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Gators Cafe & Saloon

) #19 of 26 Restaurants in Treasure Island €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
12754 Kingfish Dr., Treasure Island, FL 33706
+1 727-367-8951
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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American, Bar, Seafood
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12754 Kingfish Dr., Treasure Island, FL 33706
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great visit with family, a lot of rain but very good time had by all ! Tug boat and all lol rum bucket was very good, crab cakes are awesome

Thank twhiteyt
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's fun to sit on upper level watching all sorts of water craft going in and out under the bridge but the food is nothing exceptional. Menu selection is okay but it's still just bar food. French fries were hot but the sandwiches weren't (shrimp...More

Thank BocaOpa
twhite649, General Manager at Gators Cafe & Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry to hear that your dining with us was not a 5 star meal. It's seems like we dropped the ball. I hope you give us other shot and I'm sure it will be a 5 star . Please ask for me on your return...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came at night 8 pm , 2 hours before closing ordered the steak kabob .it was gross . wish i took a picture .steak was over cook , smothered in there sause ...i received no rice and vegetables were cauliflower like out of a steam...More

Thank tmacy1
twhite649, General Manager at Gators Cafe & Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sir I'm sorry your visit wasn't what you wanted. We to sometimes miss things and for that I'm sorry. Please if you do give us other shot please ask for me (Tom White) GM and I'll make it a 5 star night. Thanks, Tom

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for an early dinner and our order got misplaced and we ended up waiting over 45 minutes to get our food. The waiter gave us one dish for free because of the long wait but he should have been more attentive to the...More

Thank dianedonofrio99
WithinMarketing, General Manager at Gators Cafe & Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Diane, sorry that your visit was not what you expected. I'm the GM, Tom White. If you do give us other shot, please ask for me. I'll make sure it's a 5 star visit! Thanks , Tom

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This group planned to come to Gators, paid for the group to have a Buffett for a given number of people and when food was served, they ran out of Bruscetta, and chicken for the pasta. They food ran out with 16 people (50 were...More

Thank Lynne D
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hi and thanks for the review, We loved having your group in yesterday for your event and hopefully we can do it again. Boca Ciega boat club contacted us 3 days before the event and reduced the amount of food to be provided to the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So my 2 friends and I walked into a hostess that was reading a book and after and awkward "oh hey table for 3?" We got seated. The waiter was nice and the scenery is great. We got our food and overall had a good...More

Thank Jacob W
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Wow I must say that is a very unusual event that I have not seen in my 8 months at Gators or our most recent health dept. inspection found us to be in great shape. I have called our pest...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for dinner yesterday and for the first time we got a server named Charlie. She was exceptional. Greeted us while our server was not available and then just took us over. She was always there when we needed her and checked several time to...More

Thank PollyP563
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review and I will speak to Charlie about your 5 Star review. Thanks, Tom

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second attempt at Gators and it was again a disappointing one. Please teach your staff customer service. Both times I was at the bar (spoke to a different bartender each time) I got the bare minimum....one or two word answers, "yup" and...More

Thank tesseract25
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry it did not go as expected and your concerns will be addressed. Again I'm sorry you did not get the service you expected ! This will be used as a training tool. Tom

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't comment on the food here, but we enjoyed drinks and live music on a Friday night and the staff was very friendly.

Thank travelmon5
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the 4 star review. Stormbringer is a great band and we are glad you had a good time ! Tom

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we stay in Treasure Island every year and I always enjoy returning to the Gators to either sit outside or at the bar and just watch the boats go by and see the dolphins swim. We returned in May and I wasn't disappointed, its my...More

Thank Bobbie W
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you ! Glad you had a great time !!! Tom

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
We are traveling with our 8 yr old Brittany Spaniel. Is there outdoor seating for pets?
15 February 2017|
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Response from Afa80920 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but they don't allow pets
Susan G
I am planning on coming over for a quick stay.. which hotels are close within walking distance, but also on beach side?
17 August 2016|
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Response from William M | Reviewed this property |
Too many to list from Treasure Island to Indian rocks beach
Hello, what type of band and what times do they start Friday August 5th. We are staying at Residence Inn for the weekend for my birthday and someone took us there for the day a few months back and we liked it so much we wanted to come back.
3 August 2016|
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Response from Laura R | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant.They would have more information on bands and upcoming events.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12754 Kingfish Dr., Treasure Island, FL 33706
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Treasure Island
  • Phone Number: +1 727-367-8951
  • E-mail
Gators Cafe & Saloon is ready for your vacation in Treasure Island, Florida! What was once a small beach bar has grown into a 400 seat sports bar and restaurant complex, with waterfront views of historic John's Pass and the Gulf of Mexico. Our second floor comes fully-equipped with the Gator's Saloon Tasting Room, The Tiki Lounge at Gators and a sunset view that will make all of your Facebook friends jealous.
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