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.

Blue Gator Tiki Bar & Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
12189 S Williams St, Dunnellon, FL 34432-6054
+1 352-465-1635
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“grouper fingers” (21 reviews)
“tater tots” (12 reviews)
“frog legs” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
12189 S Williams St, Dunnellon, FL 34432-6054
All Details
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
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (567)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 566 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had the Grouper sandwich and Grouper strips. Both worthy choices. Enjoyed the sweet potato fries and onion rings as well. Service was prompt and courteous. Nice meal for all.

Thank dadsprad
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've been 3 times so far. I should note it's a 50 minute drive out. :) It's good each time. The staff is friendly and attentive. And...I've fallen in love with their steamed shrimp. I order up so that I can have a doggie bag!...More

Thank DGainer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have had lunch and dinner at this site and have been very satisfied with food, staff and establishment. Love to sit outside and watch the activity on the river. Parking can look full but if you drop off party and park across the street...More

Thank cathie h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After we left Cody’s we stopped at Blue Gator’s for more fun and drinks. We had a great time sitting by the river and enjoying the day the food is really good and the service is great. Ask for sparkles. She is great. You will...More

Thank Mickpage3
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here one night and the food was great...I decided to order a burger and I always get it well done, they actually cooked it well done with out burning it. Kudos to the chef. Might have been close to 90 that day...More

Thank tlee470
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the fried oysters with cole slaw. Both were very good, though the oysters were more lukewarm than hot.

Thank Candy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Dunnellon for a weekend trip. Stopped here after exploring the town. We had live music on Saturday night that started at 8 pm. Parking is pretty bad at location. There is parking across the road and a protected cross walk. Food was...More

Thank Mike R
A TripAdvisor Member
4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to have good food and great live music on fridays. For vegetarians there are unfortunately only sides offered

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In town to see friends and we chose this place because it was unaffected by the hurricane. Good choice. We all had different dishes and everyone enjoyed the food. Parking lot was crowded for a Sunday, but they have overflow parking nearby with a shuttle...More

Thank JOEJAGENT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a house guest from AZ, Connie, who stayed with us longer than any of us planned due to airport delays after Hurricane Irma. We took that unexpected block of time to show Connie around Ocala (where we live) and places in Dunnellon. Among...More

Thank Janis H
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Front Porch Restaurant & Pie Shop
318 reviews
.80 km away
Don Pepe Mexican Restaurant
184 reviews
.38 km away
Just A Cupcake Bakery & Cafe
153 reviews
1.28 km away
Nearby Attractions
Rainbow River Canoe and Kayak
199 reviews
.24 km away
Singing River Tours
72 reviews
.04 km away
Captain Bob's Airboat Tour
41 reviews
.04 km away
Grumbles House Antiques & Garden Shop
22 reviews
.53 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Cysmyguy
3 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from earl-kaye | Reviewed this property |
Not sure
0
Votes
Dave P
1 December 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Hal R | Reviewed this property |
According to the management of the Blue Gator, Swai is what is used for the fish and chips. Swai is a white-flesh fish native to Southeast Asia—Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia—and sells locally for around $3.99 a... More
1
Vote
michaeltenerife
30 October 2015|
Answer
Response from Angel R |
Friday through Sunday oysters are on special 6 for 8.99 12 for 16.99 Tuesdays are .59 wings drinks vary from day to day.
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12189 S Williams St, Dunnellon, FL 34432-6054
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Dunnellon
  • Phone Number: +1 352-465-1635
  • E-mail
Description
This is a unique tiki bar restaurant set on the banks of the Withlacoohcee River. We offer indoor and covered outdoor dining. Great selection of seafood, steaks, burgers, chicken, Terrific salads as well. Live music Thursday through Sunday.
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