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American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked on social media for a nearby place for lunch after the completion of our granddaughter’s weight lifting competition. This one popped up only a couple of minutes away. It’s an old structure with a covered porch like area for outside dining. The interior...is all old wood and wall decorations, a nice homey kind of place. We had to wait a short time for a table for five. The place was very busy and the service was still pretty good. We got our drinks then ordered our meals. It took a bit of time since the kitchen was also very busy. I had the fish and chips. Plenty of crunchy fried filets along with some French fries. Not much in the way of vegan so my wife had a loaded garden salad. The others had a grilled chicken salad, grilled cheese sandwich and fried shrimp. The food was pretty goodMore

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 22 September 2020 via mobile

Best shrimp sandwich on earth. Can take awhile for your order but well worth the wait. Great service and best cocktail sauce there is.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 10 September 2020

"The Lantern" is the place any day. The food is great. You will not be disappointed. It is understood, among the regulars, that busy nights require patience for receiving your food but, it is worth the wait.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 27 March 2020 via mobile

Great food, atmosphere and service. We have eaten lunch there several times and all were great with no issues just enjoyment and good food.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 21 February 2020 via mobile

the way the interior was decorated took me back in time. everyone was friendly. the food was delicious and melted in your mouth. definatly a family restaurant

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 16 February 2020

Most people that dine here carry out a container with the part of their meal they couldn't eat. Portions are far too large and expensive. I'd rather have smaller, more affordable options. Food was quite delicious, though, and service was attentive too. When we walked...in, though, we had no idea there were two large additional dining areas inside.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 4 February 2020 via mobile

Great food, perfect service. Support this fun and solid local place instead of a chain while you’re in Live Oak

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 7 December 2019

Very good place for food in live oak FL. Food was very fresh and they prepare food quickly. Food serving was also quick. Price was very fair compare to other venues and atmoshpere was also good. I tried their chef salad and it was so...delicious.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 21 November 2019

I've been there twice. Shrimp hard to beat grilled or fried. Good service. Many choices on the menu except soup which would be a welcome edition. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 17 September 2019 via mobile

We have a home in St Simons Island - a shrimping hub. There are many options for shrimp dishes of all kinds. However, there is no better than the fried shrimp at the Brown Lantern. It just can’t be beat. We were there today for...lunch. It did not disappoint. Wait staff attentive, food out fast and shrimp fried to perfection. It just “don’t get no better.”More

Date of visit: September 2019
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