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RJ Gators Florida Sea Grill & Bar

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1015 Lake Shore Dr, The Villages, Lady Lake, FL 32162-1693
+1 352-751-6935
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: We are in business for one reason and one reason only - to make people...
We are in business for one reason and one reason only - to make people happy to create good times! At every R.J. Gators location, you will find the same good food, great music, fantastic food and fun times, we work hard to guarantee your good experience. We serve a broad mix of guests from singles to seniors to families. All who demand high quality, fresh, fun and appetizing foods, coupled with an exciting dining experience.
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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food

Had the best fried Monte Cristo ever! The staff did a great job and even when there was a problem they took care of it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Fred G G
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The Villages, Florida
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The Villages, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Had the best fried Monte Cristo ever! The staff did a great job and even when there was a problem they took care of it.

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Eustis, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This was probably the absolute worst seafood that I've ever had short of fish sticks from the frozen food department of the grocery store. I ordered the Gulf Coast Bucket, which consists of fried white fish, shrimp, clam strips and french fries. First if all, it was all served lukewarm on a slightly warmer plate. The seafood was all chewy... More 

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Taylorville
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

As soon as we arrive at Sumter Landing, we head to R J Gators! Food is great, but we especially love the 2 for 1 Happy Hour Margaritas. Those are the best in The Villages. Many years back when our friends introduced us to RJ Gators, they "treated" to the Gator Tail for dessert. Since that time, everytime we bring... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great Coconut Shrimp Dinners! We enjoyed the meals and the service was pretty good that day we visited. We will be back... we enjoy the visit when it's early and quieter. ;)

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Summerfield, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

RJ's is a fun place - we love their salad selections. Also fun to sit at the bar and enjoy the all-day happy hour prices. There's also an outside seating area right on the lake. Beautiful

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Waterloo, Belgium
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111 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This restaurant is located in THE VILLAGES, right on the 'Lady Lake' or also known as at the Sumter Landing, close to the #2 square, Food is good and portions are large. It is more a 'pub type' restaurant and hence, sometimes a bit noisy! If you come during 'happy hour' you get two drinks for the price of one!!

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Chardon, Ohio, United States
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68 reviews 68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great food and service for a large party of 8 on a Friday during lent. Our waiter did a wonderful job and was very helpful. Food was out quick and delicious. Get there early if you don't want a long wait. No reservations or call ahead seating.

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The Villages, Florida
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67 reviews 67 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

They have a good menu with many American favorites! Their wings and burgers are very good! Salads and dinner entrees are pretty good too! I like their chicken tenders, but get the regular size order, unless you are sharing them for 3! Clean and friendly with a great view!

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Boston
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Good fish dinner with two for one drinks (although pretty weak ones). Indoor and outdoor seating. Friendly server who could answer questions about the menu. Did not like the big cart of dirty buckets they push around to clear the tables...not very appetizing.

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Lady Lake, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Hadn't been there for quite awhile. Was pleasantly surprised. New menu for lunch which had quick inexpensive things. The whole experience was wonderful. I will definitely go there again for lunch when we are in the area.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1015 Lake Shore Dr, The Villages, Lady Lake, FL 32162-1693
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake County  >  Lady Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 352-751-6935

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

Description

We are in business for one reason and one reason only - to make people happy to create good times! At every R.J. Gators location, you will find the same good food, great music, fantastic food and fun times, we work hard to guarantee your good experience. We serve a broad mix of guests from singles to seniors to families. All who demand high quality, fresh, fun and appetizing foods, coupled with an exciting dining experience.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
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 - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?