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“good food good service friendly”

Cody's Original Roadhouse
Ranked #18 of 119 Restaurants in The Villages
Price range: $0 - $25
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: You'll only need to look around Cody's to see why "Original" is our middle name. You'll enter an era gone by, when things were simpler, more casual and definitely more relaxed. Tubs of roasted peanuts are available throughout for snackin', crackin' or throwin' on the floor. You'll enjoy Cody's fresh cut, flame broiled, USDA prime and choice Steaks, Prime Rib, Rotisserie Chicken, Pork Back Ribs, Fresh, Fresh Fish, Burgers, Fajitas and more. At Cody's, we're proud of our expert cooking skills and we've put the grill front and center for your viewing.All told, Cody's Original Roadhouse is a fun, casual, family friendly Roadhouse that serves "Just Plain Good Food®". You won't go home hungry or broke - you'll just go home happy!
The Villages
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“good food good service friendly”
Reviewed February 16, 2014

well we arrived and ask for a quiet area they seted us on the inside towards the front window. the server was there right-a way and took our drink order and made us aware of the days specials.
She returned with our drinks and we ordered. It was a short time later our food came out and it was HOT right from the kitchen. Our server Joyce came back checked on us several times and refilled our drinks . What more could you want.

  • Visited February 2014
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Grant, Michigan
Level 6 Contributor
687 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 535 helpful votes
“We thought it was good....”
Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

Made it to Cody's this visit, ran out of time last September. It was just as we expected, a lot of people eating, talking and enjoying their meal. Seemed to be be a good group at the bar enjoying themselves. We got just what we asked for and off we went for a tour of the Villages. Place might not be perfect, but we enjoyed it.

Visited February 2014
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Hopewell
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“We don't get it. We just don't get it.”
Reviewed February 9, 2014

The place is not very clean. The staff do the minimum, but served up with a portion of attitude. The food is less than average. We gave it several visits before making up our minds.

  • Visited January 2014
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Morriston, Florida
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Relax on the water.”
Reviewed February 4, 2014

The food at this Cody's seems to be better than the one in Ocala. Prime Rib is very good. Garlic chicken wings are very tasty. Sides are made well. Drink deals are great. They really cater to Senior citizens, Eating outside by the lake is a treat. I go back whenever I'm in the area.

Visited October 2013
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Thank Joan J
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The Villages, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 782 helpful votes
“Tender lamb shank-what there was of it”
Reviewed January 30, 2014

Who expects lamb shank in a "roadhouse"? Served with a rich carrot laden sauce and roasted garlic mashed potato. Shank was tender and unfussed-with. The flavor was left to stand-up for itself. Despite it's generous flavor, it was a small portion. Due to Its small size it was maybe a $ 13 leg, not a $ 15 leg. The leg bones made the joint look big, although it held maybe four ounces of meat.
The baked potato soup suffered from cloying rue syndrome. Big bowl salad was O.K., but the bleu cheese dressing was diluted by the greens not being well drained. Yeast biscuits tender and mildly flavored with a sweetness and served with an intrusive cinnamon compound butter.

  • Visited January 2014
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