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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

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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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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 5 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
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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
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

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 7 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
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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

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
Port Charlotte, Florida
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178 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We were informed that this building might, at one time, have been a fish processing facility, hence the name. Yet, there are no fish dishes on the menu, mainly steak. We arrived with a large group and were seated in a separate room. It was quite dark in the restaurant and it was lacking in any kind of atmosphere. Perhaps... More 

Thank Paul S
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My husband and I occasionally visit the Brighton Casino in Okeechobee. It is about l hr and 15 minutes from our home and a pleasant drive through farmland. Our past experiences with steakhouse restaurants in Okeechobee were disastrous. The steaks tasted as if they had been stored in salt. This restaurant is at the intersection of Route 70 and Hwy.... More 

Thank ameas
Bargersville, Indiana
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Spent a few days in Okeechobee and the front desk clerk at the Hampton sent us here. Looks like a little hole in the wall but what a great steak they serve. Great "guys" and lots of fun. Worth the trip. Don't look for fish on the menu. The name is a joke.

Thank Alan F

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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


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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