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All 6 Ocklawaha Restaurants

Big bob's Restaurant and Pizza

12909 E HWY 25, Ocklawaha, FL 32179
352-288-4200
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Ranked #1 of 6 Restaurants in Ocklawaha
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $13
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
Description: Fine Italian food and Pizza dine in or take out call for our daily specials.
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The Villages, Florida
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

A friend recommended Big Bob's for a surprising treat. And indeed it has been for us! We have eaten at Big Bob's three times and have never been disappointed. The pasta sauce is fantastic! Makes you want to get lots of it so that you can scoop it up with your garlic rolls. My favorite dish is angel hair spaghetti... More 

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Ocala, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Great food and great fast service. It's a gem in Ocklawaha! Don't hesitate to try it! Best stuffed shells ever!

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Madison, South Dakota
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I hesitated weither I should rate this 4 star because the food was not as good as I hoped it would be...with the exception of the cream of onion soup. Really good. What was worth 5 stars was the service and price of the fare. I have had a pizza from their to go operation and really enjoyed it. Would... More 

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Ocklawaha, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

There's a full menu, and the dining room was recently expanded and redecorated, but you're going to love the pizza. It really is the best in the area. I suppose it could have something to do with the fact that the owner is from New Jersey.

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The Villages, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

What a pleasant surprise! Who would have thought such great Italian cuisine could be found in a storefront behind a gas station! We had dinner at Big Bob's on a Tuesday night and not only did we have an excellent meal but we're entertained by a wonderful musician, "The Godfather". The eggplant parmigiana was one of the best I've ever... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

From the outside, Big Bob's looks like a disappointment after driving awhile to find it. It looks like a pizza take-out place in a small strip mall with a gas station...and it is all of that...but wait until you step inside to the left of the pizza shop... Bada bing bada boom - you're in a cozy Italian resturant in... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

What a surprise. If you are not watching, you will drive right by it. Gas station in front and Big Bobs is just to the right of it. This was our second time back. The eggplant parmigiana is outstanding. The chicken parmigiana and veal parmigiana is good and tastes great. Food is served hot. The garlic rolls were good. A... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The restaurant is situated on the corner building of a strip mall. The restaurant consists of a take out area separate and apart from the restaurant which has booths as well as tables. We went there with another couple for dinner. We had the Veal Picatta, Eggplant Parmesan and a Pizza and Calamari Appetizer. All of the food was excellent... More 

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Belleview, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The pizza was okay/good. The waitress was friendly and nice. The prices are decent. The owner is a moron, a jerk, and uses profanity every other word. What in the world??? There were kids there.

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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I was here for lunch. Ordered a Hot Sub. Food was mediocre, service nonchalant, and cleanliness questionable (you have to walk through a kitchen serving area to get to restrooms. They have a serving tray of rolls with lid not secure sitting just outside of restroom on one other occasion I have ordered take out from here. Did not remember... More 

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Additional Information about Big bob's Restaurant and Pizza

Address: 12909 E HWY 25, Ocklawaha, FL 32179
Phone Number: 352-288-4200
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ocklawaha
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 13
Cuisine: Italian

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