We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

RJ Gators Florida Sea Grill & Bar

) #19 of 97 Restaurants in The Villages ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
1015 Lakeshore Dr, The Villages, FL 32162-1693
+1 352-751-6935
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“frog legs” (8 reviews)
“wings” (15 reviews)
“shrimp” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1015 Lakeshore Dr, The Villages, FL 32162-1693
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (235)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 235 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a party of 9. We were sat immediately. They were very accommodating with son's shrimp allergy. Had the portabella cheese burger. It was good. Tried some gator - tastes like chicken.

Thank T P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Ordered carry out for a group of 8, order was correct and hot. Best part was the cold beer while we waited for the food. Food was good, burgers were great, grilled chicken sandwich was okay but that's to be expected from a place known...More

Thank getzd2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat on the deck for dinner at RJ Gators. Our table overlooked the lake and it was beautiful. All of our food was great! Our server was attentive and friendly. We will definitely go back.

Thank brianandbridget
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anytime a restaurants advertises a "perfect burger" you gotta try it. Ordered the perfect burger and it was pretty perfect. All of our party got different items and none were disappointed. Our particular waitress seemed to be struggling as she spilled a drink on our...More

Thank wolandy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I tried to have lunch at RJ Gators today. The "hostess" didn't greet us when we entered. When we told her we were two for lunch she responded that it would be a 10-15 min wait. The restaurant was about 2/3 empty...More

Thank Janet K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the sesame orange shrimp dinner salad and I had them grill the shrimp, instead of breaded and fried, and my wife had the ahi tuna dinner salad... both were great.... Stephanie was a great waitress...

1  Thank -Greg P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

never had a bad meal here, in season service can be slow, but there is a reason its crowded, the food and drinks are good. Two for one happy hour all afternoon.

1  Thank gregoryb700
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

RJ is a great place for casual dining. It sits on the lake at Lake Sumter Landing in The Villages. We had an oriental chicken salad and a pasta and chicken dish. Both were prepared superbly. Definatly we''ll go back again. This was a luncheon...More

1  Thank _ssroy1
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Even though this is our fifth time vacationing in The Villages, it is our first time dining at GATORS. I got a cup of the New England clam chowder and wisely requested they hold the scallion garnish. The soup was excellent in taste, hot in...More

Thank Jack D
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here for dinner on Sunday night and had a great time. We are past the winter season so we had no wait getting in even though there were a lot of people walking around. The staff were very friendly and attentive. The...More

Thank John K
Nearby Restaurants
Johnny Rockets
650 reviews
.13 km away
Red Sauce
670 reviews
.04 km away
Lighthouse Point Bar and Grill
589 reviews
.28 km away
Thai Ruby Restaurant
263 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lake Sumter Landing
126 reviews
.15 km away
Peterbrooke Chocolatier
27 reviews
.25 km away
Ancient Olive
18 reviews
.31 km away
Old Mill Playhouse
18 reviews
.16 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have anything vegetarian. Like a veggie burger or pasta
13 May 2016|
Answer Show all 5 answers
Response from Janice a | Reviewed this property |
sorry don't know...try the salmon dip...fabulous
Is Mr. Craig Green still a partner in this restaurant?
22 April 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Jan marie L | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I don't have that information available to me at this time. Perhaps a Google search would help you find that answer
Is R J Gators at Sumter open for breakfast???
13 June 2015|
Response from Greeneyes197 | Property representative |
Hello. Thank you for the inquiry. We are not open for breakfast however we are open from 11am-9pm daily.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1015 Lakeshore Dr, The Villages, FL 32162-1693
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  The Villages
  • Phone Number: +1 352-751-6935
  • E-mail
We are in business for one reason and one reason only - to make people happy to create good times! At every R.J. Gators location, you will find the same good food, great music, fantastic food and fun times, we work hard to guarantee your good experience.
We serve a broad mix of guests from singles to seniors to families. All who demand high quality, fresh, fun and appetizing foods, coupled with an exciting dining experience.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing