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The Golden Lion Cafe

501 N Ocean Shore Blvd, Box 2225, Flagler Beach, FL 32136-3311
+1 386-439-3004
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (158 reviews)
“tacos” (47 reviews)
“tartare” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
501 N Ocean Shore Blvd, Box 2225, Flagler Beach, FL 32136-3311
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I spent the afternoon driving A1A from Palm Coast to Daytona Beach. We saw the Golden Lion and decided to stop in. They weren’t busy and it was a beautiful day so we sat on the rooftop patio. It took a very...More

Thank Cerri F
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your recent review and honest feedback. We apologize your visit was not satisfactory. We encourage our guests to inform our manager on duty if anything can be done to improve their visit while they are here. Please contact dankreglo@goldenlioncafe.com to discuss options...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

This was an excellent cafe/bar. It's right on the Atlantic on an endless strip of beach. The service, food and drink was all excellent and we enjoyed how the staff got involved with the customers and each other. A great spot to visit, have a...More

1  Thank tripper045
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your recent review. We pride ourselves on having a relaxing atmosphere, delicious food and drinks, and fantastic service. I appreciate you taking the time to let us know that we are succeeding. We hope to see you again soon. If you haven't...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited this restaurant last year and enjoyed the fish and chips. Visited again this year and ordered the same item fish and chips but were disappointed. When served my battered fish was soggy, while my husbands was nice and crispy. On eating we both noted...More

Thank calcian0
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your recent review and honest feedback. We pride ourselves on a relaxing atmosphere, great food and fantastic service. I apologize that we did not meet expectations and that we were not able to improve your visit while you were here. Please contact...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great little divey beach front restaurant. Great views from the top deck when its not foggy. It does get loud and lively throughout the restaurant but it has a fun vibe. The seafood seemed pretty fresh ... I only saw the fish...More

1  Thank LovinHotelLife
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your recent review. The parking is crazy sometimes but there are various free city parking lots on the side streets, which helps us out tremendously. We pride ourselves on a fun-filled relaxing atmosphere, great food and drink, and fantastic service. Thank you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a late lunch ordered buffalo shrimp and fries. Buffalo was good but their two house made sauces were great! One was a cocktail style sauce, the other sort of a tarter sauce. I’m mixed them together and dipped the shrimp in it....More

1  Thank Mike M
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank You for your recent review. I am glad you enjoyed our house-made Datil Pepper Cocktail and Key Lime Tarter sauces. If you stop by the gift shop you can pick up a combo of both for $9.95. If you haven't done so already, please...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived after a long day of driving into Flagler, and it was Valentine’s Day! Where to eat dinner......drove by saw lots of cars, decided to go in! Great move. I had the salmon special in an Asian sauce with rice and veggies, my husband had...More

1  Thank bm06292016
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Happy Valentine's Day! Thank you for your recent review. The weather may not have been fantastic, but I am glad we could make your night memorable with great food and entertainment. If you haven't done so already, please visit us at goldenlioncafe.us to sign up...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We go once a week for oysters during happy hour. They have never disappointed!! Truly, aside from the oysters I can’t comment on anything else other than the potato skins which are also delicious. Amanda and Jon are our favorite servers. They are both attentive,...More

1  Thank Jonica W
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your recent review. We are glad we can be their for you every week to help you Escape the Real World One Hour at a Time with some happy hour oysters. We appreciate you taking the time to recognize Amanda and Jon,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We love sitting on the upstairs deck watching the ocean waves as we enjoy wonderful fresh catch and coconut shrimp tacos! When we were there last Sunday, Amanda was a very friendly, helpful server. Whenever we are in Palm Coast, The Golden Lion Café is...More

1  Thank Kathy S
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank You for your recent review. I am glad you enjoyed your stop at The Golden Lion Café; there is just something about the coconut shrimp, salt air and the view from the top deck that sings vacation. We appreciate you taking the time to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

After a horrific trip south from snowbound northeast ... relaxing on the deck curbside, soaking up the warmth, nibbling fish tacos& sipping a mojito . The angels sang !!More

1  Thank MahiMary
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a terrific review! We appreciate you taking the time to let others know what it feels like to Escape the Real World One Hour at a Time. We look forward to seeing you again soon. If you haven't already, please visit us at goldenlioncafe.us...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the fish and chips, it was a large portion, but the fish was tasteless. We were disappointed. It was very windy and cold, we didn't realize there was only outside seating and the heater by our table didn't work. We have Bern here...More

Thank jvangets
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your recent review and honest feedback. We pride ourselves on having a relaxing atmosphere, delicious food and great service. I apologize that we were not able to meet all expectations on your recent visit. Give us another try and we will be...More

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Elaine S
30 December 2016|
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Response from Daniel K | Property representative |
Hello Elaine, Yes we are having a big celebration included but not limited to: Live Music, Special Menu (you may still order off of the regular menu), Complimentary Noise Makers, Hats, and a Champagne Toast. Please call... More
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prof65
7 October 2016|
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Response from Daniel K | Property representative |
We will not be open on Christmas day so that our employees can spend the day with their families. We are, however, open the day before and the day after. We are also open on New Years Eve and are having a huge party that we... More
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Don M
6 March 2015|
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Don, Although I cannot comment on specifics of your experience, I do apologize that you felt discriminated against. We definitely try to offer the best customer service possible but I do wish you would have brought the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 N Ocean Shore Blvd, Box 2225, Flagler Beach, FL 32136-3311
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Flagler Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 386-439-3004
  • E-mail
Description
Flagler's Most Awarded Restaurant & Raw Bar since 1992. Fresh Seafood. Voted #1 Beach Bar on the East Coast of Florida 2015. Live music with Reggae Sundays. Lots of fun monthly Full Moon Parties with Limbo and a white sand dance floor. Second story Rooftop Dining overlooking the Ocean or downstairs under the Tropical Courtyard. Tiki Bar, Ocean Bar, Gift Shop & Raw Bar. Food Specialities English Style Fish n Chips, Fresh Catch Taco's, Lobster Rolls, Oysters, Crab, Shrimp, Seafood Towers, Daily Fresh Fish... Small Barrier Island of 4500, Surf Tournaments, Fishing off the Pier, Red Coquina Rock Beaches, Free Parking and Golf Cart friendly...7 Miles of Oceanview Heaven
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