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The Boat in the Moat

4533 Solomon Rd, Ona, FL 33865-8713
+1 863-494-6077
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pot roast” (8 reviews)
“apple crisp” (6 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
4533 Solomon Rd, Ona, FL 33865-8713
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1 - 10 of 146 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had some delicious lasagna- helping was generous. My husband had the BLT and enjoyed it. Very convenient to lunch between the two castle tours.

Thank sablansr81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always appreciate homestyle cooking. I also enjoy good fresh food with a personal touch. None of these apply to The Boat in the Moat restaurant. Please, don’t get me wrong, the food at this place is edible, but not pleasant or exciting, or something...More

Thank Liza S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a whimsical building like all the others! I loved my visit there. I would recommend visiting this magnificent place.

Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great visit and food once again. Excellent service and food is homemade good. I always want to return.

Thank NanaJenX2
Reviewed 21 May 2018

We wanted to grab a bite to eat before our drive home. The food was about average. But the outside seating was pretty cool. You could seat and talk about the tour.

Thank 10EH80
Reviewed 27 April 2018

After touring the castle treat yourself to a great meal at the Boat in the Moat. Had lunch there with a family member, the spinach casserole was very good along with their Nacho Cheese Chips w/chicken (appetizer). Share the appetizer with a another as its...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Very eccentric dining. Ate outside (neat seating) while a performer was singing old country-rock tunes. Food was delicious. Beer and wine available. Deserts are huge - plan on splitting. Service was great. Plan on dining here when you visit the castle!

Thank spikenails
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Went with friends for lunch. Sat outside, which was cozy, clean and live music. Food was excellent with a good choice of sides and beverages. Waitress was very attentive. Gift shop was so fun afterward. A very enjoyable trip.

Thank NanaJenX2
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Great home made meals and deserts served by Solomon's family, he usually shows up and is more than happy to mingle and tell his story

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Mr. Solomon created all of the artwork here at his "Castle" and decided to build a replica of a Spanish galleon to be a workshop for him to make wooden toys for children. As he finished the boat, the many tourists kept asking if there...More

Thank John F
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Sandy F
13 October 2017|
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Response from millertymejudy | Reviewed this property |
I felt they had a great menu... full meals, soup, sandwiches, deserts... I was surprised, I didn't expect the wide selection to choose from. Plus the food was good
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4533 Solomon Rd, Ona, FL 33865-8713 (Formerly Solomon's Castle)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ona
  • Phone Number: +1 863-494-6077
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