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Cody's Original Roadhouse

) #31 of 381 Restaurants in Ocala $$ - $$$ American, Steakhouse,
2505 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34471-1611
+1 352-237-8182
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Steakhouse, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2505 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34471-1611
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11 - 20 of 395 reviews

Reviewed 25 May 2017

It is a casual place but people do dress up as well. The atmosphere is great I believe for just about any occasion. And it is also family friendly. I don't get out that way much but when I do I try to make a...More

Thank Julie K
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We visited the Codys in Crystal River often and were pleased to see another one in Ocala, our new home town. As usual, it was busy there but we were seated promptly andhad drinks served quickly as we looked around waiting for our meals. This...More

Thank Ronald R
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This was a nicely decorated typical "roadhouse" style restaurant. They have friendly staff and good service. The shrimp fajitas lacked in the area of shrimp. I mean the shrimp were really shrimpy.. That was a little disappointing. It tasted ok so no issue there. The...More

Thank mdramminger
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Visited for lunch and had mushroom burger and it was delicious! Rolls with cinnamon butter are to die for. Nice atmosphere and great server.

Thank JaneEllen41
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

As usual, this chain does not disappoint. He items on the menu are good and varied and the wait staff are excellent. They knew the menu and were able to answer any and all questions that we had. Decor is wonderful.

Thank Beryl S
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

This a great place for lunch or supper food was excellent and service is very good. Worth a stop and free peanuts

Thank Ronald E
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Restroom was under repair and the stench was tough, but waitress seated us far away. Most at the table loved the salad. Non-cheese eaters opted not to have salad. Beef medallions were extremely overlooked, some burnt. This meal had previously been enjoyed many times. At...More

Thank smigaudav
Reviewed 29 April 2017

My wife and I really enjoy going to Cody's. The staff is always friendly and helpful and the food is consistently good. We especially like their server prepared endless salads and fresh soups. This visit, I opted for a sirloin steak, which was perfectly prepared....More

Thank HoopFL
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Place is very noisy. More for younger crowd. Table area around bar however you can not get seated there because the bar is sooo overcrowded. The food is decent but a bit pricey compared to other restaurants equal to this and the atmosphere is not...More

Thank Chrissy L
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We decided to try this place out for steak instead of one of the two chains places in the area. Food was not particularly good but the service shone for lack of coordination. The waitstaff lacked organization, the impression we got was that nobody really...More

Thank Ghibellino055
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Questions & Answers
Alce M C
10 April 2017|
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Response from CodysAmerican | Property representative |
We have an outdoor Patio but not an outdoor bar at this location. Our two locations in The Villages do have outdoor bar access though.
24 December 2016|
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Response from Ocalakid55 | Reviewed this property |
I went to their WEB SITE on-line and I would say YES they are open TODAY ( 12/25/2016 ) but its best to call and make reservations and confirm that they are open ..... Cody's Original Roadhouse   Hours: Open today... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2505 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34471-1611
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-237-8182
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You'll only need to look around Cody's to see why "Original" is our middle name. You'll enter an era gone by, when things were simpler, more casual and definitely more relaxed. Tubs of roasted peanuts are available throughout for snackin', crackin' or throwin' on the floor. You'll enjoy Cody's fresh cut, flame broiled, USDA prime and choice Steaks, Prime Rib, Rotisserie Chicken, Pork Back Ribs, Fresh, Fresh Fish, Burgers, Fajitas and more. At Cody's, we're proud of our expert cooking skills and we've put the grill front and center for your viewing.All told, Cody's Original Roadhouse is a fun, casual, family friendly Roadhouse that serves "Just Plain Good Food®". You won't go home hungry or broke - you'll just go home happy!
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