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Dockside Dave's

14701 Gulf Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2151
+1 727-392-9399
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“waffle fries” (114 reviews)
“grouper sandwich” (397 reviews)
“onion rings” (212 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
14701 Gulf Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2151
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Dockside Dave’s has great food - but the onion rings are the absolute best! Their portions are generous and these rings go great with the amazing seafood! A not-to-be missed place to eat!

Thank Cindy G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We always have to get one of the wonderful grouper sandwiches when we visit my sister and brother-in-law in St. Petersburg. Each couple shared a grilled grouper sandwich and we all shared a “small” order of onion rings. They are really big and wonderful! My...More

Thank Darlene H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If hogfish is in the menu, get it! Service and prices were decent. Pretty small place, but we got there before dinner time and didn't have to wait at all.

Thank TGucci
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you find a great place to eat with a casual atmosphere you are inclined to be a repeat customer. Whenever I am near St. Pete Beach there is one place that must be visited-Dockside Dave's. Best Grouper Sandwich in Florida!

1  Thank David T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the original location but inside looks like the original. Service may be slow during tourist season however the reason is that its one of the best places in the area. Grouper is superb and yes very large Im thinking 1/2 lb. or so. Onion...More

Thank G2746CYmichaels
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told to check out the onion rings. The portions were so big that one grouper sandwich (split it) and one order of onion rings (split it). We had left over onion rings. Both were delicious. The onion rings were huge. Service was good...More

Thank Denise T
Reviewed 1 week ago

The grouper was good but the service was slow and our server did not tell us any of the specials felt like they hurried you in & out.

Thank bmconnell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The grouper was fresh, well cooked, lots of options and with the fries and coleslaw really filling. It was very busy and buzzing. The service was really friendly and welcoming. They cater for kids too. My only criticism is the standard one for florida and...More

Thank klf2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must stop while visiting the area! The onion rings were very tasty, and the Grouper Sandwich (Blackend) was spicy and delicious! My mom enjoyed her burger, and her cold beer.

Thank CoVFRMan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am not a fish or seafood fan, but on vacation I like to venture outside of my meat and potatoes box and I was impressed with the grouper. It was delicious! The staff was super friendly. Oh and fabulous key lime pie!

Thank Jen Z
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Kathy L
17 August 2017|
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Response from Lisa M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not really sure but there is an outside patio so maybe there!
Nichole S
15 August 2017|
Response from Artist_Aboard | Reviewed this property |
Yes, in whatever amount that you like. Also, the gift cards do not expire.
4 June 2017|
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Response from 278scarroll | Reviewed this property |
Grouper is a great white fish from the Gulf,and if you like things blackened, i highly recommend this blackened. at Dockside Dave's you will get a much bigger piece for the money.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14701 Gulf Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2151
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Madeira Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 727-392-9399
Voted Best Grouper in the South...Southern Living Magazine, DuPont Registry, Best Grouper Sandwich!Now open for Breakfast: Saturdays 7:30am-10:30am • Sundays 8:am-11am
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