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Big bob's Restaurant and Pizza

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12909 E Highway 25, Ocklawaha, FL 32179-5115
+1 352-288-4200
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Lady Lake, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After several visits to Big Bobs I plan to come back again. I have never had the pizza but the ones I saw looked delicious. The pasta dishes we're very good. I've ordered Calamari fra diablo and it was good, the sausage and peppers with pasta was also good, and the chicken Marsala was outstanding. The seating area is small,... More 

Thank wkerin45
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111 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are very fussy when it comes to pizza but this place makes the best in the area. We ordered a large mushroom which came out piping hot and crispy thin crust. Sauce is rich but not too spicy or overwhelmed with herbs. Lots of cheese and mushrooms. We also had the antipasto first. Very good but the dressing was... More 

Thank Sheryl G
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This, our first visit to Big Bob's, was a thoroughly disappointing experience. Since we were a party of 8, I made a reservation for the party. Despite the restaurant having a large table in the rear that could accommodate our party, it was not available to us. It was given to another party. We were crammed into a long booth... More 

2 Thank lesser160
Clarkston, Mi
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Attractive indoors; we were a party of 4 adults and each of us ordered a different menu item. All 4 items - chicken picata, sausage and pasta, Marsala chicken and stromboli - were EXCELLENT. We dined there on a Wednesday night and Joe Beddia, singer, musician, entertained us with wonderful soft dinner music. Service was excellent too. It is a... More 

1 Thank bikingkat
Lake Panasofsaee
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

this is a good place, small so mostly take out, but the sicilian pizza is great and a must have i love it.

1 Thank Renee R
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

A dozen of us went out to celebrate a couple of birthdays. The service was excellent, the food was superb and we even had entertainment. A little out of the was but well worth the drive.

1 Thank Ronbelleville
Summerfield, Florida
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Went to Big Bob's because it came highly recommended by some of my hubby's buddies. We had plans to go to a concert and tried to get into another restaurant, but that wasn't working, so we decided to give this place a try. What a surprise it turned out to be. The outside is very deceiving in appearance, but the... More 

Thank kathyj60
Belleville, New Jersey
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140 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I visited this establishment again when visiting my friend in Summerfield, Florida and, of course, was well pleased. The owner, who happens to be a friend of my buddy's was eager to see me again. He had prepared a special dinner for me as he has done in the past. It was delicious and hearty. I hesitate to say what... More 

1 Thank sradmd
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We were vacationing nearby and had no idea where to eat. Based upon the reviews we chose this restaurant, and we are very happy we did. All the items were very reasonably priced, the service was friendly, and the quality of the food was excellent. Highly recommended if you are in the area.

1 Thank jasfl
The Villages, Florida
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434 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

You might not expect such a great Italian restaurant in a gas station strip mall, which appears to be only a pizza take-out place. In Ocklawaha...But walk inside, and you might then think you are in NYC or Boston, in your favorite place. Great Italian dishes, fresh ingredients, generous servings, good prices. And good friendly service. And oh yeah, their... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 13
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12909 E Highway 25, Ocklawaha, FL 32179-5115
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ocklawaha
  • Phone Number: +1 352-288-4200
Fine Italian food and Pizza dine in or take out call for our daily specials.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?