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Gill Dawg


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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A slice of Florida heaven tucked away along the Cotee River in Port Richey. We invite you to stop in to Gill Dawg's Tiki Bar and Grill and sit back and relax while enjoying our locally inspired dishes, fresh seafood and cool signature cocktails that are sure to quench your thirst. Enjoy waterfront dining along the Cotee River! We offer seating among the trees dripping with Spanish moss, or you can pick a sunny spot near the water. Our large screen TVs ensure you'll never miss a minute of the big game! Sounds good, right? So, what are you waiting for? Come see us soon! Great Entertainment! We offer weekly live music on the deck, and also feature larger musical acts on our main stage at Waynes
US$6 - US$15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here with my husband and friends. Sad to say my husband found a hair in his sandwich but because he had eaten most of it before finding the hair, the manager Sam told him he was going to be charged for it. First and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Travelingeating
Erik S, Owner at Gill Dawg, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I'm sorry you did not enjoy your visit Travelingeating. We try very hard to make every experience an enjoyable one. Sending me the time and date of your visit would be helpful. My email address is eriks@gilldawg.com. Respectfully, Erik

Reviewed 2 days ago

Burgers are to die for, french fries are amazing! Everything I've eaten there has been top notch. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: February 2019
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Erik S, Owner at Gill Dawg, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the 5 stars FrankC2694!! We're glad you appreciate our little slice of paradise! Respectfully, Erik

Reviewed 2 days ago

Great service, great burgers. Back porch seating, and waterside dining. Can not stand the smoking at the bar. water access with a small boat. Bee there a few times. Would go more if there were no smoking around. Family, weekends, first timers will have a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jay P
Erik S, Owner at Gill Dawg, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the 5 star review Jay P! Hope to see you back again soon. We appreciate all of the feedback, positive and negative, and we take it to heart. It does not fall on deaf ears. Respectfully, Erik

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We when with our kids and grandkids last night for the first time and we were all impressed. Our waitress was awesome, very attentive to the little ones ! Food was good! We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was our first time here and will definitely not be our last!! Our server Brooke was outstanding. We had 6 adults and 5 kids and absolutely loved the atmosphere. The crabcakes, fish Reuben....it was ALL good. Our son dropped his grilled cheese and they...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I happened upon this place today whilst out bike riding. Met one of the owners who convinced me to come give it a go. Very nice venue. Good drinks. Good food.... fish&chips was respectful. Dog friendly a real plus. Band guy was really good. Will...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like Gil Dawgs, good food, atmosphere and great place to bring northerners. Reasonable prices too. Unfortunately the last few times I was there the dogs forced my attention on them. A few months ago a couple of large dogs, although well behaved, both stood...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Barblikestotravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first thing I noted was the 'Dog Friendly Sign'. Then I noted that the tables were NOT jammed together but spaciously situated providing gracious dining. Then the menu...wow - what creativity. And I was right in my thinking that someone with that a mount...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Gill D, Owner at Gill Dawg, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the awesome review and the validation Sir Bill E!! Greatly appreciated and rewarding to all of us who work so hard to create a great experience. Hope to see you again soon. Respectfully, Erik Suojanen

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First I thought I had written a review this summer. I visited family in August and my mom was in a wheelchair, so my sister was trying to find us places on the water as well as wheelchair accessible. We went and checked this place...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They have what you’re looking for. Food, drink, volley ball courts, corn hole, pontoon and kayak rentals. All these with live entertainment on most nights. Decent pricing and good food. Have to check it out.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank FloidaWaterfrontDini
Gill D, Owner at Gill Dawg, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the 5 star review! It is great appreciated whenever someone recognizes our hard work. Thank you! Respectfully, Erik Suojanen

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Marilyn K
February 15, 2018|
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Response from Roger S | Reviewed this property |
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gary m
October 30, 2017|
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Response from Gill D | Property representative |
Every day but Monday and Sunday. When NFL season is done, we will have music on Sundays as well.
Raymond T
April 27, 2017|
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Response from Gill D | Property representative |
We do not have guest docking facilities yet. Hopefully the dredge will start soon. It is supposed to happen before October or the city will lose it's permits that have cost $1.5m to date so we are pretty sure they do not... More
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