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Great Outdoors Restaurant

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65 North Main Street, High Springs, FL 32643
+1 386-454-1288
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Welcome to the award winning Great Outdoors Restaurant! We hope you enjoy...
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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  • 212
    Excellent
  • 89
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 25
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Charaming

Lovely place, good food, good service, lovely outside patio with live music on Sunday. Choose a cool day to sit outside, however.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
Jay N
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Live Oak, Florida
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I'm sure I'll catch some flak from other locals, but I can't rate higher than average. The food is good but not great and in my opinion has tapered off somewhat over the past couple of years. The price point is a bit higher than it should be for what you get.

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High Springs, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Great food with a great atmosphere! Whether you are looking for a quick bite or a fabulous meal this is the place!

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Located in Historic High Springs, this restaurant is the gem of the region; there is just no comparison. It is so worth the drive. Food is always delicious; there are menu choices for everyone from meat lovers to farm-to-table foodies. Reservations are recommended. Indoor seating is dimly-lit and has a romantic rustic lodge setting. Outdoor seating is a bit more... More 

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Live Oak, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Lovely place, good food, good service, lovely outside patio with live music on Sunday. Choose a cool day to sit outside, however.

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This was a great place to eat. They have a wonderful outdoor seating area and bar with a live band. We sat at the indoor bar while we were waiting on a table and enjoyed excellent service from our bartender. Our server was equally good and the food was excellent. I had the ribs and my husband had the shrimp... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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18 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I enjoy this place, it an oasis in the country of Central Florida. Nice outdoor venue with live music. The bartenders are great and friendly. I have a Burger a few times which is ok but when O ordered entries I have been less than impressed. Baked beans tasted and looked like they came from the can. Nice presentation but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I just had the most amazing dinner at Great Outdoors. The food was stupendous, the service excellent, and the wine exceptional. High Springs is a small town but Great Outdoors could make it anywhere.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We were returning home from purchasing a new RV and were looking for a place to stay and eat. We jumped off at the Micanopy exit to check out the town where Doc Hollywood was filmed. Don't bother. On the way back out we saw a Highway Patrolman parked on the side of the road so we stopped and ask... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Went with the whole family! Great Outdoors is High Springs staple. You must go if you're staying in town for a couple of days. Give the other smaller eateries your cash for breakfast and lunch-- Save room for dinner and come here! Excellent atmosphere, good music, and a pleasant way to warm up after chilling in the Springs. Had a... More 

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Naples,Fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Loved the outside bar area-we ate our dessert and listened to some great music!dessert was delicious peanut butter ice cream pie with oreo crust!!we sat outside ,just relaxed and listened to the great music

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 65 North Main Street, High Springs, FL 32643
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  High Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 386-454-1288

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 35
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Bar scene, Special occasions

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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