Red Lobster – Hwy 192, Orlando

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Dining Date: 14th August, 2011

After a morning in the pool, we headed to Red Lobster on Highway 192 (W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Way) for lunch.

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We got there for about 12ish and it was quiet. I guess us Brits eat lunch early!

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Shown our table and then introduced to our waiter we began another long perusal of the gigantic menu(s) – the regular one, one with specials, another with fish dishes, and the kids menu for Liam.

Red Lobster, Orlando, Florida

Since we seem to be having one meal a day with a snack thrown in at some point, we went full out and ordered an appetiser each.

Liam had the onion rings ($4.99) which were crispy and he finished the whole bowl!

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I chose the calamari ($8.99) which also came with deep fried broccoli (which tasted like the seaweed you get in Chinese restaurants) and red pepper. A HUGE portion and I certainly couldn’t finish it without the help of Steve.

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Steve opted for the clam chowder ($4.25), which was nice, but reminded us of the taste of boil in the bag cod with parsley sauce!!

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We also received the most delicious herby bread rolls – maybe even corn bread, I can’t remember now. Very moreish!

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My son decided he wanted to try lobster, and there was a lobster tail on the kids menu which he had. ($8.99) I was most surprised when he ate the whole thing, including the rice which had bits in (herbs etc) and his broccoli (which he loves any way).

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I too fancied lobster and went for the Seaport Lobster and Shrimp ($22.50) which was on one of their specials menu. A lobster tail, shrimp on a skewer and some more shrimp in butter with fries and a salad on the side. All very yummy!

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Steve eventually decided to have the Crab and Seafood Bake ($19.99) which had a ton of crab legs, potatoes and corn on the cob. A tutorial from our waiter to show Steve how to crack open the crab legs and he was well away!

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We ended up sharing a couple of puds – a chocolate cookie cake with ice-cream ($6.25) and an apple crumble a la mode ($5.75). Both delish!

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We all enjoyed our meal in Red Lobster and would happily go again. Food was hot and tasty and our waiter very friendly and attentive.

Our total bill came to $97.42. Three courses (almost) each with drinks at $30ish a head for seafood is pretty good I think.

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