster; salmon; wood-grilled tacos; Parmesan crusted fresh tilapia and classic Caesar salad, again everything priced at affordable rates so that anyone who stops by can taste their deliciously cooked artwork.
When taking kids along, you need not worry; the food house has variant dishes for their young customers. The meals are priced at $5.50 approximately; salads may be added for only $0.99 in every kid’s meal. Tempting coolers, smoothies, sundaes, slushes and lemonades are also available for the kids to enjoy.
If you are planning a romantic hour with your partner with something mouth-watering and sweet, you may also select from their list of desserts that includes warm chocolate chip lava cookie; carrot cake; key lime pie; New York style cheesecake with strawberry toppings; warm apple croustade and chocolate lava. You will definitely not want to miss out trying food at this restaurant.