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The Golden Lion Cafe

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501 N Ocean Shore Blvd, Box 2225, Flagler Beach, FL 32136-3311
+1 386-439-3004
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11:00 - 23:00
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Port Orange, Florida, United States
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56 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been going here for a few years. Slowly weaning out of state friends away from their old worn out list of ocean view restaurants, and coming to this great spot. I will say the food here is fresh and very good. This review was prompted by management taking responsibility, taking charge, and taking care of my wife and... More 

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1 Thank Phil H
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review Phil. We really appreciate you taking the time to acknowledge our staff and provide us with constructive feedback. Chris and Mike are wonderful employees, we are pleased you were able to experience this first hand. Also, we are happy to hear you were able to try our Raw Bar, we are the only one... More 

staten island
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Golden Lion is a great place to eat , when you come off the beach. The food is good and also reasonable . At night they have live music , and dancing . The only thing i wish i could change about the place is that it closes at 11 pm. The staff are very friendly and its worth... More 

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2 Thank rostednutt
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review Bob. We are so happy to hear, despite the closing hour, how much you love our little slice of paradise as much as we do! We hope to see you again soon. Dan More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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163 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend told me about this place and suggested I go there the next time I was in the area. My friend and I went on a Saturday afternoon. Clear skies and warm temps made for a big crowd. We were very lucky to find a parking spot right in front. We were then lucky to have a table on... More 

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1 Thank Russell B
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review Russell. We are so happy to hear how much you loved your time with us. On your next visit we highly suggest our Fresh Catch Tacos; not only is the fish amazing but the tacos are also topped with coconut shrimp which is amazing and filling! We look forward to seeing you again soon.... More 

Ormond Beach, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought we were going to a bar but terrific food showed up! Tower of raw seafood ( your choice -small, medium, large) superb! All four of us had different meals and all were great. This place is on our list for ever!!

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1 Thank Art C
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review Art. We are so glad you enjoyed your seafood tower! We hope you tried the lobster, it's delicious!!! Hope to see you again soon. Dan More 

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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Several years ago, this was a place for tourists only, the food was poor, but the view/location/ambiance was wonderful. But over the past two years they have really kicked the food up, some of the best in Flagler Beach. And the view/location/ambiance is still incredible. And they usually have pretty music also - what more could you ask from a... More 

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1 Thank Kevin H
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review Kevin. We are so glad you've become part of our family here at The Golden Lion! We are always looking for ways to grow and improve, thank you for noticing. We really appreciate feedback and suggestions. At your convenience, visit our website: goldenlioncafe.us for a 2 week line-up of entertainment! Hope to see you... More 

Palm Coast, Florida, United States
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I are local regulars at the Lion. We typically go for drinks and an app on Friday Night. Last Saturday we decided to have lunch up on the deck because it was a picture perfect day. My wife ordered the Southwestern Lobster Salad. Excuse me if I have the name wrong. It was simple and exceptional. Charred... More 

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1 Thank pcfl258
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We are so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us! Kudo's on your cooking skills too! Hope to see you again soon. Dan More 

NW PA
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250 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Million dollar location, it's beautiful! I ordered oysters steamed, house margarita, wife got fish fingers and water. Oysters as good as anywhere I've ever gotten, delicious! First margarita was very light on tequila I thought maybe I ordered a virgin? Second one was as little better but don't worry about driving! Wife said the worst fish she ever had. In... More 

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1 Thank High_Miles
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We are pleased to hear how much you loved our beautiful views and oysters. In the future, please inform your server if your meal is not satisfactory. We love the opportunity to help our guests leave happy! We hope you visit again soon! Dan More 

Level Contributor
28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice beach restaurant with great service (thanks Tony!) live music yummy drinks and food. The fact that the weather was perfect made it even better. I got the special fish tacos and loved it!

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1 Thank Chelsea I
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review Chelsea. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit. Our Fish Tacos are definitely favorites, we are glad you enjoyed them as well. We also offer Mahi, Shrimp, and Fresh Catch tacos! Ask your server for details on your next visit. Hope to see you again soon. Dan More 

Palm Coast,FL
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best, in my estimation of any and all restaurants along A1A in Flagler Beach.. Largest Fish and Chips I've ever been served ,, Make sure you are hungry.. 2 pieces of fish!!,,Indoor and outdoor bars Nightly music

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1 Thank charliePalmCoast
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review Charlie. We are so pleased you hold us in such high regard! We do try to offer ample portions, great drinks & service, as well as a relaxing atmosphere with entertainment that compliments that. We are glad you enjoyed yourself and look forward to seeing you again soon. Dan More 

Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome Ocean View, Great food, drinks, live music, and outstanding service!! Happy Hour is the best time to go for drink specials and $13 a dozen oysters!

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1 Thank Bob H
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review Bob. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your time here with us. Our Happy Hour is definitely a crowd pleaser! Along with our oyster, clam, and drink specials be sure to ask about our lunch specials and bar menu. Hope to see you again soon. Dan More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 N Ocean Shore Blvd, Box 2225, Flagler Beach, FL 32136-3311
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Flagler Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 386-439-3004
Description
Flagler's Most Awarded Restaurant & Raw Bar since 1992. Fresh Seafood. Voted #1 Beach Bar on the East Coast of Florida 2015. Live music with Reggae Sundays. Lots of fun monthly Full Moon Parties with Limbo and a white sand dance floor. Second story Rooftop Dining overlooking the Ocean or downstairs under the Tropical Courtyard. Tiki Bar, Ocean Bar, Gift Shop & Raw Bar. Food Specialities English Style Fish n Chips, Fresh Catch Taco's, Lobster Rolls, Oysters, Crab, Shrimp, Seafood Towers, Daily Fresh Fish... Small Barrier Island of 4500, Surf Tournaments, Fishing off the Pier, Red Coquina Rock Beaches, Free Parking and Golf Cart friendly...7 Miles of Oceanview Heaven

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