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Lightsey's

1506 S Parrott Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34974-6167
+1 863-763-4276
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (50 reviews)
“scallops” (18 reviews)
“catfish” (71 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1506 S Parrott Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34974-6167
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1 - 10 of 337 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Casual dining with various fish options on the menu. Gator bites and frog legs along with fried catfish were excellent. Servers were active and prompt.

Thank Riverchaser10
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are thrilled to hear that you had such a spectacular dining experience. Lightsey's has been serving up catfish and frog legs since 1977. Stop on in and try some of our other signature dishes. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Ordered a pound of fried shrimp with a share plate. Was there with another couple and it took over an hour to get our food after the order was taken. Waitress blamed it on the cooks. It has been like this for a long time.More

Thank dukec9
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing us! Sorry to hear your service was very slow we you came in. We have food ticket time guidelines in place to ensure our customers receive the food the order in a timely manner. This specific scenario has been pinpointed and...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We had been to their old location and were not happy with the food or the service. They have now moved to the middle of Okeechobee and I decided to take another chance at them and I am so glad I did! Had the fried...More

Thank gghost
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Don't think I'll go back.. wasn't happy with the food . Stone crabs were frozen hush puppies were grease. First time there and was not impressedMore

Thank Patricia B
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing us! We are very sad to hear that your first time at Lightsey's was not good. We have pinpointed the exact scenario and have taken measure internally to ensure the food quality is never compromised and presented that way to a...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

Food was delicious and staff kept coming back to make sure we had everything we needed. Also suggested some local places to visit.

Thank sskroll
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for your review! Glad to hear our staff treated you in a hospitable manner and was kind enough to share some of the great place Okeechobee has to eat! Visit us again next time you are in the area! Public Relations Manager R.R.

Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is the new Lightseys, which moved to the center of town. The menu is the same, traditional Florida food, but the fish selection was abundant. The only negative is that the entrees were slow coming out of the kitchen. We tried the crab/corn chowder...More

Thank JohnP13147
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for reviewing us! We are glad you found our menu interesting and appreciate our Okeechobee selections. Our saltwater fish list is updated daily so make sure to check in with us to see what we have for the day. Florida provides us with...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Worth the trip for the oysters! Good destination for lunch or dinner! Interesting menu, good for large groups!More

Thank Jeanne Y
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for reviewing us! Our Apalachicola Oysters are our customer's favorites! Please come back and continue exploring our menu. From freshwater and saltwater selections to our dry-aged Angus Rib-eye we have something for all kinds of taste buds. See you soon! Public Relations Manager...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Just visited this place for the first time. Food was delicious, and Kelly provided an outstanding service. I will definitely will return back here again. Thank you for a great time!

Thank Osvaldo T
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thank you for reviewing us! We love introducing first time customers to the Lightsey's experience! We will make sure to let Kelly know her customers are enjoying her cheerful outgoing demeanor. We hope to see you around very soon! Public Relations Manager R.R.

Reviewed 17 April 2017

Great server -Byron - great manager Misty Lawrence. Bryon very attentive , Misty came by 3 times it see is all was well. And it wasMore

Thank almyersjr22
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Thank you for reviewing us! We love Misty and her smile. Monday nights would be dull without her. Byron is one of our top servers and we are glad to hear he is out on the floor setting a good example of what a good...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Food was good and Kara our server was awesome! She took the time to explain everything to us, make recommendations and just generally polite! We will be back! Thanks Kara!

Thank 767kmm
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
alvajean2017
Do you sell gift cards for your restaurant?
7 June 2017|
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Response from kitty H | Reviewed this property |
yes
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Jeff G
how close is this restaurant to the water?
14 February 2017|
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Response from kitty H | Reviewed this property |
It used to be on Lake Okeechobee now it's in the center of town.
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HungryGreek32955
Do they offer a buffet daily, or just on Sunday?
15 February 2015|
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Response from JMH54_13 | Reviewed this property |
Sundays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1506 S Parrott Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34974-6167
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Okeechobee
  • Phone Number: +1 863-763-4276
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Description
If it swims, crawls or hops we probably serve it.
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