We Are Open! Tuesday - Sunday 11AM-9PM

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Call (386) 454-1288 or ask your server for details.

Located in historic downtown High Springs
18587 High Springs Main Street (386) 454-1288

Welcome to the Spring House Tavern

Always On Tap

"Naked Ed's" 72 - Pale Ale - First Magnitude

This beer is medium bodied with a semi-dry finish that leaves a pleasant herbal/spicy aftertaste. 72 is dry hopped with a trio of Cascade, Centennial, and Chinook varieties. 5.6% ABV

Vega - Blonde Ale - First Magnitude

A light bodied, approachable, and easy drinking choice that leaves a touch more hop character thank a standard blonde ale. 5.0% ABV


Hailing from the oldest brewery in America to satisfy your thirst!


Smooth, creamy, and balanced. Need we say more?? 4.2 % ABV

Bud Light

Light style beer, pairs well with pretty much everything!!

Seasonal Craft Beers & Ciders

Ask your server about our rotating selection of craft beers and ciders on tap!


Lemon Drop

Svedka Citron, fresh lemon juice, splash of Sprite with a sugar rim

Candy is Dandy

Svedka Raspberry Vodka, Dekuyper Watermelon, Dekuyper Sour Apple Pucker, Cranberry and a splash of sour

Pama Pomegranate

Absolut Vodka, Pama Pomegranate liqueur, Triple Sec and cranberry juice

Hand-Crafted Cocktails

Holy Jalapeno

Suaza Signature Tequila, Orange Juice, Sour, Fresh Lime & Jalapeno, and triple sec, served with a spice rim

Not Your Uncle's Gin & Tonic

Uncle Val's Botanical Gin, tonic water, Fresh Lemon & a Rosemary sprig

Dont Ask My Name

Svedka Clementine, Agave Nectar, Lemons, Oranges and Fresh Basil, topped with Lemon Lime Soda

Blue Springs Tea

A Local Twist on the Long Island- Vodka, Gin, Rum, Tequila, Blue Curacao, lemon lime soda and Sour

Malibu Bucket

Malibu Passion Fruit, Malibu Black, Malibu Banana Rum, with a blend of fruit juices and pomegranate

Great Outdoors Sangria

Our blend of red wine, brandy and fruit juices. Available in a glass, half carafe or full carafe.

Yours Truly Cocktails

The Pink Starburst

Svedka Vanilla Vodka, DK Watermelon, Sour, and Lemon Lime soda

Flower Power

Suaza Signature Blue Tequila, Elderflower, Soda, and a splash of Grapefruit Juice

Cucumber Cooler

Citron & Cucumber Vodka, Sour and a splash of Soda

Whiskey Basil Smash

Cask & Crew Rye Whiskey, Simple Syrup, Fresh Basil and muddled strawberries


1/2 Price Wine

Enjoy 1/2 price bottles of wine all day every Thursday!

Great Beginnings

Boston Clam Chowder:

Cup: $4

Bowl: $7

Onion Soup Gratinée:

Cup: $6

Bleu Cheese Chips: bacon, balsamic


Cup: $5.99

Great Outdoors Nachos: braised beef, corn, beans, sour cream, jack cheese, salsa, BBQ


Firecracker Wings: ranch or bleu cheese


Beer Battered Onion Rings: smokey BBQ sauce


Grilled Poblano Polenta: corn & tomato chutney, cilantro-lime crème


Cauliflower Bites: sriracha aioli


Gator Bites: alligator tail, honey mustard



Caesar: focaccia croutons, parmesan

Side: $7

Entree: $11

The Nut 'n' Berry: cranberries, pears, walnuts, red onions, bleu cheese, balsamic

Side: $7

Entree: $13

Roasted Antipasto: roasted artichokes, olives, feta, kale, balsamic reduction

Side: $N/A

Entree: $9

Cucumber & Black Bean: quinoa, roasted corn, bell pepper, greens, feta, lemon-basil vinaigrette

Side: $N/A

Entree: $9

Apple Berry Bleu: spring mix, apples, blackberries, bleu cheese, almonds, balsamic

Side: $N/A

Entree: $9

Flat Breads

Prepared in house, from start to finish

Margherita Pizza: Roma tomatoes, garlic, basil, buffalo mozzarella


Roni Roni: double pepperoni, tomato sauce, mozzarella


Bacon Gorgonzola Pizza: Applewood smoked bacon, bleu cheese, spinach, balsamic reduction


*Gluten-free crust available upon request


Grilled Cheese & Apple: smoked Gouda, green apple, sourdough


Shrimp Po' Boy: fried shrimp, lettuce, tomato, cilantro-lime creme


River Runner's Reuben: corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss, thousand island


Philly: shaved ribeye, peppers, onions, mushrooms, mozzarella


Burger Heaven

Classic: classic hamburger


Suwannee: American, Swiss, cheddar, mozzarella


Ginnie: bacon, cheddar, onion rings, BBQ


Veggie: feta, pickled onion, sweet potato french fries


Bison: horseradish mayo, onion strings


Weeki Wachee: grilled chicken, bacon, cheddar, honey mustard


Signature Steaks

all steaks served with whipped potatoes, house vegetables, and choice of Garden or Caesar salad

New York Strip:


Tenderloin Filet:




Rare: Cool, red center | Medium Rare: Warm, red center, juicy. | Medium: Warm, pink center. | Medium Well: Hot center, cooked | Well: No color, a bit dry.

GO Favorites

Chicken Oscar: chicken francese, rice pilaf, lemon crab crème


Root Beer Pork Chops: marinated pork chops, whipped potatoes, bacon gravy, onion strings & balsamic reduction


Mojo Pork Tacos: mojo pork, black beans & rice, cilantro, mango salsa


Shrimp & Grits: blackened shrimp, andouille sausage, poblano polenta, corn & tomato chutney, chimmichurri


Rum Island Redfish: blackened redfish, grilled polenta, tomato chutney, corn fritters


Seafood Cassoulet: salmon, shrimp, crab meat, white bean & spinach casserole, toasted crumb topping


Glazed Meatloaf: herbed meatloaf, whipped potatoes, apple braised collards, onion strings


Bronzed Salmon: dry rubbed salmon, whipped potatoes, house vegetables


Fisherman's Catch: whitefish, shrimp, deep sea scallops, fritters, and fries


Smoked Mac n' Cheese: bacon, penne, shallots, Gouda cream


Chicken Alfredo: chicken, fettuccine, parmesan cream, garlic focaccia


Jerk Chicken Quinoa Bowl: jerked chicken, black beans, roasted peppers, tomatoes, tri-colored quinoa, cilantro-lime crème


*Ask your server about adding or substituting your choice of protein

Take a 360° tour inside

the Great Outdoors Restaurant!

So worth the wait

"The food and environment is always wonderful. That chef is the best in the whole area. The weekend entertainment is always enjoyed by all of the patrons."

- Posted to Google

Unbelievably good

"The food here is unbelievable good. I would recommend everything from the grilled cheese to the shrimp tacos. It was a nice environment for my family to eat at while on vacation."

- Reviewed on YELP

Oh my goodness!

"What a great place,very friendly waitress and the food and drinks were wonderful.will come back."

- Reviewed on YELP

Great Night Out!

"This place never disappoints! From the great servers, to the wonderful beer and wine selection and don’t forget the live music on the patio! It’s a great night out for anyone!"

- Posted to FaceBook

Excellent atmosphere

"Excellent atmosphere wonderful drinks courteous staff. The patio was beautiful this time of year would recommend this to anyone wanting a laid-back atmosphere with quality food."

- Posted to Facebook

A Hidden Gem!

"I had a Reuben sandwich and it was very tasty. Sweet potato fries are a must as well and Oreo bread pudding was a great way to top off a meal. I will definitely be coming back."

- Posted to Facebook

The Best!

"One of my favorite places to eat in Florida. Awesome food, good service, cool decor, what's not to like? Highly recommenend the Duke's Macaroni, it's great."

- Posted to TripAdvisor

Sheer perfection

"I'm still dreaming about the Nut and Berry Salad I had Saturday night with grilled chicken. By far one of the best dinner salads I have ever had, Sheer perfection"

- posted on FaceBook

Awesome Food!

"Great place we will be back! Awesome food and awesome service!! Try the chowder, you will love it! Beer specials are great!"

- Becca S


"Great burgers and home made chips Great service and spotless. I think its the best burger I have had in a long time. This is a great place."

- Rona, E, Saft Springs

Fabulous place!

"We eat here at least once a week. Food and people are fantastic! Never had a bad meal. Great atmosphere!"

- Pam F, High Springs

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