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Harris Chain of Lakes

Harris Chain of Lakes

Sinbad's of Lake County

Screen_shot_2011-04-13_at_9.40.43_PM050 W Burleigh Blvd

Tavares, Florida


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By Water   28.811176, -81.738219

Ask any local and they all love this place, good wings, cold beer with a great view. Yes it should have been remodled 20 years ago but we locals love this place!



Al's Landing

alan_darcy_at_Als-305x227111 W. Ruby Street

Tavares, Florida



By Water   28.800279, -81.727272

Al's deck overlooks the Tavares Seaplane Base & Marina, with boat slips for public docking, a landing area in the water for seaplanes and ramps for the planes to go between the water and the parking lot.



JB Boondocks

boondocks-000s704 South Lakeshore Blvd

Howey In The Hills, Florida



By Water   28.708235, -81.767295

J. B. Boondocks Bar & Grill is a former fish camp, situated on Little Lake Harris. Very casual and friendly. Food is good; prices are reasonable. We sat out on the deck, overlooking the lake, a nice relaxing atmosphere. Live music [1 musician, country style], and a lot of talking and chatting between the musicians, the waitpeople, and the customers -- a nice neighborhood feel. (from Trip Advisor)



Palm Gardens Restaurant & Marina

Screen_shot_2011-04-13_at_8.13.05_AM1661 Palm Garden Street  (on the Dead River)

Tavares, Florida



By Water 28.816997, -81.760508

Palm Gardens in Central Florida is more than a fish camp and marina. We offer every thing from a public boat ramp to breakfast and lunch on the dock and cabin and RV lot rental as well as pontoon boat rentals. We even sell fuel for your boat. We of course carry all of the other standard amenities you will find at a typical marina such as: cold beer, sodas, bottled water and snacks. We also offer indoor seating if you prefer to watch TV. Located only 50 minutes from the Orlando area attractions in Tavares, the seaplane city. Join us for a day of fun in the sun or cool off inside at the bar. Need a longer break, vacation or maybe a fishing or camping trip with your buddies or family? We have RV Lot and Cabin rentals at our campground and a gator boat tour service


* Breakfast and Lunch Only

Crazy Gator

402_N._Bay_St._Crazy_Gator_small402 N. Bay Street

Eustis, Florida



By Water  28.856469, -81.686953


When you visit THE CRAZY GATOR, you're in for a treat. Experience  our award winning wings, hand-cut ribeyes, scrumptious seafood gumbo or any of our other mouthwatering dishes. Our chefs are renowned for their creative combinations of spices and sauces.  And as an extra treat, try one of our many homemade desserts.
Our warm and charming lake front atmosphere will instantly relax you while our attentive staff spoils you. Weekly menu specials offer unique flavors.  Early Bird menu 3:30 to 6:00 Monday thru Friday. Happy Hour 4-7 Monday thru Friday.  Weekend drink specials and NEW late night happy hour.




Lake Harris Hideaway

Lake_Harris_Hideaway11912 Lane Park Road

Tavares, Florida



By Water 28.771686, -81.759201

Lake Harris Hideaway is located on the beautiful Harris Chain of Lakes. It is accessible by water, land, or air. We are a family friendly restaurant so bring your family and pets and enjoy the day. We have a beautiful outside deck where you can sit and enjoy the gorgeous view of Lake Harris. We also offer a variety of entertainment friday through sunday. So come and check us out! (Photo By Doug Cameron)

JJ Fins

JJ-Fins-0063351 West Burleigh Blvd.

Tavares, Florida



By Water 28.814822, -81.762141

JJ Fins is a Fun, Casual restaurant where guests enjoy both the scene and cuisine, savoring our chef-driven fresh focused menu. They toast to our unique inside / outside Margarita Bar and large Glacier raw bar featuring the freshest oysters and seafood of the season.
We partner with local vendors, including a local bakery, local growers and fellow fishermen to support our community while offering our guests the freshest food available.

Magnolia Park



Lake Apopka

2760 S Binion Rd

Apopka, Florida

Ramps: 1

Ramp Fee: No

Parking Spaces : 13

Rest Room: Yes

Hours 24:

By Water:  28.632672, -81.550739

Double-lane ramp with fixed courtesy dock. Paved parking lot capable of accommodating 22 vehicles on the eastern shore of Lake Apopka. Bathroom and picnic facilities are available.

Lake Griffin State Park


Lake Griffin

3089 U.S. Highway 441/27

Fruitland Park, Florida

Ramps: 1, Lanes 2

Ramp Fee: $5.00 per vehicle. Limit 2-8 people per vehicle.

Parking Spaces : 50

Rest Room: Yes

Hours rom 8 a.m. to sunset


By Water: 28.857513, -81.899947

A boat ramp located in the park provides access to the Dead River, which meanders through a basin swamp to Lake Griffin and the Ocklawaha River. A series of locks and canals connects Lake Griffin to the Harris Chain of Lakes. Water levels fluctuate depending on weather conditions, call the park for a local report. There is a 250-foot long concrete dock for boaters entering the park via the Dead River from Lake Griffin; a docking fee is required.

Herlong Park



Lake Griffin

700 E. North Blvd.

Leesburg, Florida

Ramps: 1, Lanes 2

Ramp Fee: No

Parking Spaces : 50

Rest Room: Yes

Hours  From dawn to dusk

By Water: 28.814688, -81.868904