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American Comfort Food in the Sunshine State

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Florida Gator Tail

Served fried with Caribbean cocktail sauce

Buffalo Chicken Salad

Fried chicken tenders tossed in your choice of sauce, gorgonzola, bacon, diced tomatoes, and red onions. Served with ranch

Outrageous Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

Crispy fried chicken tossed in your choice of R.J.'s sauces, lettuce, tomato, onions & a pickle served on a grilled bun

Crunchy Fish Sandwich

Panko breaded and served on lettuce, onion, tomato, swiss cheese on marble rye

Crunchy Fish Platter

Golden fried fish served with crispy fries, house-made sweet black pepper coleslaw and tartar sauce

'Floribean' Fun for the Whole Family!

'Floribean' Fun for the Whole Family!
Get ready to kick back and dig into the ultimate American/Floribean-style comfort food experience at RJ Gator's in Bradenton. Our menu is all about feel-good classics that hit the spot: think juicy burgers, cheesy mac 'n' cheese, and more tasty bites that'll make you do a happy dance. Located in the Sunshine State, RJ's is where laid-back vibes meet mouthwatering flavors. Join us for a chill time and dive into the best of Floribean cuisine – it's good times and great eats at RJ Gator's!

Fresh Gator Tail!

Fresh Gator Tail!
Get the unique Floridian experience with our fresh gator tail! Served up crisp and flavorful, it's a local favorite that'll add some adventure to your meal. We're proud to offer one-of-a-kind dishes available for both lunch and dinner that are both exciting and delicious. Spice up your dining experience and give it a try!

Perfect For Lunch or Dinner

Perfect For Lunch or Dinner
We've got you covered any time of day! Our menu is designed to cater to both lunch and dinner with flavorful options that hit the spot every time. From tasty apps to hearty mains, our casual and welcoming atmosphere makes it the perfect spot to gather with friends or family. So, whether you're stopping by for a quick bite or settling in for a leisurely dinner, RJ Gator's is your go-to destination for a relaxed and delicious dining experience.
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About Us

About Us
Every visit is a great time at RJ Gator's! Established with a passion for exceptional food and warm hospitality, we have a simple mission: to create a casual, fun, and inviting space where friends and families can gather, eat their fill, and create lasting memories. Open for dine-in, takeout, and delivery, we can't wait to serve you!

Happy Hour is Every Hour!

Happy Hour is Every Hour!
2-for-1 ALL DAY...EVERY DAY! We offer a variety of sodas, beer, wine and signature drinks from our full bar. Check out our weekly events below!

Special Events and Catering

Special Events and Catering
Our restaurant is available for private events: business lunches, dinners, cocktail receptions, local fundraisers and more. We would love to discuss how to be a part of your next event. Send us an email or call us for details!

What our customers are saying

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Food was delicious. We got hungry after family pictures at the beach. We had spectacular service from a nice lady that kept our drinks full and had a smile on her face. She interacted with my toddlers...that goes a long way. The food came out hot and tasty. Bathrooms were clean. The TVs were viewable from every seat. I definitely will return to eat and drink here again when in Bradenton. We take annual vacations to this area. The place had a fantastic vibe, in my perspective. My daughters wanted to eat here every night of vacation. Respectfully, Bryan Oklahoma City

Bryan S.

Bryan S.

BEST place and price for all you can eat crab legs in the Bradenton area!! It was Saturday only from 5-9pm. $55 for all you can eat. The coleslaw and fries were fantastic and the crab legs were perfectly cooked. Don't miss eating here!!

Teresa C.

Teresa C.

Outstanding, friendly service and an outstanding meal! Our group of 8 had crab legs, BBQ Pig Sandwich with fries and slaw, two different hamburgers and 4 kids fish meals. Great portions and flavors. Will return next time we visit the area.

Derrick S.

Derrick S.

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Sunday

11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Monday

11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Tuesday

11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Wednesday

11:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Thursday

11:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Friday

11:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Saturday

11:00 AM - 11:00 PM


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