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Nav-A-Gator Grill

9700 Southwest Riverview Circle, Arcadia, FL 34269
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Ranked #5 of 35 restaurants in Arcadia
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $10 - $15
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75% Recommend
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Denver, Colorado
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Stopped in for lunch last Sunday...the onion rings and sweet potato fries are delicious! The service is great, and the bloody Marys are pretty darned good, too. Very reasonable prices.

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Top Contributor
232 reviews 232 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Don't be put off by the long drive through residential areas and the dozens of bikes that are probably parked outside the grill. Get out of your car, walk through the door, go outside to a large round table and join whoever s sitting there. You will have a memorable meal (GREAT grouper sandwiches and platters) and will meet some... More

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Punta Gorda, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Great drop-in lunch from a private river exploration cruise. Good outdoor picnic table, speedy service, and satisfying fish and chips with beer. If any entertainment it was not within earshot.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

First off - go here for the experience and entertainment. The food and drink are secondary. Once you understand that, then enjoy! Went here for a local show, it was a great time! Beautiful Saturday afternoon at the bar and outside, listening to music. Slower service (they were busy! it was understandable!) but strong drinks. Never been told that I... More

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Barrie, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We went for lunch and the cruise on the Peace River. Food was good, wait staff was excellent. The cruise was very informative. Saw 2 alligators and tons of birds and wildlife. Was a very pleasant afternoon.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We were a group of 30 who went to listen to the band "J R Southern" at the Tiki Hut. Excellent performance. These guys are going places with their renditions of Jimmy Buffet and Eagles music.The pulled pork sandwich at $5 was very good, sitting under the shade tree and watching everyone have a super time dancing and enjoying the... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

There were a group of us that went to the Nav-A -Gator Grill for lunch yesterday. Basically we took over the restaurant with about 30 to 40 people. I expected that with such a large group it would take awhile to get served. Well, taking awhile would be one thing but to wait over an hour for our food was... More

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Palm Bay, Florida, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Service was good on Friday crowd. Don't go for the food. We should have just gotten a hot dog or hamburger. Conch fritters and tilapia sandwich were ok. However, the fish and chips (potato chips not fries) was terrible. It was crispy on outside and mushy inside. It was made with baso. We had never heard of it but waitress... More

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Long Island City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We were only 3 people for dinner. Took 1 hour to get our appetizer (we split 1). Then an additional 45 minutes to get our salads. Dinner finally arrived 2 1/2 hours after we were seated. Our waitress was also the bartender, so she never came over to table after we placed our order. The food was awful. It consisted... More

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Los Angeles
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Follow the signs to this lost in time restaurant! If it's busy, cut the waitress some slack as she will get to you and it will be worth it! Don't let the outside fool you, you will be welcome who ever you are!

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