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Swamp Water Cafe'


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American, Native American
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Vegetarian Friendly

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Make unforgettable memories while dining on great cuisine at Swamp Water Café. Our full service restaurant is located inside Billie Swamp Safari on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation. The menu at the Swamp Water Café features an array of great selections, made from the freshest and highest quality ingredients. Enjoy traditional American classics or Native American delicacies such as Seminole Indian Fry Bread, Indian Tacos and Bison Burgers. Real adventurers can try something new such as catfish, frog legs, and gator tail nuggets. Swamp Water Café offers one of the most unique dining destinations in the Everglades with views of airboats and wildlife roaming in the 2,220- acre park. Stop
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
American, Native American
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Table Service
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

We had a party of 12 and were served quickly. I was really impressed with how clean the facilities were

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank debrabeebe10
Reviewed February 17, 2019

For a long time I remembered the Indian bread I had there time ago. Now, a friend is visiting and I want to show her such bread. After driving and driving and asking, the museum and the convenience store directed us to this Swamp Cafe....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank NeilWarner2020
Reviewed February 6, 2019

We had a filling lunch at the Swamp Water Cafe at the Billy Swamp Safari. Our waitress was attentive and quick for a table of 7 people. The food was fresh and it was very good. I can't visit the Rez without having an Indian...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank maryroserobinson77
Reviewed February 2, 2019

The waitress was friendly and efficient although the cafe was pretty busy. The food was tasty, and I especially liked the bison burger (but a bit expensive). Swamp Water Cafe is attractive and fits in with the surroundings. I would definitely eat there again.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Traveler2AM
Reviewed January 3, 2019

I ordered the special mushroom swiss burger. It was fine, but it took WAY too long for us to get service, and for the order to come out. People at the park have to schedule shows and rides, so waiting eternally for food is not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mjoecups
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

We ate lunch here in between our fun day activities at Billie Swamp Safari. We wanted to eat unique local fare and were not disappointed by the service and food. We were promptly waited on and received our food rather quickly given they prepare everything...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank joannd772
Reviewed December 15, 2018

When you visit stop by and relax and try some of the great food. They even serve alligator and other selection of food for everyone.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank joefocht53
Reviewed October 1, 2018

We stopped in here between the swamp buggy ride and airboat ride and asked if it would be ok if we just got some drinks, the girl we asked did not seem pleased at all. She was rude when she took our drink orders and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DMDavis723
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Six adults ate here on a day at the Billie Swamp attraction. The place is airy and welcoming. Staff not the speediest but all smiles. All the food was well prepared: fresh salads, crisp shrimp, crunchy fried chicken. Best of all was the black bean...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ormstein
Reviewed September 9, 2018

We had a rain delay so we decided to go have a snack. After seeing the meals being served, we changed and ordered lunch. The food was all cooked to order and was hot and fresh. The only thing missing was a cold beer. I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PattyG12
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March 11, 2017|
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Response from SeminoleTourism | Property representative |
Hello, we are in the process of obtaining our permit. We plan to serve beer in the later part of the day, after school groups are gone. However, we will have limit on how many we will be able to serve per customer. Thank you... More
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