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The Edward Ball Dining Room

550 Wakulla Park Dr, Wakulla Springs Lodge, Wakulla Springs, FL 32327-0390
+1 850-421-2000
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“fried chicken” (20 reviews)
“salad” (30 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
550 Wakulla Park Dr, Wakulla Springs Lodge, Wakulla Springs, FL 32327-0390
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had eaten there previously and had the shrimp and grits, which was great. This time I ordered a half fried chicken. When I cut into the thigh, bloody juice ran out. I called the manager over and he promptly said he would remedy it...More

1  Thank hillwoodhome
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As locals, we try to go to Wakulla Springs regularly, and make sure we always eat in the Dining Room at the Lodge. Their meals are wonderful, tasty, and the Chef has really got it together! We visited here for Thanksgiving, (must have reservations!) and...More

Thank SRehbaum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights at the Lodge in mid-week November. The first night we opted not to eat at the Fountain area due to the limited menu choice and went out into Crawfordville. Breakfasts are included in the price of the room and allow...More

Thank BunkieFL
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

We had fried chicken, crab cakes, and salmon with veggie noodles. The salmon was absolutely amazing we loved all the food but the veggie noodles off the charts. The breakfast is delicious and the Old Joe Sandwich very good!!! The service is so outstanding. The...More

1  Thank RustyFord78
Reviewed October 19, 2017

I am a local & dine here regularly. Love Chef Reshard's creations! Have never been disappointed with any meal at Wakulla Springs Lodge. Have to admit I do have my favorites...shrimp & grits...salmon...best potatoe salad ever!

Thank prisonchick
Reviewed October 13, 2017

5 years ago, I raved about this place and took many visiting relatives to dine here. It started declining a couple of years back but now, it just sucks. Save the money and don't get the fried chicken. Just eat a cup of salt and...More

Thank Selkie9
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Got there on Saturday night about 5:15 and had the restaurant to ourselves. Prompt and friendly service with a view of the water. We ordered the seafood five option feast for two grilled ($40) and paid a $7 upcharge for splitting a meal. However, the...More

Thank VTXBob28
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

Stayed at lodge and room came with voucher for 3 with credit up to $8 each. We all loved food and server was kind. My husband and I had breakfast sandwich on sour dough bread. They were generous with bacon. Loved it!

Thank jen71ski
Reviewed August 30, 2017

My husband and I celebrated our 12th anniversary here and were impressed with the food and the atmosphere. The waitress was very attentive and informative and the food was delicious. I chose a vegan selection and my husband chose the Chicken Broccoli Alfredo. We were...More

Thank kppeebles
Reviewed August 29, 2017

Lovely dining room in the historic Wakulla Springs Lodge. The entire place is a feast for the eyes. Menu is pricey but consider it a treat, let your imagination transport you back to a time of beauty and grace. Lodge is surrounded by nature.

Thank Giggy
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August 24, 2016|
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Response from Reshard P |
Hello, I'm Chef Reshard ; Executive Chef of the Edward Ball Dining Room. To answer your question, yes we are open on Christmas day. We offer a Holiday Buffet from 11-4pm . If you are a hotel guest staying with us that day... More
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June 11, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 Wakulla Park Dr, Wakulla Springs Lodge, Wakulla Springs, FL 32327-0390
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Wakulla Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 850-421-2000
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  • This restaurant is at Wakulla Springs Lodge
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