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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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Hours:
Tue - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Would make a vegetarian cheat!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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Maine
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Maine
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4 reviews
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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 

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Madeira Beach, Florida
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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.

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arcadia, florida
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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 

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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 :)

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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.

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 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 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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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 

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Bargersville, Indiana
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13 reviews
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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.

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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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 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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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
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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