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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%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“waffle fries” (113 reviews)
“onion rings” (205 reviews)
“grouper sandwich” (326 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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14701 Gulf Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2151
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Dockside Dave's is a small place with plenty of parking. I read a review before we went about how this place is frequented by the locals and I thought well if the locals love this place, let me check it out. OH.EM.GEE! Yes! Their food...More

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the Gator bites and my husband loved his Ceasar salad with chicken. The portions are big & prices reasonable.

Thank Saltspringsgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was really excited to check this place out after seeing such great reviews but I didn’t really like it that much. Our server was a sweetheart and so great! She was very attentive and checked up on us often and always made sure our...More

Thank Julia S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I, out of towners, were driving around, got hungry and stopped at Dockside Dave’s. Had our dog with us. We were shown to a nice outside table, a server brought water for the dog, which I thought was very nice. We ordered...More

Thank Callie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a couple of locals tell us about this place and it did not disappoint. Great local fish options, cheese steak for me, and you have to get the huge onion rings. Beer and wine place with big selection. We go at least once a...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is so good that we ate here twice in a two day period! We were down for a fishing trip and so we ate here when were first got to town. Just had a grouper sandwich and shared the fish spread that...More

Thank William G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven’t been to dockside Dave’s in many years but decided to take the family there for grouper. Was shocked to find out that the grouper was $16 for a sandwich with no sides. Three people eating three grouper sandwiches a basket of fries and coleslaw...More

Thank 4lockwood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food and friendly staff. It's not fancy - in fact it could be cleaner. I needed to clean my chair before sitting down.

1  Thank 10Annie10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw they had pork tenderloin on their website menu...got there and they said they haven't carried that for over 2 years.....how hard is it to update your menu's. Got the crab cake appetizer, absolutely no presentation whatsoever..just 3 burnt cakes on a plain dish....husband had...More

Thank Birdfeeder2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A unique place to eat with indoor and outdoor seating. The crab cakes, onion rings, and the grouper sandwich are awesome. Prices are reasonable, service was fast and the staff friendly

Thank Charlie K
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Kathy L
August 18, 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
August 16, 2017|
Response from Artist_Aboard | Reviewed this property |
Yes, in whatever amount that you like. Also, the gift cards do not expire.
June 5, 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
Families with children, Kids, 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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