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Great Outdoors Restaurant

65 N Main St, High Springs, FL 32643-2652
+1 386-454-1288
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Steakhouse, American, Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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65 N Main St, High Springs, FL 32643-2652
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While camping at O’Leno State Park we had dinner and drinks at the Great Outdoors Restaurant. We had chowder, spinach salad and shrimp tacos. Food was very good as was the service. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Shuster2013
Reviewed 5 days ago

Tried eating here twice and waited forever for our waitress and then our order to arrive. I assume the slow service is to get folks to drink more alcohol while waiting? Since we don't drink alcohol, we were not happy waiting so long and had...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank cheryl s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place, great food & service, love the outdoor seating, Dont come to 1pm on Sundays if you want to have a drink just saying lol.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank James M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always love to go the Great Outdoors when we are in High Springs (I previously wrote a 5-star review) and we were looking forward to this dinner again. When we arrived, party of 7 with one kid, everything seemed OK. The hostess took us...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank cweisemann
Reviewed 8 December 2018

I hate to trash the place because I do love their farmer market salad, however, I do feel the need to share my last experience. My husband and I (and sometimes friends and family who are visiting) eat at the Great Outdoor's Restaurant at least...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank highsprings123
Reviewed 5 December 2018

I came into the Great Outdoors on a friends recommendation and I was not disappointed. The Patio was an AMAZING addition to a wonderful experience. As soon as I sat down John treated me as if I had been one of the regulars. Offering me...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JuanCinco
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Friday night, indoor reservation, party of 8: 4 ‘kids’ aged 17-20, 4 parents. Our server tried hard but was flustered and overwhelmed. Others also pitched in to try and help her but there was no one coordinating them so it was in vain. Dinner was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
4  Thank Must_Love_Chocolate
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

We came here after visiting family and I was super excited. It’s been about 3 years since I’ve visited but it was not up to par with what I remembered. Our food took forever and tasted very generic. Nothing to write home about especially for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Discover40283395190
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Most enjoyable atmosphere, food quite good, service was attentive and professional. Always look forward to a visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Doug W
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Just wait until you see the vintage all wooden canoe hanging from the rafters in this delightfully decorated restaurant. The owners have captured the essence of local cave diving adventures with exceptional photographs. The vintage all wooden canoe and its all wooden kayak cousin are...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CanoeU70
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19 April 2017|
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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are. They even give them a bowl of water. Restaurant suggested making a reservation to guarantee a table so you don't have to wait too long. Enjoy your visit and take a picture for Trip Advisor. Sue S.
19 April 2017|
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Response from 218edwards | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for getting back so late not sure on the time you better get reservations if you want to sit outside it's worth it
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 N Main St, High Springs, FL 32643-2652
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  High Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 386-454-1288
  • E-mail
Welcome to the award winning Great Outdoors Restaurant! We hope you enjoy your dining experience here. Our menu is carefully planned and lovingly prepared. Our Executive Chef is on the premises at all times carefully overseeing every detail of food preparation to personally ensure that everything is prepared fresh in the kitchen. Our steaks are hand cut and our sauces and desserts are homemade. Enjoy our fresh entree salads, homemade soups and a variety of delicious appetizers. We want you to have the perfect guest experience! Our services staff are professionally trained to ensure that every guest has the best dining experience possible.
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