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All 22 High Springs Restaurants

Great Outdoors Restaurant

65 N Main St, High Springs, FL 32643-2652
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Ranked #2 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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English first
Beaufort, Slo Country
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139 reviews 139 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We’re in Gainesville for a football game, but we start the weekend with lunch in a small town up the road. Friends meet us at this large restaurant with both indoor and outdoor dining options. Inside is dark and outside is bright with slightly funky décor. There’s a large party celebrating a birthday and quite a few people for lunch.... More

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

We heard that the food was great at this restaurant, so we gave it a try. Sadly, it wasn't as good as what we heard. First, the inside temperature was ike an ice box so we sat outside. Then we had to contend with the fans blowing in several directions while sitting outside. Our meals came and so did the... More

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Lake City, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Recently, we revisited this establishment. Immediately, we noticed the menu had changed considerably. Many of our favorites were missing, including the catch of day day prepared four different ways. Our waiter stated that this was his second day. The entree he recommended had sold out. We eventually selected shrimp and grits and fish tacos. The fish tacos were reported to... More

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Orlando, Florida
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I dine here regularly for lunch when on business. Food is very good, Clam Chowder is my favorite! Service is always good and the restaurant offers a nice variety of food options.

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Gainesville, Florida
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128 reviews 128 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This is a local place for me and I really want to love it. But I seem to have more bad than good experiences there. Last night was a bad visit. We sat outside (the ambiance is wonderful although the live music was quite loud) and ordered hot wings for them and a side salad for me. The menu is... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

Went out for a family dinner and while we used to love the place and have been there many times tonight we were disappointed. The service was poor and very slow. We waited for our check longer then it took to get our food and eat. I had a burger and it was just ok and the bun seemed old... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Had not been here for a couple of years and was disappointed that it was not as good as I remembered. My husband had the ribs, which the waitress has recommend, and they were just OK. Nothing special. I had the fried chicken with mashed potatoes and again, just average. I also had the sangria, not great. Over all just... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The food was mediocre at best. I had the $12 burger that, while ok, was not worth that kind of money. I also had a $6 sangria that was a true disappointment. A little bit of wine with some fruit juice to water it down. Good sangria has brandy or other alcohol present to give it a good flavor (and... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We are from Europe, never had these kind of fries. They were excellent!!! The rest of our lunch was very tasty as well. Thanks to Carly for the great service.

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Gainesville, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Steaks not that good average at best, no where near as good as Charleys steak house, or Berns in Tampa, I rate it as average at best, would rather hit a longhorns than here..

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