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Cody's Original Roadhouse

1041 Lakeshore Dr, The Villages, FL 32162-1693
+1 352-259-8500
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“steak” (109 reviews)
“salad” (91 reviews)
“fajitas” (43 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1041 Lakeshore Dr, The Villages, FL 32162-1693
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As a vegetarian it is hard to find food with lots of veggies in the Villages. Most of the quesadillas consist of cheese and tortilla with a handful of onions. The quesadilla at Cody's was full of veggies. My friends enjoyed the two for one...More

Thank Josie852_13
Reviewed 3 days ago

Dinner last night at Cody's, table for four, about 7:00PM after a heavy rainstorm in The Villages. We were surprised there was no waiting and we were immediately seated. The service was excellent, and we all ordered the special Seafood Trio, which was a lobster...More

Thank collie1228
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love all the old antiques. The gas pump door handles are my favorite. The food would delicious!!!! LOVE the salad it is tossed with some type of ranch dressing and I don't really care for ranch dressing on my salad although I love this and...More

Thank degrammer52
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time here . . . will come back. Great service, great meal, great value. We were seated promptly and our waiter (Jason) was very attentive. Ordered the rotisserie chicken and was very happy with the choice. Love the unlimited salad bowl!!

Thank Kenneth J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second time eating here. Enjoyed it the first time enough to go back. Selection was the same menu, still free peanuts too! Happy hour 2-4-1. I asked if the scallops were real scallops and not skate. Should've known better. We were told yes they were....More

Thank zwizz94
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Never a bad meal here! Portion sizes are great, service always good for us. Love the prime rib and their pulled pork nachos!

Thank Amanda D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First and foremost, I am giving this restaurant a 3 star due to a lousy service we received. My family and I took my mother-in-law to dinner here a few days ago. The food is awesome, but boy, the service is so bad. Our waiter...More

Thank Nida R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Father's Day 12 oz Rib eye steak was good, it only came with one side though. Everything else was just ok, bar drinks were weak. They have a fly problem, maybe because of the open patio area. Will not return as we could not eat...More

Thank SweetPeaMami
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The best Prime Rib in town. I should have only ordered sundae dessert. It was so large I couldn't eat it all.

Thank Melissa N
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Terrible experience. As my parents have a house and we go to sumpter landing every night, this was our only TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE. As we were sat we were greeted by one server who got our drink order, the next server took our food order. We...More

Thank Taytay123
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8 February 2017|
Response from CodysAmerican | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. We send out an email blast every Sunday night that lists the entertainment schedules for the upcoming week at the Lake Sumter Landing and Brownwood locations. You can subscribe to it by visiting... More
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27 August 2016|
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Response from James B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I'm not 100% certain but I do NOT believe there is.
16 April 2016|
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Response from lchard | Reviewed this property |
Cody's does NOT take reservations for a usual sized party. At times we have used "call ahead seating" but we have still had to wait the usual amount of time after we arrived. Hasn't been a successful attempt at reducing... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1041 Lakeshore Dr, The Villages, FL 32162-1693
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  The Villages
  • Phone Number: +1 352-259-8500
  • E-mail
You'll only need to look around Cody's to see why "Original" is our middle name. You'll enter an era gone by, when things were simpler, more casual and definitely more relaxed. Tubs of roasted peanuts are available throughout for snackin', crackin' or throwin' on the floor. You'll enjoy Cody's fresh cut, flame broiled, USDA prime and choice Steaks, Prime Rib, Rotisserie Chicken, Pork Back Ribs, Fresh, Fresh Fish, Burgers, Fajitas and more. At Cody's, we're proud of our expert cooking skills and we've put the grill front and center for your viewing.All told, Cody's Original Roadhouse is a fun, casual, family friendly Roadhouse that serves "Just Plain Good Food®". You won't go home hungry or broke - you'll just go home happy!
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