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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
Awesome food and service from Jason and his crew!
Mini-316 via google.com - Aug 3, 2021
We have visited this restaurant twice and we have been very pleased with the selection of food, that
We have visited this restaurant twice and we have been very pleased with the selection of food, that we chose. We have had the same waitress and she is very efficient and is very pleasant. I do have to say for a party of four the round table is not quite adequate, by the time you get your water glasses and wine glasses and small plat ... read more
Viktor K. via yelp.com - Jun 28, 2021
Quality food and service.
Julia Taylor via google.com - Jun 24, 2021
The dinner event at Oscar Penn's was Outstanding! Food = Amazing! Staff = Courteous and Professional
The dinner event at Oscar Penn's was Outstanding! Food = Amazing! Staff = Courteous and Professional; looked for and provided all needs and wants! Chef = Exemplary; saw to the party's needs above and beyond what was ordered! Environment = Wholesome and Clean; old home with a modern flair and outdoor area!
274bc via tripadvisor.com - Jun 24, 2021
Everything was perfect.
Tom Wade via google.com - Jun 22, 2021
Jason and Jamie were great! Made our visit very special. Food was delicious.
andrea tricca via google.com - Jun 16, 2021
So I don’t know what took My wife and I so long to try this restaurant, but I’m glad we finally did. It was absolutely AMAZING! The food was not only five star quality but the owner/chef Jason gets five stars as well! We will definitely be making this a hot spot for us.
Dylan Buzbee via google.com - Jun 15, 2021
Best food on Floridas "nature coast" ... read more
Anthony Tucker via google.com - Jun 11, 2021
Phenomenal. This restaurant put the Florida keys and Europe to shame. Fish is incredibly fresh and the steak is top tier. Funny it’s in the middle of Florida. Not Miami not Tampa not Orlando but Inverness. Incredible. We will be back ... read more
Myles Ganovsky via google.com - Jun 8, 2021
Great atmosphere and the best Sushi I've had hands down.. 10-10 recommend.
Danielle White via google.com - Jun 6, 2021
Simply delicious. My favorite restaurant, hands down. The chef is amazing and the staff go above and beyond to help. Highly recommend.
Kristin via google.com - May 29, 2021
Superb as always!
Lee K via google.com - May 27, 2021
Beautiful evening outside with music. Food was very good. Appetizers delicious.
Marcia Smith via google.com - May 25, 2021
Excellent in every way. Food, owner, wairess.
Ronald Monteverde via google.com - May 22, 2021
My girlfriend and I drive in regularly to visit my parents. We randomly came across this place while walking through downtown Inverness. This place is incredible. The service, the food, the atmosphere. This is a genuine place - rare, unique. We met the owner, and he truly loves what he does. It shows, most importantly (in my opinion ... read more
Luke Holliday via google.com - May 21, 2021
First of the Atmosphere is great the staff is friendly knowledgeable they make you feel at home . Now the food , I have traveled all over the US and this is some of the best Prime Rib I’ve ever had ! They have a smoked Prime Rib special and I thought I was in heaven just melts in your mouth as flavor burst out of every morsel . The p ... read more
JD Mayeu via google.com - May 15, 2021
Food and service was excellent. Wish they had a better wine list by the glass.
Clydie Williams via google.com - May 11, 2021
Amazing atmosphere! Photos cannot describe the ambiance. Must experience for your self. Food was excellent quality and taste and a really good sized portions! Would give 10 stars if I could! new fav spot!
vampire sidekick via google.com - May 10, 2021
Their Prime Rib is Awesome! Just a hint of smokey flavor, and cooked to perfection.
Flying Solo via google.com - May 9, 2021
I decided to take my Mother to Oscar Penns for Mother's Day and I couldn't have picked a better place. Oscar Penns, in my opinion, is by far the best restaurant in Inverness. The food was outstanding, the atmosphere was eclectic, nostalgic and inviting and the service from April was perhaps the best service I've received in a very ... read more
Kenneth Castellano II via google.com - May 9, 2021
First time visiting and the food was spectacular!!! Chilean sea bass and Delmonico steak was so good!! Our server was Jamie and was courteous and friendly. Chef came out as well and checked on us.
James Collette via google.com - May 1, 2021
Do not miss.... Jason is the absolute best.... Cannot wait to return!
Matthew Krug via google.com - Apr 28, 2021
Awesome food and wine! Exceptional service! Thank you The Wilburn Family.
Susan W via google.com - Apr 22, 2021
If you live or travel to Inverness, FL this is a must! The whole dining experience is 5 stars! Not only is the food out of this world delicious but so is the owner and staff! They make you feel welcome from the time you get there till the time you leave. Jason (the owner/chef) will go to every table after the meal to ensure your food ... read more
Gina Brown via google.com - Apr 16, 2021
Awesome food. Great and amazing service.
Joe Gonzalez via google.com - Apr 16, 2021
Great dining experience. Awesome food, great atmosphere and the staff are excellent!!
DeeDee Mullen via google.com - Apr 16, 2021
My fiancé and I got togo. We were highly impressed. We will definitely be back to dine in soon! Such a beautiful restaurant with lovely outdoor seating.
heavenly mettling via google.com - Apr 14, 2021
Best sushi I've ever had ... read more
Nathalie Forget via google.com - Apr 12, 2021
You will not get better food anywhere.
Wayne Budd via google.com - Apr 8, 2021
I ordered a bowl of she crab soup for takeout. The atmosphere seemed pleasant when I went in and the staff was very friendly. The soup was good, I was just very disappointed with the amount I received. My takeout bowl was half filled (and I don't know if that's just how much they would normally serve in the restaurant). I normally ge ... read more
Madison Sierer via google.com - Apr 6, 2021
Fabulous steak and great service. Unfortunately only beer and wine to drink.
James Wernicke via google.com - Apr 6, 2021
Excellent with wonderful service.
Dexter Elsemore via google.com - Apr 2, 2021
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