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“Fun place and good food”

The Golden Lion Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 10 - US$ 20
Cuisines: American, Seafood, British
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
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
Darien, Illinois
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Fun place and good food”
Reviewed 8 May 2012

We took our grandaughter here and we all had a good time. The food was good and we sat on the roof with a view of the ocean. It was a little too windy, but still a lot of fun.

Visited May 2012
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Palm Coast, Florida, United States
Level 5 Contributor
86 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Happening Place”
Reviewed 7 May 2012

Lot's of excitement at the Golden Lion. Can be jam packed at times and parking difficult. The deck is a great place to watch the beach from. The fish sandwich was good and the beer was cold. It's all about the atmosphere. Live music and happy people. A fun place.

Visited April 2012
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Thank Larry R
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Hamden, Connecticut
Level 6 Contributor
208 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Sun, Surf, Good Food, Great Margaritas and a spectacular view.”
Reviewed 27 April 2012

Golden Lion Café of Flagler Beach is the type of restaurant I try to avoid. On the beach with rooftop patios usually packed with a young crowd drinking to excess under the sun. Great for them no longer fine for me. On one such afternoon I was persuaded to try it. I must say that I found it more than enjoyable. The crowd was thin so we were able to get a table over looking Flagler Beach. It was sunny and warm with a great breeze coming off the ocean. If you like the beach, sunshine, good food and a pitcher of frosty margaritas this is the place. We started with an order of chilled oysters. The menu contains the typical burger, dog, chicken etc… I ordered a fresh catch of the day on a baguette and it was terrific. A second look at the menu revealed a wonderful assortment of must try fish dishes prepared in a variety of ways that I somehow missed the first time. This prompts another visit upon my return to this area.

  • Visited April 2012
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Rochester, New York
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Fun by the Sea”
Reviewed 26 April 2012

This quintessential beach bar/restaurant/live show is like something out of a movie, perhaps Beach Blanket Bingo meets Gilligan’s Island. A community watering hole populated by locals who know great value when they see it, everything about the Golden Lion Cafe is good for what it is. Food portions are generally large, I had the Seafood Lover’s Platter which was so much food could barely finish it. Drinks are reasonably priced, and service is fast and professional.

In a class all by itself, it’s easily one of the best values in Flagler if not the entire area.

  • Visited October 2011
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Palm Coast
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Save your money and time.”
Reviewed 26 April 2012

Look up tourist trap in Websters and you will see this place. Terrible service and food quality.

  • Visited April 2012
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