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3.6
62%
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67%
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A Red Lobster commercial I just saw said their shrimp was FIRE! and babbled some more and said it was LIT! That’s all I need to hear! Me and the bros hitting that shiz asafp!!!

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Pros
  • "Money is good as a server not so much as a bartender on the weekends.(in 354 reviews)
  • "This is the perfect job as a primary or secondary job and is great for people in school.(in 183 reviews)
  • "Pay was good and discounts on(in 180 reviews)
  • "My coworkers were great and we got to listen to music.(in 158 reviews)
  • "Flexible hours for student or those with other time commitments.Hourly money isn't bad for an entry(in 147 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    It’s an okay place.

    Nov 12, 2021 - Server/Waiter in Grand Rapids, MI
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great ppl to work with and very fun environment

    Cons

    The food is actually pretty bad and the guests could be treated better.

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Great Money

    Nov 1, 2021 - Server/Waiter in Ontario, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good money but requires a lot of experience to become a good server

    Cons

    The guests treat you poorly because of how often minuscule issues are compensated for.

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  3. 3.0
    Current Employee

    It’s ok place to work

    Nov 10, 2021 - Everything 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Work with your schedules. Get time off

    Cons

    Managers suck. The guests suck

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  4. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Hosting

    Oct 19, 2021 - Hostess 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    50% discount on food which is pretty cool

    Cons

    Lot of rude and annoying guests

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Fairly Easy Job

    Oct 12, 2021 - Server/Waiter in Council Bluffs, IA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great if you are a people person

    Cons

    Can be overwhelming at times and you have to be comfortable taking lobsters out of the tank and cracking crab legs for guests

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  6. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Great Place

    Sep 20, 2021 - Server in Bradley, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Large checks generally lead to good tips, great management teams, fun environment

    Cons

    Leave work smelling like seafood, some guests think it is a Michelin star restaurant

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great restaurant to work for

    Apr 26, 2021 - Server/Waiter in Kendall, FL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Great money and management was efficient.

    Cons

    Guests made the job difficult sometimes.

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  8. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Part time server

    Apr 5, 2021 - Server/Waiter 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Co workers can really help make your shift awesome and pass by

    Cons

    Entitled guests can really impact your energy

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  9. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Good for first server job during college, but don't plan to stay long-term

    Apr 10, 2021 - Server 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Solid tips in general, allow servers to work doubles, senior/experienced servers are appreciated, and 50% employee discount

    Cons

    Large parties, coupons and promotions attract cheap guests, petty managers that aren't always helpful, disregard for outside school schedule and activities

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  10. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Decent Job/ Inconsistent management

    Mar 15, 2021 - Waitress 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Short Shifts, decent tips, and great teamwork

    Cons

    COVID changes causing unhappy guests, tips are less, very slow days, inconsistent management

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