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Nav-A-Gator Grill

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9700 Southwest Riverview Circle, Arcadia, FL 34269
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Because of the Amenities....

Very good because of all you get here. Had great AIRBOAT ride last Monday. Have taken pontoon cruise. Great also. Live music...great. Food average..used to be great. Service good. Ambiance is very good. Florida patio living.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
James M
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
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263 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good because of all you get here. Had great AIRBOAT ride last Monday. Have taken pontoon cruise. Great also. Live music...great. Food average..used to be great. Service good. Ambiance is very good. Florida patio living.

Thank James M
Maryville, Tennessee
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138 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We never miss several visits to Nav-a-gator when in Punta Gorda. The food is good, with a list of daily specials. The drink prices are fair and the wait staff is great. If you are not familiar with the place, don't pass it up. It looks like a "dive" from outside, but it is great. Live music on weekends, with... More 

Thank Goldenhaley
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have a couple of musician friends who play here (Jim Morris and Sunny Jim White) but since we live out of state we had never been. The bar was nothing I expected but everything I hoped for in s cool Florida bar. There is inside seating but if the weather is nice you can sit outside to listen to... More 

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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

The atmosphere was quiet when we were here and that's just what we needed on a Friday after a long work week!! We had the grouper sandwich and it was fabulous. Our waitress Tia took great care of us and kept us pleasantly amused! It's not always as quiet as it was today here and I'm sure the atmosphere is... More 

1 Thank MarkandMarie F
Barrington, New Hampshire
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Words cannot adequately describe the foul odor that emanates from this restaurant. My boyfriend and I stopped there after a kayak paddle (the restaurant is adjacent to a boat ramp), and selected an outside table. After about 10 minutes with NO service, despite the fact that there were two waitresses moving about, he went inside to get a few beers.... More 

Thank Sharon P
Lake Placid, Florida
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96 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

I came in for some food and hoped there would be live music since it was Saturday. I was in luck, Paul Roush was playing and it was a great time. He played inside, as it was a bit rainy. It was great. I finally tried the bison burger, which was just ok. I know it wasn't overcooked but it... More 

Thank luckydotty
Port Charlotte, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Overpriced, small portions, no side of any kind included with sandwiches. Had to ask repeatedly for fries and coleslaw we had ordered as sides. Very few fries for the money. Overall food quality was only fair. $10.95 bought small portion of pulled pork on a "bun from a bag". Not toasted. Pathetic!

2 Thank Ken K
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9 reviews
4 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.

Thank Larry T
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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.

1 Thank lokhrbve
Rochester, NY
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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!

3 Thank Craziresi

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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
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?