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Cody's Original Roadhouse

1041 Lakeshore Dr, The Villages, FL 32162-1693
+1 352-259-8500
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (113 reviews)
“salad” (95 reviews)
“fajitas” (44 reviews)
Opens in 12 min
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
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1041 Lakeshore Dr, The Villages, FL 32162-1693
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have had several visits to this restaurant for years.. Always was good, but now they are to cocky for their own good.. Just left, food was overcooked and disgusting, service was even worst.. First Happy hour drinks were 2 for one, charge was $9.00 definitely...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here longer than codys the bar service is as bad as it gets The bartenders sweat in your drinks and the bearded so called manager has no clue and no respect for anybody You should hire real management instead of taking a bad...More

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a popular place being close to Lake Sumter Landing. Food is typical for the $9 - $14 enter range. Do not expect your hot wings to be spicy hot. This is old fart territory. Everything is bland. Lunch is the better deal. During...More

Thank Ron O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for dinner with a party of six last evening (Labor Day) and was seated out side. They had a special of Ribs and Chicken that was ordered by 4 of the 6 diners. Drinks came quickly, but the salad took 25 minutes to be...More

1  Thank david02092016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, I am not a teetotaler by any means, but I went here under the guise if a Labor Day promotion of $1.00 bar burgers if you order two adult beverages. Ok at first blush, but two adult beverages is really four beverages, since all...More

Thank gturay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoy sitting outside on Lake Sumter. Yet, when the bar one-person-howler is playing the noise is too loud. Even there on a Sunday at lunch. Cody's ain't got no class. Free peanuts are fun and service is generally good.

1  Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Cody's HAD been our "go to" weeknight dine out spot. It was relaxed, quirky and had good food. Recently, grilled salmon and grilled sirloin were both charred, dry and tough. When I ordered a white wine, I was asked if I wanted ICE on the...More

1  Thank VillageGypsy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good staff, and we were taken care of efficiently. All went well with order and delivery. Food was excellent

Thank David G
Reviewed 17 August 2017

It seems as if the food and service has fallen away lately. Five years ago it was a go to place. The last two times we were there we felt the food was not as good and the service has fallen off.

1  Thank Bailey10002014
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Over 8 years have always enjoyed Cody's experience. They have the hardest working servers ever, drinks always a good pour and food whether BOGO fajitas, steak, burger, Sunday special or 3 course specials well prepared and seasoned and good portions. My only complaint is that...More

Thank Vincent M
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Judy B
31 July 2017|
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Response from kazooloo716 | Reviewed this property |
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8 February 2017|
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Response from CodysAmerican | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. We send out an email blast every Sunday night that lists the entertainment schedules for the upcoming week at the Lake Sumter Landing and Brownwood locations. You can subscribe to it by visiting... More
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27 August 2016|
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Response from James B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I'm not 100% certain but I do NOT believe there is.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1041 Lakeshore Dr, The Villages, FL 32162-1693
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  The Villages
  • Phone Number: +1 352-259-8500
  • 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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