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Gator's Grille & Spritis

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Southwestern, Seafood, Grill
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3313 Agency Street, Burlington, IA 52601
319-753-2534
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Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • 30
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  • 25
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good place

I ate at Gator's several times during my three-week stat in December 2014. The food is OK, but not great, though it is good value. The sandwiches and burgers were underwhelming. However, I did have excellent ribs there. The ambiance is that of a sports bar on one side, and a sit down restaurant... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
kostyalevin
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Duesseldorf, Germany
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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72 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Duesseldorf, Germany
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

I ate at Gator's several times during my three-week stat in December 2014. The food is OK, but not great, though it is good value. The sandwiches and burgers were underwhelming. However, I did have excellent ribs there. The ambiance is that of a sports bar on one side, and a sit down restaurant on the other. All in all,... More 

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Bonaire, Georgia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My family brought us here stating it was a good, local eatery. The wait was long. The menu was quite extensive, but I was disappointed in my lackluster burger and freezer burned fries. My mom did like the tenderloin sandwich, but that was about it.

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West Burlington, Iowa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The ribeye steak sandwich is the best I've ever had. Melts in your mouth. You can't go wrong with this choice.

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HIghland Park, IL
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The food was wonderful. I had the best grilled pork loin, cauliflower-cheese soup, and cole slaw that I have ever eaten. The artwork and furnishings made for a very attractive environment. The service was good. The prices were decent. It was even fun! Take a look at the "wild" animal in the aquarium in the lobby. Could it be real?

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Des Moines, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We went today. Ordered pasta and husband ordered Ruben sandwich. We waited 90 minutes for our food. We told waitress after about 70 minutes to cancel our check and we wanted to go somewhere else, she came back 20 minutes with our food. No checking on us, no refills. She gave us our check, we layed down $40 and she... More 

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West Burlington, Iowa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I have lived in Burlington all my life and I probably eat here once every other week. My boyfriend decided to take me out for my birthday on 10/10/14 and I had a lovely experience here like I normally do. We made a reservation, since we know they are normally busy on Fridays. We got our seats fairly quick and... More 

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Wapello, Iowa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

It wasn't bad, it wasn't great, it was ok but nothing special. The place was clean and had a big menu selection that was definitely over crowded on a Saturday night. They seemed to try to squeeze in every table they could and I had a hard time sliding my chair out without something into the person behind me. Our... More 

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Burlington, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A fun friendly place to eat and very clean. They have a wonderful menu to choose from. This is a family restaurant with a good choose of menu for the kiddos. There is a small gator in a tank for the kids to watch.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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12 reviews 12 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The atmosphere at Gators is casual and fun. Staff are warm and pleasant. Menu is varied---many choices including dinners, salads, and sandwiches. This is a family friendly restaurant and our kids like eating there. Seeing the gator in the tank at the front of the restaurant is always a high point when arriving and departing. I would recommend Gators as... More 

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Burlington, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The food is pretty good. The salad and soup bar are tremendous. Our waitress did not return to see if we wanted refills on our drinks.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3313 Agency Street, Burlington, IA 52601
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: 319-753-2534

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 20
  • Cuisine: Southwestern, Seafood, Grill
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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 - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?