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Ivy House

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917 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL 34470-6789
+1 352-622-5550
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11:00 - 14:00
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Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Tue 11:00 - 14:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 20:30
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Dunnellon, Florida
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160 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a place for Thanksgiving dinner and called there when my favorite place was closed. They could seat us within a half hour. The decor inside the lobby is very nice and warm. What we did not know and they did not mention was everyone was getting the same meal. White meat turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans,... More 

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Thank Whandforth
Ivy H, Guest Relations Manager at Ivy House, responded to this review

We appreciate your review and take every word into consideration. We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Ocala, Florida
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made my reservation in September. Showed up 10 minutes early. Checked in with a young women standing outside and she highlighted my name and told us they would call us when they were ready. After about 15 minutes we saw the front door open but couldn't make out what the person said and half the people waiting went inside. After... More 

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Thank Evan K
Ivy H, Guest Relations Manager at Ivy House, responded to this review

"We can't win 'em all"... but we thank you for your candid review and detailed synopsis. While we certainly cannot guarantee the outcome of any particular event/meal we are certain that the majority of our patrons that visited us for the Thanksgiving luncheon were very satisfied with their dining experience. Our staff will always strive to deliver the best customer... More 

Dunnellon, Florida
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192 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i expected much more from this place. i think it is overated, but my two friends really like it here. wonder if it's because of the atmosphere. was really hot inside.

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The Villages, Florida, United States
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about the Ivy House is just superb - loved the food, the ambiance and the wonderful friends I was with! I tried the Fried Green Tomato BLT with great potato fries - oh, so good!!!! I can still taste it - wonderful! I look forward to taking my favorite husband back to this great restaurant so he can enjoy... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have called this restaurant in the past and have been told that there was only one item on the menu that was gluten free. That was their grilled chicken. The problem is that that grill it on a shared grill and do not use butter or olive oil both of which need to be organic. So from a large... More 

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Thank Cherry S
Ivy H, Guest Relations Manager at Ivy House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments - we would be happy to discuss our gluten free menu with you anytime! call:352-622-5550 More 

Lakeland, Florida
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263 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Easy to find, plenty of parking, great atmosphere, and excellent food! Terrific service, huge portions, reasonable prices! Not sure what else you could ask for. This place deserves another visit for sure.

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Ocala, Florida, United States
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793 reviews
612 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Stopped in with the wife, as we hadn't been here in a while. Was seated immediately, drinks came out forthwith, and after chatting for a few minutes our orders were taken. We like to "People watch," so our time was spent looking around...and chuckling to ourselves. People all seemed to be having fun and enjoying their meals. Whoa, already? Out... More 

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Thank Gary U
Ivy H, Guest Relations Manager at Ivy House, responded to this review

So glad you stopped by - see you next time! More 

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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Excellent lunch. I had the baked crispy chicken and my wife had the shrimp and grits. Perfect lunch complimented by two iced teas. Service was great as always, we will dine here again.

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1 Thank Jaysigrid
Citrus Springs, Florida
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

this place is excellent. the awesome decor matches the awesome food. feels and tastes very southern. fried green tomatoes are as close to what my grandma made than anywhere else. for once the vegetables that come on the plate are more than decoration, they tasted good too. this has just made my #2 favorite restaurant.

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1 Thank Irish_Kevin-27
Ivy H, Guest Relations Manager at Ivy House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We look forward to having you again! More 

Keystone Heights, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The best food for miles around! Baked Crispy Chicken is the way to go!! Seasonal dessert favorite would be their Pumpkin Praline cheesecake. Deliciousness!!

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1 Thank LariAnnC
Ivy H, Guest Relations Manager at Ivy House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. Glad you like our Krispy Chicken :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:30
Saturday
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 917 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL 34470-6789
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-622-5550

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?