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Hard Dock Cafe - CLOSED

131 Crystal Cove Dr, Palatka, FL 32177-8604
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible7%
20 Oct 2014
“The beer was Warm!”
29 Sep 2014
“Not So Hot Meal!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
131 Crystal Cove Dr, Palatka, FL 32177-8604
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Reviewed 21 October 2014

Visiting friends in Palatka and the usual place was packed so decided to try something new. Next time we will wait. Two of the four of us ordered beer. This was tap beer not bottled and two different kinds to boot. They were both warm!...More

Thank Loral126
Reviewed 30 September 2014

My first (and last) experience eating at this restaurant was Friday night. I did not eat in the restaurant. I was attending a party outside. I ordered my meal to go. The girls who took my order were very attentive and the order was delivered...More

Thank Mamadea
Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

The steak was awesome I recommend their tea as well. What a great operation. Service and food impeccably done

Thank ChuckB2
Reviewed 20 March 2014

This is a beautiful location for a good restaurant. Lovely view of the St. John's River while dining but the food and service leave much to be desired. We ate there last Friday night and my friend had the steak, FF and a salad. I...More

2  Thank Sandra2321-01
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Our first visit since the last change: Wednesday 6:30PM and the place was so empty, we almost turned around and left, especially since there was no one at the hostess desk. The menu was impressive, but had a temporary look to it as they try...More

2  Thank Mooseman_9
Reviewed 23 February 2014

The Resort is lovely, the food was wonderful... Full of flavor. The staff was wonderful. We loved the view, Highly recomend this restaurant, came for business but next time werein the area we will stop.

2  Thank Swkay204
Reviewed 19 February 2014

My husband and I as well as our best friends had a lovely Valentine's day double date. The sea food buffet was awesome. The moon rise over the river was an added plus.

3  Thank Nikkimouse22
CCRFL, Manager at Hard Dock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2014

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your experience with us! We truly take heart in everything that we do. We strive everyday to meet and exceed every customer's expectations. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 18 February 2014

I am so upset about this evenings events! It is so sad that new businesses will never make it in Palatka! We went to the Hard Dock Cafe tonight. I have heard mixed reviews and will now add mine. This was the worst I have...More

2  Thank Jeanne J
CCRFL, Owner at Hard Dock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2014

I truly apologize for your experience. It's truly disheartening to read what happened and I am truly sorry you and your husbands concerns weren't addressed properly. I know from all of the staff we strive to meet and exceed every customers expectations. I hope you...More

Reviewed 11 February 2014

The AYCE shrimp special on Tuesday and Thursdays is a must do. Very light batter and the mango slaw is great too. If you like loaded baked potatoes, theirs is especially good. The view of the St John's River is awesome from any table.More

2  Thank Mary6414
CCRFL, Manager at Hard Dock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2014

Thank you so much for your review! We take great pride in customer satisfaction and it is so rewarding to see a 5 Star! I will share your remarks with our team! Thank you for your business and we look forward to your next visit...More

Reviewed 8 February 2014 via mobile

Very good service the scallops were very good and the shrimp also The place is spotless and great views this is one of the best seafood places in palatka Try it

2  Thank Ronald E
CCRFL, Manager at Hard Dock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2014

Thank you, thank you, thank you! We truly appreciate your business and in taking the time to write a review. I will share your review with our staff!

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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Crystal Cove Dr, Palatka, FL 32177-8604 (Formerly Blue Water Bay)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palatka
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