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Cody's Original Roadhouse

€€ - €€€American, Steakhouse,
2505 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34471-1611
+1 352-237-8182
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cinnamon butter” (19 reviews)
“steak” (107 reviews)
“salad” (106 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2505 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34471-1611
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I used to frequent this establishment. The it started going down hill. Decided to try again after almost a year. I must say it has not gotten any better, I would say it was worse. We sat on the deck surrounded by dirty tables. Asked...More

Thank MyFloridaLife11
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Service was perfect! ASK FOR BOB! I would attach pictures but we are everything from the salad with homemade garlic ranch to FRESH yeast rolls to perfectly cooked steaks and amazing cocktails. Skip all the chains- just go here!!!! And spring for the garlic butter...More

Thank quickmamax2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a 15 party dinner no hiccups or issues with the Order. I love the house salad always. The steaks are good but the prime rib is the best around!!!!! The rolls always a hit. The rotisserie chicken is excellent. The prime rib I...More

Thank Southerngirlfoodie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can beat the ribs! Peanuts to munch while you wait. Large family style tossed salads with your meal, rolls with cinnamon honey butter and a wide variety of yummy food. Service is quick. A go to place always crowded with folks that like good food....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Prices are very high compared to all the other steak houses in the area. Waited 20 minutes after seated and never had anyone wait on us. I noticed other people around us that arrived before we did and still did not even have drinks. Gave...More

Thank tacate51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant recently and ordered the filet which is the most tender cut on the menue. Salad was quite good and fresh, rolls were a little doughy but warm and tasty, but the filet was a poor choice. The tenderness was not an issue...More

Thank Dr. D.W. J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

5 of us went to Cody's in Ocala for dinner on the 23rd of December. Everything was great. Typical wait of 20 minutes due not to a lack of tables but a lack of staff. The water we had was on top of his game...More

Thank Paul_da_Bulldog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cody's Original Roadhouse is a chain family restaurant. The decor tries to meet "roadhouse" expectations and is nice and fun. Personally, I am not a fan of chain restaurants and cannot speak about other Cody's, but the one on SW College Rd in Ocala is...More

Thank dupontjason
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Rude hostess. Wait was too long. Overlooked our reservation and did nothing to compensate. Should have heeded the other bad reviews.

Thank Spicyandfun
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Against my initial gut feeling, we decided on Cody's. We should have taken the hint when we asked for one of the drink specials listed on a stand on the table. Our waitress Holly did not to know what a Mojito was listed on the...More

1  Thank Rickejjt
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Questions & Answers
Alce M C
10 April 2017|
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Response from CodysAmerican | Property representative |
We have an outdoor Patio but not an outdoor bar at this location. Our two locations in The Villages do have outdoor bar access though.
24 December 2016|
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Response from Ocalakid55 | Reviewed this property |
I went to their WEB SITE on-line and I would say YES they are open TODAY ( 12/25/2016 ) but its best to call and make reservations and confirm that they are open ..... Cody's Original Roadhouse   Hours: Open today... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2505 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34471-1611
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-237-8182
  • E-mail
You'll only need to look around Cody's to see why "Original" is our middle name. You'll enter an era gone by, when things were simpler, more casual and definitely more relaxed. Tubs of roasted peanuts are available throughout for snackin', crackin' or throwin' on the floor. You'll enjoy Cody's fresh cut, flame broiled, USDA prime and choice Steaks, Prime Rib, Rotisserie Chicken, Pork Back Ribs, Fresh, Fresh Fish, Burgers, Fajitas and more. At Cody's, we're proud of our expert cooking skills and we've put the grill front and center for your viewing.All told, Cody's Original Roadhouse is a fun, casual, family friendly Roadhouse that serves "Just Plain Good Food®". You won't go home hungry or broke - you'll just go home happy!
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