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The Gator's Tail

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Bar, Canadian, Pub
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970 Franklin Blvd, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 8R3, Canada
+1 519-620-9800
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Today
11:00 - 02:00
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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73 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When the kids are asked "where do you want to go for dinner?" Gator's tail !!! Is the answer every time. Good food always! And they never forget the side of nan for the kids!

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Thank Lindsay L
Cambridge, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Gator has the Best fish and chips! Huge piece of thick Halibut battered delicately, almost tempura and tastes amazing. Not greasy. Our Go to place for Fish and Wings!

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Thank wordsmith99
Cambridge, Canada
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I visited here with my partner and it was average in terms of how the food tasted and it's offerings. The service was not great. It was not the fault of the server as she was overloaded with too many people as she working alone. Took too long for food and even the bill at the end. Not sure I... More 

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Thank Jan-Michael M
Cambridge, Ontario
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192 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

If there was a good rating, this restaurant would have received that. The food was good, the service really good, and prices okay. We had Cobb salad, a nice full plate, and fish and chips, which was a very tasty and large piece of fish. It is worth eating here

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Thank mamamoose
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Came w a big group from work . We pre ordered. Food and drinks were good, service was top notch. Recommend the burgers, and the salads

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Thank malscum
Cambridge, Canada
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Its an awesome pub, a little noisy when events are happening on the Box. Otherwise food has always been good, served quick as possible. Chicken with bacon delicious with fries or sweet potato fries even better. Pork juicy and tasty bbq with salad

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Thank sugarlipsinfo
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We visited here with our family of 32. This is a local place for some of our family and I have to say, I can see why. The drinks flowed all night in the warm, sunny evening on the terrace. The food was great as was the service by the staff. We visited again and we had exactly the same... More 

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Thank stuartclasper
Orlando
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Plenty of good eats at the Gator's tail. Dining or bar seating. Food is well priced with good size portions and plenty of variety. THere is something for vegetarians as well. Different days have beer specials so ask! Lots of big screens so you can watch your favourite sports live. I have been here a few times and will go... More 

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Thank sharongR7423EX
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I went to this horrible place with my son for an early dinner on a Tuesday before 6pm. There were 3 other tables occupied at the time so about as far from busy as you can get. We waited for 10 minutes to order, when I spoke to the manager he explained to me that the young women that I'm... More 

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Thank swlisa79
lotta_lanna, Owner at The Gator's Tail, responded to this review

It's unfortunate you saw the situation this way. On Tuesday you were greeted promptly, your drink order was taken right away and your drinks were delivered. The server asked if you were ready to order and you said you needed a moment. She went to go do some roll ups as they are expected to keep busy at all times.... More 

cambridge
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Had a buffalo chicken burger and fries, with a Cesar. The salad was good, dressing a little thin, but the bacon was excellent and flavorful. They used dry cheese. I know that using dry Parmesan cheese is cheaper, but real cheese is the way to go. The sandwich was fine, nothing special, what one would expect. The portion was good,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 18
Cuisine
Bar, Canadian, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 970 Franklin Blvd, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 8R3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 519-620-9800

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