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The Speckled Perch

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105 US Hwy 98, Okeechobee, FL
(863) 763-9983
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4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Fishy name, Great steaks

Great steaks. Prepared to proper temperature. Casual atmosphere, but really good food. The salad, baked potato and sides were tasty also.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 17, 2015
James C
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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Okeechobee, Florida
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very small menu. But, it is a steak house. Steaks are what they serve. Seasonings are amazing. No steak sauce needed here. I always have tidbits and potato. They always have a couple of desserts. Most are homemade pies. Yum! I go about 1 time a month. A local favorite.

Thank Biylie
Level Contributor
15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Visiting the speckled perch is worth the trip from Chicago. The steaks are seasoned to perfection! A perfect stop for fisherman from the Midwest in the winter!

Thank Dave E
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

My husband and I had to be towed to the Ford Dealership in Okeechobee very late on Thursday night in pouring rain.....We were on our way to a memorial service in Lake Worth, Florida.....Stayed at the Best Western and asked where to get best steak in town.....they sent us to Speckled Perch.....We tried the filet and the T-Bone and we... More 

Thank 249teresal
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

I'm not kidding, their steaks are what they are known for. They are the best and the atmosphere will remind you of an old restaurant from when the town was first discovered. You won't be sorry.

Thank J S
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Great steaks. Prepared to proper temperature. Casual atmosphere, but really good food. The salad, baked potato and sides were tasty also.

Thank James C
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

In 50 years of traveling Florida, never had gone through north of Lake Okeechobee, but the bride and I stayed in the area a couple of days in early April. Glad we made it to The Perch. Outside a little rough looking, as we entered back/side door into a dark bar only to meet some of the friendliest people ever... More 

Thank L B
Madeira Beach, Florida
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Please don't waste your time & money. We ordered the T-Bone & Ribeye. Both were full of gristle, tough and had no flavor. Onion rings were just the frozen type. Salads were a joke. Drinks watered down. Expensive ($80) And the only thing worth eating was the Sweet Potato.

Thank Goida2014
arcadia, florida
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We've passed this building on our way home from Ft Pierce several times and the parking lot is always packed, so we decided it has to be good!! We were not disappointed I had the best rib eye that I've ever had with a salad and baked potato. I was pricey but worth every penny. We don't go that way... More 

Thank priscilla m
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

I've had plenty of steaks and have never been this impressed. The sirloin was superb and cooked to perfection. I was definitely be going back. I don't usually review restaurants but this one deserves it :)

Thank HunterPietrzak
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

Good steak and salad. Came for dinner and were the only ones in the restaurant. People couldn't believe we were in Okeechobee to fish.

1 Thank Laura W

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 105 US Hwy 98, Okeechobee, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Okeechobee
  • Phone Number: (863) 763-9983

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, American
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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