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Great Outdoors Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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65 N Main St, High Springs, FL 32643-2652
+1 386-454-1288
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved the outdoor seating and the atmosphere including live music. The server was very attentive. Our food was excellent. We had baby back ribs and grilled red snapper. You won't be disappointed by the portions either . The sides were excellent as well. Fried green tomatoes ,coleslaw, fried onion rings… oh and the craft beer selections that our server, David... More 

Thank microbefan
Comer, Georgia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Food was excellent and the server was wonderful. The server was very attentive. There was a rather large crowd but even so the service was prompt and the food served in a timely manner properly prepared. This is the second time I have visited this restaurant and both times the service and food have been great.

Thank Michael W
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While staying at the Grady House, the innkeepers suggested this restaurant. The menu was limited as it was during the evacuation of Hurricane Matthew. We enjoyed a lunch of delicious club sandwiches . The service was excellent and friendly. Don't miss a meal here, if you are visiting or passing thru!

Thank redfishFlorida
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Music was great. Was charged for things did not receive. Some people in our party did not even received drinks.

Thank Angela S
Plano, TX
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I eat at the Great Outdoors every year when visiting family, it is my favorite restaurant in High Springs because no matter what I order it is prepared well, the staff is friendly and the atmosphere is great. You can have a quiet dinner and catch up with friends inside or a good time out on the patio. The Great... More 

Thank Fla4ever
The Villages, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the atmosphere, the staff, the menu, and the music. Went two nights in a row while we were in the area. Particularly impressed with our waitress, (Amy), the managers, (one man & one lady whose names we didn't get), and even the busboy, (Donald). Look forward to going back when we return to High Springs.

Thank Carl W
Jensen Beach, Florida
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92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hit this place after a long day at the springs and we loved it!! great atmosphere, great service, great food and reasonable prices.. What else could you ask for..

Thank Kam2013
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are visiting the Gainesville, FL or if you are a local who has never visited the Great Outdoors restaurant, do yourself a big favor and visit. The restaurant is in the quaint historic town of High Springs west of Gainesville. The food is delicious. The service is amazing - thank you to Megan for taking such great care... More 

Thank Kina J
Bradenton, Florida
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here on a previous rafting trip. Made a detour here on our way home from Jacksonville to Bradenton because we loved this restaurant so much. Staff is very accommodating, atmosphere is warm and friendly. Today we had the specialty pizza. It was great. Thin crust with pepperoni and mushrooms. Three meals here and never been disappointed.

Thank ToniTea
The Villages, Florida
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was just ok. When you get to $45. For a meal I expect it to be above average. We sat in front of the stage and he was good, however it was so loud you couldn't talk. That's good if you like that but if not get a table further away from the stage. I personally would not... 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 - $35
Steakhouse, American, Bar, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 N Main St, High Springs, FL 32643-2652
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  High Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 386-454-1288
Welcome to the award winning Great Outdoors Restaurant! We hope you enjoy your dining experience here. Our menu is carefully planned and lovingly prepared. Our Executive Chef is on the premises at all times carefully overseeing every detail of food preparation to personally ensure that everything is prepared fresh in the kitchen. Our steaks are hand cut and our sauces and desserts are homemade. Enjoy our fresh entree salads, homemade soups and a variety of delicious appetizers. We want you to have the perfect guest experience! Our services staff are professionally trained to ensure that every guest has the best dining experience possible.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?