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Gator's Riverside Grill

) #44 of 163 Restaurants in Sanford $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
4255 Peninsula Pt, Sanford, FL 32771-8441
+1 407-688-9700
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“wings” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
4255 Peninsula Pt, Sanford, FL 32771-8441
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Reviews (42)
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant was in a nice setting on the St John's river. The seafood dish I had was not the best but ok.3 others with us said their meal was not the greatest. Service was so .so, Pricy for what we paid for our meal....More

Thank Sigrid W
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Great location next to the river. Open air dining. Plenty of wildlife to view while dining. At least five beers on tap plus wine and hard liquor. Haven't had a bad meal here yet. Love the Philly Cheese Steak! Remember not to feed the gators!

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My husband and I have passed by Gator's several times and always wanted to give it a try. It was Sunday afternoon, and a beautiful day so we made the trek to Gator's. It was fairly busy, but since it was nearly 2:00 not too...More

Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped for dinner at Gators on a Sunday. This is basically a fun loving "redneck" grill according to the live music entertainment. Our waitress was fun and pretty efficient even though she was very busy. This is a place with a real down home...More

Thank RMB634
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Drive your boat or jet ski right up and have a fun meal on the River. Plenty of parking for your car as well. Live entertainment on the weekends and Tuesday night. Lots of beer on tap with a varied menu of fried, grilled or...More

Thank Randi4712
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Nestled under overpass along the St. John's River, we found a nice little place to rest and have light lunch. I asked to order the Spinach Artichoke Dip but was told that it was no longer on the menu.... so chips and salsa it was....More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is an amazing place to stop on your water adventures or come by vehicle to the south end of Lake Monroe. The wings were delicious and so were the chicken fingers, nachos supreme and the jalapeno poppers too!

Thank Teacher20052013
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Had time to kill before my flight. Stopped in for my traditional Bloody Mary before I fly it was fabulous! Sherri was my waitress, she mixed it herself, it was great! This will be my new pre-flight beverage stop before I leave Sanford

Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I love to sit at St John's River and have a beer. It is so relaxing to watch the slow river moving into Lake Monroe. That you can do at Gator's Riverside Grill. Friendly staff. Good food. Cold beer. Some days live music.

Thank KenGoller
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Nice place on the St John's River. Wings are real good with French fries. Open air dinning area over looking the river, and all its glorious wildlife. The beer is cold & pitchers seem bottomless.

Thank vincentseb221
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Do u have stone crabs
5 February 2017|
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Response from Randi4712 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4255 Peninsula Pt, Sanford, FL 32771-8441
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: +1 407-688-9700
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