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“It's a sports bar...”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Gator's Dockside

Gator's Dockside
Ranked #68 of 197 Restaurants in Clermont
Price range: $0 - $11
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Michigan
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“It's a sports bar...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2014

Stopped by after golf for a beer and light lunch. They tout their wings and bar food. The happy hour experience is 20% off your bar tab. It's a good looking sports bar with the abundance of tv's, a good size bar and assorted booths and tables. The service was good, the waitress was friendly and helpful with the menu which has a decent number of items. The disappointment was the food itself. The wings were honestly nothing special and the nachos were pathetic. They were microwaved until the cheese was like biting into polyurethane. There was very little in the way of toppings but then there was also very little in the way of chips. I think the price was 7.50.

Overall the atmosphere was pleasant and as I said the people were nice but you go to a sports bar for food and drink. The selection of beers was plenty but they need to work on their portions and spicing of the food. That was underwhelming.

  • Visited February 2014
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Family get together”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

Took dad there for lunch been there lots of times great food,great service...except this Saturday afternoon visit food was good service was horrible took almost 40 minutes to get our appetizer and another 15 for meals.wasn't busy server wasn't focused she was busy hanging out with coworkers and chatting we will go again but will not have the same server....

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2 Thank Karen M
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Clermont, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Great place for sunday football.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

Service was good, beer was cold, good wings. Every nfl game on flat screens. We were seated near the game we wanted to watch. Family atmosphere.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank Wannaberetired397
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Clermont
2 reviews
“Poor experience, food and service....”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2013

Food preparation and delivery was awful. Wrong dressing delivered with salad. Chicken wings were under-cooked. Sent back to kitchen, returned less wings than I payed for, with extra sauce I asked for removed from plate. Manager came back with sauce and more under-cooked wings. Due to the size of my party, I was automatically expected to pay 18% 'gratuity' for this poor service and food. I live locally, and have on numerous occasions been treated indifferently here. No gratitude for my business. Overpriced, compared to other local restaurants. Strong chance that they have lost me as a customer.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Finslr11
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Montverde, Florida, United States
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Underwhelmed for sure”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2013

First time at Gators Dockside. We had only been in Clermont for a week and were looking for something overlooking or on the water. There are a gazillion lakes/ponds in the area so something named "Dockside" sounded like it would fit the bill. After our disappoint concerning the local we were shown to our table. The waitstaff was fine and even had a few suggestions concerning appetizers. Since we were just looking for a couple good burgers thats what we ordered. What we got was a couple of bland tasteless un-seasoned burgers with fries. I'm serious that Steak & Shake down the street blows this place away for burgers! I can't speak concerning anything else on the menu so they might have some great "Other" fare. But.... IMHO if ya can't make a decent hamburger then there's not much hope for anything else.

  • Visited October 2012
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2 Thank Bradley P
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