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Gators Cafe & Saloon

12754 Kingfish Dr., Treasure Island, FL 33706
+1 727-367-8951
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Price range: $8 - $25
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Seafood, Fish & Chips
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Touted as the "World's Longest Waterfront Bar," Gators Cafe & Saloon has been a Treasure Island hotspot for over 20 years! This landmark has been updated to include amenities such as a fully air-conditioned interior, HDTV's and a fresh new menu concept. Our second floor comes fully equipped with the Gator's Saloon Tasting Room, The Tiki Lounge at Gators and a sunset view that will make all of your Facebook friends jealous. Whether you're visiting us to watch your favorite sports game or catch a memorable night out, you can see why everyone says, "Ya Gotta Go To Gators!" Events Every Day! Check our website for entertainment line-up.
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English first
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Was one of very regular stops, especially on Sundays for lunch. Our last visit was not the greatest. Beer was warm, food cold, & the service 1 waitress for 10 tables all sitting within minutes of one another? Must have new Upper Management as this one of old favourites has dramatically lost its appeal. The service is slower, food not... More 

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Clarkston, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

right on the water as the pictures show. has a boat dock. can sit outside and watch the boats head into the gulf from the bay. lots of birds and even dolphins even stop by. the food- it was good. not great. but good. service was very good as we got rained out and had to go inside- they were... More 

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Inverness, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We had lunch at Gators and sat outside by the water. Our waiter, Andrew, was a nice guy and helpful with menu and drink selections. Food was tasty and very reasonably priced. We waited a little while for drink refills, but not a big deal. Other than that, service was very good. If in the area again, we will go... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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84 reviews 84 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I have been here many times. The first 2 I arrived via motorboat from the Gulf. We watched the road dep't take forever to rebuild the bridge. Have celebrated a few birthdays here; the last of which a granddaughter turned 17. The meals are good, the service spotty, the view - OMG!!!!!!!!!!!! Watch the water, boats, birds, people, dolphins. The... More 

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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Gators is a HUGE restaurant/bar right on the water. Their menu said they are the largest waterfront restaurant/bar in the world and I can believe it. We both ordered the grouper dinner and it was delicious. It came with cilantro lime rice and it was so incredibly good. We ordered our grouper blackened and the seasoning was delicious. We sat... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

After running around all day, we headed to Gators for a late snack. Well we were able to sit outside, even though it was late...and we ordered the nachos. HUGE, which the server warned us about. I even tried a new beer... which she described well. they do offer a variety of microbrews as well as "regular" beers. The nachos... More 

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Canton, PA
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67 reviews 67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Every time I come to town I drop in here. Great food and nice view. Come during the week when it's not packed sit back have a beer and order some food. Locals know to eat inside by the windows. Tourist think its cute to feed the sea gulls left over French fries by hand. It's fun to watch but... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

Been to gators many times, our waiter was horrible, I think his name was josh, not sure he never came to the table, took our order and brought drinks (took 15 mins to get) then never came back, another waitress did all of the work and she got a tip, other tables complained about him as well, manager came and... More 

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Valrico, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

We just got done eating here. Got a veggie burger with mystery sauce that our waitress could not identify. Also gator bites were chewy. All the food was extremely greasy. They did take the veggie burger off the bill. The view is awesome though. So just go for the drinks and view.

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Tampa, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Nice view that's the only good thing about this place. The worst food I had since I came to America 20 years ago.We ordered the gator bites and onion rings. and it was really hard to tell which one was worst.The gator bites were tough like rubber from an old car tire and tasteless. The onion rings were just rings... More 

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Additional Information about Gators Cafe & Saloon

Address: 12754 Kingfish Dr., Treasure Island, FL 33706
Phone Number: +1 727-367-8951
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Treasure Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Seafood, Fish & Chips

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