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Gators Cafe & Saloon

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12754 Kingfish Dr., Treasure Island, FL 33706
+1 727-367-8951
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Winter Garden, Florida
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love the Coconut Shrimp here. They have a Nacho appetizer that is really good but bring your appetite because this will feed six. The view is very nice. Our server Nick was great! Watch the sunset in the evenings.

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Thank Weare_family2013
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are in the area this is a must. We have been a few times and never had a bad meal. Staff is friendly and the food is great

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Thank Chris M
BeSocial T, Public Relations Manager at Gators Cafe & Saloon, responded to this review

Chris, thank you for the positive review! We appreciate your business. More 

Orlando, Florida
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time on the top deck patio that overlooks the harbor. It is across from Johns Pass so it is not a parking nightmare. We ordered the nachos and they were ridiculously big. Overall the food was good and not overpriced. The staff was friendly and the view was superb. We even saw 3 dolphins swimming while... More 

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Thank R6579GXandrewb
BeSocial T, Public Relations Manager at Gators Cafe & Saloon, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We appreciate your business and we look forward to you visiting again soon! More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to here because my mother-in-law raved about their buffalo shrimp from a previous visit, but when we went, they no longer carried the buffalo shrimp. We had some tasty rum-based drinks. The dockside seating has excellent ambiance and I love hearing the waves and watching the birds as the sun set. I had the fish and chips. The... More 

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1 Thank abn19
BeSocial T, Guest Relations Manager at Gators Cafe & Saloon, responded to this review

Thank you for the review I will let the Chef know about the Buffalo Shrimp request! More 

Mid-Western Region, Nepal
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80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They are remodeling so this place is " a work in progress". "slim pickens" when it comes to ordering but this will "not last forever." Forever ends in January. The waitress is "up front and honest" from the beginning about the remodeling. I have been to this place one time before, about a year ago and tried their alligator bites.... More 

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1 Thank CarolClarkeReed
BeSocial T, Public Relations Manager at Gators Cafe & Saloon, responded to this review

Carol, thank you for your very detailed and honest review! We are very excited to complete the renovations and showcase the new and improved Gators.. More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Clam chowder was terrible, got order wrong for several family members. Food took too long and 4 orders were cold. Not coming back.

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Thank Sledgehammer55
BeSocial T, General Manager at Gators Cafe & Saloon, responded to this review

My name is Storm Eckstrom and I am a Manager at Gator’s Café & Saloon. I am disappointed to hear about your negative experience and would love the opportunity to speak with you and make things right. Please send me the best contact number for you to storm@gatorscafe.com and I will be in touch. Thank you and I look forward... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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121 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

This is a great place for happy hour. Good apps and a large selection of draft beers. We were there for sunset and you can get a very good view from their deck. Lots of pelicans to watch. Tom and Stacy were very welcoming. I highly recommend this spot.

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1 Thank laxatl
BeSocial T, Public Relations Manager at Gators Cafe & Saloon, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear you had a great time. We appreciate your feedback and business. More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Place was very empty and servers where just standing around talking took forever for them to take our order. the sauté grill was down so could not order some of the food, of course what i wanted was food prepared on that grill so I couldn't order that. Went with the fish tacos which were cold and tasteless. Order of... More 

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Thank suzeecue74
BeSocial T, General Manager at Gators Cafe & Saloon, responded to this review

My name is Storm Eckstrom and I am a Manager at Gator’s Café & Saloon. I am disappointed to hear about your negative experience and would love the opportunity to speak with you and make things right. Please send me the best contact number for you to storm@gatorscafe.com and I will be in touch. Thank you and I look forward... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne
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45 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Staying at Sunset Vistas this joint is a 5 minute drive away......very quiet this time of year especially at the beginning of the week.....completely dead in the bar but the staff were great....Jack the bar manager recommended other places to visit & would recommend Gators in busier periods.

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Thank T P
BeSocial T, Guest Relations Manager at Gators Cafe & Saloon, responded to this review

Thanks you for the business and the very informative feedback! More 

BERGEN COUNTY,N.J.
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931 reviews
673 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Visited with my wife this past Sunday afternoon after the seafood fest.We were tired,tried to get seats outside with the live music but after waiting about 10 minutes went inside and sat at the bar.The bartender there said he was leaving and someone else would help us in a few minutes.We were about done with this place,but a very nice... More 

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1 Thank ChALUTCH
BeSocial T, Guest Relations Manager at Gators Cafe & Saloon, responded to this review

We are happy that your experience was turned around, however we will address the service standard. We appreciate the feedback and are very happy you stayed and enjoyed yourself. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12754 Kingfish Dr., Treasure Island, FL 33706
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Treasure Island
  • Phone Number: +1 727-367-8951
Description
Gators Cafe & Saloon is ready for your vacation in Treasure Island, Florida! What was once a small beach bar has grown into a 400 seat sports bar and restaurant complex, with waterfront views of historic John's Pass and the Gulf of Mexico. Our second floor comes fully-equipped with the Gator's Saloon Tasting Room, The Tiki Lounge at Gators and a sunset view that will make all of your Facebook friends jealous.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?