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Chips & Housemade Salsa
Fresh Soup of the Day
Cup or Crock
Today's Crock of Fresh Chowder
Fresh Jumbo Asparagus
Seasoned & grilled served with a Dijon dipping sauce.
Golden Fish Fingers
White flaky fish gently fried golden. Served with our Key Lime Tartar Sauce.
Fried Calamari
Calamari, hand breaded & flash fried to order. Served with our roasted red pepper aoili & fresh lemon.
Free Range Chicken Tenders
Hand cut and lightly breaded, served with BBQ sauce.
Coconut Butterflied Shrimp
6 hand breaded, coconut dipped. Served with pina-colada sauce.
Fresh Jumbo Chicken Wings
10‎ wings, hot, medium, mild or BBQ served with celery sticks & housemade blue cheese dressing.
Chargrilled Jerk Caribbean Wings
Jumbo‎ chicken wings marinated in brown sugar & exotic caribbean spices.Chargrilled over an open flame. Golden Lion Specialty. Served with celery sticks & housemade ranch.
Peel 'N' Eat Shrimp
Served either plain or spicy, hot or chilled.
Sharon's Nachos
Local grassfed spicy beef, jalapeno peppers, salsa, melted cheddar jack cheese, lettuce and sour cream.
Coconut Butterflied Shrimp
6 Hand breaded coconut dipped shrimp. Served with pina colada sauce.
Sesame Seared Ahi Tuna
Served‎ with purple asian slaw, fresh lime, ginger & wasabi
Fish 'N' Chips
White‎ & flaky fish filet in our own Golden beer batter, served with french fries & housemade cole slaw.
Shrimp 'N' Chips
8 hand breaded butterflied shrimp. Golden fried or mild buffalo style served with french fries & house made cole slaw.
Upgrade to coconut shrimp $1.75
1 1/2 lb. Lobster Dinner
Fresh Maine lobster grilled with garlic butter& served with jumbo asparagus & red bliss potatoes.
Fresh Catch & Coconut Shrimp Taco
Today's fresh catch, lettuce, shredded cheese, fresh lemon & Golden Lion Key Lime Tartar Sauce. Topped with coconut shrimp & served with tortilla chips.
Fish Tacos
Blackened white fish filet, lettuce, shredded cheese fresh lemon & housemade Key Lime Tartar Sauce served with tortilla chips & salsa. We're all about fish tacos!
Substitute Mahi Fish $2.00
Thai Fish Tacos
Sesame seasoned & grilled white fish filet, Thai chili purple slaw, lettuce, Wasabi aoili & steamed yellow rice.
Pesto Grilled Shrimp Taco
Pesto marinated & grilled shrimp, baby spinach, fire roasted red peppers with goat cheese & sweet balsamic reduction. Served with black pepper parmesan french fries.
Today's Fresh Catch
Served‎ with red bliss potatoes or island rice & fresh jumbo asparagus.
Classic American Burger
Local grassfed
Add Cheese $.75
Golden Lion Burger
Local‎ grassfed. Served with an onion ring, apple wood smoked bacon, BBQ sauce & choice of cheese.
Philly Cheesesteak
Smothered with caremlized onions & provolone cheese served on a toasted French baguette.
Add Mushrooms $.50
Add Peppers $.50
Fresh Catch of the Day Sandwich
Grilled, blackened, broiled or fried on a ciabatta roll with a side of coleslaw. Market Price
Giant Beer Battered Fish Sandwich
Our most popular sandwich. A huge white & flaky filet, beer battered & served on a toasted ciabatta roll.
Mahi Mahi BLT
Grilled mahi mahi on a toasted ciabatta roll with crispy bacon, baby spinach, tomatoes & black pepper-garlic aioli.
Spicy Chicken Quesadilla
Diced & marinated chicken with jalapeno peppers, house-made salsa, black beans, cilantro, cheddar jack cheese grilled in a tomato basil tortilla.
Garden Salad
Salad‎ of mixed greens, red onion, tomato, cucumber & carrots. Served with balsamic vinaigrette. Size
Side $5.25
Large $7.00
Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce, shredded parmesan cheese, house made croutons & creamy caesar dressing. Size
Side $6.25
Large $8.00
Golden Lion Salad
Chilled iceberg wedge, crumbled blue cheese, bacon, cherry tomatoes & a balsamic vinaigrette dressing.
With Free Range Chicken $13.00
With Chilled Shrimp $14.50
With Fresh Catch Fish $Market Price
With NY Strip Steak $24.00
Grilled Cheese & Fries
Chicken Tenders & Fries
Hamburger Slider
Basket of French Fries
Basket of Onion Rings
House Made Cole Slaw
Blue Cheese & Celery Sticks
Fresh Jumbo Asparagus
Flagler's Most Awarded Restaurant & Raw Bar since 1992. Fresh Seafood. Voted #1 Beach Bar on the East Coast of Florida 2015. Live music with Reggae Sundays. Lots of fun monthly Full Moon Parties with Limbo and a white sand dance floor. Second story Rooftop Dining overlooking the Ocean or downstairs under the Tropical Courtyard. Tiki Bar, Ocean Bar, Gift Shop & Raw Bar. Food Specialities English Style Fish n Chips, Fresh Catch Taco's, Lobster Rolls, Oysters, Crab, Shrimp, Seafood Towers, Daily Fresh Fish... Small Barrier Island of 4500, Surf Tournaments, Fishing off the Pier, Red Coquina Rock Beaches, Free Parking and Golf Cart friendly...7 Miles of Oceanview Heaven
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
American, Bar, Seafood
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront, Beach
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All reviews fish and chips coconut shrimp tacos key lime pie french fries clam chowder sandwich raw bar the upper deck beach bar live entertainment great view fun place across the street great drinks cold beer love this place
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to Flagler beach for vacation and wanted a good seafood lunch. I saw it was rated #3 on trip advisor so we thought it would be great to try it out. Unfortunately we did not like this place at all. We ordered chilled...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time to Flagler Beach. Stopped at the Golden Lion Cafe and loved the service and the food. We had a super nice waiter named Travon. He made sure we had everything we needed to enjoy our meal. We started with the coconut shrimp appetizer...More

Date of visit: July 2020
goldenlioncafeFL, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Yum, sounds like you guys made some great choices! We cannot get enough of the Pina colada sauce! Glad you enjoyed yourselves here at The Golden Lion Café and we cannot wait to have you back!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Upstairs definitely has the best views, but we sat downstairs and enjoyed the live music. Tamala was absolutely amazing! It was our first time visiting so she gave us the rundown on everything. My husband and I both ordered the fish and chips. Tamala warned...More

Date of visit: July 2020
goldenlioncafeFL, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Tara Lynn! Thank you for this nice 5-star review! We will be sure to let Tamala know about the awesome job she did. We very much appreciate having her on the Golden Lion team. Can't wait till your next visit!

Reviewed June 28, 2020

First time here in the area and it was wonderful and all thanks to Gabe!! He had the best recommendations (mojitos and ahi tuna) he was so polite and patience. Everything came out perfect and super fast. So glad we came here and we will...More

Date of visit: June 2020
goldenlioncafeFL, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for this nice review! We will be sure to let Gabe know he did such a great job!

Reviewed June 22, 2020

Many Restaurants in the area have struggled with service quality in the past few weeks for what seem to be many different reason I'm not going worry about at this time. I will say that I was craving some Fish N Chips and Sunday evening...More

Date of visit: June 2020
goldenlioncafeFL, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hey Joseph, thank you for the review. We are glad you enjoyed your fish n chips and had a nice time at The Golden Lion Café. Cheers!

Reviewed June 20, 2020 via mobile

Step 1: Go Up Stairs for best View of Ocean Head up stairs to find a table and check out the Atlantic Ocean View. Step 2: Order either FishNChips for $14.95 or ShrimpNChips for $16.25. your choice. Step 3: Enjoy the view with your meal....More

Date of visit: June 2020
goldenlioncafeFL, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

This review is AWESOME! Love the steps! Thank you!!!

Reviewed June 20, 2020 via mobile

Came here last year (2019) for the first time during a family vacation. Food was plentiful (big portions). Specifically the Fish and Chips. Ocean view was wonderful. Made me come back again(2020). Food was just as good. View was just as wonderful. But the service...More

Date of visit: June 2020
goldenlioncafeFL, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We can't wait to have you back next year! Thanks for visiting us again and leaving this nice review!

Reviewed June 14, 2020

We've all had good and bad experiences at various restaurants. Today we had an extraordinary experience at the Golden Lion. I mean everything was perfect! From our incredible server Jessie to the food, I can't say enough. Jessie was the best server I could ever...More

Date of visit: June 2020
goldenlioncafeFL, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hey Ted! Glad you had such an awesome experience at The Golden Lion! We are lucky to have Jessie on our team and will definitely let her know about this nice review!

Reviewed June 7, 2020

Great atmosphere, the food was good and the service was great! Our server, Jessie, was extremely personable and friendly and made our dining experience a pleasant one.

Date of visit: June 2020
goldenlioncafeFL, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hey Diane, glad you enjoyed your experience! We are fortunate to have a great atmosphere and great servers at The Golden Lion Café!

Reviewed May 28, 2020 via mobile

Walked up TWICE for a table and was TURNED AWAY BOTH TIMES ! My husband is Hispanic and I truly feel that was the reason we were turned away. It is completely unbelievable! I wouldn’t give this place a dollar! Before I posted this I...More

Date of visit: May 2020
goldenlioncafeFL, Front Office Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2020

Hello, we appreciate you taking the time to leave a review, but I don’t believe all the facts have been stated. We have been an established business in Flagler Beach since 1992 and we would NEVER turn away a customer because of ethnicity. After being...More

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James S
December 29, 2016|
Response from goldenlioncafeFL | Property representative |
Hello Elaine, Yes we are having a big celebration included but not limited to: Live Music, Special Menu (you may still order off of the regular menu), Complimentary Noise Makers, Hats, and a Champagne Toast. Please call... More
October 6, 2016|
Response from goldenlioncafeFL | Property representative |
We will not be open on Christmas day so that our employees can spend the day with their families. We are, however, open the day before and the day after. We are also open on New Years Eve and are having a huge party that we... More
Don M
March 5, 2015|
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Response from TheGoldenLionCafe | Property representative |
Don, Although I cannot comment on specifics of your experience, I do apologize that you felt discriminated against. We definitely try to offer the best customer service possible but I do wish you would have brought the... More
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