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Ovation Bistro and Bar

42605 Highway 27N, Davenport, FL 33837
+1 863-354-6967
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (86 reviews)
“steak” (170 reviews)
“potato skins” (16 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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42605 Highway 27N, Davenport, FL 33837
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Ovation Bistro and Bar
1. Simply Amazing!
" My brisket and ribs combo was delicious."
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2. Great People all around!
"Great food and excellent attentive service from all staff."
Joanne D
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3. Unbelievably Awesome!
" Ribs were truly epic and the brisket melt in the mouth."
Steve H
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Reviewed yesterday

Ovation is always on our list when we're in Florida and for good reason, the food is fabulous the welcome genuine and the playlist contains nuggets of gold that you forgot you loved let alone still know all the words to! Both Tyler our ever...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

It was nice to return to Ovation Bistro & Bar of Davemport today! Just a quick run down of our lunch starting with a house salad and a Lobster bisque soup that was Phenomenal! Onto our entrees of their smoked brisket served on garlic toast....More

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joelr231, Owner at Ovation Bistro and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Wow! Thank you so much for your awesome review. We love serving you each time you come and visit. We are thrilled to be in Davenport and Winter Haven and cannot wait to make and serve new friends in Lakeland. We are so happy that...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

We were told about this Bistro by friends who used to live in Davenport. Having spent almost a week of evenings eating at restaurants on the 192 it was a pleasure to find somewhere where the staff actually ordered what you requested, the Chef prepared...More

Thank Tony3955
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Reviews didn’t let us down. We had an amazing meal. Service was a little slow but it was busy and the atmosphere was buzzing. Would recommend.

Thank WiltshireWitchone
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Could not fault this place! The staff were class, especially Carly our server, she was very friendly but not over the top, for first timers to this restaurant & being from another country she made us feel extremely comfortable and carted for! Nick the manager...More

Thank Caraleigh M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Ovations Bistro a couple of times since moving to Florida a few months ago. I can't say enough good things about this establishment. It is not a fancy upscale restaurant but the food is tremendous! On our first visit there, I...More

Thank Marietta L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did not book, was busy but got a table within 2 minutes. Carly our server was great, didn’t rush us and talked us through menu options. Went for a shrimp starter and potato skins, brisket and ribs and chicken and ribs. Baked potatoes to die...More

Thank rosiehunter62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service and food here are just fantastic. We were part of a party of eight on a Saturday night so I was expecting the service and food to be ok at best but I was very pleasantly surprised. Highly recommended.

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service is always great here!!! Wish I could come everyday!! Love everything about the environment. Great job guys!

Thank tiggerleelynn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner, drinks, dessert and the best service in town. Oviation, i am a fan. #pineapplePorkchop #bestcustomerservice

Thank Jaylene R
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Questions & Answers
1 August 2017|
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Response from joelr231 | Property representative |
HI, yes we do. So when a guest as allergy, we do various things, but the first thing we do is start with a system to treat this special guests. 1. when the server is made known of any allergy, they inform the... More
Willis P
18 May 2017|
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Response from amanda f | Reviewed this property |
Definitely kid friendly and yes you do need to book in advance. Lovely place x
Paul G
14 April 2017|
Response from joelr231 | Property representative |
yes, we do and plenty of them!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 22
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42605 Highway 27N, Davenport, FL 33837
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Davenport
  • Phone Number: +1 863-354-6967
  • E-mail
Ovation Bistro & Bar serves delicious, home cooked barbecue and more in Davenport, FL. Our restaurant is family owned and operated and is ready to serve your family! Ovation Bistro & Bar is the perfect place for a family outing or a place to bring your friends, kick back and have a good time. We serve mouthwatering ribs, chicken, smoked meats, seasonal drinks, cocktails and more! Join us and relax in a warm, casual environment. Our wait staff is very friendly and will make your dining experience enjoyable from start to finish.
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