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Cody's Original Roadhouse - CLOSED

3100 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608-1727
+1 352-548-4700
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
Apr 19, 2014
“Delicious Food”
Apr 6, 2014
“Lack of preparation”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3100 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608-1727
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Reviewed April 19, 2014

Outdoor dining available, bbq pork was very good, son lives in area and this is his favorite place. Staff attentive and would definitely make a repeat visit next time we are in town.

Thank diamondlvr7851
CodysAmerican, Manager at Cody's Original Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2014

Thanks for the great review! We are so glad that your son introduced you to us. Definitely stop by next time you are in town and let us know if there is anything we can do to make your next visit your best visit.

Reviewed April 6, 2014

Visiting Cody's this time was better than my experience the last time. We had a group of about 15 people and I felt bad for the ONE poor server who had to service us (and other tables). I think the management of this establishment needs...More

Thank Dave V
Reviewed April 5, 2014

An average restaurant, with average food. The service was really slow, but the restaurant supposedly was short on staff the night we were there. Nothing really great but nothing really bad either.

Thank Nevyntoo
Reviewed March 25, 2014

Classic roadhouse with interesting and casual decore. Food was served promptly and attentively. Excellent all-around, my favorite in Gainsville.

Thank Ernie S
CodysAmerican, Manager at Cody's Original Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2014

Thank you for your high praises! We are so glad to hear that you have enjoyed your experiences with us enough to make Cody's one of your favorites in Gainesville. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed March 23, 2014

Stopped in last Fri evening while in Gainesville. We were a little concerned when it wasn't completely full at 7:30pm. Seated right away and the server took our drink orders. Food bits stuck in the menus and on the blinds. Burger was ok, ribs ok....More

Thank tomn3
CodysAmerican, Manager at Cody's Original Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and share your experience with us. I want to apologize for the service you received during your visit. This is not the standard we set here at Cody's and would like to encourage you to...More

Reviewed March 14, 2014

Service was a little slow to start, but the place was busy. Waitress was really helpful and friendly so we didn't mind. Food was well cooked and as requested.

Thank Katecambridgeshire
Reviewed March 12, 2014

The wait at the "chain" steakhouses were way too long - so we tried this and were delighted. Food and service were just great.

Thank OnOurWay038
CodysAmerican, Manager at Cody's Original Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2014

Thanks for stopping in! What a great accident, you finding us. We truly hope you will come back and visit us soon.

Reviewed February 21, 2014

Worst management in Gainesville. If you would like to eat somewhere that you are treated with respect, please go somewhere else. They were so disorganized and unprofessional. Would never want to take my family here.More

Thank gmathias1234
CodysAmerican, Manager at Cody's Original Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2014

I am very sorry about your experience. This is definitely not up to our standards for service, and in an effort to make sure this never happens again, I would love to get some additional feedback from you in regards to the details of your...More

Reviewed December 21, 2013 via mobile

I wasn't there long. 1 minute to be exact. It was 845, and the sign said it closes at 1000pm. Silly us, figured that meant they were open. The server sat us, told us hold on she wanted to see of the kitchen would be...More

Thank jbraddock
Reviewed October 23, 2013

We had made several special requests for our meal, our server was very attentive, fun and happy to make our stay feel warm, welcomed and enjoyable. Music was light rock and was not too loud, food was excellent and many great choices. Restaurant was busy,...More

Thank MailgirlFlorida
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$10 - $25
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2:00 PM - 9:30 PM
2:00 PM - 9:30 PM
2:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3100 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608-1727
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-548-4700
  • E-mail
You'll only need to look around Cody's to see why "Original" is our middle name. You'll enter an era gone by, when things were simpler, more casual and definitely more relaxed. Tubs of roasted peanuts are available throughout for snackin', crackin' or throwin' on the floor. You'll enjoy Cody's fresh cut, flame broiled, USDA prime and choice Steaks, Prime Rib, Rotisserie Chicken, Pork Back Ribs, Fresh, Fresh Fish, Burgers, Fajitas and more. At Cody's, we're proud of our expert cooking skills and we've put the grill front and center for your viewing.All told, Cody's Original Roadhouse is a fun, casual, family friendly Roadhouse that serves "Just Plain Good Food®". You won't go home hungry or broke - you'll just go home happy!
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