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Dockside Dave's

14701 Gulf Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2151
+1 727-392-9399
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“waffle fries” (116 reviews)
“grouper sandwich” (414 reviews)
“onion rings” (223 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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14701 Gulf Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2151
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Reviewed yesterday

I had a Mahi/Mahi sandwich (blackened) with onion rings. The grouper sandwich is great too & their burger is the best on the beach. A small onion ring serves 4 and a large onion ring will serve 6. I eat at Dockside Dave's once a...More

Thank Jim E
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place was hopping with large groups when we stopped in so it took a little bit to get our dinners. It was well worth the wait! Biggest scallops I've ever seen and so tender, they practically melted in your mouth. Everyone raved about the...More

Thank PemBew
Reviewed 5 days ago

The best grouper sandwich and huge portions. A fan for life.We stopped here for lunch as it had been highly recommended for the grouper sandwich and we were not disappointed. We went a little before noon and that seems to be the best time as...More

Thank maryambro
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had amazing shrimp and scallops! The food was delicious and reasonably priced. Our waitress was kind and friendly.

Thank jbdsadted
Reviewed 1 week ago

Checked Trip Advisor for reviews in Madeira Beach. Dockside's popped up with great reviews, and we were close by. Not disappointed. Restaurant is extremely casual, right out diners, drive-ins and dives. Definitely not a dive, just casual. Grouper is their speciality so we went with...More

Thank Cadillac_Johnny
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were told about this place by our fishing guide. Boy was he right! Good was amazing. Grouper sandwich was probably the best I’ve had. The wife had the Mahi and thought it was delicious. Great little place.

Thank P_McGinnis
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is a little outdated and could use some sprucing up, but the food was the best. The grouper was seasoned perfectly. The shrimp was very good. We liked it so much that we ate there twice during our 7 night stay in Madeira...More

Thank Marilyn T
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time here. The blackened grouper sandwich is definitely among the best you will eat. Nice portion of fish on a quality roll. The onion rings were THE BEST ever!! Big rings and breaded to perfection, like melt in your mouth good. Service was prompt,...More

Thank C J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my family tonight for dinner. All of the food was amazing and served quickly. Service was great and drinks refilled when they reached half full. We had the buffalo shrimp as an app, my husband and I split the Captain's platter and all...More

Thank Tiffany D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The calamari and fritters were overcooked.The marinara sauce was cold and the shrimp was soggy.I could see into the kitchen from the bar and I was a bit disgusted. They weren't wearing gloves and one of the cooks was smoking at the door, in the...More

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Kathy L
18 August 2017|
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Response from Lisa M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not really sure but there is an outside patio so maybe there!
Nichole S
16 August 2017|
Response from Artist_Aboard | Reviewed this property |
Yes, in whatever amount that you like. Also, the gift cards do not expire.
5 June 2017|
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Response from 278scarroll | Reviewed this property |
Grouper is a great white fish from the Gulf,and if you like things blackened, i highly recommend this blackened. at Dockside Dave's you will get a much bigger piece for the money.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14701 Gulf Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2151
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Madeira Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 727-392-9399
Voted Best Grouper in the South...Southern Living Magazine, DuPont Registry, Best Grouper Sandwich!Now open for Breakfast: Saturdays 7:30am-10:30am • Sundays 8:am-11am
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