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Blue Gator Tiki Bar & Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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12189 S Williams St, Dunnellon, FL 34432-6054
+1 352-465-1635
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Dunnellon, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food is a little pricey but worth it. The parking is horrible. The lot is too small and always filled, you have too park in the City Hall across US 41 which is a busy highway.

Thank Alan76251
Dunnellon, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great view. The owners are on site. The wife is not friendly at all. The husband Bob, drinks alcohol on site through out the day. The food is ok. The prices are high. If you go on wing day it is hit or miss. My friend ordered a burger medium and it came out almost burned. With a price high... More 

Thank restrauntcritic
Vero Beach FL
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped in the day before Thanksgiving and had a good meal and a good time. Serving was plentiful and prices reasonable.

Thank MarthaVeroBeachFL
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went with a group of friends recently.Everyone said their meal was great. No complaints. My wife had the Philly Cheese steak and I had the French Dip.They were great with plenty of meat. All the employees were Very Friendly. Will be going back Very soon.

Thank John K
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Casual dining on the river, with indoor and outdoor seating. Fresh seafood. Friendly staff and quick service. My only complaint was coffee in a styrofoam cup. All other beverages were in glasses. Good price for generous portions.

Thank robin d
Dunnellon, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Too much greasy foods and made me sick. Will never go there. Honest to tell you that I don't like to go again

1 Thank SandraLeonetti
Hernando, Florida
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good eats and atmosphere-plus live music. Fun place to go, and to bring friends. The seafood is fresh, service is good,-and is a great place to bring out of towners.

Thank 4pawsrus
Spring Hill, Florida
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very friendly, clean eating, drinking establishment, Enjoyed a Halloween party, family orientated, good music, meal, under $25.

Thank carol06152RV
Tampa, Florida
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After a long day of kayaking, we were ready for a low-key, local dinner. We ate inside to try to stay away from the bugs, but I’m sure it would be neat to sit out on the deck next time. We ordered frog legs, gator bites, and several fried dinners. Sometimes, you just have a craving for hush puppies, fries... More 

Thank hollymatic
Safety Harbor, Florida
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122 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Outstanding fresh, local fish & gator, pub food, craft brews, blues, live music, dancing, valet parking, friendly, attentive service. An unexpected treasure to find. Definitely returning.

Thank zen_journeyman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $20
American, Bar, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12189 S Williams St, Dunnellon, FL 34432-6054
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Dunnellon
  • Phone Number: +1 352-465-1635
This is a unique tiki bar restaurant set on the banks of the Withlacoohcee River. We offer indoor and covered outdoor dining. Great selection of seafood, steaks, burgers, chicken, Terrific salads as well. Live music Thursday through Sunday.

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