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Palmer Legends Country Club

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1645 Palmer Way, Lady Lake, FL 32162-6421
(352) 753-5300
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good food and service

The food is usually excellent at Palmer Legends. However, the noise level inside can be very high - it seems the decor (hardwood everywhere) is designed to

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
garybirder
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

It was sheer luck that the lull in my day occurred right by Palmer Legends. I asked for a favorite, they brought me the baked brie and the roasted duck. By far one of the better ducks I have had (this one is the second best ever, and I have tried it too many times to count!) The brie was... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The Arnold Palmer Restaurant has extraordinary and delicious food. This is a more gourmet level of dining, even if you are sitting outside on the back porch. Sitting on the porch is great because you have a view of the driving range and the golf course. As with all of the restaurants in The Villages, the prices are reasonable and... More 

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The Villages, Florida, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Ten of us came here to celebrate New year's eve. We had reservations for the early seating and we ordered from their special menu. We were seated right away and enjoyed a 6 course meal. Most of us ordered the delectable Stuffed Shrimp. Some of us got to take at least 2 of the huge shrimp home. We had a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This restaurant has no charm or atmosphere. The archetect really missed a great opportunity in not highlighting the wonderful view off the patio. Dining on the patio would be great if it was a non-smoking area. Unfortunately smoking is allowed, The food is quite average American fair at best. The Villages has many restaurants that better this one by far.

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The food is usually excellent at Palmer Legends. However, the noise level inside can be very high - it seems the decor (hardwood everywhere) is designed to

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Good menu with a variety of steak, seafood, salads. Server was knowledgeable and had good recommendations. The restaurant feels a bit more high-end than others in the area while still being casual. The bar seems to be one of the nicer rooms in the restaurant with a nice view of the golf course. They also have tables outside on the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have frequented Palmer for 10 years, since it first opened and live nearby. Originally, we would bring guests here for a special meal. Unfortunately, the experience (the food, and especially the service) were sometimes less than should be expected for the price. Over the years, they have not done a good job maintaining a consistent quality and experience. Palmer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

You won't go wrong with anything on the menu. My favorite is the spinach salad with scallops. I have found it difficult to find good scallops in Florida. These are very good. Only ones that are better are in New England!

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The Villages, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

If steak is what you are in the mood for, then this is the place to go in The Villages. Your steak will be served just the way you like it and you can count on great quality and great flavor. It may not be cheap but hey, you deserve a special treat every now and then.

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Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

At one time Palmer restaurant was THE place in The Villages for a nice steak dinner. It is still OK. The bar area and individual rooms can be very loud; the more open areas seem a bit too casual. Prices are very high, perhaps the biggest negative, as the food itself is above average.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1645 Palmer Way, Lady Lake, FL 32162-6421
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake County  >  Lady Lake
  • Phone Number: (352) 753-5300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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