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Gator's Dockside Bay Meadows

8650 Baymeadows Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32256-7424
+1 904-448-0500
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“wings” (15 reviews)
“place to eat” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
8650 Baymeadows Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32256-7424
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was so very average and generic, atmosphere is very dry and generic, nicr service from a nice young man but will never never return to a Gators Dockside. We ordered nachos they came with shredded ice burg and canned beans...awful.

Thank natureismychurch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped outside of Jacksonville for a bite to eat on our way to west Palm beach. We were seated immediately and server greeted us within 3 minutes. The had an excellent happy hour and buy one get one deals that were hard to resist....More

Thank CassieS4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First and last time at Gators....service was good but it was quite empty so not sure my view is pertinent to busy times.......I ordered wings but did not notice the pricing for other items such as blue cheese. You go to ANY place that serves...More

Thank klaffy
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Plenty of televisions in the bar and restaurant. Quick and friendly service. Good happy hour prices and chicken wings

Thank Louis S
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Nice Gators option located off the beaten path. Tips cal bar foods, great wings and fish sandwiches. Overall, good price and worthy for bar food.

Thank Flyby0161
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped for dinner while traveling. This place was so loud ( piped creepy music) and unattractive , we ended up leaving. It didn't look clean either. And, lastly, when we asked what kind of wine they had, the waitress said red or white. Sorry I...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I have made a habit of coming here. I will go miles out of my way sometimes. Nice staff, consistently good food and excellent drink prices.

Thank Eric A
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Been here a couple times. Not bad for a sports bar. The wings are pretty good but about the same as any sports bar in town. The beer was cold and service was pretty good.

Thank Cowgirlkc
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Krystin greatly serviced is! Great time...not that crowded. Salmon was very moist and savory. Thanks Krystin for suggestions.

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I don't live near a Gators but used to and always loved their wings. Just stopped in Jacksonville and wings are still good. Not much happening today but service was good and everyone enjoyed their food. From wraps to cheesesteak to fish and chips, all...More

Thank Chris C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8650 Baymeadows Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32256-7424
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-448-0500
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