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7141 Gulf Blvd, Saint Pete Beach, FL 33706
+1 727-360-4200
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
medina, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We walked into this place and it seemed like it was an indoor family picnic with all of the picnic tables. When I ordered Surf and Turf for under $22 didn't expect much. But to my surprise it was very very good. I was with seven other people who all ordered something different and they also enjoyed their dinners thoroughly.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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70 reviews 70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

St Pete has so many seafood restaurants, we liked this one the best during a 5-day stay. Food was very good and the key lime pie had a chocolate wafer crust that was excellent.

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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Good dinner and reasonably priced, small quiet place, friendly service. Food fresh and tasty. Parking easy on the lot.

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Jackson, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We ordered the captain's platter...shrimp, scallops, and grouper all blackened. Fantastic. Very different flavor. One of the best meals I have enjoyed in a while. We also ordered the crab cakes..3 for only $6.95 which were equally delicious. Great flavor then the seafood bisque was awesome. All orders were very unique and will definitely be on my stop next trip!

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Archers Lodge, NC
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68 reviews 68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

This is a local eatery with a bar. The seafood we had was excellent & the waitress treated us like family. The local folks were friendly & helpful with locations & directions. I had grilled shrimp they were very tasty & the beer was cold . The menu had many choices !! The location is on a very busy thru... More 

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Key West, Fl
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55 reviews 55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This place was awesome.. The grouper sandwich was the best I have ever had and I eat lots of fish sandwiches. Atmosphere is bar-ish and simple.. Service was fun and friendly.. This is NOT fine dining.. this is eat with your hands and enjoy. While on St Pete Beach I also visited the Rumfish and that place did not hold... More 

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My husband was adamant about trying grouper while we were in St Pete. A colleague of mine that lives in the area said Dockside Dave's is where we had to go if we wanted the best grouper. We went in not long before closing time, but the service was still excellent and my husband loved the grouper. Honestly I can't... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Read reviews while visiting for where to find the best fish and chips on gulf blvd. This is where the reviews lead, sadly. Walked in and the tiny hole in the wall place was FILTHY with an older unkempt loud brassy woman behind the counter who is a little scary and not into smiling or being friendly. Should have walked... More 

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Worcester
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Great food, cooked how you like it! A tasty fish soup ( more like a thick and heart stew) was a fine appetizer, and the seafood is top notch. We had the fisherman's platter and you could get it grilled, blackened, or fried. We also ordered the scallop and shrimp platter. The scallops were the big sea scallops and shrimp... More 

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South Florida
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67 reviews 67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We were seated immediately (there were just two of us) and a waitress was there in a reasonable timeframe. We had calamari as an appetizer, and blackened grouper (one sandwich, one plate) as a main course. You get two sides with the plate, I'd definitely recommend the tomatoes (they're like the ones your mom used to grow) and the waffle... More 

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Additional Information about Dockside Dave's

Address: 7141 Gulf Blvd, Saint Pete Beach, FL 33706
Phone Number: +1 727-360-4200
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Pete Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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