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Nav-A-Gator Grill

9700 SW Riverview Cir, Arcadia, FL 34269-6537
+1 941-625-4407
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“gator bites” (11 reviews)
“burgers” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 6:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
9700 SW Riverview Cir, Arcadia, FL 34269-6537
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun place, tasty shrimp poor boys along w/ locally brewed beer. Fun music w/ outside seating! Loved!

Thank Ruth J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

New owners really need to get thier system fixed. Didn't get what we ordered the first time, and the bill was totally screwed up. Had to redo it three times, then we gave up and paid it anyway. Food was ok, service not.

Thank Skipperboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here and enjoyed the food and surroundings. My wife and I had the grouper dinner. Hers was grilled and mine was blackened. It came with a nice salad, potatoes and green beans. We tried the swamp cabbage appetizer which is heart of...More

Thank dsmith676
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Nav-A-Gator Grill is just what you look for in a relaxed local restraint – Good food and a friendly staff. If you are looking for a way to enjoy the flavor of local Florida this is your place. Don’t be put off by the...More

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is not fancy and I love the rustic atmosphere. The food is awesome and everyone is helpful if your a first timer. It gets very busy during the warmer months and forgetaboutit during snowbird season.

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a great place to venture to for a fun lunch/bar excursion on a sunny Florida day. It's a pretty basic establishment, so if you wear anything nicer than shorts or jeans you'll appear out of place. Try to visit on a weekend day...More

Thank golfer031
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Don't let the address of Arcadia fool you - this is closer to Port Charlotte than Arcadia. Rural setting at the end of the road. The service is very good and the food is as well. The indoor part of the place seems a bit...More

Thank MarcT555
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Looking for something fancy near the water - we’ll this ain’t it. It is quint and I think most people stop here for the kayak rental or the air boat rides. The food menu was very interesting with a lot of items you won’t find...More

Thank USMCRip
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

A fun ole Florida restaurant, right on the river. Not fancy - plastic utensils Nice sitting outside - no view of the water. Very good food - fried chicken dinner came with great fries and coke slaw. Server was very pleasant.

Thank kathiev_13
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Bar and Grille...for bikers and boaters alike. Casual atmosphere good n simple food and a bunch of fun. You can sit at the full bar, eat inside, or dine outside all with ample room. Food is pub style food with famed grouper sandwich being at...More

Thank Luigi R
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Ed T
27 January 2017|
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Response from Boesmans | Reviewed this property |
For a 3 year old kid, the first 5 min. will be great, but then it will be boring.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9700 SW Riverview Cir, Arcadia, FL 34269-6537
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Arcadia
  • Phone Number: +1 941-625-4407
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