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Dockside Dave's

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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Worcester, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Got takeout from here twice during our weekend stay in Madeira Beach. Grouper sandwiches and cheeseburgers were delicious! Staff were super friendly too. Had some Sangria while we waited for the food, also very good. Don't miss this place!

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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This was my 2nd visit here and I have to say this was the best! We come here every year but overlooked this last few times. A great catch! The food is fresh and the atmosphere is just what you'd expect on the beach!

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The Villages, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Dave's is a casual place with mostly reasonable prices. Black grouper is the only fish available. I had it grilled and my wife had fish tacos and both were tasty. Dave's is fairly standard fare but worth a visit.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We visited Dockside Dave's twice and it was great both times. The grouper sandwich is the best my husband has ever had. The fried shrimp were huge and pretty good. The gator bites were great too. The onion rings were huge!!! A must stop if you are in the Madeira area this is a must eat restaurant :)

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sacramento ky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

If you love fish this is the place to go. The blackened grouper was so good I don't have words to express! I recommend this place to everyone. Service was very good. I will go back if I'm in the area.

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Montgomery, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We stayed in Madeira beach in September & went to Dockside Dave's 3xs. It had the best fresh fish & we never left hungry. Wasn't overly expensive either. Lunch or dinner...it was great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This was my second visit to dockside dave's. Grouper is the best around! I had the chargrilled grouper sandwich- delicious. My son had clam chowder. It was too thick like it had been sitting all day. We also had onion rings that I didn't care for. Bottom line- go for grouper! The place itself doesn't have much ambiance. Outside seating... More

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Madeira Beach, FL
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Some of the best grouper to be had in Madeira Beach. AND, at a reasonable price. Highly recommended.

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Cincinnati
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95 reviews 95 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We visited here recently based on reviews from TripAdvisor and my father-in-law was not impressed when we pulled in, but after we had eaten he said it was some of the best food we ate on our entire trip. You better bring your appetite because the dinner portions are very generous. They were very accommodating for my son's food allergies... More

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Springfield, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My wife and I discovered Dockside Dave's in Madeira Beach, FL. It is a small funky kind of place with indoor and outdoor seating. We were shown to our table by the manager, host, and waiter - the same friendly outgoing guy. He recommended a draft beer that I was not familiar with he even brought me a sample. My... More

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