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RJ Gators Florida Sea Grill & Bar

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1015 Lakeshore Dr, The Villages, FL 32162-1693
+1 352-751-6935
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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The Villages, Florida
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

never had a bad meal here, in season service can be slow, but there is a reason its crowded, the food and drinks are good. Two for one happy hour all afternoon.

Thank gregoryb700
The Villages, Florida
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

RJ is a great place for casual dining. It sits on the lake at Lake Sumter Landing in The Villages. We had an oriental chicken salad and a pasta and chicken dish. Both were prepared superbly. Definatly we''ll go back again. This was a luncheon treat.

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North East, Maryland
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195 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even though this is our fifth time vacationing in The Villages, it is our first time dining at GATORS. I got a cup of the New England clam chowder and wisely requested they hold the scallion garnish. The soup was excellent in taste, hot in temperature and thick in consistency. We both got burger & fries platters which were huge,... More 

Thank Jack D
Lutz, Florida
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165 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here for dinner on Sunday night and had a great time. We are past the winter season so we had no wait getting in even though there were a lot of people walking around. The staff were very friendly and attentive. The food was very good. I had the fried catfish that was as good as any... More 

Thank John K
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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171 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 8 year old son chose Gators because they let you throw the peanut shells on the floor. Given that we were visiting my parents in Florida, they were happy to let their grandson choose where to eat. We were there on a Tuesday when Gators had a two for $22 menu offer. My parents both had fish, while my... More 

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New York City, New York
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

What a fabulous restaurant......right on the water in Lake Sumter....staff very helpful and professional. Quick service and friendly staff.

Thank zaproe
Toronto, Ontario
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Go early during happy hours or you won't get in. Lots of choice on the menu. Place closes early - like 9:30pm.

Thank frankikeller3000
Cincinnati, Ohio
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Their menu had so many items to choose from. If you couldn't find something to eat off of it then you are just not hungry. They had a little bit of everything. I enjoyed some boneless wings which were great. Not covered in a ton of breading, just simple boneless wings. Everyone else's food looked great too.

Thank purplehuntress
Syracuse, New York
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104 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Seafood choices were excellent. Frog legs, grouper, chicken salads, and of course the all-american hamburger were very good. 2 for 1 drinks were another attraction, but interesting enough no one abused that offering. mojitos, bloody mary's, wine and even the lemonade and ice teas were all very, very good. We met up with some of our old friends that we... More 

Thank SJBA64
Annapolis Royal, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

She Crab soup is delicious. Ahi Tuna also excellent and very reasonably priced. Staff top notch, location perfect for the menu. Highly recommended!

Thank Gavin G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1015 Lakeshore Dr, The Villages, FL 32162-1693
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  The Villages
  • Phone Number: +1 352-751-6935
We are in business for one reason and one reason only - to make people happy to create good times! At every R.J. Gators location, you will find the same good food, great music, fantastic food and fun times, we work hard to guarantee your good experience.
We serve a broad mix of guests from singles to seniors to families. All who demand high quality, fresh, fun and appetizing foods, coupled with an exciting dining experience.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?