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All 36 Arcadia Restaurants

Nav-A-Gator Grill

9700 Southwest Riverview Circle, Arcadia, FL 34269
941-625-4407
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Ranked #10 of 36 Restaurants in Arcadia
Price range: $10 - $15
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night

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English first
West Palm Beach, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

There is nothing fancy about this place but that is the ambiance of this "Old Florida " style restaurant/motel/marina. Anytime I am on the west coast I have to go there especially when Jim Morris is playing. The food is mediocre and reminds me of a fish house, mostly fired but fresh. I always found the service very friendly and... More

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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131 reviews 131 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Bill and I have a difference of opinion about the Nav-a-Gator. I don't CARE that the service is agonizingly slow, that the kitchen is minuscule, that the food costs too much or isn't that great. This is a place you come for the ambiance; good, cold beer; the best local trop-rock music; great stories from Captain Kirk; and decorations straight... More

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Philo, Ohio
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

It's not fine dining. It's not fast food. I'm not even sure it's on the map. We go to the Nav-A-Gator by boat for the experience. It's generally a good time if you put yourself in a Jimmy Buffet state of mind. Relax, have a drink and enjoy.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

Slow, rude service. Food is way overpriced. You can get the same quality or better at many nearby establishments for a better price and less attitude from the servers. The place itself is a neat place.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

Don't make a habit of catching your favorite band here. They've been known to cancel on bands at the last minute. Matter of fact that just happened yesterday. And to think I came all the way from Tennessee for this...shame on you. Nav-a-gator. - Granny

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Key West, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The only reason I was going to this establishment was because I was going to see a band I fell in love with when they played in my hometown...then I found out that they did not pay them. Shame on you!

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We went on a Sunday around noon. This was not our first visit but may be our last. Service is really going downhill. Place was not that busy for waitress to be so scatterbrained. Food is okay. Really nothing special.

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Florida
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

If you are looking for a spotless restaurant with tablecloths, staff in uniforms, fancy plates, etc. this is not the place for you. But, if you are looking for a casual, fun setting on the banks of an alligator and bird watching, fishing, kayaking, boating, fishing type of old Florida atmosphere where you can have some great Florida meals, this... More

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We stopped in for a local atmosphere, neat décor, old Florida. The service was a little slow but the food was very good, Such a unique place to eat, would definitely eat there again.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We stopped by on a motorcycle ride, to escape the heat in South Florida in the afternoon. The music was too loud! We had to sit a two different tables for our group of 7 to be accommodated. Part of our group at one table order meals; by the time our waitress took our order quite a bit of time... More

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