Traceable. Sustainable. Responsible.

These are more than just words on our menu – it’s our promise that all of the seafood we serve is sourced with standards. Because, as one of the world’s largest seafood purchasers, we believe it’s our responsibility to protect and preserve our oceans and marine life for generations to come.


Doing things the right way since 1968.

Red Lobster has been committed to seafood sustainability since we first opened our doors in 1968. As a founding member of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), now Global Seafood Assurances (GSA), in 1997, we helped establish guidelines for best practices and aquaculture certifications. We’re also proud to have spent decades building personal relationships with suppliers who share our values.

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Seafood With Standards

Sourcing our seafood responsibly takes a lot of hard work – but it’s the only way to do what’s best for our guests and the oceans.


Learn more about the different types of seafood we serve.

Sourcing information is updated quarterly to reflect seasonality and supply availability as well as current menu items. Last Updated 7/12/21.


Lobster is what we do, and we do it with pride. Whether it’s Maine, Norway, Rock or Langostino, our lobster is always wild-caught by fishermen, many of whom have provided us with lobster for generations.


Every crab we serve is wild-caught. We serve Snow Crab year-round. We only work with suppliers who strictly adhere to crab harvesting seasons and follow catch quotas to help maintain healthy crab populations.


All our farm-raised shrimp is Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certified by Global Seafood Assurances (GSA), which helps ensure safe and ethical sourcing and abundant supply for future generations.


You’ll find a great selection of fish on our menu, including Salmon, Rainbow Trout and Cod.

Traceable, Sustainable, Responsible Sourcing

Wild-Caught + Farm-Raised Seafood

How We Got Here

Our journey to becoming one of America’s most beloved restaurants.

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