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“Good food with a view”
Review of Hard Dock Cafe - CLOSED

Hard Dock Cafe
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed February 18, 2013

This restaurant is part of the Crystal Cove Lodge & Marina. THere is a nice view of the St Johns river whether you eat in the bar area or upstairs in the dining room. There were 4 of us and we had a variety of food. The lobster bisque was quite tasty with pieces of lobster in it and very creamy. It came in a large bowl and could have been the main course. The fried fish was very good. If you like cocktail sauce their's is excellent with a lot of horseradish in it. The gator tail was quite tasty and tender. The hamburger also was very good. Get mango coleslaw and the peach mango tea as both were delicious. The staff was very attentive to your needs. When we are in Palatka we go to this restaurant again.

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Thank nkimperial
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Reviewed February 3, 2013

Having been a customer of the Blue Water Bay Restaurant in Melrose and then Gainesville, Florida for many years I was expecting the best in atmosphere and food. The new restaurant was spinning wheels in the seasoned preparation of chicken, pork and beef dishes along with seafood that has always been scrumptious and tasty in each of their other restaurants. No let down for the St Johns River Restaurant. The seafood and chicken for my party of four was rewarding and the service was pleasant and pleasing. The management came to the table to make sure we were content.

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Thank Dennis K
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