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Great Outdoors Restaurant

65 N Main St, High Springs, FL 32643-2652
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Ranked #1 of 22 Restaurants in High Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $35
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Welcome to the award winning Great Outdoors Restaurant! We hope you enjoy your dining experience here. Our menu is carefully planned and lovingly prepared. Our Executive Chef is on the premises at all times carefully overseeing every detail of food preparation to personally ensure that everything is prepared fresh in the kitchen. Our steaks are hand cut and our sauces and desserts are homemade.We want you to have the perfect guest experience. Our services staff are professionally trained to ensure that every guest has the best dining experience possible.
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82% Recommend
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Great place we will be back! Awesome food and awesome service!! Try the chowder, you will love it! Beer specials are great!

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We were recommended the Great Outdoors by the kind folks at Ginny springs. I would highly recommend sitting on the patio. A spectacular ambiance with great food. I had the Chicken Asparagus flavorful dish with awesome light butter sauce. We had the blue cheese chips as an appetizer a tasty choice as well. And to finish off the evening a... More

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The restaurant has a nice interior decoration with picture of ginnie springs and some references about the local rivers. Good environment! The food is also very good, We have tried the Ribs and It was perfect.

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Miami, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My family & I were hungry after a day on the Ichetucknee & were really glad we found this gem of a restaurant in High Springs. Great food, beer, and service.

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Haines City, Florida
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119 reviews 119 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

To start with, our server, Carly was terrific! Her suggestions were spot on, and she really knows the menu. I had the chicken oscar, cooked perfectly with just the right amount of crab in a sauce that complemented the dish well. Wifey had the "chop chop" salad which seemed to have half a seared tuna on top. It was huge... More

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Tampa, Florida
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We were just traveling through on our way home from Tallahassee to Tampa and stumbled onto this restuarant in High Springs for lunch on a Sunday afternoon...what a treat! The three of us tried everything from appetizers to desserts and weren't disappointed with anything. My calamari appetizer was one of the best I've had, soft, crisp and not chewy. Bring... More

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We went on a Tuesday evening and the place was packed. We were told it would be a 45 minute wait but if we wanted to eat on the patio we could be seated right away so we decided to sit at the bar on the patio and see if it was too warm. We had been outdoors all day... More

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High Springs, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

They have very good food here, a little pricy, but with it. The back patio where the band plays is so cool, and always a great band playing some classic rock!

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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66 reviews 66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My husband and I stopped here to eat a late lunch after spending the morning on the river in the Ichetucknee Springs State Park. We saw this restaurant on our way to the park in the morning and looked it up on Trip Advisor. After seeing the high rating and great comments, we decided to come back by here for... More

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We took a detour on our way to Gainesville and found this restaurant smack in the middle of town. Lots of antique stores in the area make the neighborhood great for brousing. The restaurant was bright and cheerful, with very attractive wood paneling, tin ceilings, and artwork on the walls. We were seated immediately and our server, "Brownie", took care... More

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