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“Avoid this place”
Review of Gator's Dockside

Gator's Dockside
Ranked #225 of 457 Restaurants in Lakeland
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

Not only was the food tasteless during a recent visit, but they had the gall to add a "surcharge" for Obamacare! They need to take their political anger and channel it into making their food taste better

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Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

Oh my gosh ~ yummy! Awesome wings, different styles (grilled, buffalo, and breaded), with a plethora of sauce choices. The service is excellent and prompt; very important when your sister is starving. I am grateful to experience such an incredible establishment. Go Gators!

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Thank tr21
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Reviewed January 7, 2014

When you're a football fan, far away from your home team's stadium, and the game's not on network television, finding a REALLY GOOD place to cheer them on can often be a challenge.
NOT at Gator's Dockside.
They make it a point to have ALL the games showing on BIG SCREEN televisions.
And there are NO bad seats.

Food/menu items are mostly casual dining/sports bare fare, but the quality exceeds most.
Sadly, service can be spotty, depending on who your server is.

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Thank rkhawg
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Reviewed February 13, 2013

Definitely the best wings I have had in Lakeland. Excellent salads and good quality across the board. Only wish the bar was a little more like a bar with strong drinks etc. Still though a very nice place with a family atmosphere. Fun place to watch football at on Sundays.

Thank sheldon g
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

A good friend of mine recommended this place a while back and we have been periodically eating there or even getting take out. They have fantastic wings with wonderful sauces and you can get them three ways, breaded (fried), boneless or grilled (yes grilled, my favorite) and they are fantastic. They make their own blue cheese sauce with they serve with crisp celery sticks, fries are good and they also have a very nice homemade chili. The rest of the menu is varied and we have yet to go wrong, good selection of beers and a full bar, friendly and helpful wait staff ... you get the whole package at Gators Dockside. Don't forget to try the gator tail, yum!

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Thank Jaime M
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