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1506 SW Parrot Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34972
18637634276
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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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Okeechobee, United States
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lightseys has always been a place to go with friends and family to sit and talk and have a great meal. The setting on the Kissimmee river was part of the total package. When I heard that they were moving I got a little worried. Let me tell ya. The new location is fantastic. The decor with the the colors... More 

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Thank Scott B
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here back when they were at okeetanti or however you spell it. It was really good but the prices were what i would expect from a five star restaurant in fort Lauderdale. Anyways, ate at there new location by the movie theater on saturday with my girlfriend. Gator bites were very good. Not gamy at all. Waitress was... More 

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Thank Ron M
Okeechobee, Florida
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The historic and Iconic Lightsey's is in it's new location where TD Bank once stood. The old bank drive thru has been well modified and decorated to became a very large and roomy outside dining area. I am sure this will be a popular outside venue when it is a little cooler. I also like that the outside seating is... More 

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Thank Lonnie P
Englewood, Florida
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were fortunate to have met some locals prior to the trip who highly recommended this restaurant. We strongly echo their sentiments. The atmosphere is bright & inviting with a bar. Customer service is superb. The menu had some unusual items( cooter: which is soft shell turtle), frog legs & catfish. We had sheepshead snapper, grilled to perfection, with the... More 

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Thank Linnie2013
Avon Park, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So good we returned the very next night for another helping. Diet restrictions were not a problem here, as the chef cooked every item as healthy as it gets but still the seasonings made the low cal meal a gourmets delight! We were able to take home a quart of the best coleslaw in Florida as well as a bottle... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make sure you try the all-you-can-eat catfish, hush puppies and fries. Fantastic food and great service - right on the river.

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Thank William B
Okeechobee, Florida
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a very nice restaurant and the food is good. it is pretty expensive though for not alot of food. very clean.

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Thank tonkastoy
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Thank Sandra W
Fort Pierce, Florida
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75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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 

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Thank Rustyturn
Saint Cloud, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $30
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
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
Families with children, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1506 SW Parrot Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34972
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Okeechobee
  • Phone Number: 18637634276
Description
If it swims, crawls or hops we probably serve it.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?