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Great food, great service. Always great.
Holly Sutton via google.com - Dec 7, 2021
So, I just want to say before I give my review I was a huge fan of the Tampa location and sad when t
So, I just want to say before I give my review I was a huge fan of the Tampa location and sad when they closed a couple of months ago. So to say I was so happy to find this location this past week was an understatement and so I hyped the place up to my cousin after we just left the UF vs FSU game (Go Gators!) when we got in of course ... read more
Marybeth A. via yelp.com - Nov 30, 2021
Service and food great.
Sue Aardema via google.com - Nov 18, 2021
Excellent food and staff.
Kevin Nantz via google.com - Nov 17, 2021
Great service and mouthwatering cedar plank salmon was amazing! Can't wait to come back and try something else ☺️ ... read more
Dustin Moore via google.com - Nov 15, 2021
soup was delicious. Very friendly people will recommend to all of my friends ... read more
Warren Houk via google.com - Nov 15, 2021
Best fish tacos ... read more
Christine Capelle via google.com - Nov 6, 2021
Great food. outdoor seating roof leaks when it rains. Water was in our drinks.
Shannah Lemieux via google.com - Nov 3, 2021
Lunch was great. Visited oct. 9th, during a really tough day for our family, the bartender, Justin, took care of us & went above & beyond to make our day a little easier. Will absolutely be back, just because of his service alone.
Taryn R via google.com - Oct 26, 2021
Good food, this is a place the locals like to eat.
Mike Lindboe via google.com - Oct 25, 2021
Food was tasty. Portions were generous. Pricing is reasonable. Service was a bit iffy...may have been a off day for the waitress as she had a trainee in tow and was a bit distracted. We've been here twice before and both times were very good experiences. Giving the benefit of the doubt, and we will come here again.
John Merritt via google.com - Oct 24, 2021
Ballyhoo had some of the freshest great tasting food "especially seafood that is."for goodness sake they give you a lobster for your birthday. Great place , great , great .Bill keep up the good work.
Jonesy Jones via google.com - Oct 21, 2021
Sam was our waitress and she was fantastic, great music 🎶 and peaceful location ... read more
van patterson via google.com - Oct 14, 2021
Excellent seafood ... read more
Mike Batton via google.com - Oct 11, 2021
Love it , hospitality great , food great, I eat there pretty much every Friday 😋 ... read more
Andrew Maddox via google.com - Oct 9, 2021
Slightly on the pricier side, but no more so than most chain sit-down restaurants, and the portion sizes are commensurate with the price. A nice outdoor seating area, well-located next to other entertainment venues, and prompt service. A decent place for a night out for dinner and drinks.
AJ Cunningham via google.com - Oct 8, 2021
I'd give the atmosphere here 10⭐s of I could! Had dinner out side where there was a terrific breeze and FANTASTIC live music. I wish I could remember the name of the two-man band, but the drunk left me a little fuzzy as happy hour was all evening tonight! Folks dancing... we had a great time! I had a Ballyhoo Breeze salad that was ex ... read more
Susan Hovemeyer via google.com - Oct 8, 2021
Good food and atmosphere..
Arkin Tidwell via google.com - Sep 27, 2021
Great food but for me personally a bit cold ... read more
John x via google.com - Sep 22, 2021
Relaxed atmosphere, decent food and prices. Really enjoyed the she-crab soup.
WondererDudeZamare via google.com - Sep 13, 2021
Great waitress! Loved the live music! Food was really good.
Annette Ryner via google.com - Sep 12, 2021
4of us enjoyed lunch at Ballyhoo today All of us were impressed with the food and the service. Shelby was our waitress and she did such a great job The appetizers were unique and luscious The edamame beans were served hot and crisp The Filet Mudiga, melted in your mouth Our choices for lunch didn’t disappoint. Two of us had tacos, ... read more
Amy Ruth via google.com - Sep 12, 2021
Great Gator game day sports bar.
Own2feet Inc. via google.com - Sep 10, 2021
Good food and nice staff. I enjoy going here.
Christopher Allen via google.com - Sep 4, 2021
Tony was a good server....food was delicious!👍😊 ... read more
Nancy Wozniak via google.com - Sep 2, 2021
Yummy food. Very nice place. Sheolle was very pleasant and did a great job accommodating us!
Hawk Man via google.com - Aug 31, 2021
The food was great. The server was great. Took time to make sure you were taken care of.
Willie Jones via google.com - Aug 29, 2021
Fun little Tiki Bar, the Filet Mudiga was very tender and tasty. Calamari was lightly breaded and full of flavor.
Ray J via google.com - Aug 28, 2021
This is the only restaurant we’ve been to in Gainesville that is still great. There aren’t any employees anywhere!! We eat out once or twice a week and usually go to Applebee’s on Tower… there is literally addicts coming up and asking for money. We had to find some place else and we’ve been looking but end up back at Applebee’s… not ... read more
Audrey Schmidt via google.com - Aug 23, 2021
A great local gem in Gainesville. I was reluctant enough to try several different appetizers and dishes being with a large group. The cedar plank salmon is amazing and Their flat bread is extremely tasty too.
character4thought via google.com - Aug 16, 2021
Excellent!!!
Ernestyna von Gerhardberg via google.com - Aug 15, 2021
Large menu selection and always a plate full of food. Good is good for the cost and staff has always been friendly ... read more
Brandon Fightmaster via google.com - Aug 15, 2021
Stopped here after moving our daughter into UF. Wasn't expecting too much but we were pleasantly sur
Stopped here after moving our daughter into UF. Wasn't expecting too much but we were pleasantly surprised for a late lunch. We had a quesadilla, grouper sandwich, and Philly cheesesteak. All were very good. Local draft beer was good too. Not much to look at from the outside or inside, but overall very good experience. Definitely a m ... read more
Christopher P. via yelp.com - Aug 15, 2021
Excellent food and service...highly reccomended!
Quinten Dorman via google.com - Aug 13, 2021
Gator and oysters were really good, and the Mahi Mahi was fantastic!
Dustin O'Neal via google.com - Aug 1, 2021
Drinks ✅ food ✅ service ✅ Friday night live music ✅ patio seating ✅ you will enjoy it!
First Lady Spann via google.com - Jul 23, 2021
Ordered a bacon wrapped filet and scallops. It was perfectly yummy.
Stacy parsons via google.com - Jul 22, 2021
Great tiki atmosphere, varied menu. My partner and I ate lunch here around 12:00 on a Tuesday and had no problem being seated. You simply MUST try the grilled avocado appetizer! My gumbo was way too salty but my partner ate it for me. His grouper on top of his salad was beautifully prepared. Fabulous! Service was great, but his menu ... read more
Sue Preston via google.com - Jul 22, 2021
Don't judge a book by its cover! I wouldn't have thought anything of the place based on the decor, but here we are. Our five-person party all enjoyed our meals. Every element, down to the sides (I got the spinach and Brussels sprouts with grouper piccata) was excellent. Our server was sweet and attentive. I've got nothing bad to sa ... read more
Leah Khayter via google.com - Jul 22, 2021
Nice little place that is close by the University of Florida. I had the fish and chips. Large portions that goes good with a Big Nose IPA.
Robert Phillips via google.com - Jul 20, 2021
Ballyhoo is truly bodacious! Let the Big Gator eat!
Chris Wiggins via google.com - Jul 20, 2021
Excellent as always!
Ani Wiggins via google.com - Jul 17, 2021
Food was awesome, as always!! Thank you Ballyhoo!
Karen Mi via google.com - Jul 16, 2021
Great atmosphere, great staff helping you get the food that you enjoy.
Alvin Bass via google.com - Jul 16, 2021
Excellent ... read more
Ironellys Alcàntara via google.com - Jul 12, 2021
Great steak ... read more
Adam Brannen via google.com - Jun 20, 2021
It was pretty good food.
Andrew Beasley via google.com - Jun 20, 2021
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