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The Gator's Tail

$$ - $$$, ,
970 Franklin Blvd, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 8R3, Canada
+1 519-620-9800
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
970 Franklin Blvd, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 8R3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

GREAT FISH AND CHIPS AND GREAT BURGERS!. Great Service!.Will be back for sure!.Enjoyed the sport bar!...LintonC

Thank Linton548
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to the gator's tail for the first time this weekend for the yukyuk night. I have to admit I was not expecting much for the price (20$ for a 3 course meal!? And 20$ for the show per person that...More

Thank L C
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here for many years. Always a good safe time. Beer specials every night and food is homemade. Give it a try you wont be disappointed. Staff make the difference. Owners are local and sincere.

Thank ACEMAN519er
Reviewed 16 June 2017

My hubby and I have been going to Gator's Tail for quite a few years now. Steve knows us by sight, and, Tanya and Victoria have our drinks ready before we even sit down. We don't even bother with menus. Chris has the fish and...More

1  Thank auntlynna
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Booth seat cover has big rip in in, which i see was noted by a reviewer in 2013. Upon entering this place, i found the music a little loud so i asked if we could sit in the bar as the music was not in...More

Thank Andrew C
lotta_lanna, Owner at The Gator's Tail, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Hello, Thanks for your review. We always have music or live sports playing throughout our restaurant. We have no problem turning down our music whenever requested. If it's still too loud, just let your server know again and we would be happy to re-adjust. As...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

You should try the gator bites, at least once. We all had the burgers, and all were very good. In our opinion the lattice fries were better than the garlic fries, but both were good. Over all it was a good sports bar they we...More

Thank Glen P
lotta_lanna, Owner at The Gator's Tail, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us! Glad you enjoyed our bugers- if you like the lattice fries, next time try em loaded! Cheese, bacon, green onion, oh my!

Reviewed 19 April 2017

Average pub food... I got Philly Po'Boy sandwich, which was okay. The best part was the generous portion of melted provolone cheese! I asked for New England Clam Chowder to have it as an appetizer, but the waitress came back and told me that they...More

Thank Chris J
lotta_lanna, Owner at The Gator's Tail, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Hello, thanks for taking the time to write us. My homemade clam chowder does sell out fast sometimes as we make small batches on a daily basis to keep everything fresh- (no opening jars here! lol). I would def say it's worth coming back for....More

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

$5 Craft Pints on Thursday's are you kidding me :) ...... 7 rotating craft taps Including Flying Monkeys & Black Swan. Great pints Great Lunch!

Thank gordoons
lotta_lanna, Owner at The Gator's Tail, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Haha thank you Gordon's- I sometimes think we are crazy to sell $5 20oz Craft Pints!!! See you again!

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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We went here on a whim for a Saturday night family dinner. I was so impressed with the service and the food was pretty good too! For me, service is top priority now because there are many places that have good food but average run...More

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lotta_lanna, Owner at The Gator's Tail, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write! I'm super proud of my staff and will let them know to keep up the good work- smiles go a long way :)

Reviewed 5 February 2017

Needed a handy place to grab lunch, make some phone calls. Basically pointed at menu items while on a phone call and server was friendly and accommodating. Fish tacos were one of the best I've ever had, could have used some sauce underneath the fish...More

Thank 509red
lotta_lanna, Owner at The Gator's Tail, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Thank you for your review! I'm a fan of fish tacos as well! Funny things- we do spread our "Gator sauce" on the bottom - maybe just didn't put enough sauce on that day and our Caesar salads do come with a lemon wedge, unfortunately...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$19
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 970 Franklin Blvd, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 8R3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 519-620-9800
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