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“Can't beat the view” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Breakers Restaurant

The Breakers Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ocala, Florida
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206 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Can't beat the view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2014

First off, if you are looking for upscale fine dining, look elsewhere. Now, if you want good food and cold drinks right on the beach, give Breakers a shot. We ate dinner here on the recommendation of a coworker who vacationed in New Smyrna Beach for years. My wife had key lime skewers of shrimp and I had the clam basket. Plenty of food to fill you up. Hamburgers were a main stay of the menu, but we couldn't bring ourselves to pass up some sort of seafood on the beach. There isn't a bad view in the place, but if at all possible, sit at the counter that lines the windows. The rum runner was potent and worth a try as well. We were there around 7 PM, and the place was packed on a Thursday night. Parking lot is very small, but there is plenty of parking places within an easy walk of the restaurant and lots of beach shops to browse thru after a meal if you want to spend a few hours.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Orlando, Florida
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great Burgers with a Great View...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2014

Heading home from our vacation in Daytona Beach and stopped at the Breakers for lunch.......This was one of the best burgers I have ever had, the service (Steph S) was some of the best around.......We were one of the first customers of the day and when Steph S. opened the doors she was welcoming and friendly from the get go........Thanks Steph for making our last day of vacation just as good as the first day!!!!!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Stay071060
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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“just okay”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014

the place is dark and sort of dingy. its a seat yourself type of place which is fine. Service was fast, food was hot. But just not anything to write home about. My son had chicken fingers and I had a turkey sandwich. Both of which I'm pretty sure I could do at home and it'd look and taste the same. Just not impressed.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Islandgal904
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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127 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great place for burger and sea breezes”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2014

Great place to have a view of the ocean thru windows that face the beach. And your are on the beach, Breakers has great burgers and beer. Amy K provided great service. There are other items on the menu but I do not get past the burger section. Not a dress up place but one my wife and I have to visit when we are in Orlando area. We drive over to New Smyrna Beach area, shop on Flagler Avenue and then have lunch at the Breakers.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Don A
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markus2229
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55 reviews
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“What you see is what you get”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014

Did our annual Breakers visit, burgers are incredible. the view, even better The only issue is seating. I know its seat yourself, but something should be done about making patrons lurk like vultures around the seating areas waiting for something to open up...Place does crazy business, hire a seating hostess, make it more comfortable for us customers!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank markus2229
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