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The Freezer

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5590 S Boulevard Dr, Homosassa, FL 34448-4417
+1 352-628-2452
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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The Villages, Florida
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186 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Another visit with party of 10. Almost Impossible to get one table for 10 or two tables close enough to keep party together. Chaotic search, not enough tables and no staff to assist. Hard working staff cleaning tables and delivering food. Somehow it works, some tempers flare, but the food and beer is that good to make it worthwhile.

Thank Vincent M
Tampa, Florida
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I ate there last Thursday around 4:00. I tried going Tuesday at 7:00 but there was no place to sit and a 30 minute wait to order at the counter. This is a self serve place and it's not air conditioned unless you get lucky and find a table tucked up under the second story freezer inside near the bar.... More 

1 Thank bill m
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Born and raised in this town and LOVE what they did with the Freezer. If I am ever looking for a good batch of peel and eats, Im at The Freezer. Clam chowder, blue crabs, P&Es, and cold beer...cant beat it!

Thank Heather G
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Was told by several friends to eat here and I wasn't disappointed. I had the Mussels and shrimp and they were both excellent. They only accept cash but they do have an atm out front. I will definitely eat here again.

Thank Robin S
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Local atmosphere, casual and gusty, order in line, eat inside or outside, on the water, limited menu, all fresh and delicious.

Thank prich4art
Dunnellon, Florida, United States
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48 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Freezing cold beer and delicious garlic steamed shrimp. Highly highly recommend it as this was not our first visit and definitely will never be our last! Yummy!

Thank Candy C
Hernando, Florida
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

This us another of my ride to places on my motorcycle. Great atmosphere....Good seafood and reasonably priced beers.

Thank urple2
Somerset, Pennsylvania
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201 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

The shrimp is delicious, I'll give you that, but having to wait in line to order then take what they are able to give you (drinks/soup) of that order then attempt to find a non-existent vacant table just takes all of the fun out of this place. Try standing with a drink, a spoon and some chowder & crackers in... More 

Thank HawkSpiritTraveler
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

If you want real Florida Shrimp that is steamed to perfection this is your place. Crabs, and great Clam chouder in a toasted bread bowl with garlic crusted top. Yummy stuff. No need to dress up its casual, you can even bring you puppies along. Such a relaxed atmosphere you will forget about the world around you. Great Cedar Key... More 

Thank Durlene J
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Been to the freezer a number of times over the years and the food is consistently excellent. Currently they don't have blue crabs, which is a shame as they were excellent too. The place is very low scale in appearance, but that's part of the charm too.

Thank Ccabell

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5590 S Boulevard Dr, Homosassa, FL 34448-4417
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Homosassa
  • Phone Number: +1 352-628-2452
Restaurant/Bar in an old seafood freezer on the water where boats bring in their fresh catch. Amazing shrimp, fish dip and stone crabs.
A lot of local controversy around restaraunt so it is becoming very popular.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?