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Gator Joe's

12431 SE 135th Ave, Ocklawaha, FL 32179-5243
+1 352-288-3100
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
12431 SE 135th Ave, Ocklawaha, FL 32179-5243
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1 - 10 of 264 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the happening place in this area. We always sit outside and enjoy the view of the beach and lake. The smoked fish dip appetizer is a meal in itself. Lots of crackers and dip. We chop up all the vegetables that come with...More

Thank Bob-Susan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The two of us had delicious shrimp scampi, salad, hamburger and 2 beers at lunch for $55. Pricey but decent food & atmosphere. Lake is clean and beautiful!

Thank Claudia W
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Even before other good restaurants arrived on the lake we enjoyed the food and service here as well as the beach. The restaurant can still hold its own against competition especially for value.. There is no better place for fish and chips and you will...More

Thank Pettitt5
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome location Superior environment surface 4 slow food was okay but after three different beer choices they were out of all of them I think I landed on a land shark the end of the day anyways it's a far cry from Michelob Ultra nevertheless...More

Thank Marcusjlr
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Great place for fish and chips awesome drinks right on the beach. You won't leave here hungry and great beach

Thank Ronald E
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Not fancy. Fun place to go. Nice beach with soft sand and very shallow water for children to play in. Food was really good and very reasonably priced. Highly recommend the pollack. Also, really generous fish tacos. Menu does offer some healthy options. Parking lot...More

Thank lchard
Reviewed 13 April 2017

we enjoy sitting on the dock overlooking Lake Weir and having drinks. Happy hour is 3-6 Mon - Friday. Have not eaten here.

Thank bikingkat
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Two seniors went for lunch on a Saturday afternoon - and what a scene. We had gator tots and beer and spent the rest of the time people watching. It's a great spot on the water, with a surprisingly nice beach for swimming (gators?). I...More

Thank lncclc
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very casual place, happy environment. Good food, good friendly service. Grandson visited...he loved the burgers.

Thank Betty B
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Went tonight for fish sandwich and onion rings. Two pieces of fish were small, thin, & overcooked. Not much bigger than the pickle spear that came with it. At 1/3 of bun uncovered. Onion rings store bought. Not going back.

Thank retired712011
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Beverly S
Do you have gluten free options? Do you have corn taco shells? How about vegetarian options?
5 May 2016|
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Response from drmakh | Reviewed this property |
There is an online website that may answer some of these questions.
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juice665
Does gator joes allow pets?
4 March 2015|
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Response from Daytona_Mac | Reviewed this property |
There was a dog on a leash, on the outside deck today so ... maybe? No vest so not a service dog.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12431 SE 135th Ave, Ocklawaha, FL 32179-5243
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ocklawaha
  • Phone Number: +1 352-288-3100
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