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10430 Rte. 78 W, 1506 S Parrot Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34972
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoyed our dinner here food was really good I had shrimp which was a good size.our family all enjoyed our time here.

Thank Sandra W
Fort Pierce, Florida
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73 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The old location near the Kissimmee River is closed. I got lucky and spotted the new location as we were driving past. It was there opening day and they wouldn't open for another half hour. I explained that I was with my 88 year old mom and 91 year old dad and it would sure be nice if we could... More 

Thank Rustyturn
Saint Cloud, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here 3 years ago and loved it..Went on 7/31/16 to find out that it was the last day in that location... Ok fine limited menu... My question is, why were they even open at all. Took forever to get itty bitty pieces of catfish maybe 12 fries.which didn't come out with my food. at least 5 minutes after... More 

Thank rblsldy97
Hobe Sound, Florida
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

A buddy and I came from Hobe Sound, Fl. to enjoy their Sunday all you can eat buffet. It had catfish, gator tail bits, fish, and many other items. But the item we really wanted were the raw oysters. Between the two of us we eat 195 oysters. However there is a sign on the wall of those who ate... More 

Thank Geno L
Okeechobee, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Excellent interior decor, coupled with delightful and tasty foods. The assortment of choices and an excellent staff rounded off the day.

Thank Stan B
Rockledge, Florida
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Went on a long motorcycle ride over the weekend and stopped in for a cold drink. Decided to have lunch and am so glad we did! We ordered broiled scallops and shrimp and our friends ordered the catfish and gator. Generous portions accompanied by hush puppies, coleslaw and the best French fries I've ever had! Waitress talked us into key... More 

Thank teresar877
Lake Placid, Florida
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Food (today's trip included fried shrimp and Gouda Burgers) always love their hush puppies. We were a large party & service were great:-)

1 Thank teachlp1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

This is a great place for family dinner with kids. We met in the middle as we had family members from both coasts and the atmosphere was a lot of fun for the children. The servers were great and got the kids their food right away. We ordered a variety of food and everything was delish. Most awesome was the... More 

1 Thank HistoryBuffFlorida
Central Florida, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Restaurant has not much variety on menu. Service is ok when dining inside but customers who dine outside a very much neglected. This is the most expensive restaurant we dined at in the Okeechobee area. Taste of food was not worth the money because it was average - I expected better for the high prices.

Thank Cor8252015
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's, responded to this review

Thank you for dining in with us! We are sorry to hear that you did not receive a proper Lightsey's experience on your visit. Our outside screened porch table is one of our most popular reservation spots with a view of the water. We are sad to hear your service was not to Lightsey's standard. We will make sure to... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

just as my title has said! this place has atmosphere and the BEST fresh food I have ever eaten! I had the grilled gator the very best EVER!!!! then the homemade peach cobbler with homemade ice cream!!!! I died and went to heaven!!! I then found out from Linda at our hotel that this place is gonna be moving!!! no... More 

Thank Andrea S
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's, responded to this review

Thank you for dining in with us! We are glad you got a true Lightsey's experience on your visit. We love hearing how our customers appreciate the time and effort that goes into making our food. Our customers deserve the best and only the best we have to offer. Thank you for reviewing us and hope to see you again... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $30
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children
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 - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10430 Rte. 78 W, 1506 S Parrot Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34972
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Okeechobee
  • Phone Number: 18637634276
If it swims, crawls or hops we probably serve it.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?