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Big bob's Restaurant and Pizza

12909 E Highway 25, Ocklawaha, FL 32179-5115
+1 352-288-4200
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“eggplant parm” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
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12909 E Highway 25, Ocklawaha, FL 32179-5115
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Reviewed yesterday

First the good news. The Pizza is great crisp tender just the way it ought to be.Now the not so good news, the tomato sauce is overcooked and almost burnt. Sausage, clams and eggplant are excellent but the red sauce kills the dish.

Thank David L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A hidden jem. Been several times. Consistent. Usually get the pizza. Very good. Look forward to it. Good service, friendly and attentive. Highly recommend.

Thank Anibal C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited Big Bob's on a Saturday evening for dinner. This restaurant is located in a small strip center. From the outside, it does not look great, on the inside, it it a well appointed, nice restaurant. The food was good and the service was...More

Thank srockey
Reviewed 27 August 2017

An unexpected good Italian restaurant with a busy take-out pizza business, in a gas station strip mall! Good menu selections with some variations - shrimp parmigiana was good. Willingly prepared a variation for my wife on their baked ziti and eggplant parmigiana dish (added a...More

Thank thaward
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This was a pleasant surprise. Here in Ocklawaha, attached to a run down smelly "gas station" is a real pleasant surprise! As soon as you enter you think you have been transported to Italy. The restaurant itself is very nice and the staff young, pretty,...More

Thank keithfan
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We drive about twenty miles to get to what is fast becoming our favorite Italian restaurant. If you don't know it is there you would drive right by it. If you did look in the direction of the restaurant, you would probably say nah! But...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The absolute worst service I have ever had at a restaurant! They brought the two dinners and they looked good. I was told that my pizza would be out in 10 minutes. They were correct it came out in 10 minutes but it wasn't my...More

Thank tgolbs
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We had not visited here for several months and were driving in the area at dinnertime. Bingo! We were not disappointed. Big Bob's is very consistent. The service is attentive and the food is just outstanding. I cannot say enough about the great food. We...More

Thank appyhabit
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Don't be alarmed when you drive up to this place. Looks like a hole in a wall in a strip mall. This was some of the best Italian food I have had. Bread is wonderful. Great portions!

Thank Karen Z
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

After several visits to Big Bobs I plan to come back again. I have never had the pizza but the ones I saw looked delicious. The pasta dishes we're very good. I've ordered Calamari fra diablo and it was good, the sausage and peppers with...More

Thank wkerin45
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16 July 2015|
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5 miles from orange blossom Opry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
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: 12909 E Highway 25, Ocklawaha, FL 32179-5115
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ocklawaha
  • Phone Number: +1 352-288-4200
  • E-mail
Fine Italian food and Pizza dine in or take out call for our daily specials.
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