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All 41 Dunnellon Restaurants

Blue Gator Tiki Bar & Restaurant

12189 S. Williams Street, Dunnellon, FL 34432
+1 352-465-1635
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Ranked #5 of 41 Restaurants in Dunnellon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Description: This is a unique tiki bar restaurant set on the banks of the Withlacoohcee River. We offer indoor and outdoor dining. Great selection of seafood, steaks, burgers, chicken, Terrific salads as well. Live music Thursday through Sunday.
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English first
Central Florida, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

After moving to the area, my brother and his wife took me here for lunch. I had driven by a few times but had never stopped in. Well, I'm glad I went! The staff is friendly and attentive, the setting is beautiful, and the food is good. It's very casual, but it's not dirty, it's not run down--it's like going... More

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Although the parking lot is a bit of a challenge, this is a neat place by the river. Our server was friendly and very prompt. I had fish tacos & my hubby had a french dip. We were both very satisfied. I would recommend this place & we will go back.

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Ocala, Florida, United States
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384 reviews 384 reviews
297 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Lunch with the boys here yesterday. The owners have expanded the outside seating (now has a roof over your head) and INSIDE seating as well. We were pleasantly surprised to see beautiful knotty pine walls, nice roomy "high-back" seats, and about six booths. Wait staff was quick and on-their-toes, drinks were right up, cold and refilled quickly. Food ordered, and... More

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florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Super cool vibe, great weather to eat on the river. Awesome fries and gator bites. Would probably not order the oysters again though. Good flavor but small and hard had better at other places. Amber was fantastic.

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Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I eat here from time to time.....atleast 2-3 times a month or more. The pressed cuban is as good as any I have had anywhere....butv today I went with the french dip......awesome! You cant beat the atmosphere evenings during the week! Quiet and always friendly....and the drafts are really cold

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Southbury, Connecticut
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Decided to give this place another try after my first catastrophe. Thanks to our wonderful waitress Shae, the Blue Gator has been redeemed. Shae was very friendly & attentive (without even knowing about my prior review). The mushroom Swiss burger with tator tots was awesome! Glad I gave it a second try :)

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Sorrento, Florida
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66 reviews 66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We stopped on our way home from a weekend at Cedar Key. I've always heard ads for it on my favorite country western station. It was good food, but overlook of the Withlacoochee River somewhat overrated. Nonetheless a nice way to end our weekend. Food was good and served courteously and hot. Overall worth the stop.

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Morriston, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Food and service were average. Parking is terrible. I still go for the live music and the dockside dining.

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Beverly Hills, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Went here for the "Fish & Chips". You get plenty of fried fish strips (swai I think), crunchy and good, although a little soft inside after deep frying. Tasty coleslaw and just enough fries. Friendly staff and a good location right on the Withlacoochee River. We ate inside because it was warm, plus smoking is allowed on the outside seating... More

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Hernando, Florida, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had reservations as we had a party of 18. We arrived at our scheduled time of 5:00 p.m. and they were all set up for us. We asked for a spot in the shade as we were dining outdoors, and that's what we got. It was a very warm evening. They had fans blowing an that helped a lot.... More

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Additional Information about Blue Gator Tiki Bar & Restaurant

Address: 12189 S. Williams Street, Dunnellon, FL 34432
Phone Number: +1 352-465-1635
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Dunnellon
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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