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Lena's Seafood

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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18478 E Highway 40, Silver Springs, FL 34488-6465
+1 352-625-6489
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 14:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lena's is one of those out-of-the-way, old fashioned sea-food places that serves good seafood at reasonable prices.

Thank Rik I
Milford, Delaware
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76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of my dad's favorites. He was not disappointed with lobster bites! It is fried food nothing fancy but good food! Our waitress was brand new and did an awesome job with big table!

Thank callwendy4oils
Silver Springs, Florida
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Located in the Ocala National Forest on SR 40 East of Ocala.Well worth the drive to get there. Open only during fall,winter, and spring, owners then go back to their main restaurant in Massachusetts. Seafood is not one of my wife's favorite foods, however, Lena's, has made a convert of her. Food is always freshly prepared, served in a small,friendly... More 

Thank Pilgrim2020
Ocala, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I had the clam strips, fried shrimp, French fries and coleslaw, dinner. I couldn't finish it all, it was great.

Thank carllajoie
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Real New England seafood, expertly prepared by the same owners of the iconic Lena's in Salisbury Beach, MA. So worth the drive. Fried clams rule!

Thank Santlena
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Stop for a quick burger, very tasty, onion rings perfect, great service. Some of other food selection were huge servings....

Thank Terry J
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Both my wife and I are from the North Shore of Boston. Obviously we heard how great the fried clams were. We arrived at 1:30 pm on a Thursday. There were people still eating at a typical clam shack type restaurant. This shack was what we were acquainted with back in New England. We had the choice to eat outside,... More 

Thank Skip H
Lady Lake
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97 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We had clam chowda, fried scallop dinner, and blackenedhalibut sandwich, all very good. Coleslaw homemade- good, better than frozen French fries,Definite trip back

Thank Michael B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

If you're travelling Hwy 40, east of Ocala, Lena's is the prime place to stop and eat. The service was friendly without being smothering, the portions were perfect, and the food itself was scrumptious. I can't wait until we go again. Their onion rings were the best I've had in a long time. Everything was served hot (except the cole... More 

Thank Jo H
Anderson, South Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

The fish shrimp and clams were fried just right. Ample portions of onion rings and French fries. Great service and refills of drinks and food on the all you can eat dinners. We will return!

Thank Linda S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18478 E Highway 40, Silver Springs, FL 34488-6465
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Silver Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 352-625-6489

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