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Gary's Oyster Bar & Seafood

) #4 of 11 Restaurants in Lake Alfred €€ - €€€ American, Seafood
660 E Alfred Dr, Lake Alfred, FL 33850-2312
+1 863-956-5055
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“oysters” (70 reviews)
“frog legs” (13 reviews)
“crackers” (9 reviews)
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American, Seafood
€€ - €€€
660 E Alfred Dr, Lake Alfred, FL 33850-2312
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gary's is a little local restaurant that is not fancy, but has great food. Our server was extremely accommodating and friendly. The bar serves up oysters and cocktails. It is obvious that locals frequent the oyster bar. They all seemed to know each other. We...More

Thank jkc1964
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We have been to Gary's for years. It is a local hangout for everyone...all classes of customers. The seafood is delicious, but the place is in shambles! needs a good cleaning and remodel. Where is the health department??? Florida's health department is terribly Lax. Typical...More

Thank Peggy H
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Server was awesome. Fries were good. Hubby liked cole slaw and his catfish. Said it was perfect! My butterfly shrimp were great! Good sized with a light batter. Conch fritters were spicy and neither of us liked them. Tried gator bites. Breading fell off in...More

2  Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Gary's oyster bar is a local restaurant that is a jewel in Polk County. The oysters are as fresh as they get and the menu items are varied and priced right. The seafood platter is a large offering of different varieties and priced moderately. There...More

Thank Niceinnaples2015
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I'd looked forward to trying this restaurant and was happy to have friends accompany us. I was very disappointed. We ordered a pitcher of beer which was kept cold with an insert, excellent! We ordered raw oysters, excellent again! We were very much looking forward...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Great value for great fresh seafood! We had the Captain's Plate that had a variety of seafood choices ie clam strips, scallops, shrimp, gator and frog legs! The food was great! The service was top notch!

Thank Marcy F
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Looking for an unpretentious fish place with great value..... Try Gary's. I have eaten here 8 times while visiting. Fresh fish, daily specials and large portions. Fine dining: no. Fresh seafood at fair prices: yes.

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 3 April 2017

It's probably been about 12 years since we last visited Gary's but it felt like we had just been there. Gary's was a favorite spot for my parents when they lived in Grenelefe during the 80s & 90s. My husband & I drove over from...More

Thank Sally M
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We eat here every time we are in Florida (twice a year) and this trip we ate there twice. We love the atmosphere - local, down-home - always have the steamed shrimp and love it. Not an oyster eater but a lot of people ordered...More

Thank vicssr
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I went to eat there for the first time hoping to find a hidden gem of a restaurant. Well I was disapointed. This is kind of a little hole in the wall restaurant. I would say about 30% of their chairs are ripped up with...More

Thank carol a
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
15:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 660 E Alfred Dr, Lake Alfred, FL 33850-2312
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake Alfred
  • Phone Number: +1 863-956-5055
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