Our Story - Red Lobster - The Freshest Fish and Thinking

Our History

We know the secret to great seafood is quality and freshness

That’s why we’ve insisted on the finest seafood the sea has to offer since we opened our first restaurant in 1968. Since then, lots of things have changed. But one thing hasn’t – our relentless pursuit of quality and, above all, freshness

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Fresh is in our Food

Today's Fresh FishEach day, you’ll find an updated selection of fresh fish on our Today’s Fresh Fish menu, not to mention live Maine lobster, freshly baked Cheddar Bay Biscuits™, crisp salads and a host of fresh seafood recipes waiting to be explored.

Fresh is in our dedication

We hold ourselves to the highest standards for service, quality and a welcoming atmosphere. And we’re focused on doing what’s right – for our employees, in our communities and in the world.

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Fresh is in our Knowledge

No one knows seafood better than we do. As global seafood buyers, we have employees stationed throughout the world who inspect our seafood the moment it comes out of the water. They ensure it meets standards that are second to none.Shrimp Pasta Then, the renowned chefs at our culinary center deliver the fresh expertise that turns it all into something truly special.

Fresh is in our commitment
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You deserve the freshest food and thinking. So every time you visit one of our seafood restaurants or our online seafood store, you’ll find an uncommon commitment to deliver the best of the sea with fresh energy and fresh ideas that we hope will make you want to come back again and again.