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Cedar River Seafood

2938 W US 90, Lake City, FL 32055
(386) 752-8399
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Ranked #7 of 105 restaurants in Lake City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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81% Recommend
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English first
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Do your taste buds a favor and visit this local Florida restaurant for some fresh seafood. My fiancé and I enjoyed it so much the first time we ate here on our way to Cocoa Beach, Florida that we decided to eat here on our return trip to our home state. We both ordered the daily special which was grouper... More

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Denver, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Fabulous lunch and friendly staff! If you're craving a great "southern meal" this is the place. Great sweet tea, hush puppies, fried green tomatoes, and too course the seafood- very very good! Staff was friendly, kind, and prompt.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

A seafood joint that is frequented by the locals. Inside is a simple open concept dining room with old fashion maritime décor. The menu featured fresh seafood of all varieties and Southern side dishes and appetizers. Special was crawfish which we ordered for apps as well as fried pickle chips. Both were crisp and delicious. As an entrée I had... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The food was excellent. The service was very good even though they were short handed. Those working were a very good team and worked efficiently

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Panama City, Florida
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77 reviews 77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in to get 3 carry out dinners (fried shrimp and oysters, fried flounder, and fried shrimp). All three dinners were well prepared and was not overly greasy. The variety of sides (French fries, green beans, fried okra, cole shaw) were hot (except for the cole shaw which was cold). The portions were large. While waiting on the carry out,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Side dishes are very good and staff was very friendly ;but, ifyou want "fresh " seafoods, its not the place!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My family and I were staying in Lake City for the night on our way down further south into Florida. We looked around for a local place to eat, and ended up deciding on Cedar River. I will say the outside is a little deceiving - it looked more like a dark bar. However, there were several older couples around... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We recently moved to Lake City and had eaten here in the past. Never disappointed! I usually order the fried pollock with cheese grits and coleslaw. At lunch time for just a little more, they offer all you can eat. The portions are generous, the fried fish is crispy and cooked just right. Have also had the blackened fish. The... More

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Lake City, Florida, United States
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

If you like seafood and you like fried foods then this is the place for you. The portions are large and the food is good but I don't think I've ever seen anything come out of the kitchen that wasn't fried.

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Lake City, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Generally, the food is pretty good and the staff are friendly. The shrimp was really good when we had been there before. The problem is that it depends on what and when you order. Apparently, on my last visit I had ordered fried catfish that was either out of season or raised in a poorly kept pond. You know how... More

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