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RJ Gators Florida Sea Grill & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1015 Lakeshore Dr, The Villages, FL 32162-1693
+1 352-751-6935
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fast, good food. Good variety of unusual recipes such as gator, shrimp and grits, frogs legs. Two for one drink specials, all day. Fun atmosphere.

Thank Cindy H
Halifax , NS! Canada
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88 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stopped their for lunch and had one of their their lunch specials, Shrimp Basket with fries. Food was so so, nothing special. Portion of fries was on the skimpy side. Shrimp were breaded and just ok. My wife and another friend ordered the Chicken Wings which were very tasteless in my opinion so I would suggest you stay away from... More 

Thank Al W
McLoud, Oklahoma
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

they are waterfront and have outside seating, the food is about average or a little better. the day we went the service was slow but that's because our waiter seem to be the only one waiting tables while several waitresses sat around watching him work. they only decided to get up and move after my wife commented on their lack... More 

Thank Mike E
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160 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sat at the outside bar that overlooks the lake. Great place to feel the sun, watch people, and enjoy the two for one happy hour drinks. Even though you can order food at the bar, we only had our beers. The bartender was very friendly and seemed to really like her job.

Thank WabashO
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261 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for drinks at the bar. I had a draft Shock Top, and it was 2 for 1. Cool. It was served in a frosty mug. Our barkeep was very friendly, and asked if we wanted to order food from the bar. Overhead heat elements were turned on, which made it a bit toasty (it was 75°). No biggie. Glad... More 

Thank KarlWSchm
Newburyport, Massachusetts
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129 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has outside seating overlooking Lake Sumter Landing Market Square. So you can sit, order drinks and watch whatever act is performing in the square. So that is a bonus, as for the food ..... well the verdict is split. I had the Cuban sandwich, which was only OK and my wife had the Gater's hamburger, which she liked.... More 

Thank undertaker01
The Villages, Florida
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8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Right on the water, you'll love it.. Good fish dinners, and the wings are HUGE... I love the Chicken Salad, big portion.. Sit out on the water and enjoy the live music... or sit inside an watch all the sporting events on there 20 TV's.

Thank JRfromPA
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had six in our party and it was extremely busy. We didn't have to wait too long. There was a craft fair outside. The grounds were beautiful with the lake and decking, flowers etc. Our waitress was terrific and our food came out in a reasonable time. Plenty of staff on hand. We had a terrific time as its... More 

Thank Mary S
Round Lake, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We cannot explain why the kitchen was so slow, but we were upset/perplexed as to why there were so many vacant tables and so many people with buzzers waiting to be seated. So we asked the hostesses. They had no answer. That made us more concerned. So we asked for the manager, and she politely and candidly explained the situation.... More 

Thank ScottH-BigHoss
Deltona, Florida
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320 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were pressed for time so we asked our server SHANNON to please hurry with our order.......which she did with a SMILE. She took good care of us and we were finished in no time. We got the catfish platter which had slaw, french fries and hushpuppies and a side of clam chowder. Very tasty. We are going back next... More 

Thank Mike D

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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
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1015 Lakeshore Dr, The Villages, FL 32162-1693
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  The Villages
  • Phone Number: +1 352-751-6935
We are in business for one reason and one reason only - to make people happy to create good times! At every R.J. Gators location, you will find the same good food, great music, fantastic food and fun times, we work hard to guarantee your good experience.
We serve a broad mix of guests from singles to seniors to families. All who demand high quality, fresh, fun and appetizing foods, coupled with an exciting dining experience.

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