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Black Prong Bar & Grill, Bronson, FL

Black Prong Bar & Grill

4.6
4.6
146 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
Featuring a full bar, lite bites, and select entrees, the Black Prong Bar & Grill welcomes you to grab a cocktail, settle into our lounge area, and catch up with friends.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    American
  • Hours of operation
    Bar Mon, Thu–Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Dinner Mon, Thu–Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (352) 283-8700
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Ray Einhorn
  • Neighborhood
    Gainesville
  • Cross street
    We are located inside Black Prong Equestrian Village off Co Rd 337.
  • Parking details
    Private Lot
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Takeout, Wine
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Experiences

  • Live Music at the Bar & Grill- Zac Petty

    Mar 2, 2024 only
    Zac has spent the last decade touring the US, honing his craft as a guitar player. He's opened for National acts including Travis Tritt, Muscadine Bloodline, Teddy Robb and more.
  • Live Music at the Bar & Grill- Charity Cox

    Mar 7, 2024 only
    Central Florida Musician, Charity Cox’s acoustic covers are inspired by soulful vocalists and stylistic music artists - from Aretha to Dolly.
  • Interactive Time Machine with Sandra & Alex LeKid

    Mar 8, 2024 only
    Join us for a trip through the decades at this interactive dinner show with the Sandra & Alex LeKid Acoustic Duo! Audience members vote on what songs they want to hear, no two shows are the same!

What 146 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Orlando / Central Florida East

    Best Ambiance

  • Ocala / Gainesville

    Best Overall

  • Ocala / Gainesville

    Best Food

  • Ocala / Gainesville

    Best Ambiance

  • Ocala / Gainesville

    Best Value

  • Ocala / Gainesville

    Innovative

  • Ocala / Gainesville

    Good for groups

  • Ocala / Gainesville

    Healthy

  • Ocala / Gainesville

    Hot spot

  • Ocala / Gainesville

    Neighborhood gem

  • Ocala / Gainesville

    Romantic

  • Ocala / Gainesville

    Good for special occasions

  • Ocala / Gainesville

    Lively

146 Reviews
  1. DwayneD

    Orlando

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was excellent, the drinks were great and the service was awesome.

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  2. GeorgieR

    Orlando

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Maybe not our night, we all have them. Our first time there and over all service took awhile but once it started our server did a great job. Our food…. Protein was warm but asparagus, carrot and rice was slightly cold. Food presentation beautiful. We will go back and try it again. Hopefully next it will be hot.
    Black Prong Bar & GrillResponded 1 day ago
    Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We will work to make the necessary changes for a more positive outcome next time. We hope to see you again soon!

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  3. BeauV

    Orlando

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The atmosphere was very nice and even romantic. The music was awesome and the service was spot on. We will definitely be returning!

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  4. JoellaS

    Orlando

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We love all of the young people who meet us, greet us, seat us and serve us. They are a blessing and a great prelude to a great meal and wonderful drinks.

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  5. Farmguy

    Orlando

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Great little "diamond in the rough" food was excellent and not over priced

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  6. Linda

    Orlando

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server was fantastic. The food-- not so much. The filet was chewy and we felt the food was a little underwhelming overall due to the amount we spent on the evening. We will give it another try because the event was not the normal menu. But I would recommend that you shop around for a better cut of meat.

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  7. JohnnyJ

    Orlando

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    We were seated right up front in front of the band & couldn’t even hear each other & when asked about moving, all other reservations had seats taken even though there were 5 tables between us? No bread served with the appetizers? So they gave us an extra box of dried out cookies? Never Again, sux

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  8. JacquelineG

    Tampa

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Calamari & Crab cakes were excellent. The Red fish entree was very bland. It was average. No bread with your dinner - had to purchase it even though our entrees were $37 each. Beautiful facility.

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  9. Foodlover

    New Orleans

    14 reviews

    4.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Drove 45 miles and was not disappointed. Excellent service and delicious cocktails and food.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great atmosphere, great food, in a beautiful setting.

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  11. DebraC

    Orlando

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    The food was good but the waitress was so so and the food came out so late we were so over the meal by time it got to us one that ordered a burger was the last to receive her meal the food did not come all out at the same time not to sure I would go back would not recommend
    Black Prong Bar & GrillResponded on February 5, 2024
    Hello Debra, We apologize that your food arrived late and for the inconvenience to you and the rest of your party. We hope to see you on a return visit so that we can deliver a better experience to you and your group.

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  12. John

    Tampa

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    Had a 7:30 reservation. Hostess was very kind… let us know we picked a good night and seated us immediately. There was an event going on. A two person piano band playing requests. Took 15 min to be greeted by a server. She did not offer us appetizer we had to ask for it. She seemed overwhelmed. There were about five empty tables when we were seated. We did not receive our appetizer till 8:15. We ordered a bread board…. A baguette sliced up into six pieces and served with butter, oil and Parmesan chucks you could dip the bread in. The food followed around 8:40. The server had to be reminded that I wanted a coke. I also had to go to the bar to get my own refill. The food was of excellent quality that equalled the value. The tall table chairs were a bit uncomfortable. The ambiance was a five out of five stars. Except for the service an overall good experience.
    Black Prong Bar & GrillResponded on February 5, 2024
    Hello John, Thank you for your candid review! We appreciate your feedback and look forward to your return visit so that we can provide you with an improved service experience.

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  13. EatSweet

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Awesome enjoyment on Piano Bar nite!! Thank you, Black Prong!

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  14. JennaC

    Orlando

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Terrific service, food and cocktails, as always. We had Mahi and Redfish and both dishes were cooked perfectly and were wonderful. We will be back soon!

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  15. elik

    Phoenix

    29 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on January 29, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    We always love our meal at Black Prong. This evenings meal was not exception aside from the very slow service. Our waitress was definitely trying however service was slow, drinks were slow to get refilled, had to ask when we would see dinner even though the restaurant was not busy. Again we are fans, tonight they just weren’t on their game.

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  16. Foodie

    Cleveland

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    I have been looking forward to dining here. First, I will say that I love the ambience and will go back, though I was somewhat disappointed in the food. My cocktail was very alcoholic tasting and nothing like the flowery description on the cocktail menu. My salad had beautiful fresh greens but no dressing. I had to use the oil that came for the bread; it was too difficult to get the waiter’s attention. I ordered the wagu, medium rare. One half was medium and the other half was rare. The char and salt on the wagu was good but the meat was tough and chewy, so much so that I questioned if it was really wagu. The accompanying asparagus had a nice flavor but the carrot had an after taste of old refrigerator, like it had been peeled and left uncovered in the frig for enough days to absorb the odor. My father had Mahi mahi that was dry. He ended up pouring the oil from bread over it. My children had the tacos and steak, which they enjoyed. The chocolate mousse with cookie was excellent. It was a moderately busy not but not slammed and service was slow. I will return and try other dishes. Just FYI for parents, there isn’t a kids menu.

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  17. RichardB

    Orlando

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We drove an hour to give this place a try and it was well worth it. Beautiful grounds and a wonderful dining area. Excellent cocktails with our appetizers followed by perfectly prepared entrees (tenderloin filet & sea bass). Try the raspberry cheesecake for dessert. Executive chef Ray Einhorn even stopped by our table to make sure everything was perfect.

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  18. RodS

    Tampa

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, service & entertainment. The NY Strip Steak was Awesome.

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  19. MaryM

    Orlando

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on January 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Black prong never disappoints the food is always fabulous. They have an amazing chef and great staff whether I am going out with family or taking clients. It is an ideal setting with a super menu that always includes vegetarian options!

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  20. MildredsFan

    Orlando

    23 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on January 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    So worth the drive! A gem in the middle of nowhere. Fantastic meal & great service.

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  21. FaitheE

    Coastal Georgia

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    So excited to have such an upscale restaurant in the area!! Made a Monday night reservation for hubby and myself for 5:00 pm to experience the Chef’s choice off-menu offerings. And the $6 martinis! No disappointment at all! We were only the second car in the beautiful parking area and first patrons of the evening. Hostess was very pleasant and offered a high top. It turned out to be the best spot in the restaurant for cozy and conversation. We felt secluded. Staff had not yet printed the Chef’s Choice menu but they got right on it. My martini and hubby’s club soda came shortly and as requested! He prefers no ice! Spinach tossed with sliced strawberries and goat cheese with balsamic vinaigrette was outstanding. Main course was beer batter fried redfish (a large portion), buttered marble rye bread slices, perfect baked beans and a serving of grits. They all paired well together and probably some of the best baked beans I’ve ever been served! Dessert was a cupcake with frosting. To be honest I couldn’t eat but a bite or two of it but hubby didn’t mind finishing it! The 3 course dinner was $44 each and considering the atmosphere, service and quality of the meal I will definitely go back!! Hope it stays this good forever!!

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  22. JennaC

    Orlando

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our first time at Black Prong and when we walked through the door we were both in awe. What a beautiful place! The decor and lighting was just wonderful. Our server, Trent was friendly, welcoming, very knowledgeable about the menu and always there when we needed him. The appetizer and meals all came out to us very quickly, was absolutely delicious and cooked perfectly. We will definitely be back soon!

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  23. MelindaN

    Nashville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great hidden gem!! Highly recommended and worth the drive!

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  24. KarenY

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Disappointed musician cancelled last minute but food and atmosphere made up for it.

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  25. KathieB

    Orlando

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 18, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Although I made reservations online and called, when we arrived there seemed to be some confusion. We were seated right away, but would have preferred to have been further away from the bar.

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  26. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    12 reviews

    4.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on January 15, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    This was our first time here and we really enjoyed it! Everything from the cocktail to dessert were awesome! Food delivery was a little slow but they were busy! Server was very helpful. We will definitely be back!

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  27. GaryS

    Tampa

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 13, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Trent was our server and he was excellent. The food was very good overall. The exception was the shrimp in two separate dishes were slightly overdone and rubbery.

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  28. Jacqueline

    Tampa

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on January 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Awesome restaurant… food is fantastic and very reasonably priced!

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  29. OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We have been to Black Prong multiple times. Tonight did not disappoint as the food was very good and the service was superb.

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  30. BethK

    San Antonio

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 31, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We always enjoy Black Prong. Food is consistently delicious and the atmosphere is wonderful.

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  31. MikeR

    Orlando

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 29, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Waiting a long time to get our drinks. Didn’t seem as though the bartender was in too much of a hurry to mix drinks. In fact we ordered 2 at a time because it took so long to get the first one. Other than that it was great.

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  32. TangoFoxtrot

    Atlanta Metro

    134 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    134 reviews

    Dined on December 28, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Multiple visits....each one is always a memorable experience. You look forward to your next visit each time. Trent and the team do a fantastic job! The kitchen never lets you down! Great job!.....See you in 2024.

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  33. BrendaH

    Orlando

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 22, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Enjoyed a quiet date night. Food and service was amazing. Will definitely go back.

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  34. OpenTable Diner

    Greater Boston

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 18, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place. Food and service were both excellent. Worth the drive.

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  35. AnthonyH

    Orlando

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 14, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Need to include salad or soup with entree and provide a bread for table while you wait for your food.

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  36. OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 11, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This restaurant has amazing food. The redfish ponchatrain was delicious. We enjoyed the starters as well. Very good service and nice ambiance. Must go

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  37. PatR

    Kansas City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 11, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful food, dinner two times in one week. Had to take family back to experience the food and ambiance!

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  38. MaggieP

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 8, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was very good, service was good, beautiful place. This was our first visit. We will definitely return.

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  39. OpenTable Diner

    Miami

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 3, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Carson took very good care us @ the bar. Dinner was excellent as was the service.

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  40. DonnaM

    Orlando

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 2, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wait staff was very friendly and efficient. The atmosphere was very pretty. Food was delicious.

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FAQs

Black Prong Bar & Grill offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (352) 283-8700.

Black Prong Bar & Grill is rated 4.6 stars by 146 OpenTable diners.

Black Prong Bar & Grill does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Black Prong Bar & Grill

450 SE Co Rd 337, Bronson, FL 32621

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    We are located inside Black Prong Equestrian Village off Co Rd 337.
  • Neighborhood
    Gainesville
  • Hours of operation
    Bar Mon, Thu–Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Dinner Mon, Thu–Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    American
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Private Lot
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Ray Einhorn
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Takeout, Wine
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