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Gator Tales

5112 NW 34th Blvd, Across the street from the YMCA, Gainesville, FL 32605-1175
+1 352-376-9500
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good18%
  • Average18%
  • Poor37%
  • Terrible0%
21 Jul 2017
“This place is TOAST”
9 Nov 2016
“My 53rd Birthday Party”
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Bar, American, Pub
5112 NW 34th Blvd, Across the street from the YMCA, Gainesville, FL 32605-1175
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Declining quality of food and who only knows what else. Back porch overlooking the creek was a cool setting. Inside was loud. Place has been under several names and owners. Too bad as it was a decent watering hole. Doesn't really matter. Out of business.

Thank Dangafl
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I went here for my 53rd birthday the food and service was great & the 50 cents wings were awesome also.

Thank James M
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Just wanted to say that I had a wonderful experience eating at this resturant ... The service was just fantastic !! Don't remember the waitress name .. A very happy person that loves her job and everybody that she waits on ...The food was just...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 11 June 2014

If you like good chicken wings this place does have good wings. Everything else is just alright. Nothing to write home about.

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 18 January 2014

This restaurant gets two stars, one for our server who was terrific - personable and trying very hard. And a second star goes to the manager for also trying very hard and comping our meal. But the food must get no stars. The only fish...More

1  Thank Sally B
Reviewed 10 December 2013

We went here with a groupon wasn't sure how it would be - it was our 1st time here. Very good food, generous portions. We will be going back. Service was friendly and good.

Thank Debra H
Reviewed 19 July 2013

Overall for a bar food it was okay. The dry rub wings were very good, even with the high cost of the wings. The French dip was okay, using bought sliced beef. The grilled shrimp po boy was pretty good. Ordered with no onions and...More

Thank smiller560
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We had a discount so we thought we would try it out. It was dark and seemed dingy. If all you want to do is drink and play pool, it is a good place. We did not order anything complicated, burger, wings. However, it took...More

2  Thank shelley m
Reviewed 30 March 2013 via mobile

Didn't eat anything here. Went with my daughter and her friends (30-35 year olds and I'm in late 50s). Thought it was a really fun place to drink and listen to karaoke. I particularly liked the blend of customer ages so i didn't feel like...More

1  Thank tchalg8
Reviewed 11 January 2013

Went here for lunch recently. We arrived 30 minutes after they opened but walked into a dark restaraunt. There was a lady working at the bar but she never acknowledged us. We waited for about 10 minutes before a waitress finally came out. She said...More

Thank gatormomma
SWARTHYLAD, Owner at Gator Tales, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2013

Hello! I am very sorry you had such an unpleasant experience with your recent visit. This is definitely not the typical experience and is definitely not what anyone would expect. I appreciate you letting us know so we can correct it. I hope you give...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 12
Bar, American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5112 NW 34th Blvd, Across the street from the YMCA, Gainesville, FL 32605-1175
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-376-9500
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Gator Tales is a place that has an area to suit every mood!Home of the Best Tale in Gainesville! Gainesville's Only venue with 3 large separate entertainment areas: TIKI BAR Lounge & relax in our large covered outdoor patio with tropical tunes, enjoy 3 large screen TV's. Bring along your dog to share in the fun.SPORTS BAR Featuring a full liquor bar, you can catch the game on one of our 9 TV's and enjoy the best local live entertainment every day of the week. Swamp Bar Our Newest area features 3 APA regulation pool tables, 4 dart alleys, 3 TV's, along with a large seating area to watch and enjoy! Happy Hour Every Day 2pm-7pm and 11 pm-close.
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