Red Lobster Keto Dining Guide – Our Favorite Keto Menu Items

Over the past few months, we’ve been getting a ton of questions from readers about keto and red lobster. So, we want to share with you the keto dining guide we have for red lobster!

The Red Lobster Keto Dining Guide is here to help you lose weight and stay healthy. So, you decided to go keto and stay on track. You also want to lose a few pounds. That’s why you read this Red Lobster Keto Dining Guide. Keeping track of what to eat and when can be confusing. If you are new to the keto diet, this guide will help you get started with keto dining. By following the Red Lobster Keto Dining Guide, you will know what to eat at Red Lobster to stay on track and lose weight.

Want to eat at the Red Lobster while respecting the diet?

Red Lobster’s menu is constantly changing and there are so many options to choose from that can easily be turned into keto friendly dishes. It can be very difficult to look for low-carb and keto options on the menu! However, we do offer our Red Lobster Keto Table Guide, a list of low-carb dishes you can order to stick to the keto diet while enjoying a delicious meal.

Unfortunately, we do not have exact information on the nutritional value of the various dishes, as the traditional side dishes are included in the nutritional values listed by Red Lobster. Instead, we’ve listed the low-carb options we think are the best, based on their nutrition guides.

Here are the best dishes from the Red Lobster keto menu.

Crab cocktail appetizer

Restaurant snacks are usually high in carbohydrates and should not be used by people on a keto diet. However, this crab cocktail is low in carbs and very tasty. Forget the smoothie sauce and you have a carbohydrate-free snack! I always ask for lemon and an extra helping of butter. Delicious!

Femur: To go? Make your own keto smoothie sauce at home to enjoy with shrimp!

New York steak

Is there anything better than a juicy steak when you live keto? Serve it with green beans and a salad and you’re set!

Green beans are my main dish in restaurants because they are usually pretty clean and nothing is added to them that would make them illegal. Make sure you don’t ask for breadcrumbs in your salad. This dish contains just under 4 grams of net carbs, making it a great option for a low-carb dinner.

Lobster, Shrimps and Salmon Combination

Seafood lovers can rejoice! This combination is a keto dream, with a trio of delicious seafood including shrimp, salmon and lobster. You’ll have plenty of leftovers to take for lunch the next day (I love it when that happens).

It can be served with green beans and a Caesar salad without croutons to keep it healthy. This hearty breakfast contains about 10 grams of pure carbohydrates.

Femur: Some Red Lobster restaurants offer broccoli and/or Brussels sprouts as a side dish. Feel free to substitute them with green beans.

Garlic shrimp skewers

These skewers are so delicious, and with the right amount of garlic and oil, you’ll be in shrimp heaven! Omit the cocktail sauce and ask for butter to be added. Again, serve with green beans, Brussels sprouts (if possible) or a Caesar salad without dressing. This dish contains about 4-6 g of net carbs if you add green beans and lettuce.

Grilled scallops with garlic

One of the benefits of the Red Lobster menu is that you can usually add extra seafood for just a few dollars. I love adding scallops to my order and they are perfect to put in my leftover box the next day. Only 4g of net carbs and you stay low-carb and still enjoy this delicious supplement.

What you must miss…

I know, I know, I feel your pain and so does Stetson. Red Lobster’s cheddar and berry cookies are the most delicious, but unfortunately each cookie contains 16 grams of carbs. OW! Since the maximum amount of carbs for most keto dieters is 20-30 g of carbs per day, this delicious menu item is unfortunately taboo.


While you can’t get cheddar and bacon cookies at Red Lobster, you can make our OH SO DELICIOUS cheddar and bacon cookies at home! It’s a low-carb alternative that’s very similar to Red Lobster cookies, and with only 2 grams of net carbs per cookie, you won’t feel guilty about eating a few. Make a few and take Red Lobster to go and you’ll feel like you’re eating a real meal!

So, dear Ketorians, which dish will you try? Almost all restaurants always offer a menu that can be adapted into a low-carb meal suitable for the keto lifestyle. We hope you found our Red Lobster Keto Nutrition Guide useful. Have fun!

Would you like dessert after dinner at Red Lobster?

If you’re craving something sweet after your keto dinner at Red Lobster, try our delicious keto desserts. Prepare it ahead of time so it’s ready when you get home after dinner!

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I order at Red Lobster on keto?

The keto menu at Red Lobster is a little different than the standard menu. You can order a seafood platter, which includes shrimp, scallops, and crab legs. You can also order grilled or blackened mahi-mahi with lemon butter sauce.

Is shrimp scampi at Red Lobster Keto-friendly?

No, shrimp scampi is not keto-friendly.

Is lobster keto approved?

Lobster is not keto-approved.