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The Cove

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1242 S Cove Camp Pt, Inverness, FL 34450-5272
(352) 344-5894
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Inverness, Florida
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was good casual food, could get there by boat. Too bad it's closed now. Had great wings and burgers with friendly wait staff.

Thank madtravlers
Berwyn IL
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

I have been to the cove many times and have usually been at least satisfied. They have a large variety of wings, and they are the best. But on our more recent visit, I ordered a fish sandwich, and the fillet was so tiny it was completely overpowered by the at best average quality bun. My companion had the wings,... More 

Thank rivegauche
Brooksville, Florida
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

The owner has run into health issues and the cove is now closed. This was an institution which had been in existence as the current building or the old shack which burned down years ago. The wings here were the best in the country in my opinion. The hot and dry nor the Debbies have any other establishments which compare.

Thank russ3950
Hernando, Florida
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60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

In spite of Wings costing more, you get less as carrots are no longer being served with the Wings!! A tiny bit of stringy celery comes with your Wings and carrots are no longer available because they cost too much so they say. I don't know about you, but the new flat screens have to be worth a lot of... More 

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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Went here a few years ago when we were over from the UK and went back today. Service was great allthough the bar was fairly quiet and the food excellent. The prices were better than before and the plastic cups have gone replaced with nice glasses and the servings come with proper chips not skinny fries now.

Thank kierenstarr
Ocala, Florida
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016

We parked our boat after spending the day on the lake. Came in had a few drinks and wings and then left to go see the sun set. This is a nice place for families and people of all ages. the decor is bar/pub but do not pas

Thank militarylady
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016

We were just there tonight. They have never advertised and don't even have a sign letting you know where to turn. People will now tell you to turn at the Dollar store just outside of town going towards I-75. IF you have never been, be warned, it don't look like much from the outside. The inside is a trip. The... More 

Thank Bluecollarfamily4
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

I cannot complain about anything really. Tiffany was our fabulous server. We waited a while but there was a private party inside. Once the food came out, we were in heaven. We ordered a variety and everything was absolutely delicious so the wait was worth it. Looking out over water, soft breeze, Good music and we left satisfied.

Thank Gabriella A
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

The wings are fantastic. I recommend the Debbie sauce. Good food and cheap beer. Service can be a bit slow if it is busy, but people always go back.

Thank Grahambo85
Inverness, Florida
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145 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

We went to the Cove last night and enjoyed ourselves. I had a big salad and wings. The wings were wonderful. Mine were medium hot but weren't really that hot. They were good. My wife had a fish dinner. She said it was good. The restaurant was a big building with a bar. They serve only beer...no hard stuff. The... More 

Thank BMessersmith

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1242 S Cove Camp Pt, Inverness, FL 34450-5272
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: (352) 344-5894

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?