Casual dining, award winning food.

Situated in High Springs, the Great Outdoors Restaurant offers a fantastic dining experience. With hand cut steaks, heavenly burgers, vegan, vegetarian, gluten free options, and items featuring local sourced ingredients, we have a dish for everyone. For the past ten years, we have been providing the local community and visitors with excellent food and great memories.



Made in house, made to order

The chef-driven menu highlights local favorites and new twists on established classics. Our dishes are made to order with the freshest ingredients available.



Lump Crab Cake  12

Blue crab, house made cajun remoulade

Gator Bites  12

Hand-tossed in cajun spices, house made sraracha ranch

Nachos  12

Organic tortilla chips, black beans, corn, jack cheese, scallions, tomato salsa, BBQ sauce, sour cream, jalapenos

ADD  Smoked Brisket  12   Shredded Chicken  3  Beyond Beef  3

Fried Mushrooms (Vegan Available)

Whole mushrooms breaded in-house, peppercorn honey sauce

Calamari Fries  12

Sweet tempura, Thai-chili dip

Shrimp Cocktail  12

Jumbo North-Atlantic shrimp, house made cocktail sauce

Fried Green Tomatoes  10

Cheesy grits, tomato-basil chutney, ranch

Firecracker Wings  13

Mild, Hot, Buffalo Garlic Parmesan, Smokey BBQ


Caesar  10

Romaine, shaved parmesan, foccacia croutons, house made caesar

Wedge Salad  10

Iceberg, beefsteak tomatoes, sourdough croutons, cheddar jack cheese, bleu cheese dressing

Nut N Berry Salad  13

Spring mix, candied walnuts, roasted pears, feta cheese, red onion, honey balsamic dressing

Pasta a la Busco  18

White cream sauce, fettucine, garlic, shallots, baby peas, spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, parmesan cheese

Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo  20

Chicken, creamy alfredo, basil, garlic, shallots

Ligurian Shrimp Pesto  22

Jumbo shrimp, angel hair pasta, portabella, basil pesto


Caribbean Spiced Mahi Mahi  26

Cilantro lime butter, sweet potato and mango hash, sugar snap peas

Bronzed Antarctic Salmon  26

Roasted garlic mashed potatoes, spicy broccoli

Golden Crab Cake Entree  24

3 Jumbo lump crab cakes, arugula and citrus salad

Fisherman's Catch  26

Cod, shrimp, scallops, buttermilk hush puppies, old bay slaw, served with fries

Chicken Oscar  22

Francese style chicken breast, rice pilaf, jumbo lump crab, lemon butter crema

Country Shrimp & Grits  24

Crisped pork belly, jumbo shrimp, Andouille sausage, sweet corn, blistered cherry tomatoes, smoked Gouda grits, pan gravy

Gourmet Burger (Vegan Available)  18

8 oz ground brisket & black Angus ground beef, cheddar cheese, bacon jam, sauteed mushrooms, served with fries and caesar or steak house salad


Accompanied with Classic Delmonico Potatoes, Ceasar or Mixed Green Salad Can Be Added For 3

16 oz Ribeye  | 38

14 oz New York Strip | 36

18 oz Bone-In Cowboy Filet  | 42

8 oz Filet Mignon | 32

Steak Compliments

Bleu Cheese  4 | Jumbo Shrimp  8 | Diver Scallops 9 | Oscar  8 | Cold Water Lobster Tail MKT

Steak Sides

Mashed Potatoes 5 | Smoked Gouda Grits 5 | Sweet Potato and Grilled Pineapple Hash 5 | Rice Pilaf (Vegan Available) 5

Seasonal Vegetables 5 | Grilled Asparagus (Vegan Available) 5 | French Fries 4 | Truffle Fries 5

Sweet Potato Fries (Vegan Available) 5 | Smoked Mac & Cheese 6 | Spicy Broccoli 6


Crispy Tofu Bowl  18

Crisp Tofu, avocado, kimchi, miso sauce, roasted shitake and crimini mushrooms, quinoa, brown rice

Roasted Cauliflower  13

Slow roasted purple and green cauliflower, coconut, tumeric relish

Timbale  15

Israeli couscous, avocado, sweet potato, fire grilled peppers and onions

Ahi Tuna Bowl 18

Sesame seared Ahi tuna, Kirby cucumbers, scallions, pickled ginerg, wasabi, quinoa, crispy wantons


Every effort is made to use local fresh, organic ingredients. Our staff is highly trained and willing to assist in menu selection in regards to allergy concerns.

*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.

*18% gratuity may be added to parties of 8 or more



Throughout the 90's and early 2000's, the restaurant was previously known as "The Great Outdoors Café" and was a local favorite. It closed thereafter and remained closed for several years. After changing ownership it reopened as "The Great Outdoors Restaurant" with the goal of providing excellent food & drink, and being a gathering place for all. Since 2008 we have remained true to that goal. Providing tasty options for everyone, friendly service, and indoor and outdoor dining options, we invite you to become part of the story.



In an effort to best serve you, our guest, we will gladly seat parties on a first come, first serve basis. Reservations are accepted for parties of 8 or more (when available).



Dine In or Take Out

Monday | Closed

Tuesday | 11-9

Wednesday | 11-9

Thursday | 11-9

Friday | 11- 10

Saturday | 11-10

Sunday | 11-9



18587 High Springs Main Street
High Springs, FL 32643

(386) 454-1288

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