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Gator's Dockside

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#207 of 1,995 Restaurants in Tampa
$$ - $$$American, ,
5840 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33617-2312
+1 813-341-4445
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“wings” (50 reviews)
“gator tail” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5840 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33617-2312
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It bothers me when I have to write a 'negative' review. Especially when it's about a restaurant which actually has pretty decent food. And my original review dated March 7, 2017 was quite favorable. Yesterday, my Fab One and I visited Gator's after conducting family...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hadn't been in over 10 years (different location) so gave them a try. We were seated right away, received quick friendly service and great food. One problem...server brought the appetizer at the same time as our food. SHAME ON THAT SERVER, THEY SHOULD KNOW BETTER!...More

Thank I3479UZsuem
Reviewed July 7, 2018

A quick lunch with my Main Squeeze before Thursday's appointment, turned out to be great! I had the eight BBQ'd "bone-in" wings, she a salad. Service was quick and efficient - wings were dynamite! Two different sauces, the waitress was pleasant.

Thank Gary U
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Visiting daughter she brings all her guests here. Husband had the wings and really enjoyed them. I had the philly cheese steak and it was very good. Not too busy but it was a holiday. We would come back.

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

First we were seated and ignored for the first 10 min we were here.. hostess went to try and find server. Another person had to take our order. Food was disgusting.. glad I am not from here won't be back.

Thank tammy41375
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Our meal was delicious...try the gator bites , they are so good. The fish taco's were very tasty too! They have a full bar and the Long Islands hit the spot! Our server was very friendly and we had a fantastic time!

Thank Beachbound47006
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

This place was awesome! Our family decided to try something local & so glad we did. The atmosphere was nice. The food was seasoned well. My husband & nephew tried the gator tails & were not disappointed. If I am ever in the area again,...More

Thank Erica W
Reviewed May 22, 2018

This was a great find on our way back from the beach. It is a sports bar so had lots of tvs and loud music but the food was fantastic. I had the coconut shrimp very good. My husband enjoyed his as well but I...More

Thank lizzardlee
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Dan took care of the us for late lunch. Good knowledge of menu and bar offerings. Super courteous! He was great! Gator tail appetizer was delicious. I had fish & chips. Again, delicious! Hubby enjoyed some yummy wings. Perfectly cooked. Just a great batter, oil...More

Thank HyperGirl76
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Had the seafood pasta which was good but not great. The tea was very weak, little flavor. The service was very good and did not have to wait long for our food.

Thank Robert W
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John B
September 23, 2016|
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Response from FloridaSandra | Reviewed this property |
You would have to contact the restaurant. I've seen large parties there but not a specific separate room per se. Florida Sandra
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5840 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33617-2312
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-341-4445
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