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The Golden Lion Cafe

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501 N Ocean Shore Blvd, Box 2225, Flagler Beach, FL 32136-3311
+1 386-439-3004
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Palm Coast, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The fish tacos are my favorite here but all the food is really good, and the view cannot be beat. Eat upstairs for the best view but downstairs if you want to hear the music from the tiki bar.

1 Thank lzurheide
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is right on A1A but the only way you see the ocean is if you sit on the upper deck which is picnic tables. The prices are high for the area. They also don't really have happy hour. So, if you are vacationing, sit on the upper deck and enjoy the view and music.

Thank Pnstate1986
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62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is good the atmosphere is fun. Live bands outside in the summer on weekends liven up the place. Always packed. They also have takeout. So you can eat on the beach if you are there at lunch .

Thank flnavigator
Magalia, United States
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72 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostess took us upstairs, and gave us a table overlooking the Atlantic. We had seabass, margaritas, peanut butter pie, and key lime pie. Huge restaurant, but they had plenty of servers to cover all the areas. Great service, great food, great view! Would definitely recommend.

Thank Stephen A
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice little spot had fish and chips, we are outside there was live music it was fun. The key lime tartar sauce was good on the fish

Thank Jeremiah H
Cadiz, Ohio
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to beat this place. Has something for everyone. Great views on the upper deck and has a fabulous Tiki Bar. Live music is very good and if you're around on Sundays they have live Reggae music all afternoon. No doubt the place to be on a Sunday afternoon. Donna at the Tiki Bar goes above and beyond to help... More 

Thank Arubanut
Woodstock, New York
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our waitress was super friendly, the service was quick and the beers were cold. I had the Golden Fish Fingers app was enough for an entree and was so good!!! We'll definitely be back!!!

Thank supernurse12477
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eat drink shop - music most evenings- sit upstairs for ocean view Every meal we had was excellent , fresh fish specials every day.

Thank yelw0r
Springfield, Missouri
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was driving from St. Augustine to where we were staying in Daytona Beach when hunger hit! Stopped for dinner for two. Quiet, no live music, but we heard the overhead music and the ocean as back up (with a lightening storm out on the ocean)....what more atmosphere could you want!! Had the fish & chips with their delicious key lime... More 

Thank 2ChicksOnTheRun
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for such a great review. We are so glad that you enjoyed our gorgeous views and Famous Fish n' Chips! Did you know we also sell bottles of our Key Lime Tartar sauce?! They are available in our gift shop, on-line and in many Publix store locations across the state. 50% of all proceeds from the Sauce line... More 

Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere is wonderful. Wait staff knows their menu well and are very friendly and pleasing. Great live music on weekends too!!!

Thank Julie S
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this review

Julie, Thank you so much for your kind review. We strive to give great customer service every time. We look forward to your next visit. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
American, Bar, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 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
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 N Ocean Shore Blvd, Box 2225, Flagler Beach, FL 32136-3311
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Flagler Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 386-439-3004
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

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