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Great Outdoors Restaurant

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65 North Main Street, High Springs, FL 32643
+1 386-454-1288
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of my all time favorites- Tuesday half price burger night cannot be beat!! For the price of dinner at McDonald's, you can enjoy a perfectly cooked burger on the outdoor patio! Have sample many items on the menu, never disappointed! Only down side is that the service can be hit or miss, especially on the busy Tuesday nights. It... More 

Thank Diana H
Jacksonville, Florida
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51 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had 11 bikes ride here from Jacksonville. We had called ahead and they had our tables ready for us. The serving staff was friendly and fast. On 2 orders the fries were cold but replaced immediately with fresh baskets of fries.

Thank Deadeye3321
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to try this for lunch over Thanksgiving weekend based on reviews. The service was incredibly slow the entire time as now writing review waiting on the check. Drinks sat empty forever and they did not check on us either. Still waiting on to go drinks and should have known better than to ask. As for the food it was... More 

Thank CPASteveTallahassee
West Palm Beach, Florida
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food comes out wrong often when busy. Ours was a party of 6 and they struggled to get our order right. After two or three attempts they made everything right and overall the food was ok. Nice atmosphere.

Thank gregandpatty
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have a well rounded menu. Appetizers, soups, salads, burgers, sandwiches, steaks, chicken, seafood. Decor features the springs and other local outdoor activities. If the weather is nice, the patio is great with local bands a couple of days a week. Tuesday is half price burgers. Highest priced restaurant in town, but worth it.

Thank Susan S
Central Florida, Florida
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has excellent food , atmosphere, and entertainment. The service is good. Our server was experienced and attentive. Carol, the general manager, makes everyone feel like a VIP. Excellence starts at the top and Carol sets the pace.

1 Thank twordww
Philadelphia Suburb
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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here to eat on our last night in town. Hostess was nice and our waiter Marcus was really great. Marcus was very helpful and was extremely good at his job. For drinks I ordered a Whiskey sour and my girlfriend ordered a Amaretto Sour. We both commented about the bottled sour taste. It really killed the taste. Abit of... More 

Thank psmu82
Miami Beach, Florida
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6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Used to come here all the time. Last trip, ordered a Reuben sandwich and the bread and edges of the sandwich were hot and the center cold. Looked like it was made in advance and then tossed in the microwave but not long enough. Really ameateur hour. Won't be returning. Manager gave us a gift card - I gave it... More 

1 Thank TravelinJoe55
Michele C, Executive Chef, Taylor Dukes at Great Outdoors Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear TravelinJoe, My name it Taylor Dukes and I am the Executive Chef of The Great Outdoors. Let me start by apologizing for your bad experience while dining at our establishment, and thanking you for your feedback. I promise you I take extreme pride in the quality of our food at The Great Outdoors and it deeply troubles me when... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Melissa the bartender was great, had a good attitude and fun. Kept our drinks full and never had to ask. Offered a menu fun food or just an appetizer. She is a good server/bartender.😊☺

Thank Rita M
Land O Lakes, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

The staff was the friendliest I have ever been around.From the moment we walked in it was first class and friendly. We were not only cared for by our server but management also came by a couple time to check on us. GREAT FOOD and a great band tied it all together.

Thank epjsurvey

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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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 North Main Street, High Springs, FL 32643
  • 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?