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Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant

1506 S Parrott Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34974-6167
+1 863-763-4276
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (51 reviews)
“oysters” (37 reviews)
“frog legs” (34 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1506 S Parrott Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34974-6167
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1 - 10 of 355 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I had flounder which was good sides were just so so for my taste. Gator appt was good. My friend had the buffet he enjoyed although the fish was a little soggy compared to my fresh cooked flounder

Thank Twaynej11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the fun, different food options. Great place, great food and great service. We got to try lots of different things like gator, turtle and frog legs. Everything was cooked perfectly. Staff were very gracious trying to help us find something our kids would eat...More

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since changing locations the food is actually better. It has slipped a little but now is back to the high quality it always was. Amazing selection of old-Florida food. We drive from Orlando once a year just to eat here. Our family has wonderful memories....More

Thank Sarah C
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for reviewing us!! Every restaurant experiences a few growing pains when relocating. Lightsey's wants to thank you for being understanding during this time. We pride ourselves on our old Florida food such as gator, catfish, collard greens, and fried green tomatoes. We love...More

Reviewed 1 September 2017

The fish was excellent and well prepared. The sides were good but very expensive as add on's. Not a beautiful place, but the food makes the dinner worthwhile.More

Thank IAM576
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you for reviewing us!!!! Lightsey's is happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal! We take pride in the fish that we serve! Our truck is sent out daily to acquire the freshest seafood on the market. Lightsey's is located in a small agricultural...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017

Meal,service,and ambiance all superb. Love the shrimp that you can share and order a side of sides!Great huh puppies and slaw.More

Thank suzannest
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thank you for reviewing us!! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your dining experience. Lightsey's fresh shrimp is the perfect entrée to share! On Thursday evenings we have a standing special, Shrimp 4 Ways. We prepare a pound of shrimp four different ways with...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017

Nice server, fantastic salad with berries and fresh fish, it sounded weird but it was delicious and fresh and I would have it again.More

Thank Lauren P
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you for reviewing us!! Here at Lightsey's we are happiest when our customers have a great all around dining experience. It sounds like you enjoyed our Blackened Raspberry salad which contains baby spinach, garden ripe tomatoes, raspberries, sea salted almonds, blueberries, plantains, your choice...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

All of the food is amazing, lots of fried food. You must get the gator tail and pumpkin bread, both are to die for. They also have an amazing selection of craft beer and an area to buy food items to go or to cook...More

Thank Courtney M
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thank you for reviewing us!!! We agree, freshly fried gator tail and pumpkin bread are both delicious!!! Here at Lightsey's we are also proud of our wide selection of craft beer. We currently have 16 different specialty brews to choose from. With so many choices...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

We felt this was just a average restaurant. Three of us went and we felt the food to be average if that. A lot of the locals eat here but we didn't feel it was that great.More

Thank mkm8454
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

We are sorry to hear that your dining experience was not what you expected it to be. I am not aware of what your food selection was but, here at Lightsey's we only serve the highest quality food to our customers. Most of our menu...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Lightsey's decor of animals is a conversation starter. The food is delicious and servings generous. It can be crowded so you might plan ahead if you have a group. There are tall tables and chairs which can be difficult for elderly folks. Also standard seating....More

Thank 375marleneb
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you for reviewing us!!! Lightsey's is a popular dining destination thanks to our loyal customers!! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed Lightsey's atmosphere and cuisine. Currently we are renovating some of our elevated seating so that we can comfortably seat a variety...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

After reading reviews, I suggested we give them a try. Excellent choice. We both ordered the buffet. There's not ALOT of variety, but what there is was very good. Catfish, gator tail, frog legs, soups, cole slaw, hush puppies, (hot or cold) shrimp....& a few...More

Thank Kimberlya6445
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you for reviewing us!! We are happy that you enjoyed our Sunday buffet that features up to seventeen different items. It is a customer favorite because it allows them to experience most of our signature dishes. We are currently evaluating our buffet and plan...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1506 S Parrott Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34974-6167
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Okeechobee
  • Phone Number: +1 863-763-4276
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Description
If it swims, crawls or hops we probably serve it.
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