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200 Riverside Dr., Everglades City, Everglades City, FL 34139
+1 239-695-2101
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arrived in town early, checked out the National Park Service displays first, then had lunch before the airboat tour started. Rod and Gun Club is 100% old school South Florida. Lunch outside is nice, but eating inside makes you feel like you are in an early-last-century elite experience. Save some time to read a few of the old newspaper articles... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Rod and Gun club is a must see in Everglades City. Feels like an old lodge inside with dining tables on the screened porch overlooking the channel where the boats dock. It's 'good' as it is. It could be great with some attention to the menu (only 2 deserts), and a greater selection of drinks, particularly beer and wine.... More 

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fish dishes were great. Martinis(what else in this setting) were generous. We paid for all in cash on one bill. Manager was there until we left. Waitress was helpful and talked about Everglades City, which we loved.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sabrina Weeks, best server ever. Friendly and efficient. Great food, wonderful location, interesting artifacts. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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TENNESSEE
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch, excellent stone crab. Very interesting place, worth visiting. THEY DO NOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS. There are 2 ATMS in town, no Bank. The fastest way to get here from Ft. Myers etc is down the interstate not 41.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Please check out my review of the Rod and Gun Club lodging for more details about this restaurant. It's worth stopping in for a drink and appetizer just to see the place.

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was okay but nothing special. It looked like they might have been having a problem with staying open as they were missing the extra touches. Beer selection was 2 choices. Light and not-light. Frog legs were very skimpy.

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Thank Marijo W
Sanibel Island, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This club is over 100 years old in the heart of Everglades City. As the name suggests, there scores of rifles, stuffed animals and old pictures hanging on the walls. Nice outdoor deck on the water for a casual lunch and beautiful dining room for dinners or rainy days.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Okay, couldn't resist the temptation to eat lunch at this great historic place, even after reading reviewers who were disappointed. Service was extremely slow, food was just okay. There is a sign outside that says no sightseeing. It is a old place with history, which is why we chose to eat lunch there. The 3 stars are for the "ambiance"... More 

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Oak Park, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped for lunch at the Rod and Gun Club in Everglades City on our way back to Miami from Sanibel Island. This historic building is (or was) also an inn. It is on the site of the home of Collier the first (white) landholder in southwest Florida. The restaurant has indoor and patio dining overlooking the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Riverside Dr., Everglades City, Everglades City, FL 34139
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Everglades City
  • Phone Number: +1 239-695-2101

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