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Big bob's Restaurant and Pizza

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12909 E HWY 25, Ocklawaha, FL 32179
352-288-4200
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Description: Fine Italian food and Pizza dine in or take out call for our daily...
Fine Italian food and Pizza dine in or take out call for our daily specials.
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Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Inconspicuous and Delicious!

This morning at the pool I overheard people talking about delicious Italian food at reasonable prices at Bob's. I immediately googled the restaurant and decided we needed to try it. I'm so glad we did. The restaurant looks like a strip mall pizza take out store front, but it's completely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Lark G
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Chicago, Illinois
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Summerfield, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is in the same location as a gas station and looks really small from the outside but don't let that fool you! ! Larger than expected, excellent service, nice atmosphere, friendly and attentive servers and the owner is on site and meets the customers. He is the real deal, Italian from NJ. Everyone in our party said the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This morning at the pool I overheard people talking about delicious Italian food at reasonable prices at Bob's. I immediately googled the restaurant and decided we needed to try it. I'm so glad we did. The restaurant looks like a strip mall pizza take out store front, but it's completely different inside. It was a warm family atmosphere with live... More 

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Belleville, New Jersey
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I went to this restaurant during my last visit to my friend's house in Summerfield, Florida. They are friendly with the owner and his wife, who are originally from up north. The owner found our about my Italian background and spoke about the food in the "old days". We spoke of Easter dinners when I was a chile and the... More 

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The villages
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

You could easily pass up this restaurant by its looks, but don't! You would be missing a great meal! A fun, albeit small restaurant with great food.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Excellent food and service. Inside decor is very nice the outside looks like drive up Pizza Joint. Don't let that fool you this is a really nice Italian restaurant. Good wine list with a great menu.

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Waldorf
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150 reviews 150 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

WOW! a strip-shop hole-in-the-wall! Great New York style Italian food and plenty of it! Very reasonably priced with great folks and service.

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FL
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Italian food is very good and a good selection. The lasagna is the best. Pizza is good with a variety of toppings..

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The worst food I have ever had---- and it was a pizza and eggplant- Frozen food would have been better- I actually was sick from it. Stop at Publix and get a frozen pizza your better off.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We decided to eat at Big Bob's because of the good reviews and we weren't disappointed at all. My husband ordered the meat lasagna which was served with a salad loaded with pretty standard lettuce, cucumbers, red onion and olives, but nicely done in a tasty house Italian dressing. We also got a large basket of 4 rolls at the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Big Bob's has good (but not great) Italian food. My Calamari was overcooked and hence tough although the rest of the seafood in the dish was fine. My wife's veal was also overcooked and tough. Flavors were great but not worth the 30 minute drive from the Villages, FL. Service was excellent and the entertainment was good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12909 E HWY 25, Ocklawaha, FL 32179
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ocklawaha
  • Phone Number: 352-288-4200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 13
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Fine Italian food and Pizza dine in or take out call for our daily specials.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?