Red Robin Reviews

Updated October 16, 2014
Updated October 16, 2014
384 Reviews
3.0
384 Reviews
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Red Robin CEO and Director Stephen E. (Steve) Carley
Stephen E. (Steve) Carley
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Flexible schedule, lots of hours during busy season, opportunity for tips (in 22 reviews)

  • Fun, fast paced environment with room for advancement (in 11 reviews)


Cons
  • All in all, I loved me job their for my team members and the Guests (in 12 reviews)

  • long hours and alot on lists to complete daily too much paperwork (in 11 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    It is ok

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Line Cook in South Plainfield, NJ
    Current Employee - Line Cook in South Plainfield, NJ

    I have been working at Red Robin part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    competitive pay and flexible hours

    Cons

    little training, not friendly co workers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More training

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Love it

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Waitress in Saint George, UT
    Current Employee - Waitress in Saint George, UT

    I have been working at Red Robin full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Fast paced, fun environment, good source of income

    Cons

    Rude guests, non tippers, fluctuations in schedule

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communication

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Dysfunctional family

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Server in Glen Allen, VA
    Current Employee - Server in Glen Allen, VA

    I have been working at Red Robin part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Decent scheduling, can make good money but you have to put in work, somewhat laid back work place, not really strict

    Cons

    unorganized management, lack of communication from the "bosses", more concerned with labor hours than actually making sure we aren't under staffed, training program could use some work and incentives wouldn't hurt.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the people working for you we actually have good ideas, and talk to each other before hand so employees don't get mixed signals.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Fun But Inconsistent

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Hostess in Wesley Chapel, FL
    Current Employee - Hostess in Wesley Chapel, FL

    I have been working at Red Robin part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Coworkers are nice
    Tasks are easy and to the point
    Expectations are clear
    Potential to move up

    Cons

    Hours are inconsistent. The set up of the restaurant makes us as the hospos have to seat multiple large groups in the same areas and servers get overwhelmed. This causes a chain event of unsatisfied customers as well as employees that are frustrated with each other.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    was a good job, wouldnt mind working there again

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Line Cook in Fayetteville, AR
    Former Employee - Line Cook in Fayetteville, AR

    I worked at Red Robin part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    good pay, good food, good

    Cons

    little hours given to none favorites

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    offer better hours

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Server

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Food Server in Columbia, SC
    Former Employee - Food Server in Columbia, SC

    I worked at Red Robin part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great discount. Good management team enough staff so you can work as little or as much as you need.

    Cons

    Singing the birthday song. Also having to make all those custom drinks

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Rotate the sections

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good Company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Bartender in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Bartender in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Red Robin part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Red Robin has really honest and good believes. They take care of their employees. Company in which you can grow within. Have a lot of team building events. Allows employees to feel at home

    Cons

    Sometimes being corporate they forget about simple things. Worry about labor more then they should. At times has favoritism.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be open to listen to all of the employees.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Good general manager, the rest no so good

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - DMO (Dish Machine Operator) in Hamburg, PA
    Current Employee - DMO (Dish Machine Operator) in Hamburg, PA

    I have been working at Red Robin part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    people you worked with
    good pay for a dishwasher
    half off of food when working

    Cons

    couldn't get off even if you asked before the schedule was written
    never got breaks unless you asked/ just took one
    the managers didn't care about you

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    the GM needs to look into getting better managers this would have made this job a lot more tolerable

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Fun

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Server in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Server in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Red Robin part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The people are fun
    You have room to grow

    Cons

    You have to work many shifts so you actually make good money

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great career oppurtunity

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Red Robin full-time

    Pros

    Company Values and employee recognition

    Cons

    Organization is not all there

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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