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Cody's Original Roadhouse

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895 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL 34207-1433
+1 941-727-6700
15:30 - 22:30
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 15:30 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
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Bradenton, Florida
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lots of choice here, fajitas, steaks, ribs. Always well attended, and there can be a wait to be seated. Pots of peanuts on the tables!

Thank kymrukatz2016
Level Contributor
63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since we enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner here last year we decided to do it again. We had reservations for 5:00 and they got us to a table by 5:15. Those without reservations had a choice of eating on the outside terrace or waiting longer. Our waitress wrote her name on our tablecloth ("red") and she was very accommodating. This is one... More 

Thank GeneSch
Salisbury, Maryland
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a couple not so pleasant dinner at "other" establishments. We decided to stop in here for dinner on our last night in Bradenton. When we walked in they were packed so I was waiting for another long evening, Complete opposite. Glen our server was all over it and without knowing, my grandson ate free because it was Tuesday. Then... More 

Thank Frank L
Yateley, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always try to get to Cod y,s when visiting AMI from the UK. After a fortnight eating in fish restaurants with our veggie relatives, we craved red meat. This is the place. The whole decor and ambience is of a southwestern roadhouse, scruffy, quirky and we love it. Especially being able to shuck peanuts and sweep the husks onto... More 

Thank BandD59
Lancaster NY
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently visited Cody's with a group of 50 people. Of course it took a while until we all got served but that is to be expected. The waitresses we had were quite patient with our group and hustled to keep everyone happy. We were there for the early bird specials and 2 for 1 happy hour drink specials. I... More 

Thank Lynette L
Bradenton, Florida
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Have given this restaurant more chances than it deserves. Terrible service, cold food, long waits, small portions. Don't waste your time and money. Lots of good restaurants in town, this one isn't one of them.

Thank Pamela G
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Atmosphere was very pleasant. Wife had a chicken fried chicken salad. She thought should be served In a bowl instead of a plate. Tasted great though. I had a grilled chicken sandwich with cheese and bacon and thought it was great. Overall experience was nice. Will go back again! Would recommend.

Thank Dustin M
Sodus, Michigan, United States
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85 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Greeted and seated quickly. That was about all that was fast! I saw other servers taking care of their tables with swiftness but our server was rather slow and it took forever to get our drinks and food. I had the bbq chicken and it was over cooked. My husband and son had steak and they loved it. The all... More 

Thank VacationFam1
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

A good place to eat, but would not be good for an intimate dinner, as it is fairly loud, and has many huge TV screens showing sport. The food was plentiful and good, although the prime rib I had was disappointing.

Thank Stroudiepuss
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Horrible service, waited 20 min before we were even able to order out beverages and another 10 min to get them. They consisted of water and soda. Steaks were over cooked and when we complained the manager told me I didn't know what a good steak tasted like and to go to Golden Corral if I didn't like it. It... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
15:30 - 22:30
15:30 - 22:30
15:30 - 22:30
15:30 - 22:30
15:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 895 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL 34207-1433
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bradenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-727-6700

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?