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Ovation Bistro & Bar - Davenport - PRIORITY SEATING, Davenport, FL
Ovation Bistro & Bar - Davenport - PRIORITY SEATING, Davenport, FL
Ovation Bistro & Bar - Davenport - PRIORITY SEATING, Davenport, FL
Ovation Bistro & Bar - Davenport - PRIORITY SEATING, Davenport, FL
Ovation Bistro & Bar - Davenport - PRIORITY SEATING, Davenport, FL

Ovation Bistro & Bar - Davenport - PRIORITY SEATING

4.5
4.5
1181 Reviews
$30 and under
American
At Ovation Bistro & Bar, we are unashamedly passionate about the food and drinks we create. As a family owned and operated business, we are always ready to serve! Our mouthwatering ribs and in-house smoked meats have earned us serious street cred among locals and visitors alike, and for good reason. Sit back and relax with a refreshing drink in our warm and casual atmosphere. Our wait staff is not only friendly, but inviting as well. Voted the #1 restaurant in Davenport, and the Best Smokehouse in Central Florida, we guarantee Ovation Bistro & Bar will never disappoint.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 8 times today

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Barbecue, Steakhouse
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Thu 11:00 am–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–11:00 pm Sun 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (863) 354-6967
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Neighborhood
    Davenport
  • Parking details
    Public Lot
  • Additional
    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Kosher, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 1,181 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.2Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

1,181 Reviews
  1. EleanorC

    Glasgow

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The Ovation Bar and Bistro is a favourite of ours when we are in Orlando. The staff are welcoming and helpful. The food never lets us down for quality and taste. I would recommend this to anyone who wants a very acceptable meal. The staff we have dealt with so far on our visits were all knowledgable about the menu and speedy with delivery. They were all superb :- Jason, Avvy, and Andy.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Great food at servers. Love the Thursday night prime rib.

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  3. PeterM

    Exclusive

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food with good portion size. Broad choice on food and drink. Great friendly service from the team at Ovation who served us. Will be back soon 👍🏻👍🏻

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  4. Mimi

    Key West

    28 reviews

    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on April 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Went in a little before 7 and got seated immediately. Great burgers, fabulous onion rings!, fabulous fries both regular and sweet potato and kudos to Stephanie B for great and friendly service with a smile! I wish we had enough room for dessert because they looked awesome!

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on April 12, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Drinks expensive with little or no alcohol, had a vodka mule no lime and hardly any vodka. Requested a lime and were given 4 on a plate. My wife’s flat bread had a chicken bone in it of at least 2 inches how or why that was there we don’t know. I had chicken and steak with loaded baked that was passable chicken was dry and the baked potatoes was just warm. I then asked for a vodka tonic with vodka in and that arrives with no lime and it did have some vodka in this time but not a lot. Sadly we have used this venue many times and it got expensive and quality has gone down

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  6. LindaH

    Chicago

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on April 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Ovation always has the best specials. The value is very good and the servers are always helpful and pleasant.

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  7. raya

    Toronto

    24 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on April 6, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Interesting Local restaurant. Great service. Very busy. Patio would have been a bonus as there was live entertainment.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 2, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Great service, terrible food. Everything was underseasoned and overcooked. It also bothered me that they offered up the worst table in the restaurant, right next to the host table and in the doorway, despite us having a reservation.

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  9. PatriciaG

    Orlando

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The four courses of awesomeness is a fantastic value, and the portions were all good size. Food is always cooked perfectly and comes out hot. Service is always prompt and courteous. This is our new regular place to go 

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  10. Aeroweber

    Philadelphia

    12 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on April 2, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was very good but service was lacking. Waitress wasn't very attentive. Sat without drink refills for awhile. Never brought my silverware so I can eat.

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  11. BenH

    Orlando

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on April 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great evening at ovation , our server Ron was superb too and made the evening great

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  12. JenniferR

    Coastal Georgia

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Everyone’s food came out as expected. The service was very fast and the waitress was very knowledgeable. Overall a great experience. We had 10 people in our party and they did a great job with a big party. 

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  13. joycep

    Orlando

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We scheduled our priority seating the previous day, and got there right on time. We were one of the first patrons there, and they had a prime rib sliders special for the day. My husband ordered it and we were told they were out of prime rib, because they sold so many the night before. Overall, everything else was fantastic. We sat at the bar and you could tell many people are regulars. We had great service and food. Will definitely be back.

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  14. Tammy

    Detroit

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Highly recommend...great service, even better quality food.

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  15. LauraD

    Milwaukee

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was a busy night over spring break and Staff were super accommodating, friendly to our kids and the food was hot and cooked well. We all loved our meals, would definitely go back.

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  16. OpenTable Diner

    St. Louis

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 27, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Excellent experience. Friendly staff. Tasty food. A little noisy.

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  17. OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta Metro

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    These guys do a really good job the food was excellent !!!!!!

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  18. KenyaP

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 24, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Our table wasn’t available we had to wait. Some of the parties food was over cooked and dried (ribs) restaurant was dirty very dirty I couldn’t use it. I did let the waitress know and she told someone that it needed to be cleaned. My son took my grandson to use the bathroom after I told him it was dirty but he had no choice he had to take my grandson and once they came back to the the table there was a lollipop stick stuck to my sons shirt from standing in the bathroom( we had no lollipop it had to be stuck to the wall)

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  19. OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 21, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Out of 6 meals, 3 were excellent, 2 were average and one was not good. The not good was an overcooked grilled chicken breast that couldn’t be eaten it was so dry. Ribs were average, very meaty but lacking flavor. Brisket center pieces were very good, but the ends were dry and tough. 3 pasta dishes, 2 with chicken and one with salmon were excellent. Onion rings and Ceaser salads were delicious. I think a 4 out of 5 rating is very fair. Service was good. No complaints, friendly and attentive. Everything we asked for was brought. I

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  20. SteveM

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 19, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Very busy and noisy, wait staff was fabulous. Food was ok, smoked wings were dry and garlic mashed potatoes were cold. Cocktails and wine were delicious. Thanks Barb & Steve

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  21. OpenTable Diner

    Hawaii

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    our waitress was amazing! it was very busy but we were seated quickly and our service was top notch!

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  22. KimberlyN

    Orlando

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Seating right away, food was great and outside entertainment was amazing. Love that I have a spot to bring my dog.

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  23. OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My family and I enjoyed this place very much. The entire staff was very friendly, especially our waitress, Stephanie. The food did not take long to come out and it was delicious!! We will be back!!

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  24. SandraG

    Orlando

    1 review

    vip
    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 10, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Service was a little slow. They were busy but she walked by a couple of times and we tried to get her attention. We had to ask a passing manager for dressing for my husband's salad because it came without any.

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  25. CassidyC

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Consistently good, high quality food, great service

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  26. OpenTable Diner

    Minneapolis

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We had. wonderful server in Jason. The food was pretty good, with the ribs somewhat tough and the chicken excellent.

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  27. OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on March 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We enjoyed the food. The servers were friendly. The outdoor seating was fun

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  28. Griswld

    Milwaukee

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on March 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We travel to this area once a year. Dined at Ovation last year, loved it, and decided to come back and we loved it again. We both chose something for the special menu, beef brisket for me, shrimp pasta for the wife. Both were vary good. Last year we had Susie as our server. This year we had Tina B. Both were excellent at what they do, and they were easy to talk to and joke around with. It also seemed like the entire staff helps out everyone else. There were lots of different people bringing food and drink to us, even our server from last year. We also had a manager stop by our table, and who we think is the owner. I can see why the staff is so great. Starts at the top. We will most definitely be back when we return to the area.

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  29. OpenTable Diner

    Warwickshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 4, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Okay so I Will start with the not so good part. My wife and I sat on the patio which is nice with well.spaced out tables., however our table appeared to have missed a good clean as it was very sticky and not a great start. That said things only got better with fabulous service and food that was very good quality and full.of flavour. The ribs here are the best I have had. Full of meat and the flavouring was fantastic. Definitely somewhere to return too .

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  30. MaryT

    Orlando

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Very accommodating! We had a lunch party of 8 and they seated us in a quiet room, were very attentive and patient with us. Service was wonderful. Great food. Thank you!!

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    Phoenix

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing experience! We went for our daughter’s 18th birthday with 11 people and it couldn’t have been better. Our waitress, Oralis, was the best waitress we’ve ever had. Super good at her job and so friendly. The food was awesome and they did a special ice cream dish for her birthday wish. A lot of the place sang happy birthday to her along with us. Such a great night!! We are from ND but if we come back to the area, we will definitely go back. Thanks for an awesome experience!

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Caribbean

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 3, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    It was a nice restaurant. Very crowded and server was a little slow. Our food came out hot and pretty quick. It was good, just nothing to write home about.

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  33. SuzannR

    Orlando

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We were a group of 8 with multiple different food likes. We were all able to have something that satisfied our likes. Those who had fish said it was great. A few of us had the beef wedge salad. I have no idea were they get their lettuce but the wedge is so compact and filling. We had priority seating and were seated as soon as we arrived with a server there as soon as we were seated to get drink orders. All the food came out at the same time and was delicious.

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  34. OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent service, very friendly. Value for money.

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  35. RobertG

    Saskatoon

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    This was our first time at Ovation. The brisket and ribs were excellent as well as the fish dish my wife had. Will definitely return next time we are in the Davenport area. Also great to support a family run business.

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  36. Theo

    Orlando

    9 reviews

    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Great food!! Waiter was very attentive with great servive.

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  37. SusanS

    Central Coast

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 23, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Really noisy, ugly decor but food is fantastic. Go at 5:30 for quieter dining.

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  38. OpenTable Diner

    Coastal Georgia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great steaks great service good atmosphere will go back

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  39. TheBucks

    Philadelphia

    100 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    100 reviews

    Dined on February 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Xavier was excellent and the food - very good! Artisan salad delicious, ribs cooked perfectly, wood fired chicken breast also done well. Place was very busy for a Tuesday night around 7:30pm and I can understand why. Definitely a place to return to again and again.

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  40. YumYum

    Philadelphia

    41 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    41 reviews

    Dined on February 21, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    Seated at a table that was not clean and without place settings. Took multiple requests to get napkins and silverware and they weren’t provided until after food was served. Appetizers were good. However, main courses were not well prepared. Coconut Mahi Mahi lacked any coconut taste and grilled chicken was over cooked and extremely dry. Cheesecake desserts were both served partially frozen in the center. Overall a very disappointing experience.

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FAQs

Ovation Bistro & Bar - Davenport - PRIORITY SEATING does offer delivery in partnership with Chow Now and Uber Eats.

Ovation Bistro & Bar - Davenport - PRIORITY SEATING is rated 4.5 stars by 1181 OpenTable diners.

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

Request Priority Seating

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 8 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Ovation Bistro & Bar - Davenport - PRIORITY SEATING

42605 Highway 27, Davenport, FL 33837

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Neighborhood
    Davenport
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Thu 11:00 am–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–11:00 pm Sun 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Barbecue, Steakhouse
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Public Lot
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Kosher, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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