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Cody's Original Roadhouse

2505 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34471-1611
+1 352-237-8182
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“cinnamon butter” (19 reviews)
“steak” (106 reviews)
“salad” (105 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2505 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34471-1611
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Reviewed yesterday

Cody's Original Roadhouse is a chain family restaurant. The decor tries to meet "roadhouse" expectations and is nice and fun. Personally, I am not a fan of chain restaurants and cannot speak about other Cody's, but the one on SW College Rd in Ocala is...More

Thank dupontjason
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rude hostess. Wait was too long. Overlooked our reservation and did nothing to compensate. Should have heeded the other bad reviews.

Thank Spicyandfun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Against my initial gut feeling, we decided on Cody's. We should have taken the hint when we asked for one of the drink specials listed on a stand on the table. Our waitress Holly did not to know what a Mojito was listed on the...More

Thank Rickejjt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to take advantage of Cody's lobster Holiday deal...had twin lobster tails, great salad and wonderful baked potato ... took advantage of Happy Hour too!! Great service and good food!

Thank 884KathyG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went to have a quick lunch, and we got anything but that. 45 minutes to make a chicken fajita. My husband ordered the pork chop and it was sitting on the counter getting cold waiting for the fajita to be done....More

Thank christine27334
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here for over 1 hour no food yet Got salad server was good but an hour for the meal is unacceptable not that busy

Thank Ronald E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Onion soup was served burnt, service was slow due to the cook, Sweet potato was un cooked 1 out of 2. Will not use again

Thank retnycpd
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Maybe 2:30pm on a Friday isn’t a good time to expect a great lunch. On our first visit here we ordered Fish and Chips and a sirloin. The steak was cooked right, medium, but the baked potato was hard. The fish was crunchy, more batter...More

Thank JFGainesville
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Reservations for 4:30, seating after 5:00. Waited forever for waitress to get drink orders. I think she got lost coming with the drinks, and forgot 1 of them. When she finally came back with the water she forgot I asked for a refill of my...More

1  Thank Mary K
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Too many negatives! Because they serve a salad, the only other Thanksgiving Day veggie were green beans, only 6 skinny green beans sliced French style per plate! And the salad was sparsely placed on our plates by the server who never mentioned that we could...More

Thank quilterlady83
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Questions & Answers
Alce M C
11 April 2017|
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Response from CodysAmerican | Property representative |
We have an outdoor Patio but not an outdoor bar at this location. Our two locations in The Villages do have outdoor bar access though.
25 December 2016|
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Response from Ocalakid55 | Reviewed this property |
I went to their WEB SITE on-line and I would say YES they are open TODAY ( 12/25/2016 ) but its best to call and make reservations and confirm that they are open ..... Cody's Original Roadhouse   Hours: Open today... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2505 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34471-1611
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-237-8182
  • E-mail
You'll only need to look around Cody's to see why "Original" is our middle name. You'll enter an era gone by, when things were simpler, more casual and definitely more relaxed. Tubs of roasted peanuts are available throughout for snackin', crackin' or throwin' on the floor. You'll enjoy Cody's fresh cut, flame broiled, USDA prime and choice Steaks, Prime Rib, Rotisserie Chicken, Pork Back Ribs, Fresh, Fresh Fish, Burgers, Fajitas and more. At Cody's, we're proud of our expert cooking skills and we've put the grill front and center for your viewing.All told, Cody's Original Roadhouse is a fun, casual, family friendly Roadhouse that serves "Just Plain Good Food®". You won't go home hungry or broke - you'll just go home happy!
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