Eaton's Beach Sandbar & Grill (on Lake Weir)

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Eaton's Beach Sandbar & Grill (on Lake Weir)
Old 10-31-2013, 06:18 PM
BeetleBailey BeetleBailey is offline
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Eaton's Beach Sandbar & Grill
on Lake Weir, Weirsdale, FL

Conveniently located just north of The Villages on the SE side of Lake Weir in Weirsdale, FL.

Our Mission: "To Be the Favorite of The People We Serve."

The Long Waits are Over!
Call Ahead Seating!
Live Music: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays!

Eaton’s Beach is dedicated to providing top notch hospitality with a mouth-watering menu and a full service bar in a relaxing atmosphere. Award winning Chef Dave Del Rio has developed a “Florisiana™” menu inspired by both Florida and Louisiana cuisine. The Eaton’s Beach staff look forward to providing new memories for locals and visitors alike just as Jay Eaton envisioned nearly 90 years ago. Eaton’s Beach Sandbar and Grill is conveniently located just north of The Villages in Weirsdale, FL on Lake Weir.

Great Food+Great Drinks+Great Lake View=Amazing Experience @Eaton's Beach Sandbar & Grill!

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15790 SE 134th Avenue
Weirsdale, FL 32195

Eaton’s Beach hours:
MON – THUR 11:00am – 9:00pm
FRI & SAT 11:00am – 10:30pm
SUN 10:30am – 9:00pm

Live Entertainment
in our Sandbar every:


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Happy hour Mon-Fri 3-7pm!

Shuttle Bus service available for groups of 10-14 people. $5 per person roundtrip. Call to reserve your shuttle!

Catering your events on or off site. Club gatherings, Birthdays, we do it all. Call to talk to our Event Planner!





Original post from BeetleBailey:
Has anyone tried the new restaurant on lake Weir?
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Old 10-31-2013, 07:09 PM
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Originally Posted by BeetleBailey View Post
Has anyone tried the new restaurant on lake Weir?
They had a soft opening last night for contractors and employees. Not surer when they will open to public. you can get there from 42 or 25. Signs are in both places. It is an upscale gator joes.
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I have several coworkers that went the last two nights and thoroughly enjoyed themselves. They said the sunset was fantastic.
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Old 11-01-2013, 12:09 PM
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Looks Good!

Eaton's Beach Sandbar & Grill | Sandbar & Grill on Lake Weir, Weirsdale, FL.
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Old 11-01-2013, 12:37 PM
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Great view, good drinks, okay food that we had. A little pricey.
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Old 11-01-2013, 03:47 PM
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I looked up menu, got nice discriptions but no prices.
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Old 11-01-2013, 04:15 PM
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We went there today for lunch. Excellent food! Wait staff seems very organized. The gumbo soup is to die for!! A bowl of this could be a meal. Great views. My husband had the shrimp creole and I had the fried chicken. This place is a MUST to try. Easy to get to. They give directions on their website. I didn't notice a house salad and the coleslaw serving was just a "taste". I could be wrong about the house salad. We will definitely return!!!!

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Old 11-01-2013, 05:22 PM
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I have eaten at several Tampa Bay area restaurants where Chef Dave Del Rio ran the kitchen ... all had excellent food.

Most notably, Del Rio’s Cafe. Which is were he refined his Cuban/Spanish/Creole fusion style. His Gumbo rivals Mulate's in NOLA!
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Old 11-03-2013, 07:36 PM
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Had dinner there last night with my far, far too good look'en GF for me.

Nice place. Well done up scale, Fla cracker, fish camp kinda motif. Nice indoor and outdoor dining areas with small'ish indoor bar area. Down stairs is a large outdoor bar that was a pretty happening scene with a band playing. BIG beach area on the lake with floating docks large enough for 20 25 boats to tie off.

Service was good and the staff was trying hard ... for their 4th day they are off to a good start.

Decent beer selection (they did New Belgium Fat Tire on tap) but considering they had $80.00 bottles of Champagne on the menu, I thought the beer selection would/should have more craft and micro brew selections.

Food was VERY good! Excellent smoked fish dip (Mahi & Wahoo) for starter. GF & I shared a bowl of gumbo (it was every bit as good as Del Rio's Cafe I mentioned above) and Shrimp-n-Grits ... very, very good. Even though we were stuffed (nice sized portions of all 3 of the above) ... we simply could not resist trying the Sunset Orange Cake and it was outstanding! with a wonderful fresh orange flavor.

Entree prices are in the $12 - 20.00 range. For the quality and portion, I think they are very fairly priced.

Both owners came around and chatted us up in a genuine kinda way .... both nice guys and I wish them well ... I think they will.

I can assure you that we will be back and taking friends with us!
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Eaton's, Lake Weir
Old 02-13-2014, 11:31 PM
Sueclark Sueclark is offline
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Went there tonight with friends. Had an EXCELLENT meal, great pomegranate martini, and our waitress, Megan, was one of the best waitresses we've had anywhere. She was professional, friendly and had a great sense of humor, besides being attentive. Will definitely go back. Oh, and the sunset was spectacular. Would love to go back when it's warm enough to sit outside. They do have the heatlamps outside and there were people sitting outside on the porch. Not brave enough to try that tonight.
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