Starting today, Wednesday, October 10, 2018, these three shrimp flavors are available on request (you won’t find them on menus):
- Parmesan Shrimp Scampi: A twist on the popular Garlic Shrimp Scampi, featuring a crispy Parmesan-crumb topping.
- Popcorn Shrimp: Bite sized shrimp, hand-breaded and fried to a golden brown and served with Red Lobster’s signature cocktail sauce.
- Garlic-Grilled Shrimp Skewers: Garlic shrimp, grilled with a garlic butter sauce and served on a skewer.
The first new addition, Parmesan Shrimp Scampi, will appear on menus starting October 22 but Popcorn Shrimp and Garlic-Grilled Shrimp will remain as “secret menu” items available only on request. All three additions are available on request starting October 10, Red Lobster said.
Return of Endless Shrimp
Endless Shrimp, Red Lobster’s most popular annual promotion, began on September 3 and is expected to end in mid-November.
With Endless Shrimp, get all the shrimp you can eat, plus salad and Cheddar Bay Biscuits, for about $18, same as last year.
This year during Endless Shrimp, Red Lobster is offering five flavors and preparations of shrimp to choose from, including two new shrimp options – Crunchy Fiesta Shrimp and Sesame-Ginger Grilled Shrimp. Prices vary by location but a typical price is $17.99, the same as last year’s promotion.
Posted by Red Lobster on Monday, September 3, 2018
During the event, guests can pick two of their favorite shrimp preparations to start, and then, when they’re ready, they can order additional shrimp preparations one at a time. The 2018 Endless Shrimp lineup includes:
- NEW! Crunchy Fiesta Shrimp: Crispy tortilla-crusted shrimp, topped with a three-cheese sauce and fresh, house-made pico de gallo
- NEW! Sesame-Ginger Grilled Shrimp: Grilled shrimp, drizzled with a sweet and savory soy-ginger sauce and topped with a sesame seasoning
- Shrimp Linguini Alfredo: Tender shrimp in Red Lobster’s famous creamy garlic Parmesan sauce, served over linguini
- Garlic Shrimp Scampi: Hand-crafted garlic shrimp scampi, oven-broiled in a garlic butter sauce
- Hand-Breaded Shrimp: Hand-breaded shrimp fried to a golden brown and served with Red Lobster’s signature cocktail sauce.
You can find the Endless Shrimp menu at: https://www.redlobster.com/menu/specials/now-serving. You can also find the deal announcement on Facebook.
According to Red Lobster, Endless Shrimp is the number one guest-requested promotion. Guests can enjoy as much shrimp as they like, any way they like, from the Endless Shrimp menu and can even mix-and-match different preparations. The offer comes with a fresh salad and unlimited Cheddar Bay Biscuits®.
“Our guests love shrimp, and they especially love Endless Shrimp because of all the different flavors and preparations they can try,” said Chef Dustin Hilinski, Executive Chef and Director of Culinary at Red Lobster. “This year’s Endless Shrimp line-up is exciting and craveable because it puts Red Lobster’s unique seafood twist on classic dishes, like nachos and Asian flavors.
Red Lobster is also offering a featured cocktail to complement guests’ meals. The new Tiki Passion Punch features Sailor Jerry spiced rum, mango, passion fruit and pineapple juices mixed with Sprite.
Endless Shrimp at Outback
Outback Steakhouse also has an endless shrimp special for Fall.
Outback’s Steak and Unlimited Shrimp, which also started in September, gets you a 6 oz. Outback Sirloin and all the shrimp you can eat for $15.99. For more details see our story, Unlimited Shrimp at Outback.
Red Lobster Rewards Coupons
Sign up for the Red Lobster email club and receive a coupon for a free appetizer or dessert with the purchase of two adult entrees.
Also get a coupon for a free appetizer or dessert when you sign up for Red Lobster text messages. Text JOIN to 67766 to get your coupon. For more details visit Red Lobster Text Message Special.
To earn points and redeem tasty rewards or place a to-go order, sign up for Red Lobster’s app-based loyalty program, My Red Lobster Rewards℠. The free app is available for iOS and Android. To view the complete Red Lobster menu, find a restaurant location or to join the Fresh Catch News, visit Red Lobster’s website.
About Red Lobster (from Wikipedia)
Red Lobster was founded in 1968 by entrepreneur Bill Darden and Charley Woodsby. Originally billed as a “Harbor for Seafood Lovers”, the original restaurant in Lakeland, Florida was followed by several others throughout the Southeast. General Mills acquired Red Lobster in 1970 as a five-unit restaurant company. The chain expanded rapidly in the 1980s.
In 1995, Red Lobster (along with Olive Garden and other sister chains) became part of Darden Restaurants, which was spun off from General Mills as an independent, publicly traded corporation. Today, there are nearly 700 Red Lobster locations throughout the United States.