Golden Lion Cafe UNCLAIMED

Golden Lion Cafe, Flagler Beach

Golden Lion Cafe

501 N. Oceanshore Blvd., Flagler Beach, FL 32136

Avg. Rating

3.94 out of 5
Service
4.31 out of 5
Atmosphere
Rating: 76% - 27 Reviews

Total

3.78
3.78 out of 5

  Rate & Review Golden Lion 

Golden Lion Details

  • Cuisines: American, British
  • Phone: (386) 439-3004
  • Address:

    501 N. Oceanshore Blvd., Flagler Beach, FL 32136

  • Hours:

    7 Days: 11am-11pm

  • Price Range: $$$
  • Payment: All Major Credit Cards
  • Alcohol Served: Full Liquor Bar
  •   Golden Lion Menu

 Wish I could say this was a good comment but it's not. Although the food was good as always, the service was extremely poor and when we found out why,... read more!

Review of Golden Lion by Carol Williams from Maryland/Florida

Reviews of Golden Lion Cafe

Add Your Own Review of Golden Lion
  1. Review by Harvey, Palm Coast 7/4/2019
    Overall: 
    Service: 
    Atmosphere: 

    Had a great time here today. Service was awesome, food really tasty and the drinks were right on. Views are incredible and prices are fare. The Coconut Shrimp Tacos are a must and thier margaritas go down so well. The best restaurant beachside in my opinion.

    Highlight of visit: Coconut Shrimp Tacos

        Harvey recommends Golden Lion
    VERIFIED     
  1. Review by Seth, Palm Coast 6/20/2019
    Overall: 
    Service: 
    Atmosphere: 

    Love the setting and vibes here! Get a good table on the upper deck and enjoy. Drinks and food are good although fish and chips have been a miss lately. Service can be slow sometimes but always friendly and prices are respectable. Just can't beat the beachy bar type atmopshere and live music sets the mood.

        Seth recommends Golden Lion
    VERIFIED     
  1. Review by RJ, Palm Coast 6/9/2019
    Overall: 
    Service: 
    Atmosphere: 

    I've been going to Golden Lion for over 15 years and almost always order what they are famous for, the fish 'n' chips. Today was my first visit since Summer and I was looking forward to having my favorite fish 'n' chips for lunch. After taking one bite, I was disappointed. The fish was rubbery and dry instead the usual moist flaky texture that I loved about this meal. I asked our waitress if they used another kind fish and was told they did change the fish used about 4 months ago. What a big disappointment! Bring the old fish 'n' chips back! It was what made Golden Lion famous!

        Not recommended
    VERIFIED     
  1. Review by Gerry, Palm Coast 5/27/2019
    Overall: 
    Service: 
    Atmosphere: 

    Visited Saturday and sat upstairs which was awesome with a nice breeze on a really hot day, plus the view is killer. Our food was excellent and the mixed drinks very good. I highly recommend the fish tacos and my GF loved her soy and ginger mahi mahi. The seats upstairs are not too comfortable though and the service was kind of slow. But we were in no rush and enjoyed our experience here.

    Highlight of visit: The Thai Fish Tacos

        Gerry recommends Golden Lion
    VERIFIED     
  1. Review by Lidia Torre, Palm Coast 10/30/2018
    Overall: 
    Service: 
    Atmosphere: 

    Kimmy at the bar is the best ever. She is always very pleasant and very kind. She always does an extraordinary job. We love sitting by the bar when she is there. She takes great pride and she is very consistent in providing great service each and every time we've been to The Golden Lion. She is absolutely awesome!! Food is always great also.

        Lidia Torre recommends Golden Lion
    VERIFIED     
  1. Review by Sunshine, Florida 9/15/2018
    Overall: 
    Service: 
    Atmosphere: 

    My family and I are native Floridians. We live in the center of the state and have vacationed in Palm Coast/Flagler Beach for years. Our children are grown now but we still come every year. We came to The Golden Lion. It was probably the highlight of the week. Our server Corey was spot on. Hands down THE BEST we had. Attentive, polite, accommodating, great sense of humor. We came for oysters and drinks, 5 of us ended up having dinner as well.

    Not sure if he was a manager or owner but Tony came around to make sure we were enjoying ourselves. I mean everyone was just super friendly food was great atmosphere was perfect. If you haven't been here, go! I mean right now, stop reading this, get in your car and go see for yourself. Loved it!

        Sunshine recommends Golden Lion
    VERIFIED     
  1. Review by Laurie Sanders, Palm Coast 6/18/2018
    Overall: 
    Service: 
    Atmosphere: 

    Never have I ever been this disappointed in a restaurant...15 years! Brought my kids, grand kids, friends..and so on. Two of us seated at a table for 6. I realized immediately the reason for the seating. Water from the upper deck dripping on to the table. We could have asked to be relocated but there were no other tables available on the lower deck, outside... and I can't do a stair thing.

    My Mussels were absolutely gross... overcooked and under-sized. You can't cover up "ugh" with a lot of garlic butter. Just to be clear: I have never, in my entire life, returned anything to the kitchen: Today would have been the day? But that's now I roll. Kylie-Rae was very cute and accommodating but the experience was very disappointing. Offering to give me more the same would not have been the answer and, sadly, I'm too timid to ask to have them taken off my bill. Won't be back any time soon.

    P.S. On a good note? The raw oysters are always the "bomb".
    Thanks for listening - Laurie Sanders

        Not recommended
    VERIFIED     
  1. Review by James Boyd, Palm Coast 4/22/2018
    Overall: 
    Service: 
    Atmosphere: 

    Had their famous fish and chips. It was the greatest. Everyone was friendly and our server Jasey B made the outing and dinner just delightful.

        James Boyd recommends Golden Lion
    VERIFIED     
  1. Review by Don, Palm Coast 7/28/2017
    Overall: 
    Service: 
    Atmosphere: 

    My oysters were perfect! esp. sweet during happy hour prices. Also shared some shrimp tacos that were yummy. Enjoyed the music too. Great place to spend the evening.

        Don recommends Golden Lion
    VERIFIED     
  1. Review by Unhappy Guest, Flagler County 7/17/2017
    Overall: 
    Service: 
    Atmosphere: 

    Visited today and that has to be the worse food we have ever had up and down the beach! You seriously need to check the oil in which you are frying foods - Definitely tastes extremely old and on the verge of being spoiled. We live here and frequent most of the restaurants regularly. Paid our bill and left. $45.00 totally wasted. Waitress was fine.

        Not recommended
    VERIFIED     
  1. Review by Elizabeth Digilio, Palm Coast 7/5/2017
    Overall: 
    Service: 
    Atmosphere: 

    This past Fourth of July my parents and I enjoyed a terrific meal. The service was excellent, every body kept coming to our table to see how everything was. As for the atmosphere well lets just say that it reminded me of a restaurant that I saw in the Bahamas. Especially at night when the lights are on.

    Go and check it for yourself. Believe me you won't me sorry.

        Elizabeth Digilio recommends Golden Lion
    VERIFIED     
  1. Review by Jim, Palm Coast 7/5/2017
    Overall: 
    Service: 
    Atmosphere: 

    We went for the 4th of July celebration & want to say that the FOOD & Service was outstanding. As this was our first visit (though it will not be our last) I highly recommend this restaurant on the beach. Beth who was our server was really a great waitress! We cannot wait to go again.

        Jim recommends Golden Lion
    VERIFIED