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The Edward Ball Dining Room

550 Wakulla Park Dr, Wakulla Springs Lodge, Wakulla Springs, FL 32327-0390
+1 850-421-2000
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (21 reviews)
“salad” (32 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
550 Wakulla Park Dr, Wakulla Springs Lodge, Wakulla Springs, FL 32327-0390
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1 - 10 of 267 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Service was ok but the food was decent. Don’t want to give the impression all servers were bad since one guy was helpful to make up the lack luster service from ours.

Thank kedge311
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A total throwback to a bygone era. In many ways, the Edward Ball Dining Room is one of those off-the-beaten-track treasures that seem to b the unicorns of the foodie world nowadays. It’s not the easiest place to get to, and the hours are a...More

Thank Wayne C
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Boat ride was fun. Food was good. Beds were comfy and ladies that took care of the rooms were spot on and really nice.

Thank jane6two
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Could use some love and care, such as wiping down surfaces (we had table next to window for breakfast and there were lots of remnants from past guests on the sill). Very relaxed (slow) service. Had omelet breakfast-very generous portions and delicious. Our voucher was...More

Thank Sailnaked361
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We enjoyed a late breakfast at the lodge while traveling in the area. The menu had good variety and the food was fresh and very good at a reasonable price. The lodge setting is lovely in this state park.

Thank MarianRyan
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We had dinner while we stayed at Wakulla Lodge, the restaurant was very good; love the menu choices and excellent service. Full breakfast was included with our room, however, due to technical difficulties was limited to an upgraded continental breakfast, which was fine for us.

1  Thank 51Travelbug
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We always enjoy dining at the lodge. It is great food and is just a fantastic and relaxing environment and it’s in our back yard! Recommended for an old Florida experience!

Thank FSUsince1851
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful service and food. The music in the background was delightful! I loved the old school atmosphere and the overall “quietness” of the lodge. It’s so peaceful and relaxing.

Thank Beth A
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Wow, what a difference a few months can make! Unfortunately when the lodge & dining room are managed by a third party for the the state based on a low bid, this is what happens. The facility is beautiful. The location is truly unique. The...More

Thank mike5128
Reviewed 31 May 2018

I have eaten here several times in the past, but not since the State contracted out the Restaurant, so it had changed Mgt. and the Chef.. The Service was still Excellent,.. The smoked Salmon Fish dip was So Cold it could not be Spread on...More

Thank Mark L
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tonikirby2
24 August 2016|
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Response from Reshard P |
Hello, I'm Chef Reshard ; Executive Chef of the Edward Ball Dining Room. To answer your question, yes we are open on Christmas day. We offer a Holiday Buffet from 11-4pm . If you are a hotel guest staying with us that day... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 Wakulla Park Dr, Wakulla Springs Lodge, Wakulla Springs, FL 32327-0390
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Wakulla Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 850-421-2000
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  • This restaurant is at The Lodge at Wakulla Springs
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