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Cedar River Seafood

5141 NW 43rd St Ste 101, Gainesville, FL 32606-4400
+1 352-371-4848
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (18 reviews)
“flounder” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (25 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
5141 NW 43rd St Ste 101, Gainesville, FL 32606-4400
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We live close by and for some reason have not been to Cedar River in awhile. I do not know why because the food and service are excellent. The restaurant has plenty of parking and a nice atmosphere. The food is very good. All the...More

Thank marybel1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some friends recommended this restaurant & we're glad we checked it out! Decor is nothing special, but the food & service certainly are! Prices are definitely fair & they don't gouge you on the adult beverages & desserts - definitely a rarity these days! (Wine...More

Thank Babes3020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My go to for 35 years. Never been disappointed. Have followed them All 3 times they moved! Portions great. It’s all was fresh. Love the hush puppies!

Thank Scamperrat
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Good local fish place. Help was very friendly. Portions were huge. Pace your self. I had a side salad which was huge the a nice cup of crowder. No room for my dinner. Which was blackened snapper. Very good. Also I liked the key Lime...More

Thank Kent H
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

I grew up in Jacksonville FL which is actually the home Cedar River. I remember eating at their locations in Jacksonville many many times as a child. That being said, this Gainesville location is good. I visited there the evening of 2/8/18 with my wife....More

Thank MSK1979
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

I was a little disappointed. The service was very good, it wasn’t fancy, but comfortable. The food was just so-so. Nice portions and reasonable prices, but it just didn’t appeal to me. We had the senior seafood platter for 2. Plenty of food and came...More

Thank 51,311
Reviewed 5 February 2018

This is a place that families come to eat "seafood". The fish is mostly fried. The problem I have had here (been twice) is that the atmosphere is bad. The chairs are too low for the tables, the lights are very bright, and you are...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 12 January 2018

This is one of those local restaurants that keep you coming back for they have great sea food at very reasonable prices. There staff is always polite and very friendly. For those on a tight schedule there service is fast and efficient. I truly recommend...More

Thank jameswschwartz
CRSmarketing, Public Relations Manager at Cedar River Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thank you for the kind words and great review! We look forward to serving you again in the future!

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We specifically came here because we are trying to find a local restaurant to satisfy our love for Mahi Mahi. We both got a Mahi sandwich, some hush puppies, fries and cheese grits. It was not gourmet but the portions were generous, Mahi was good,...More

Thank Jennifer I
Reviewed 12 July 2017

There were a number of people waiting to be seated when we entered and added our names to the wait list. I hoped it was a good sign and it was. If you do not want fried seafood this is the wrong place for you....More

Thank Donald H
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26 November 2016|
Response from SSJCRSMarketing | Property representative |
We will be closed on Christmas Eve and on Christmas Day. Thanks for the inquiry!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5141 NW 43rd St Ste 101, Gainesville, FL 32606-4400
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-371-4848
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