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Dockside Dave's

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14701 Gulf Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2151
+1 727-392-9399
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11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Massachusetts
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

As we were leaving the restaurant, we were asked by a couple of fishermen if we had eaten the grouper and if we had liked it. We said "yes" to both questions. The reason for their inquiry? They had delivered the fish the night before! Deliciously fresh! I do wish that there were more non-fried options for the fish, but... More 

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Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visit Dockside Daves in Madeira every time we are in the area. The grouper sandwich is great. Fresh grouper!! The service is great! Don't pass up the Key Lime Pie! It is made fresh daily and has an oreo crust! Delicious!

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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My friend & I stopped for a late lunch at Daves. We both had the grouper & onion rings. Wow!! Huge sandwich! It was very good along with the large onion rings, fried lightly & so good!! I recommend this if you haven't tried them yet. We were also looking for a place on the beach to stay a couple... More 

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Barrie
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

restaraunt 2 to 3 times a year on our 3 month winter stay in florida calamari and onion rings the best in the state

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Thank David J
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food was very good. The service was excellent. It is not new but the decor is charming. Just like an old dock side restaurant should look.

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Saint Clair, Michigan
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visit every year and every year we re-discover that without a doubt, Dockside Dave's has by far the best grouper sandwiches in the area. Not even close to anyone else! Go there and get a blackened grouper sandwich. Now.

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Saint Clair, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Dockside Daves has the best grouper sandwich in Madeira Beach. I try the fish at all the restaurants and year after year Dockside Daves ends up the best. Good value for the food.

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Oswego, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Casual dining, inside or outside. Very casual. Had fish and chips and they were very good. Also had chicken philly sandwich, also very good. Service was fast and friendly. Prices are very good.

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Champaign, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Every year during spring break we alway go to Dockside Dave's for Grouper Sandwich - best in Florida. If you are visiting the gulf side of Florida you must go to Dockside Dave's - its a blast from the past with excellent food.

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Ypsilanti, MI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by for a late lunch/early dinner after arriving in Madeira Beach. My husband and I ordered the grouper dinner and our son ordered the captains platter. All of the food was very tasty and good portion sizes. We had onion rings for an appetizer and they were just OK - a little bland. Service was very quick and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 18
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Fast food, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14701 Gulf Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2151
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Madeira Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 727-392-9399
Description
Voted Best Grouper in the South...Southern Living Magazine, DuPont Registry, Best Grouper Sandwich!Now open for Breakfast: Saturdays 7:30am-10:30am • Sundays 8:am-11am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?