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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 good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“steak” (105 reviews)
“salad” (88 reviews)
“fajitas” (43 reviews)
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1041 Lakeshore Dr, The Villages, FL 32162-1693
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Good steak. Service was slow. I sat at the bar and it took a while for the food to come out. The guy next to me had to ask where his steak was. Reasonably priced as well.

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We decided to try out Cody's for the 1st time for my birthday. I am really bummed that we did. The overall experience was disappointing. It started off well. We had to wait for a table, it was a Sunday night after all. While waiting...More

Thank GireRVadventure
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, great service, entertainment for all ages. Worth the visit. Lots of space both inside and out. Would recommend for all tastes in food.

Thank sometexan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Happy hour is one of the best in the area - great variety and competative pricing BUT health dept has closed local store because of rodent evidence. Yes that means mice or rats.More

1  Thank Bill L
CodysAmerican, Public Relations Manager at Cody's Original Roadhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words regarding our Happy Hour; we greatly appreciate it! However, we have not been and never have been closed by the Health Department for rodents or anything at all for that matter; we run a very clean and tight ship....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

.....as bad as it gets. I should have known better when we walked in and the first smell was of dirty bar rags. You know the smell. My chopped steak was burnt on one side and covered with greasy grilled onions. Our friends had hockey...More

1  Thank mbicking2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only can you depend on a good meal, the entertainment is always good and they have a good happy hour.

Thank charronconley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last night we took our golf carts to Lake Sumter landing in the Villages to experience 2 for1 taco Wednesday at Cody's. We were not disappointed. The 4 of us were seated quickly overlooking the lake ...live, country music performed by Joe Carter on keyboard...More

Thank _ssroy1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family was visiting Florida and we heard that The Villages had a cool shopping scene. We decided to also have lunch at Cody's Roadhouse. We got to the restaurant at about 1:30, during the afternoon lull, and we stood at the front waiting to...More

Thank gram519
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just finished a meal next to a table with an old lady with an undisciplined yappity-assed Chihuahua that barked the entire time we were there. There was no service dog vest, and any trained dog would not have barked incessantly through the meal if...More

Thank Randy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our server, Rob, suggested the stuffed flounder and it was excellent. My wife and I both tried it rather than our favs, salmon and pork chop. Flounder was tender, delicate and crab stuffing was delicious. Nice pieces of crab not fishy. Good portion. Early bird...More

Thank Vincent M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have a listing of your entertainment and the days they play?
8 February 2017|
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
Dawn Doody T
Is there an early bird menu on Sunday?
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.
Do you take reservations at Cody's restaurant in the Villages, FL?
16 April 2016|
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Response from lchard | Reviewed this property |
Cody's does NOT take reservations for a usual sized party. At times we have used "call ahead seating" but we have still had to wait the usual amount of time after we arrived. Hasn't been a successful attempt at reducing... More
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly
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!