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Since 1978 Boondocks is a casual, fun restaurant with covered open outdoor seating. We have fresh seafood, great soups and salads, fish and chicken sandwiches, oysters, peel and eat shrimp, burgers and MORE! We also offer a great kid-friendly menu and a catfish pool for kids and grown-up kids to feed the live catfish! Love your pooch? We do too! Locals and tourists have been bringing their pets to our pet patio for years. Enjoy your favorite cocktail while watching a beautiful sunset over the marina. Just another day in paradise!!!
PRICE RANGE
$4 - $22
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visiting the area from Pennsylvania and we always make it a point to stop in at Boondocks. We enjoyed an early dinner by the water and had fun feeding the catfish afterwards with our leftover fries. Great menu choices and of course very fresh seafood...items. I highly recommend the fried calamari and the fried clams!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location on the water. Very friendly staff. Excellent food. Very spacious parking lot. Great drinks.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

7 in our group 4 adults 3 children rain day but made the best of it. The wait staff was very good and so was the food. We had variety of the menu item from the crab popper to a bacon cheeseburger. I had the...blackened house fish sandwich was the best I have had in a long time. Hope we make it back on this trip.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Winner!!!!! When you travel to an unfamiliar area you ask a local where to eat. Boondocks is that perfect gem - off the beaten path but easy to get to - great parking. Outside eating and drinking overlooking a marina with a fantastic staff. The...food is amazing. 1/2 lb steam shrimp, fish and chips plus a blackened mahi-mahi sandwich all fantastic. We were so full we couldn’t eat another bite (note: so we took the Keylime pie to our room)!!!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed April 5, 2021 via mobile

Love this place! The fish reuben is to die for! We visited Boondocks 3 times during our stay in the area.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 9, 2021

We went here twice during our stay in Daytona last week. Service and food were excellent! First time I had a half pound provolone mushroom burger and my wife had the tuna melt, which had provolone and served on toasted rye bread! Our service was...very punctual and friendly. Second trip I had to have the tuna melt. My wife wanted the fish melt that was on the board, but mistakenly said fish sandwich. Sandwich did not come on rye or with provolone. Waitress very kindly had toasted rye and provolone sent out promptly so my wife could enjoy the sandwich. Wonderful sunsets!More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 7, 2021 via mobile

Been a few years since I've dined her, it will be MANY more before we even consider going back. It's apparent they survive on location as the food is overall average to poor and the service is nonexistent. A server actually told us they get..."bad" shrimp regularly but serve it anyway...what a joke! Do yourself a favor and wait in the line at Our Deck Down Under. I wouldn't eat here if it was free!More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed March 4, 2021

Great dining next to the river, very friendly staff. I would certainly recommend this to others in the area.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 4, 2021

My wife and I are low key. The atmosphere was perfect for us. Mostly older crowd. The staff was friendly. The food was fresh and good. So far, our favorite restaurant to visit in this area.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 2, 2021

Enjoyed our dinner, both the fish and the shrimp were good and the service was friendly! Nice views of the sunset Fromm our table. Servers were all wearing their masks!

Date of visit: February 2021
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Response from edsplayroom | Reviewed this property |
no they have specials everyday of the week
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Response from Boondocks2015 | Property representative |
No, no relation. Thanks for checking!
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No...this is a local family owned business.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Boondocks Restaurant

  • Yes, Boondocks Restaurant offers takeout services.

  • Yes, Boondocks Restaurant offers delivery services.

  • Boondocks Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5