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Nav-A-Gator Grill

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9700 Southwest Riverview Circle, Arcadia, FL 34269
941-625-4407
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice afternoon eatery

This is a nice little eatery that serves as a bar as well. The food here is good and it is a nice little place to meet some friends to eat.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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English first
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is a nice little eatery that serves as a bar as well. The food here is good and it is a nice little place to meet some friends to eat.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Just moving to the area, we discovered the Nav-A-Gator Grill. I love the atmosphere and can't wait to go back this Sat and Sun for Trop Rock. Service needs a fire cracker but it,may get better.

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Rochester, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We live in Port Charlotte and have stopped by Nav-a-gator many times, but today will be our last. The food and drink have both gotten ridiculously expensive! And the portion sizes have decreased. They used to be affordable. Cross that place off our regular list!

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Lake Placid, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Dropped in for some food and beverage after a very challenging and hot day. this is just what I needed. Not too many people around, nice and relaxed. I had the grouper dinner lightly blackened, it was cooked perfectly. I felt the price was a bit high. My friend had peal and eat shrimp but they weren't raw, seemed to... More 

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Cromwell, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

After a awesome air boat ride, we stopped for appetizers and drinks. Decor is rural hometown Florida water wildlife: fishing gear, alligators etc. We preferred the conch fritters rather than gator bites. Bites had texture of chicken with fishy flavor. Good to try once, which my friend (who is not adventurous) tried. Hearts of palm had delicate flavor, our favorite.... More 

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Miami, Florida, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

this is an old-time Florida restaurant, with a lot of locals. Don't go if you're in a hurry, but if you have time to relax, go on a Saturday when there's live music and sit back and enjoy. Beer is cold, service is slow, but friendly. And some of the best conch fritters in Florida!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

First time. Last time $18.00 for grouper (supposed to be) sandwich NOTHING ELSE just the sandwich. Overlooked,fish taste never tasted in grouper? Before. Butterfly shrimp were like Gordon's frozen you buy in store. Service was not very good. Too pushy to drink more and order more food items. At the end of the meal for the grouper sandwich,shrimp basket, 2... More 

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Charmed by the decoration, great location high up on the peace river. We usually come for the ambience, a cold beer and to show the place to our visitors and friends. It's a good place to rent or launch a boat or kayak.

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North Port, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Went on a Sat nite for drinks, music and be with friends. The music quit as we arrived, the service was so slow. Drinks and chips and salsa took forever. The service was terrible. Drinks don't take that long, refills nope. They are missing out on many a bar tab!! The waitress could not remember what we had or ordered,... More 

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North Port, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We were looking for somewhere new to go. Yep, this is where we found (we wanted to be outside on a gorgeous day). Service was terrible. Musician playing outside was worse. The food was edible but we wouldn't go back. It ended up taking us almost 2 hours to have lunch. No excuse for beer and chips/salsa to take 30... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9700 Southwest Riverview Circle, Arcadia, FL 34269
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Arcadia
  • Phone Number: 941-625-4407

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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