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Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant

1506 S Parrott Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34974-6167
+1 863-763-4276
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Opens in 30 min
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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1506 S Parrott Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34974-6167
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very clean, pet friendly dining in a modern, upbeat environment with great service. Hubby loved his grouper tacos, I had a grouper sandwich, and mom had fried shrimp. Server kept our drinks topped off and was nice to our Sheltie. Park in the rear of...More

Thank ediegretchen
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for reviewing us!! It is true that we are a pet friendly company. We try our best to make all extended family members welcome. Most recently we were ask to cook one of our certified angus burgers for a family friend and he...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed dinner with my husband at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant. The food was delicious, as always. The service was excellent! Our server, Joanna was outstanding! She was very attentive, kind and professional! We will definitely be going back to Lightsey's and asking to be seated in...More

Thank nancya132018
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for reviewing us!! Joanna represents the elite service standards that our company is known by. She has recently been promoted into management and the company is better for it. We appreciate your business and invited to return soon. Public Relations Manager - ML

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for dinner with my buddy the day before our fishing trip at Lake Okeechobee. We were seated right away and I don't think it took too long for our waitress to understand that we were most definitely from out of town. She was...More

Thank joshyan0985
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing us!! We are currently in the process of perfecting two of our dips for your future enjoyment. It has taken many years to perfect smoking fish. To smoke these fish it takes up to nine hours sometimes! We hope you enjoy...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met friends for lunch at Lightsey's. It was our first visit to this restaurant. Our server was terrific, friendly, informative and provided great service to us. Everyone enjoyed their meal. We shared a Fish Dip Trio which was a great way to start our meal....More

Thank CCS2009
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing us!! We are happy to see that you enjoyed some of our delicious recipes. The O'Bannon pie has history behind it from a long time banker and teacher. He was kind enough to share his recipe and Lightsey's put an ores...More

Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

The food was not very good for the expensive price. We ordered sweet potato crusted grouper, blackened snapper, grilled snapper. All fish was dry and crusting was terrible. Don't expect much. Gator tail was extremely salty. Sweet potatoe crusted anything will come out soft. The...More

Thank Annaya A
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing us!! Sorry to see you didn't enjoy our selections. Typically the sweet potato fish will come out with a crust so we may have prepared it incorrectly on this day. A true blackened fish should come out with some type of...More

Reviewed May 12, 2018

We started with the trio of smoked fish dips. Our party dined on sweet potatoe encrusted scallops, blackened snapper with key lime sauce, gator and catfish bites, and whole catfish (not farmed, but freshly caught.) Then key lime pie that was different than any I...More

Thank Porter W
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thanks for reviewing us!! We hope to expand on our fish dip trio this summer and are currently working on a jalapeno smoked trout recipe. It is true that our catfish come from the great Lake of Okeechobee. We are very particular of the size...More

Reviewed May 12, 2018

We had two sandwiches -- thirty-four dollars. Would definitely pass on this place. (Since this review requires one hundred characters, I would add that the building is very nicely set up - but someone has a fetish for stuffed animals....)

Thank 166pete
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

While in Florida I wanted to try Alligator meat. Although I am not fan of the meat due to its texture I recommend this place to everyone. Great atmosphere, very cool decor and helpful friendly professional staff. I plan on going there to try some...More

Thank M_GO_BLUE_A2
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018

Thank you for reviewing us!! We agree gator can be tough at times. There are different cooking techniques to allow for additional tenderness. Next time your in visit with management to find out other alternate cooking techniques that you may enjoy. We are happy to...More

Reviewed April 7, 2018

Want a down South meal with all the fix'n, like sea food and good service, then this is your stop. Would visit again.More

Thank AMSBOSS
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Thank you for reviewing us!! We have several southern options that you enjoyed such as our collard greens, fried catfish, crawfish, clam & bacon chowder, sweet tea and our most southern item which is our Lightsey's seasoning. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here based on the reviews we read and was not disappointed! They have a nice selection of draft beers and our server recommended some great options. We started with the trio of fish dip. I honestly think you can tell how a restaurant...More

Thank momof3andwifeytoo
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Thank you for reviewing us!! It has taken years to develop the techniques involved with our offerings. We are happy to see that you enjoyed a few of our creations. Might we suggest next time you stop in that you try one of our thirty...More

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It used to be on Lake Okeechobee now it's in the center of town.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, 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 S Parrott Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34974-6167
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Okeechobee
  • Phone Number: +1 863-763-4276
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Description
If it swims, crawls or hops we probably serve it.
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