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14701 Gulf Blvd., Madeira Beach, FL 33708
727-392-9399
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $18
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Voted Best Grouper in the South...Southern Living Magazine, DuPont Registry, Best Grouper Sandwich!Now open for Breakfast: Saturdays 7:30am-10:30am • Sundays 8:am-11am
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

The food was good, our waitress fun and service-oriented. The prices were somewhat high but, it was close to the hotel. We sat outdoors, which is on a very busy and noisey road.

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Black Creek, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Went to Dockside Dave's three times in the last two weeks for their grouper sandwich. Found out that the lemon-peppered is just as good as the batter fried. Had to wait a little more than usual as we overheard the older brunette waitress saying she could not keep up as she had 4 tables! Then she told us that they... More 

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Sartell, Minnesota, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Hog snapper and blackened scallops, fresh off the boat some of the best seafood I have ever had. Server Mark made some great suggestions as to how he would recommend them cooked, scallops lightly blackened and Hogfish lightly battered and deep fried (Excellent suggestions). The blue point tap beer wasn't bad either. Sat on the patio weather was great the... More 

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Roseville, Michigan
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97 reviews 97 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

We finally made our way to Dockside Dave's for dinner. The world famous grouper sandwich was as good as we had hoped for and the rest of the food was good as well. The service was good but the seating is somewhat limited so plan to wait during peak times. All in all its a great local place for food... More 

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I had the Grouper taco backend. Wow that was good. Also had the seafood soup that was good. Service could be more friendly.

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Folsom, Louisiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

WOW.. my wife and tried Dockside Dave's this week for the first time and loved it. This will be a "must go" for us when we travel here. I had the famous grouper sandwich and I was not disappointed. It was large and perfectly cooked and seasoned. I didn't think I'd eat the whole thing....but I couldn't stop. I had... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Anytime I get to the St. Pete beach area, a stop at D.D. is a MUST ! Blackened grouper is my go to sandwich but they prepare their fish in numerous ways if spicy isn't for you. Very good onion rings and waffle fries also. Dockside Dave's never disappoints.

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Port Jefferson Station, New York
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91 reviews 91 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My wife and I went here for lunch based on the TripAdvisor reviews and we were not disappointed. After you pick your fish (my wife had the sea scallops and I had the grouper sandwich), you pick how you want it prepared. There are 7 choices that include char-grilled, lemon-pepper grilled, batter fried, country fried, blackened and 2 more that... More 

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Elkton, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I chose Dave's because of what I heard about the grouper which was very good but the gator bites were the best I have ever had.

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Lockport
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Love this place! They have the best grouper in the area. I get their blackened grouper sandwich and my husband gets their country fried. He also loves their seafood gumbo. If you are an onion ring fan you have got to try theirs. The have half or full orders. They serve them with a mild horseradish sauce that is really... More 

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Additional Information about Dockside Dave's

Address: 14701 Gulf Blvd., Madeira Beach, FL 33708
Phone Number: 727-392-9399
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Madeira Beach
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 18
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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