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“Finally got it figured out!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Swampy's Bar & Grille

Swampy's Bar & Grille
Pennsylvania Avenue, Dunnellon, FL 34431
352-547-4777
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Ranked #12 of 42 Restaurants in Dunnellon
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dunnellon, Florida
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Finally got it figured out!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

My family has ate here three times early this year (feb, mar). Our first two visits were okay, but our last one August 3rd was amazing! Our food was awesome and service was great! The new Manager sorry I forgot your name is awesome and very friendly we talked twice during our visit and he made sure EVERYTHING was perfect! The staff was fast and smiling, and the view is to die for. WOW the recent improvements are amazing. As Dunnellon locals we are always looking for a great dining experience and Swampy's you are it!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Mount Dora, Florida
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122 reviews 122 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 48 cities Reviews in 48 cities
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
“Good Dining On The Rainbow River”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

This little rustic place is on the Rainbow River with a lot of outside deck seating. It's fun to watch the boaters and tubers drift my on the beautiful little river. There are are lot of food offerings that you would expect from a place named Swampy's. I had a very good shrimp Jambalaya, and there are many fried seafood offerings that other diners seemed to be enjoying. A nice beer and wine menu adds to the fun.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Zephyrhills, Florida, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“fresh food, fun servers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

After tubing down Rainbow River for a couple hours, my family was starving. We had seen Swampy's on the way in and decided to have a late lunch there. At 2pm on a Wednesday it was not super busy and I like that the atmosphere was extremely casual, I did not feel awkward that we were all wet and exhausted from a day in the water, half the other people there looked as disheveled as we did. Megan was our waitress, she was lovely, fast with a joke, quick with our drinks and she kept refilling them quickly too. We also had a very spirited conversation with Nick about Sharknado! I love friendly people like that. The food was good, especially the gator bits ..yummy sauce. All of our orders were VERY freshly made, super hot! We spent about $100 for 5 adults, we ordered quite a bit of food and took a lot of it home with us. Overall a pleasant experience, I'd visit again.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Dunnellon, Florida
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“On the River”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

It has a great view of what makes Dunnelon fla great,the water stays all year around at 72,and when the wind blows from the northeast it brings a cool air to the outside tables.People are friendly wave,you get some of that small town feel,Order the Swampy burger its real good,along with the service,we love the place and go after sunday service,just take off the ties and the suits,and get to eating and having a good time with friends

Visited July 2013
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“Great end of day!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Didnt know Swampy's was an option until we rounded our 4 1/2 hour tube ride from KP Hole. All our snacks got wet during the trip so we were hungry. After loading up the tubes, collected our cars.. We headed straight back to Swampy's. We also had Tyler as our server and just can't say enough on how he help end the day perfectly... Food was awesome, drinks were cold and the check came back on time.. Never had to look for him. I'd have to say that the app showed up about the same time as our food so ask about that when you go.

I definitely suggest the ribs and very good batter on the gator bites!!!

Make Swampy's part of your end of day tubing trip!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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