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Great bartender...Reanna! Hamburger, onion rings and brussel sprouts were great!!
Great bartender...Reanna! Hamburger, onion rings and brussel sprouts were great!!
Ruby P. Kasper via facebook.com - Jun 23, 2021
First time there. Service was good. The food was amazing. You need to take your time because they are short staff because no one seems to want to work. But it was worth the wait.
Dennis Wallinger via google.com - Jun 23, 2021
Everything we ordered was delicious. Brussels Sprouts, smothered chicken, hamburger, Cobb salad, and mac and cheese. You need to try it ... read more
Cindy Frank via google.com - Jun 21, 2021
Craving a Killer Burger! Heard nothing but raving reviews about this place. The Owner is a Marion C
Craving a Killer Burger! Heard nothing but raving reviews about this place. The Owner is a Marion County Firefighter Craig Damien and says if you're "Off Duty" to come on down and says 15% Off in Uniform. Just Finished and OMG this Burger was if not Thee Best Burger I have had here or in Florida for all that matters! So friggin good.
Jack Fowler Jr. via facebook.com - Jun 20, 2021
Wasn't too busy when we arrived, seated quickly. Two areas for this place, one is a bar with tables and the other is dining area. They also had live music in the bar area. Love the atmosphere! ❤️ We ordered a Reuben Sandwich and Onion Rings, also Mozzarella Sticks but they were out. Sandwich was delicious, corned beef was sliced a bi ... read more
Alicja C via google.com - Jun 20, 2021
Fantastic food and friendly service!
Nicole Hammett via google.com - Jun 19, 2021
Attentive service, great food, really nice owner!
Lady B via google.com - Jun 19, 2021
Great food, big portions. Owned by local First Responder family. Great choices for lunch and dinn
Great food, big portions. Owned by local First Responder family. Great choices for lunch and dinner. l don't give recommendations easily, but this one was no problem.
Chuck Rusty Etheredge via facebook.com - Jun 18, 2021
By far the BEST RUBEN ever! My husband and I of course had to try those amazing hand cut fries and
By far the BEST RUBEN ever! My husband and I of course had to try those amazing hand cut fries and let’s not forget the BRUSSELS SPROUTS! OUTSTANDING!! Better wear your big boy pants as the portions are large ... read more
Brenda Hall via facebook.com - Jun 18, 2021
Food and service was amazing. Had the Reuben. First restaurant that I have been to that puts corn beef and not processed meat on the sandwich. Everything is homemade and phenomenal.
Jonathan Boone via google.com - Jun 17, 2021
This place is so awesome! It was my first time here today and they blew me away with not only their
This place is so awesome! It was my first time here today and they blew me away with not only their great customer service and welcoming atmosphere, but their food is phenomenal and filling. I’m taking part of my BLT home! Thank you, Off Duty! I’ll be back! I think Ocala needed a place like this and I wish more places would support ... read more
Calee Branch via facebook.com - Jun 12, 2021
The food was spectacular. Loved the neighborhood bar feel. I will come back.
The food was spectacular. Loved the neighborhood bar feel. I will come back.
Kelly McNaney Brogan via facebook.com - Jun 12, 2021
Best food ever ... read more
Zully Gonzalez via google.com - Jun 11, 2021
Went with my husband and daughter. The fried pickles and lamb sliders were amazing. All our food was hot and delicious. Will definitely be going back soon!
Virginia Lancaster via google.com - Jun 7, 2021
Great food great service and the owners are extremely friendly to talk to. Give it a try if you hav
Great food great service and the owners are extremely friendly to talk to. Give it a try if you have not.
Brett Foreman via facebook.com - Jun 6, 2021
Family owned businesses with super friendly owners and staff! Great food, freshly made to order.
Chris Foreman via google.com - Jun 6, 2021
Excellent. Flavorful and fresh food. Friendly service too!! Cameron was great.
Excellent. Flavorful and fresh food. Friendly service too!! Cameron was great.
Stephanie Allen Wilson via facebook.com - Jun 6, 2021
Absolutely delicious burgers and fries! Staff friendly!
Absolutely delicious burgers and fries! Staff friendly!
Karen Kernan Hollister via facebook.com - Jun 4, 2021
Never leave hungry! The food is fantastic! Great atmosphere and service!
Never leave hungry! The food is fantastic! Great atmosphere and service!
Michael D Reilly via facebook.com - May 30, 2021
Stopped by for lunch and we're welcomed by Craig the owner! Food was great! We will be back!
Stopped by for lunch and we're welcomed by Craig the owner! Food was great! We will be back!
Mike Kelly via facebook.com - May 29, 2021
We really enjoyed going to Off Duty Tavern! They had live music on Friday and Saturday nights and S
We really enjoyed going to Off Duty Tavern! They had live music on Friday and Saturday nights and Stephen Lopez was amazing, the food was excellent, love the comfy seat area and Irish pub style lounge with adjoining restaurant, also love the theme, honoring some of our heroes, first responders, firefighters, police and military ❤️ Cr ... read more
Mary Bertolami Oglesby via facebook.com - May 29, 2021
I enjoy my first visit here. Food was great. I will visit again ... read more
Paul O'Sullivan via google.com - May 28, 2021
Ruben was hot and delicious and the beer was nice and Cold.
Ruben was hot and delicious and the beer was nice and Cold.
Warren Grund via facebook.com - May 23, 2021
We have tried almost everything on the menu. Never been disappointed. Reuben sandwich and fries are
We have tried almost everything on the menu. Never been disappointed. Reuben sandwich and fries are phenomenal. Bangers and mash was great. Breakfast hash and sausage gravy...YES! Everything is awesome ... read more
Geoff Oldberg via facebook.com - May 22, 2021
The food was excellent! Fresh crisp salad. The Captains chicken was amazing! Hopefully they will b
The food was excellent! Fresh crisp salad. The Captains chicken was amazing! Hopefully they will be able to get more help because service is slow right now. But the food was worth the wait ... read more
Stacey Stevens Sliker via facebook.com - May 22, 2021
Good Food right on time Friendly Staff. Cold beer. What else do you need
Good Food right on time Friendly Staff. Cold beer. What else do you need ... read more
R Eugene Cornell via facebook.com - May 20, 2021
My husband and I just ate here tonight and the food was so delicious! This is not your typical bar
My husband and I just ate here tonight and the food was so delicious! This is not your typical bar food, it's next level for sure!! The atmosphere was very welcoming and relaxed. We will definitely be going back again!!
Melissa Bray via facebook.com - May 20, 2021
Friends told us about Off Duty Tavern (one was former law enforcement) and this was our first chanc
Friends told us about Off Duty Tavern (one was former law enforcement) and this was our first chance to get to it. We arrived at a very off hour on Saturday and the chef and staff greeted us, we had our pick of tables, and we ordered the roasted Brussels sprouts appetizer. It should be for 4 people. It is delicious and unique. Not be ... read more
Randy Fischer via facebook.com - May 16, 2021
Great little place to come and unwind after a hard day or week at work live music on Friday and Saturday night and DJ bingo on Thursday night ... read more
Richard Gonzales via google.com - May 16, 2021
Had food delivered from here for first time. Me and my wife got fish and chips. Food was tasty we qill definitely be trying other stuff on the menu.
Dustin J via google.com - May 15, 2021
We need to get them put there just open a couple months. I'm from Philadelphia they had the very best, philly wrap I have ever eaten. Very nice atmosphere and folks very friendly. Wings were excellent too.
Leah Brannon via google.com - May 9, 2021
Went there today with a good friend and tried a burger with bacon ( I can't recall the name) but the burger's flavor was out of this world! The owner and staff were very friendly and the restaurant and bathroom were impeccably clean. I will definitely go back and without a doubt I would recommend this restaurant!
ZymixProductions via google.com - May 2, 2021
Excellent food!! Great service! Friendly staff! Will definitely be back and highly recommend if you
Excellent food!! Great service! Friendly staff! Will definitely be back and highly recommend if you have not tried it stop in.
Debi Enderlin Neilon via facebook.com - Apr 25, 2021
Very good food and very nice servers. Not going to be a quick meal but very enjoyable because everything was made fresh and tasty. Definitely still has the usual small mom and pop restaurant issues but worth the waiting for the good food and a varying alcohol menu. I had the chicken and waffles and my wife had the Philly cheesesteak ... read more
Chase Breeden via google.com - Apr 25, 2021
Awesome staff friendly environment and GREAT good recommend 10/10
Awesome staff friendly environment and GREAT good recommend 10/10 ... read more
Alex Simpson via facebook.com - Apr 25, 2021
I absolutely love this place! They are opened for nurses and night shift first responders! They are all great people and the food, and the drinks are fabulous! Went there this morning and unfortunately they are temporarily closed early am not open til 11 am. I literally almost cried!! Anyways please please try this place for breakfas ... read more
Randi Beason via google.com - Apr 25, 2021
Amazing food and music by Warren and Carlos!
Philip Leppert via google.com - Apr 24, 2021
Great brunch menu. I had the BLT and it was fabulous, fries are to die for.
Great brunch menu. I had the BLT and it was fabulous, fries are to die for.
Sereta Cross Jasper via facebook.com - Apr 18, 2021
Chick-fil-A your heart out. That chicken biscuit restored my faith in humanity. Signed a former Chi
Chick-fil-A your heart out. That chicken biscuit restored my faith in humanity. Signed a former Chick-fil-A team leader ... read more
Clifton Molina via facebook.com - Apr 17, 2021
Me and my wife went for dinner. Waitress was great. The food was the best I’ve had in Ocala. All ar
Me and my wife went for dinner. Waitress was great. The food was the best I’ve had in Ocala. All around a great experience!
Thomas Kollefrath via facebook.com - Apr 17, 2021
Ordered lunch to go for office group of 5. Customized mine and another, the rest were as on menu. All items were great. Srrvice nice. Will definately be back.
PaulaMccoy Singleton via google.com - Apr 15, 2021
Had the tavern burger it was awesome My wife had the BLT she loved we were served by Sabrina who did a fabulous job of taking care of us. Highly recommend this place ... read more
tom davis via google.com - Apr 8, 2021
We waited a long time for our food.
Karen Swartwood via google.com - Apr 7, 2021
The food was great and the drinks are delicious!! We had a fun girls night out!! Went Axe throwing
The food was great and the drinks are delicious!! We had a fun girls night out!! Went Axe throwing and then out for drinks. Fun fun fun ... read more
Sara Jayne Furey via facebook.com - Apr 5, 2021
Love this place! The decor is Firefighter, EMT, and police. The food is awesome. Something for e
Love this place! The decor is Firefighter, EMT, and police. The food is awesome. Something for everyone! Liz was our very attentive server/bartender. I highly recommend it. We will definitely be back.
Diane Long via facebook.com - Apr 4, 2021
Experienced Off Duty Tavern today because a fellow teammate enjoyed his experience & food. Well, we
Experienced Off Duty Tavern today because a fellow teammate enjoyed his experience & food. Well, we decided to stop by this evening & we were not disappointed, hubby had the Shepherds Pie...can I say Awesome, I tried it, nice mix of potatoes, corn, peas, lamb & beef...Great seasoning & awesome portions. I had fish & chips...might be ... read more
Denise Rosado via facebook.com - Apr 4, 2021
Really good food...casual atmosphere!
Jim Haskins via google.com - Mar 31, 2021
Omg a must go for great food and great service the bartender is a personal friend great drinks and ya get the strawberry shortcake its phenomenal. Love this place..
sergio consiglio via google.com - Mar 28, 2021
Great Appetizers Great dinner selections. Great drinks. Service was very attentive to our needs.
Great Appetizers Great dinner selections. Great drinks. Service was very attentive to our needs.
Allen Harris via facebook.com - Mar 28, 2021
This place is amazing the food is top notch the service is awesome I have been the seems once a wee
This place is amazing the food is top notch the service is awesome I have been the seems once a week ... read more
Larry Antich via facebook.com - Mar 27, 2021
The food was delicious and generously portioned! Hand cut thick French fries and homemade spicy ca
The food was delicious and generously portioned! Hand cut thick French fries and homemade spicy candied bacon were to die for!! We cannot wait to go back! The service was awesome and the atmosphere so friendly and inviting. A great place to hang out with friends, family, or co-workers! We love that they're dedicated to first resp ... read more
Deanne Bauman via facebook.com - Mar 27, 2021
Irish Omelette with homefries, seasoned perfectly. support law enforcement, first responders and mi
Irish Omelette with homefries, seasoned perfectly. support law enforcement, first responders and military. probably one of the most flavorful meals ever.
Dan Armstrong via facebook.com - Mar 26, 2021
Amazing food, great people, clean environment! Watch for upcoming events, live music, and come help support our local firefighters, first responders, and all who serve Marion County!
Michel Pittaro via google.com - Mar 25, 2021
Great service and good people. Good food and drink 🍸.
Great service and good people. Good food and drink 🍸.
Tim O'Hara via facebook.com - Mar 22, 2021
FOOD HERE IS OUTA THIS WORLD!! INCREDABLE CHEF & STAFF THE BARTENDER RON IS THE BEST YOU WILL EVER MEET ... read more
Mama Savannah via google.com - Mar 21, 2021
open and ready to serve when I got off my night shift with a wholesome breakfast!! could even have
open and ready to serve when I got off my night shift with a wholesome breakfast!! could even have a mixed drink or a beer if I wanted. Friendly service and a nice place. Will definitely be back!
Rebekah Jo Costello via facebook.com - Mar 20, 2021
Tried their wings for lunch yesterday and they were fantastic. Decided to try breakfast today and w
Tried their wings for lunch yesterday and they were fantastic. Decided to try breakfast today and was not disappointed. Fast, friendly service and great food!
Michael Skinner via facebook.com - Mar 20, 2021
Great service, excellent food and the place was spotless. The bangers and mash and the Ruben are gr
Great service, excellent food and the place was spotless. The bangers and mash and the Ruben are great. We will be back.
Silas Baron via facebook.com - Mar 19, 2021
Very nice. Had the Tavern BLT. Excellent! Very good service. Nice atmosphere. Convenient location. My first time there but, looks like a great menu. Can't wait to go back!
John Brigan via google.com - Mar 18, 2021
Best chicken and waffles! We will definitely be back.
Best chicken and waffles! We will definitely be back.
Stacey Cleveland via facebook.com - Mar 14, 2021
Very Nice place to go have a great meal . certainly enjoyed our diner tonight. Will be back
Very Nice place to go have a great meal . certainly enjoyed our diner tonight. Will be back ... read more
Ken Breitenbecker via facebook.com - Mar 13, 2021
Visited the off duty tavern for dinner tonight. Great place, waitress on top of things, owner walke
Visited the off duty tavern for dinner tonight. Great place, waitress on top of things, owner walked around and checked on patrons. Wide selection of menu items. AND they offer Sunday breakfast/brunch! Will Be back Sunday! Try them soon you won’t be disappointed. they are located in the old Brooklyn and formagio pizza suite across fr ... read more
Melanie Chesser via facebook.com - Mar 13, 2021
This tavern deserves a Gold Metal! They really stand for service to all of our responders and workers that help us everyday! Their food is some of the best I have ever eaten! The chef is one of the best ever! I can not wait to go back and have their breakfast. I hear it is unbeatable! Congradulations to the owners for such a "fi ... read more
Diana Carter via google.com - Mar 8, 2021
great place with even better people and if it's possible with even better food butt. Great place to
great place with even better people and if it's possible with even better food butt. Great place to go for lunch dinner and breakfast and the bring the whole family along. has a great atmosphere and vibe.
Chris Kemp via facebook.com - Mar 8, 2021
Amazing food and customer service!
Elizabeth Melendez via google.com - Mar 8, 2021
Newly opened. Food was good. Nit many people at location. Nice atmosphere.
Tim Johnson via google.com - Mar 7, 2021
Had breakfast this morning, all meat omelette w/ side of fruit, great food and service.
Had breakfast this morning, all meat omelette w/ side of fruit, great food and service.
Michael A Pineiro via facebook.com - Mar 6, 2021
Great place to check out. Food was fantastic. looking forward to coming back to try breakfast
Great place to check out. Food was fantastic. looking forward to coming back to try breakfast ... read more
Amy Bramley via facebook.com - Mar 6, 2021
great food friendly staff,,
great food friendly staff,, ... read more
Steve Smith via facebook.com - Mar 4, 2021
You must try the roasted brussel sprouts and the spicy candied bacon. I can't wait to go try more. Service was great too. Love the place!!!
Jackie Carlson via google.com - Mar 4, 2021
Awesome food the bar is great and they cater to a first responders crowd give them a try you won't regret it ... read more
Jarrad Adams via google.com - Mar 4, 2021
Everything we ordered was perfection! Brussell sprout appetizer, the stickey bacon appetizer, cre
Everything we ordered was perfection! Brussell sprout appetizer, the stickey bacon appetizer, cream of broccoli soup, beef stew, caesar salad, ... and the beer was wonderfully cold! NE side of town has an excellent place to dine and help support our first responders. Extensive breakfast menu that we didn't have the chance to try, ... read more
Kate Hickey McKuhen via facebook.com - Mar 4, 2021
Food and staff are amazing great place to get food and have some drinks
Food and staff are amazing great place to get food and have some drinks ... read more
Reese Truluck via facebook.com - Feb 27, 2021
Super and amazing staff and owners, DELICIOUS food! We enjoyed it and will come again and recommend
Super and amazing staff and owners, DELICIOUS food! We enjoyed it and will come again and recommend it highly!!
Don Martin via facebook.com - Feb 25, 2021
Love this comfort food with a twist...all made from scratch and this chef knows how to use spice a
Love this comfort food with a twist...all made from scratch and this chef knows how to use spice and herbs and give your food the flavor you deserve! Can’t wait to try breakfast and dinner, until then I’m still reminiscing over the chili and fries I had at lunch. I do love my fries, I admit to being a French fry snob and addict...
Mary L. Baggs via facebook.com - Feb 25, 2021
Great pub atmosphere and food. I had a delicious bowl of chili. Owner and employees very nice.
Eric Mckenzie via google.com - Feb 23, 2021
Great food, great service and Great atmosphere .. 10/10 would recommend this place to anyone!!
Michelle Zint via google.com - Feb 23, 2021
Excellent food and service!!!!
Estefania Brito via google.com - Feb 22, 2021
Great food, great ambient, great service...
Joshua Laniz via google.com - Feb 21, 2021
Fabulous food and great service! We’ll definitely be back soon.
Fabulous food and great service! We’ll definitely be back soon.
KittyandHank Smallwood via facebook.com - Feb 19, 2021
great place and very friendly, felt like at home.
great place and very friendly, felt like at home.
La Chilli Chilli via facebook.com - Feb 19, 2021
Love this place.stop in and check us out!!!!
Elizabeth Ferrer via google.com - Feb 12, 2021
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