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Gators Cafe & Saloon

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American, Fish & Chips, Seafood, Hamburgers
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12754 Kingfish Dr., Treasure Island, FL 33706
+1 727-367-8951
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Gators Cafe & Saloon is ready for your vacation in Treasure Island...
Gators Cafe & Saloon is ready for your vacation in Treasure Island, Florida! What was once a small beach bar has grown into a 400 seat sports bar and restaurant complex, with waterfront views of historic John's Pass and the Gulf of Mexico. 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.
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Good for:
Bar scene
Large groups
Local cuisine
Scenic view

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 73
    Excellent
  • 114
    Very good
  • 81
    Average
  • 42
    Poor
  • 45
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food with a gorgeous view!

We were meeting friends for dinner and wanted a place with a view. We also got good food! My husband ordered the blackened grouper and saint was the best meal on our trip! I had a crab cake sandwich which was very good. We will be back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Patti501
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We were meeting friends for dinner and wanted a place with a view. We also got good food! My husband ordered the blackened grouper and saint was the best meal on our trip! I had a crab cake sandwich which was very good. We will be back.

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Avon, Indiana
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Fabulous waitress. Husband and I split the $ 10 fish sandwich. Added fries. It was plenty. Don't order the $15 pitcher of margarittas. Not a true pitcher.

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Gaines, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Myself and two friends visited this lovely restaurant tucked away on Johns pass in Treasure Island, FL. Very near to Maderia Beach area. We had a great meal, a lovely table outside near the water and we were entertained by some dolphins who put on a nice show. Great food, good wait staff and good atmosphere. Although we did not... More 

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Madeira Beach, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I've been going to Gators since 2002 when I moved here from the east coast. I love the place and over the years I'm sure I've spent thousands of dollars there. I used to go there at least twice a week. This past Saturday, I had worked all day and was looking forward to going to Gators to relax, have... More 

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Plymouth, Michigan, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

My wife and I went here for dinner on our trip. You can see dolphins swim in the pass, and lots of dock space if you come by boat. The drink service was really fast and good daiquiris and beer service. I knocked down a point because the food service was really slow. I don't think it was the wait... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The location and atmosphere were great! The service was slow but we weren't on a schedule. Disappointed in the menu and food selection not a lot of seafood for a place on the water.

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Busy, unfriendly bartender also waitress for tables. Some food was overcooked and some was undercooked, then burgers fell apart. No management on sight to deal with bad food or service. Will never return!

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Ayr, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A local landmark, been here forever and with good reason ... great food, good prices and friendly staff, with a perfect view of John's Pass.

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Thornhill
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Good food. Good service. Great view of John's Pass boardwalk. Can watch dolphins and pelicans from patio. Nighttime music.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

ordered 3 grouper sandwiches and got 3 poopers instead!! the view was amazing. the apps were good and fresh. the lobster was imitation. gator Rita taste like it's liquor free. I spent 200 plus dollars there and I should have just went to Bahama breeze. the burgers look really good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12754 Kingfish Dr., Treasure Island, FL 33706
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Treasure Island
  • Phone Number: +1 727-367-8951

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Fish & Chips, Seafood, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view

Description

Gators Cafe & Saloon is ready for your vacation in Treasure Island, Florida! What was once a small beach bar has grown into a 400 seat sports bar and restaurant complex, with waterfront views of historic John's Pass and the Gulf of Mexico. 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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?