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Wahoo Seafood Grill

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
3833 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606-5068
+1 352-225-3922
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“wahoo” (89 reviews)
“seafood grill” (22 reviews)
“crab bisque” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3833 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606-5068
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the way home from Disney World my wife and I decided to stop at Wahoo Seafood Grill. We had seen them before and heard good things and they were earned! Very casual looking place with amazing food. I hade a gator Po-boy on the...More

Thank 509darrellv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My bride and I decided to try WaHoo Seafood Grill on the advice of another couple. The décor and atmosphere was not really to our taste but that is a minor point. The service was very good, no complaints. Long story short, our food was...More

Thank William P
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Came into Gainesville for a motocross race and we had not had lunch so we were starving. Started out with an ice cold beer and boom boom shrimp. The shrimp were delicious with a little kick. I had mahi tacos, my husband red snapper, one...More

Thank 100marthar
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Every year, on our way to Florida from Atlanta, we plan a stop at WaHoo Seafood Grill in Gainesville, FL. The fried oysters (serving of 8) are medium size and crispy but not overcooked .The French fries were lightly seasoned and delicious. My husband had...More

Thank Brenda K
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

The blackened Mahi Mahi dinner was divine and the service was impeccable! My friend had the fish tacos and loved them too. We both would highly recommend.

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped here after being “invited” while driving south on the interstate toward Orlando. Loads of signs!! And then read some reviews, people are funny, and certainly have opinions! After talking with the server, Austin, I decided on the fish tacos (blackened). They were nicely spiced...More

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Went here for lunch with my wife. I had the gumbo and salad with chicken. To start the gumbo was tasteless . But it was the salad that was the poorest example , the cucumbers were well past their freshness , they served the opaque...More

Thank James12041957
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Two of use stopped in to Wahoo Seafood Grill for dinner on a rainy Friday night and I must say we were disappointed. The place was busy which always bodes well for a restaurant. The live music inside was surprisingly loud for a single performer...More

Thank Nickingainesville
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We were seated promptly and well taken care of by our server. We both had pasta dishes and a side of mac n cheese. Everything was well-prepared and tasted delicious. Prices were decent for the portions - you will not leave hungry! We will definitely...More

Thank Timaay
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped on the way to a family gathering because we saw a billboard. We had the fried shrimp and shrimp tacos with a house salad and brussel sprouts/carrots. The shrimp was fresh and delicious. The salad was iceberg lettuce with lots of very fresh...More

Thank FamilyVacation3151
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9 May 2017|
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Response from floridatraveler32055 | Reviewed this property |
Cedar River is likely as good as any around here. I am no fan of Red Lobster and the Northwest Grill has, in my opinion, really deteriorated. Schooners in St. Augustine and Brown Lantern in Live Oak are both excellent for... More
15 November 2016|
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Response from Wayne M | Reviewed this property |
Late summer the price was $34.95 for all you can eat crab legs.
Barb M
7 May 2016|
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Response from pralle2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are open on Mother's Day but unless you have a reservation you will have a very long wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3833 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606-5068
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-225-3922
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