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The Golden Lion Cafe

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501 N Ocean Shore Blvd, Box 2225, Flagler Beach, FL 32136-3311
+1 386-439-3004
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a great dinner while watching the waves roll in. Our server John was awesome and the food was great! Enjoyed the live music as well!

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1 Thank 273CathyB
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review Cathy. We are pleased to hear how much you loved your visit. Thank you for acknowledging your server,John. Our servers do their best to provide great service; it's wonderful to have it appreciated. At your convenience, visit our website at: goldenlioncafe.us to view a two-week line-up of entertainment for your enjoyment! We hope to... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great food, very good service, and fair prices. The view is priceless. This is another favorite for our family.

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1 Thank carlflemons
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We always appreciate the feedback and are pleased to hear how satisfied you and your family were with your visit. Our goal is for our guests to always leave happy. We hope you visit us again soon. Dan More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have the nachos and they only use cheese sauce but the rest of the flavors were good another time I had the fish and chips and they were OK they are supposed to be rated the best but I guess when there isnt whole lot to compete with you you're it Sorry but I think they're overrated the best... More 

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Thank Dawn S
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review Dawn. We really appreciate your feedback. Sharon’s Nachos and our Fish ‘N’ Chips are both guest favorites, we apologize you were not fully satisfied. We are pleased to hear you did enjoy our beachside location and breezy outdoor atmosphere. We feel fortunate to be so close to the beach. We hope you visit us... More 

Essex, Maryland
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We bike here regularly and enjoy laying out with some cocktails at the outside bar, very beachy and we love the fish and chips!

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1 Thank Brandis P
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review Brandis. We are so pleased you enjoyed our Limin' Lounge! Our Tiki Bar, lounge chairs, and sand definitely provides 100% relaxation and the ultimate vacation feel! Our Fish 'N' Chips has been the best around for 24 years and counting, we are so glad you enjoyed them too! We hope to see you again... More 

Flagler Beach, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place. We always try to visit when we can. We started off with The Clam chowder and mussels, both were DELICIOUS! I loved dipping the toast into the broth from the mussels. I ordered my favorite Fish and Chips and dipped into the key lime tartar!😍We had plenty to take home too! My hubby had Ribeye steak,... More 

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1 Thank Cuz_its_fun
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We are so pleased to hear how much you are enjoying your visits with us. Our Clam Chowder, Mussels, and Fish 'N' Chips are definitely favorites; we are happy to hear you love these items too! As for our Key Lime Tartar Sauce, we are so excited to offer this to the public in... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food and service is great but nothing special for birthdays even when known.. gotta make customer feel special

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Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. Let me apologize right away about the lack of celebration on the guest's birthday we failed to acknowledge! We absolutely do our best to make our guests feel special with our complimentary key lime pie and live song sung by our staff. Please accept my apology on behalf of The Golden Lion Cafe and... More 

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First and last time here. I think this is about the worst food I've had in a long time at a restaurant. We ordered the blue cheese potato chips. They were just Ok. Ordered the clam chowder - it was nothing but potatoes and water. Ordered the fish and chips - ugh!! Nothing but batter and some type of mush... More 

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Thank bjp4563
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We apologize our food and service was unsatisfactory on your visit. We encourage our guests to always inform our Manager on Duty so that we have the opportunity to fix it while you are here. We would love the opportunity to discuss options to make this right. At your convenience, please contact me directly... More 

Level Contributor
110 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with high hopes. It is right next to the ocean, so you get a couple of points for that right? The food was underwhelming and the server seemed overwhelmed. She was friendly but MIA most of the meal. I don't think we will be coming back here.

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Thank Paris F
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review Paris. We regret to hear that we did not meet your expectations while you dined with us. We would appreciate the opportunity to make it right. At your convenience, please contact me directly at dankreglo@goldenlioncafe.com to discuss. Dan More 

Manheim, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time visit to the Golden Lion. Had a beach view table which was great. Loved the blue cheese potato chip appetizer and the Coconut Shrimp and Fish tacos. Great casual place to enjoy a drink

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1 Thank Denise K
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the recent review Denise. We are so pleased to hear you found us and even more pleased that you left satisfied! If you haven’t done so already, please visit our website at: goldenlioncafe.us and sign up for our Birthday Club! We love to celebrate our guest’s birthdays by sending them a special birthday treat. Also, we have... More 

St. Augustine, Florida
Level Contributor
15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let me tell you that my mother belongs to a category of people that are practically impossible to please. However she has been coming here for years and takes us whenever we come to visit. This place means business. It's right on the beach and the food is amazing. Be prepared as it gets really busy but they will work... More 

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1 Thank Sashaa K
Daniel K, General Manager at The Golden Lion Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review Sashaa! We are so pleased to hear how much your mother and the family loves our little beach paradise. We've worked really hard to deliver delicious food & drinks, relaxing atmosphere, and excellent service! It's great to hear that we are succeeding! We appreciate you taking the time to let us know how much... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 N Ocean Shore Blvd, Box 2225, Flagler Beach, FL 32136-3311
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Flagler Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 386-439-3004
Description
Flagler's Most Awarded Restaurant & Raw Bar since 1992. Fresh Seafood. Voted #1 Beach Bar on the East Coast of Florida 2015. Live music with Reggae Sundays. Lots of fun monthly Full Moon Parties with Limbo and a white sand dance floor. Second story Rooftop Dining overlooking the Ocean or downstairs under the Tropical Courtyard. Tiki Bar, Ocean Bar, Gift Shop & Raw Bar. Food Specialities English Style Fish n Chips, Fresh Catch Taco's, Lobster Rolls, Oysters, Crab, Shrimp, Seafood Towers, Daily Fresh Fish... Small Barrier Island of 4500, Surf Tournaments, Fishing off the Pier, Red Coquina Rock Beaches, Free Parking and Golf Cart friendly...7 Miles of Oceanview Heaven

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