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Ivy House

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917 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL 34470-6789
+1 352-622-5550
11:00 - 20:30
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Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Tue 11:00 - 14:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 20:30
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and service are above average and the atmosphere is quaint, from the little bar when you first enter, to the little boutique for shopping, it is a memorable experience.

Thank Dave-Harriett
Leesburg, Florida
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was average and, some of it, not as described in the menu. The lobster was not served with drawn butter, as per the menu. Instead, it came with some sort of mayo based sauce. We ordered the milk cake for dessert for the 4 of us to share. The menu says topped with fresh fruit. It came to... More 

1 Thank philipo635
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here for lunch, each of us ordering something different. I had the chicken salad plate, my husband had the philly sandwich, and my friend had shrimp wrap. We had a mini appetizer consisting of onion rings and fried green tomatoes. We loved all the food mentioned above, plus, the sides which included potato wedges, the best yeast rolls... More 

Thank kazooloo716
Kalamazoo County, Michigan
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch at the Ivy House and found the food and service to be excellent. Our wait person Dana was attentive, friendly and prompt with his service. I had the Philly Steak sandwich with a garden salad. The sandwich was outstanding and the salad dressing was home made and delicious. We will stop here again when in Ocala

Thank wwhlh
Ocala, Florida, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yesterday, I placed a call to the Ivy House Restaurant in Ocala, FL to make a reservation for a birthday celebration. I was immediately told to wait and the phone was not put “on hold’ but the receiver was placed on the desk where I could hear all the conversations. I waited for well over 5 minutes and even spoke... More 

Thank Sandy S
Ocala, Florida
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

I ordered the Delmonico Steak and it was easily the worst piece of meat I have ever had put in front of me. I couldn't even eat it - it was very thin, had zero taste and was full of gristle. Whatever the accompanying sauce was, had obviously been allowed to sit and therefore coagulated on the meat. The side... More 

1 Thank Victoria R
Ocala, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Brought out of town family for lunch, very pleased. Service was great, food delicious. Value reasonable. The decor is special, impressed.

Thank BigRichG
Ocala, Florida
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The atmosphere is antique Victorian home where southern fried chicken with fried green tomatoes and 'Georgia Ice Cream' aka grits are just among the choices that result is a unique fun experience.

Thank csb0317
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We eat here whenever we pass through Ocala which really isn't often. Great lunches, Excellent variety. Good prices. Service can be a little slow but each meal is beautifully prepared and that takes time. Really good chicken salad. Best croissants. Save room for dessert. Beautiful old Victorian building. Ample parking. Eat inside or on the front porch.

Thank Michael S
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Get what I think is called Crispy Baked Chicken.......ask your server. It is a house specialty and PLEASE leave room for dessert!

Thank Bobbi D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 20
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 917 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL 34470-6789
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-622-5550

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