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Ate here the other day after hearing about them for years, this place had high quality food. Service was great as well. Definitley ask what the chef recommends ... read more
Bruce W via google.com - Jun 22, 2022
Excellent service, food and atmosphere ... read more
John Purcell via google.com - Jun 19, 2022
Service was spot on. The food was fabulous. I think that was the best Ahi I have ever had. The down side is the prices. This place is 5 stars on cost too.
Yvonne Folck via google.com - Jun 11, 2022
Fabulous Gourmet dinner with delicious Feta Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates as a starter, House Sangria, Cesar's Salad, bread slices with creamy butter, and Filet Lobster Oscar cooked to perfection. The sautéed Garlic Spinach was an incredible addition to this scrumptious meal! Dining under the ancient oak draped in its Spanish Moss with ... read more
Rebecca Badders via google.com - Jun 9, 2022
I have been here only twice and it is fantastic. I ordered the Filet Mignon and it was a true medium rare. Living in Inverness that is hard to come by. I will definitely be back. Worth every penny.
Karen Cuttone via google.com - May 31, 2022
First time here, the wait staff was amazing and the food complimented the amazing service. The tilefish special was great and the prime rib was just as expected… awesome. Thank you ... read more
Clifford Judd via google.com - May 27, 2022
Bacon wrapped figs are to die for. Also the pork chop is so delicious.
Bill Decker via google.com - May 25, 2022
What a gem. If you have not been there you are missing out!! She Crab soup amazing must have. Seafood medoly with risotto was great and prime rib to die ! Carrot cake beat the key lime hands down though for us. MAKE RESERVATIONS not a walk in easily situation ... read more
Realtorchad Chad Karr via google.com - May 22, 2022
Can't stay away from this restaurant. Just a fantastic experience EVERY time. On this most recent visit our server Jayme was the standout.
Robert St. Germain via google.com - May 21, 2022
Love thus place food is always exceptional, service is outstanding and wine selection is wonderful. PERFECT place for a special evening ... read more
Roma Lea Wood via google.com - May 19, 2022
Wow. Superb dining at a great price. The test personally came and greeted us and also asked if our dining experience was great. The fish was super delicious. For being a restaurant in Inverness it is a grade. I would gladly drive another hour and 30 minutes from Orlando to eat at this great place. Thank you ... read more
Francisco Rodriguez via google.com - May 12, 2022
Food was a 4 star. Food was good. Smoked Mahi fish spread was good. She crab soup was good. Stuffed was cooked well. 5 stars because Ariana. She was on point. Waited for nothing. Plates cleared quickly. Just absolutely superb service. The best we have ever had.
aidan corkery via google.com - May 8, 2022
Great food and service. Owner, chef is so welcoming and attentive ... read more
Tom Hecker via google.com - May 3, 2022
You are the $14 limoncello cake
Had a great dinner, so my girlfriend and I decided to get dessert. Ordered the limoncello cake. It was a small slice, delicious and we ate it in a few bites. Needless to say we had sticker shock when we were charged $14. for the slice, yes $14.…buyer beware!
Karen P via tripadvisor.com - May 3, 2022
This is an old house with so much character. You can sit inside or out. On Friday they had live guit
This is an old house with so much character. You can sit inside or out. On Friday they had live guitar outside. We sat inside and the server was very helpful and friendly. We started with the bacon deviled eggs and there was bacon in every bite. My wife got some she crab soup and said it was the best she's ever had. She ordered the b ... read more
Dwaine C. via yelp.com - May 1, 2022
Nice restaurant in an old home. Went for dinner and had reservations. Sat outside on the patio. Our server was new, but very nice and accomodating; he got us whatever answers he was unsure of. Food was good. The seared Ahi tuna was decent, though missing some flavor and not enough accompaniments for all the tuna. I had the Salmon ove ... read more
Laura Gibson via google.com - Apr 26, 2022
Oscar Penns is by far the best restaurant in Citrus County. Jason and crew exemplify the standard of what fine dining truly is. Nothing is pretentious, and all cuisine is created to give the best dining experience. Prices are reasonable and I never leave hungry. Highly recommend the Spinach-Artichoke Dip. Sushi is always good as wel ... read more
Jeff Berman via google.com - Apr 25, 2022
The food and the service was excellent. Great time ... read more
BRYAN WILLIAMS via google.com - Apr 22, 2022
Oh my gosh! Their food is AMAZING! Went there for a friend's birthday party & had a wonderful time. Service was spot on. I had the stuffed salmon & tasted the filet mignon & pork chop. All were excellent. Restaurant is in an older building that gives it a cozy, homey kind of vibe. It's not your typical noisy, fast paced placed. It's ... read more
Larry Strickland via google.com - Apr 20, 2022
Delicious food, great service, good music. And a very personable experience ... read more
Brett & Germaine Lassig via google.com - Apr 17, 2022
Good dinner date atmosphere. Yum.
Shawgator 96 via google.com - Apr 15, 2022
Everything was absolutely excellent. Our first time here and we loved it. The service was excellent as well. From greeting us, our server and the chef coming out into the dining room checking with every table to make sure we were all happy, this place is top notch. Definitely a gem of Inverness. We will be back!
Troy Cunningham via google.com - Mar 30, 2022
Fabulous food and fabulous service. One of the best restaurants in Citrus County.
Nancy Verrill via google.com - Mar 25, 2022
This was my first venture to a restaurant in 2 years! And it was so worth it. We started at an outdoor table but it began to rain so they relocated us inside. The food was extraordinary and the service was five star. This is the best meal experience I've had since moving to Florida. It comes at a cost but worth every penny.
Carol Cohen via google.com - Mar 23, 2022
Wonderful place to celebrate my Mom's birthday!!! Awesome good and dining experience!!! Sea Bass, Duck Confit and Prime Rib spectacular!!!
Liz Karibo via google.com - Mar 20, 2022
Dosen't look like much from the outside, but when you walk in it has this cozy old house vibe... sup
Dosen't look like much from the outside, but when you walk in it has this cozy old house vibe... super adorable! They are only open for dinner, so make a reservation. So worth it! I went early and had the lobster roll. Absolutely delicious! The owner came over and we chatted for awhile. Such a lovely man! The entire wait staff were a ... read more
Sharon T. via yelp.com - Mar 15, 2022
Amazing food and atmosphere ... read more
Vincent Otis via google.com - Mar 12, 2022
A beautiful evening for outdoor dining in Inverness!
A beautiful evening for outdoor dining; the She-Crab Chowder is a must try; the Seafood Risotto was To Die For! The wine was not bad either! Our waitress was super attentive and the owner/chef stopped by our table twice! Top notch! Good luck getting reservations! 💜 ... read more
Golfnutz72 via tripadvisor.com - Mar 8, 2022
Delicious food, wonderful desserts. Ambience on deck was relaxing with beautiful music by Craig Jaworski. Good wine. Charming server. Love it here.
Virginia Nothnagel via google.com - Mar 4, 2022
Great place.
Robert Sedor Jr via google.com - Mar 4, 2022
My wife and I have lived in Inverness for 2 years and found the crown jewel of tasty food in the area. We had a starter Lobster Sushi, and Veggie Sushi, which was an awesome delight. Next, we had the most tastefully pleasant Ceasars Salad, it melted on our taste buds. Our entre was the Ribeye and the Filet. It was cooked to perfecti ... read more
KARL NEIGER via google.com - Feb 27, 2022
Party of 8 in a private room. 7 of the 8 meals were very good. The 8th, a vegetarian felt his mac &
Party of 8 in a private room. 7 of the 8 meals were very good. The 8th, a vegetarian felt his mac & cheese base dish was bland. Considering he uses an electric pepper mill at home, take that for what it is worth. I had the prime rib which was very tasty. The deserts were superb. Servers were very good as well. The owner/chef popped i ... read more
H L. via yelp.com - Feb 27, 2022
Service is excellent, service was outstanding!!However they ran out of prime rib and lobster !
Melissa Crosby via google.com - Feb 26, 2022
Dinner was wonderful for all 4 of us. The chicken picatta was extraordinaire and she crab soup was delicious. I love Oscar Penn. One of the top 5 restaurants in Citrus County.
Maria Nunez via google.com - Feb 18, 2022
Excellent food and service ... read more
Deborah Thomas via google.com - Feb 16, 2022
Food is amazing!
Krystal Harvey via google.com - Feb 13, 2022
So charming quaint restaurant. The chef and wait staff are very sweet and the food was awesome.
So charming quaint restaurant. The chef and wait staff are very sweet and the food was awesome.
Marga C. via yelp.com - Feb 9, 2022
Great menu, ambiance, excellent service, and the sea bass was delicious. The owner, Jason, served us
Great menu, ambiance, excellent service, and the sea bass was delicious. The owner, Jason, served us and made sure he went to all the tables to be sure they enjoyed their meal.
Patrick C. via yelp.com - Feb 8, 2022
Excellent food! Enjoyed the experience. Just wish there were mixed drinks. They do have nice wines and beer, though.
Ann Cappello via google.com - Jan 23, 2022
This place has amazing food. And Jason is a great guy! Best upscale food in town.
Wesley Shull via google.com - Jan 17, 2022
Not just the best restaurant in Citrus County, but comparable to some of the best restaurants in the country. We loved that the owner checked in with each table to ensure everything was perfect. Highly recommend the Delmonico steak, ceviche, and stone crab sushi!
Brittney Hanks via google.com - Jan 11, 2022
What an awesome and unique place to find in Inverness. We went Monday, 1/3/22 night. The food was delicious! Our waitress was kind and attentive as was our chef! Come for a night of fine dining. You won't be disappointed.
Frank Hesse via google.com - Jan 6, 2022
Reservations a must. Small and quaint. Food exceptional! Service inside and outside.
Frank Hesse via google.com - Jan 5, 2022
Amazing prime rib.
Carol Spalla via google.com - Jan 1, 2022
Excellent Meal! Oscar Penns went above and beyond as usual…Jamie was an excellent server, attentive, great personality and Very personable. Jason was there to be sure everything was perfect for us as well as the other guests. I constantly recommend this restaurant to my customers without any doubts about them receiving 5 star treatme ... read more
Karen Gosse via google.com - Dec 31, 2021
This was the best meal I have had in years! I am telling you the prime rib and sea bass was nothing I have ever experienced. Fabulous.
Kirsten McGillivray via google.com - Dec 31, 2021
Had an awesome meal. Jason and staff are first class. Food is excellent! Great experience.
John Shore via google.com - Dec 30, 2021
Oscar Penns is hands down one of my absolute favorite restaurants in Citrus County. The food is out of this world, especially the filet steak! What gets me the most is the attention to detail and how the owner/ servers go above and beyond to make it the best experience possible. Iv never had a poor meal here, not only is the atmosphe ... read more
Lyndsee Philipps via google.com - Dec 30, 2021
High quality food, friendly staff, and unique setting.
Dr. Mike Burr, DC via google.com - Dec 28, 2021
We went in unsure of exactly what to expect, but it didn't take long for us (party of 11) to become huge fans. First off the service was perfect, then the food came and we were blown away. Everything was prepared perfectly, and the portions were just right. My wife and I have dined at Michelin starred restaurants and Oscar Penn's ... read more
Ken Gebert via google.com - Dec 24, 2021
Great food and wonderful service!
Ruth Squires via google.com - Dec 17, 2021
Delicious fresh food and wine. Chef is wonderful! Service and atmosphere superb. Make a reservation. Inside and outside seating both comfortable.
Christina Clingan via google.com - Dec 17, 2021
Very friendly staff. Food was very good. Will definitely take friends there.
Diane Pelot via google.com - Dec 14, 2021
Pleasantly surprised. Amazing food. Amazing service ... read more
rachel desimone via google.com - Dec 14, 2021
Wonderful atmosphere and delicious food. Owner is great and made everything even better ... read more
Christine Gagnon via google.com - Dec 12, 2021
Great little restaurant with very good food , the owner will stop by your table and talk to you and
Great little restaurant with very good food , the owner will stop by your table and talk to you and the staff are very good .. I like that it's an old house turned into a restaurant so you have little rooms that make the experience feel more family and cozy ..plus a nice selection of wine , I've heard the prime rib is insane but only ... read more
Matt S. via yelp.com - Dec 12, 2021
Awesome steaks and sushi ... read more
Jeff Vivian via google.com - Nov 16, 2021
Best Prime Rib ever! Cooked to perfection.
Manatee Maven, Inc. via google.com - Nov 5, 2021
Wonderful experience. Food was perfect and a beautiful presentation. Staff was first rate. Looking forward to another visit.
Linda Patton via google.com - Nov 3, 2021
We had a great experience at Oscar pens. Second time this month. Both meals were extraordinary. We like restaurants and eat out a lot, and I believe Oscar pins rivals any restaurant in the Tampa Bay area.
James Watkins via google.com - Oct 24, 2021
Very good food, excellent service, nice ambiance.
Joan Henry via google.com - Oct 19, 2021
The sushi is fantastic ... read more
Lee A via google.com - Oct 19, 2021
This was one of the best dining experiences I can recall. We had a party of 7 including two younger children. The staff were super friendly and the chef spent extra time with us to ensure that boys had food they loved. The menu was accommodating to all of our diverse tastes. This is a special place that we cannot wait to go back to.
Robert St. Germain via google.com - Oct 16, 2021
I have eaten dinner here about 6 times now and I have not had anything but great experiences each ti
I have eaten dinner here about 6 times now and I have not had anything but great experiences each time. My favorite dish is the stuffed salmon, my husband loves the prime rib and the steaks. My mom is in love with the seafood risotto and my young sons share the OP's shrimp pasta or the stuffed salmon. We usually order either smoked f ... read more
Kristi G. via yelp.com - Oct 14, 2021
Excellent cuisine!!! Loved it!
Joe Velez via google.com - Sep 23, 2021
So many good things to choose from . The food is excellent from the steak to the prime rib to the stuffed salmon. If you want gourmet food Oscar Penns is the place.
Mary Marksberry via google.com - Sep 19, 2021
Good service and food ... read more
Paul Carroll via google.com - Sep 17, 2021
A return visit with some friends for their first visit. The smoked prime rib, a weekend special, is
A return visit with some friends for their first visit. The smoked prime rib, a weekend special, is a great twist on an old favorite. The service by Jayme was better than anyone would expect; definitely not her first day on the job. The setting is in an historic house set under some giant oak trees just off downtown Inverness. You wi ... read more
Rich G via tripadvisor.com - Sep 12, 2021
Our second visit to Oscar Penn's leading to many more. The restaurant is located just off of downtow
Our second visit to Oscar Penn's leading to many more. The restaurant is located just off of downtown Inverness in the McLeod House, a quaint old home in a picturesque setting under large oak trees. Three of us had the smoked prime rib, a weekend special, and one had the venison meat loaf, very enjoyable for all. The servings are lar ... read more
Rich G. via yelp.com - Sep 12, 2021
1st time there and the prime rib was the best I've ever had!
Barn Stormer via google.com - Sep 11, 2021
What a great experience at this quaint little gem in Inverness! In a time where restaurants are struggling to find good help, I’d say the staff here hits all the marks. We were warmly greeted by the owner. Our waitress Jayme was all smiles and very attentive. Our meals were outstanding. From the sushi to the filet to the carr ... read more
Marie Regan via google.com - Sep 11, 2021
It's our favorite place to go when my husband and I get a chance to go out. The food is amazing and the staff is always friendly.
Brittany Johnson via google.com - Aug 29, 2021
Best food best staff hands down ... read more
driftsquirrel via google.com - Aug 25, 2021
Service was excellent! We all ordered different items on the menu all cooked to perfection but the Delmonico steak was medium not medium rare. The flavor was very good the steak was tender. My husband decided not to mention it to our server as not to disrupt the evening. A Martini would have been nice, but as most of the fine restaur ... read more
Barbara Frost via google.com - Aug 15, 2021
The food was amazing. The staff & service were exceptional. Loved that the owner came in and spoke to us. Highly recommend!
Diana Chadwell via google.com - Aug 14, 2021
Tonight was my first time going here. Our server was Jamie who was awesome, made sure our drinks were filled, kind, informative, and super quick. But the real winner here was the food. Never in my life have I had better food than what was served. Everything was beyond delicious and cooked to perfection. So worth every penny and will ... read more
Just A customer via google.com - Aug 14, 2021
We loved our experience from appetizer to dessert. Smoked Mahi was delicious, the chef visits all the tables to discuss allergies and specials. Thank you and bravo for a great dinner.
Noanie via google.com - Aug 12, 2021
First time visiting tonight and wow great prime rib and salmon, service was great keep up the good work ... read more
david day via google.com - Aug 7, 2021
The food and service was great. A bit pricey.
Edward Smolski via google.com - Aug 7, 2021
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