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Gary's Oyster Bar & Seafood

660 E Alfred Dr, Lake Alfred, FL 33850-2312
+1 863-956-5055
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (72 reviews)
“frog legs” (13 reviews)
“crackers” (6 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
660 E Alfred Dr, Lake Alfred, FL 33850-2312
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I only have 1 drink a week so I ordered the Margarita and when the waitress served it I thought she made a mistake and gave me soda because it was served in a styrofoam cup! It really takes away from the drink and it...More

Thank Clay M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gary's has been around for a long time. And it's understandable. Known for the oysters, they do not disappoint. They are large, fresh and delicious. Early bird menu is really good too. Regular menu is a bit pricey for the place. But well worth going...More

Thank deborahab138
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tonight was our first time going to Gary's Oyster Bar. The food was delicious and the beer was cold. Our waitress was friendly and the service was fast. We had conch fritters, a dozen raw oysters and the broiled seafood sampler, and everything was delicious....More

Thank Diana H
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I primarily order the oysters when I come here, after all, it is an oyster bar. They are always very fresh and shucked right in front of you. The waiters are friendly and the owner is a hoot!! If you are looking for a good...More

Thank Marilyn L
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Gary's is a little local restaurant that is not fancy, but has great food. Our server was extremely accommodating and friendly. The bar serves up oysters and cocktails. It is obvious that locals frequent the oyster bar. They all seemed to know each other. We...More

Thank jkc1964
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We have been to Gary's for years. It is a local hangout for everyone...all classes of customers. The seafood is delicious, but the place is in shambles! needs a good cleaning and remodel. Where is the health department??? Florida's health department is terribly Lax. Typical...More

Thank Peggy H
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Server was awesome. Fries were good. Hubby liked cole slaw and his catfish. Said it was perfect! My butterfly shrimp were great! Good sized with a light batter. Conch fritters were spicy and neither of us liked them. Tried gator bites. Breading fell off in...More

2  Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Gary's oyster bar is a local restaurant that is a jewel in Polk County. The oysters are as fresh as they get and the menu items are varied and priced right. The seafood platter is a large offering of different varieties and priced moderately. There...More

Thank Niceinnaples2015
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I'd looked forward to trying this restaurant and was happy to have friends accompany us. I was very disappointed. We ordered a pitcher of beer which was kept cold with an insert, excellent! We ordered raw oysters, excellent again! We were very much looking forward...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Great value for great fresh seafood! We had the Captain's Plate that had a variety of seafood choices ie clam strips, scallops, shrimp, gator and frog legs! The food was great! The service was top notch!

Thank Marcy F
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Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 660 E Alfred Dr, Lake Alfred, FL 33850-2312
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake Alfred
  • Phone Number: +1 863-956-5055
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