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105 US Hwy 98, Okeechobee, FL
(863) 763-9983
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Tue - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 14
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  • 4
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  • 4
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Visiting on weekend for Rodeo

We like it! Outside looked really bad, but food was really good. Tables are close together and lighting is low. They really got you in and out, but we had a nice time and was able to be seated in a corner table which was nice because there was a lot of large tables around us. They served a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Sue J
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Jupiter, Florida
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 

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Bargersville, Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 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.

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Jupiter, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We like it! Outside looked really bad, but food was really good. Tables are close together and lighting is low. They really got you in and out, but we had a nice time and was able to be seated in a corner table which was nice because there was a lot of large tables around us. They served a little... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This restaurant was absolute chaos. It took more than 10 minutes to actually get our name on a waiting list, then there is no where to wait, so we stood among the dining tables. Despite the fact that there were open tables, in 20 additional minutes of waiting, we did not see a single table seated, nor did we see... More 

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Cosby, Tennessee
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Well, they do have catfish. We went there on Valentine's Day, a test for any restaurant. Like most other restaurants on a holiday, the staff was stressed, dealing with a line at the door and most table full. We arrived a few minutes late for our reservation, but while lining up at the bar while waiting for a table, we... More 

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Batavia, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Valentines Day - We caught a bad seating - middle of the room right by the check out!! Steaks were OK, but I have had much better in Fl... was really expecting more considering this is Cow Town!

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Lakeland, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had 10 people for dinner at the birthday. 7 people get sick, were not sure what item made us all sick, it may have been the house made Ranch Dressing, that's about the only item everyone had in common.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stopped in this great venue for an early dinner around 6 P.M. We were greeted by a friendly and professional young waiter who immediately delivered a relish tray to our table. My beautiful companion and I both ordered steaks. I requested mine with NO SALT or other seasoning which was no problem. But first we were brought two great... More 

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Okeechobee, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

As stated in other reviews, don't judge a book by it's cover. This place may look run down and not very appetizing but the quality of the steaks far outweigh the lack of ambiance. We met some friends here to as they were in town for a tournament and wanted a nice steak dinner. We each had a different item... More 

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Florida
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115 reviews 115 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

First time. Don't Judge it by the outside looks. Yes it could use some remodeling, but don't let that change your mind My wife and I had the 10 oz sirloin. It was great. The sweet tea is the best. The service was a little slow. We would come back again.

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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
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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