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Gator's Riverside Grill

€€ - €€€American, ,
4255 Peninsula Pt, Sanford, FL 32771-8441
+1 407-688-9700
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
4255 Peninsula Pt, Sanford, FL 32771-8441
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled there on a whim. Very glad we did. Lunch was excellent as was the quick service. Met the owners and staff, all excellent as well.Great prices and wonderful view. Looking forward to returning soon. Michael / Terre Port Orange Fl.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MJH1145
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Remember when your Mom or Dad told you "don't judge a book by it's cover"? Well, Gator's Riverside is all about that. Tucked under the 415 overpass, an inconspicuous roadhouse boasting ice cold beer, stiff drinks, and exceptional road food. Now we all know what...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank litltoose
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

The bun provided for the hamburger was supposely grilled. However if you dont butter the bun it just makes it hard and very dry. The hamburger had no seasoning so it was bland. Fries were good. Shrimp was ok but nothing to write home about.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Diane8921
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This is a tucked-away gym that locals know about but every time I have eaten here I try something different and love every dish I've been served. The ambience is simple the live music is always a treat The Price is Right and I just...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Drew_407
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We stopped in to try this place out & we were surprised at how delicious the food was. Not a great place to look at but comfortable. If you don't believe in our country then this isn't the place for you. Wonderful to see the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dorothy W
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

I went to Gators today while visiting Sanford... Great food, beautiful view! Turkey Club was amazing so was fish and chips!!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Letasha W
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Wife and I just flew home from NY. Looked for a local place to get a good lunch - found Gator's. WOW!! What a great place. Reminds me a lot of similar local places around Savannah and Brunswick. Felt like home. Wife's Philly was sublime....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 738DavidD738
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Recently on a sunny afternoon my sister and I decided to give Gators Riverside Grill a try as we were in the Sanford area. We ordered two Bloody Marys and their jalapeño poppers. Bloody Mary’s are wine based vodka mix as they serve only beer...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank glasofwine
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across Gators by accident and enjoyed it so much that we went back again during our week vacation in Orlando. Great atmosphere on the river with great service and delicious seafood! Easy to get to by car but also located by a marina...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank lauren d
Reviewed 2 March 2018

My wife and I had lunch with friends at this restaurant during a bicycle ride. We are on the deck overlooking the river. The server was prompt and helpful. All 4 of us had grouper sandwiches, which were very good. Just the refreshment we needed...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Fred R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4255 Peninsula Pt, Sanford, FL 32771-8441
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: +1 407-688-9700
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