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Ovation Bistro and Bar

42605 Highway 27N, Davenport, FL 33837
+1 863-354-6967
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brisket” (86 reviews)
“steak” (166 reviews)
“potato skins” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Steakhouse, Barbecue, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
42605 Highway 27N, Davenport, FL 33837
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Ovation Bistro and Bar
1. Simply Amazing!
" My brisket and ribs combo was delicious."
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2. Great People all around!
"Great food and excellent attentive service from all staff."
Joanne D
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3. Unbelievably Awesome!
" Ribs were truly epic and the brisket melt in the mouth."
Steve H
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ate here lsst week and was well impressed. Returned tonight hoping the experience would be repeated. We were not disappointed. Although busy and we had to wait, after getting drinks at the bar we were called to our table within 5 minutes. Our server, Lucas,...More

Thank silverchef52
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was nice to return to Ovation Bistro & Bar of Davemport today! Just a quick run down of our lunch starting with a house salad and a Lobster bisque soup that was Phenomenal! Onto our entrees of their smoked brisket served on garlic toast....More

Thank Tastyladiesny
joelr231, Owner at Ovation Bistro and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Wow! Thank you so much for your awesome review. We love serving you each time you come and visit. We are thrilled to be in Davenport and Winter Haven and cannot wait to make and serve new friends in Lakeland. We are so happy that...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We always have a great meal at Ovations. Food service and atmosphere always great. Food is always prepared well with great presentation. You can also ask for food not on menu.

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were looking for some where local to eat as we were staying in Davenport and had a lazy day planned at our villa. Ovation popped up in Trip Advisor and so we decided to give it a go. Friendly staff and good choice on...More

Thank Lizzieloo72
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice place if you are looking for a good evening. But formost great steaks for a meatlover!! Everything smoked inhouse . Great value for money. Also good selection of cocktails and craftbeers in the menu

Thank Dick B
joelr231, Owner at Ovation Bistro and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dick, Thanks for coming to see us. We appreciate your business and your kind words and would love to serve you again. -Team Ovation

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Happened to stumble on Ovation Bistro and Bar this evening, and so pleased we did. Hidden away on the East bound US27 just west of the I4 and Posner Park. We had not reserved a table, and fortunately were seated straight away, as the place...More

Thank Flatdog569
joelr231, Owner at Ovation Bistro and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Wow! This is so awesome to hear. We’re so glad that you enjoyed everything. Thank you so much for your business. We aim to please and are so happy that everyone in your family had a nice meal and a great time. -Team Ovation

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We often take family here when they visit from out of town. Fantastic local place with excellent service. Great food and atmosphere. Our kids love it too!

Thank Aaron W
joelr231, Owner at Ovation Bistro and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aaron, Thanks for your visit and for recommending us to your friends and family. We love serving you and your kids! See you again. -Team Ovation

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a table for a Friday night! Highly recommend visiting the service was amazing, food was fantastic. Would visit again! They were very busy but service was excellent!

Thank Niclawr7479
joelr231, Owner at Ovation Bistro and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your visit! We’re never too busy for friends. We are glad that everything was great and that you guys left happy and full! -Team Ovation

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had the most amazing food at Ovation. The best we’ve had since we’ve been here (1 week). Brilliant service from Eric. Made to feel really welcome. Would definitely recommend this place. Not far from Highlands Reserve in Davenport. Thank you for some delicious food...More

Thank OllieandGeorge
joelr231, Owner at Ovation Bistro and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your visit! We hope that you have a fantastic holiday! We are thrilled that our meal was your best meal on your trip. Be sure to recommend us to other friends coming to this area! -Team Ovation

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took friends out for drinks and dinner and we all enjoyed the evening. Specialty is anything off the grill. BBQ Nachos are delicious with their in house chips.

Thank FLTraveler407
joelr231, Owner at Ovation Bistro and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your visit! We love serving our friends, local and travelers alike. We are so happy that everything was great. We’re here to serve you again, anytime! -Team Ovation

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Questions & Answers
August 1, 2017|
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Response from joelr231 | Property representative |
HI, yes we do. So when a guest as allergy, we do various things, but the first thing we do is start with a system to treat this special guests. 1. when the server is made known of any allergy, they inform the... More
Willis P
May 17, 2017|
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Response from amanda f | Reviewed this property |
Definitely kid friendly and yes you do need to book in advance. Lovely place x
Paul G
April 14, 2017|
Response from joelr231 | Property representative |
yes, we do and plenty of them!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $22
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42605 Highway 27N, Davenport, FL 33837
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Davenport
  • Phone Number: +1 863-354-6967
  • E-mail
Ovation Bistro & Bar serves delicious, home cooked barbecue and more in Davenport, FL. Our restaurant is family owned and operated and is ready to serve your family! Ovation Bistro & Bar is the perfect place for a family outing or a place to bring your friends, kick back and have a good time. We serve mouthwatering ribs, chicken, smoked meats, seasonal drinks, cocktails and more! Join us and relax in a warm, casual environment. Our wait staff is very friendly and will make your dining experience enjoyable from start to finish.
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