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Gator's Dockside

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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3920 SW 42nd St Ste 101, Ocala, FL 34474-0006
+1 352-433-2441
11:00 - 00:00
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Lake Panasofsaee
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

its a great place to meet and have a bit and drink. they are really good with service and food. its a great place

Thank Renee R
Ocala, Florida
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228 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our 'snow-bird' friends from MN to Gator's for dinner. They've been 'snow-birds' for 3 winters in Ocala and weren't aware of Gators because there is insufficient signage on SR 200 to advertise its existence and it is 'Off The Beaten Track'. The four of us had good service from Jessica even though she was obviously new. We had... More 

Thank Janis H
Ocala, Florida
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316 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch and glad we did. Our server was great and very professional You have to try the Po Boy, it was loaded with shrimp and so tasty

Thank Jaguar002
Spring Hill, Florida
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7 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best place to grab some food and no better spot for 100 miles to watch a game. The prices were fair and the service was great.

Thank Robert C
Beverly Hills, Florida
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106 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We keep returning to this gem as there is always consistency in service and quality of food. Wings and burgers are the best - try to Scooter wings - Brian our server was attentive and accurate. Manager accommodated our request to watch our sports team with no problem. Enjoy!

Thank cbacree
Dunnellon, Florida
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Gator's Dockside is a great restaurant to visit with kids. They have a wonderful kids menu filled with kid approved choices and activities for them to complete while waiting for their food. Wings are delicious!

Thank brianandbridget
Helena, AL, United States
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126 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Late night stop for food on our way to Orlando. The food was great. The Poboy was LOADED with shrimp and it was delicious. Gator app was very good and the burgers were good. Service was top notch. Give this place a try if you are in Ocala

Thank Roger K
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome decor and atmosphere. Great menu choices. Excellent food. Pretty good service. Good prices. I would definitely eat here again.

Thank MichaelW1969
Springfield, Virginia
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167 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Just for fun, check out this menu and look for something that is on the lighter side? No, okay how about something not deep fried? Okay, that is correct. There are ribs, burgers, steaks and even the boneless wings can be grilled. But that is about it. The bar is dark and lit with a dozen big-screen TVs. It is... More 

Thank MK E
Dallas, Texas
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102 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We accidentally found this restaurant after a very long ride. We were so tired and didn't really care where we could eat. What a nice surprise! Everything was awesome: service, food, adult beverages, etc. Highly recommend

Thank dpjp88

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3920 SW 42nd St Ste 101, Ocala, FL 34474-0006
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-433-2441

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