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Edward Ball Dining Room

Current hours for the Edward Ball Dining Room are as follows:

RESERVATIONS ARE RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED. Please call 850-421-2000 to make a reservation or via

Open Daily (7 days)
Breakfast Hours 7:30am – 11am
Lunch & Dinner 11am – 9pm

The Edward Ball Dining Room normally serves an array of southern specialties sure to please both local residents and our visitors from all over the world. Our current limited menu still has some classic Lodge favorites, and also includes seasonal Farm-to-Table creations.

Come and enjoy a delicious meal with a view of the Springs.

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Burger Tuesday

Every Tuesday, enjoy a juicy, delicious 1/2 pound burger with fries and a non-alcoholic beverage for only $12.95!

Breakfast Burger: 1/2 pound all-beef patty, bacon, American cheese, fried egg any way you like!

Swiss Mushroom: 1/2 pound all-beef patty, fresh sauteed mushrooms over swiss cheese

The Smokehouse: 1/2 pound all-beef patty, sliced onions, jalapenos, bacon smothered with BBQ sauce

The Vegan: grilled portobello mushroom with fresh lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickle

Reservations are required: 850-421-2000.

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Fried Shrimp Fridays

Your favorite fried Friday night special is back!

Enjoy an all-you-can-eat fried shrimp dinner with your choice of two sides for only $21.95!

Call 850-421-2000 to reserve.

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Edward Ball felt the Lodge should be part of the community, a place not only for wealthy visitors, but also for area residents. He designed a Soda Fountain/Gift Shop to be an integral part of the Lodge, given as much attention to detail as the Dining Room.

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The first post office in Wakulla at the end of our Soda Fountain and still holds a few of the original pieces of post office equipment such cancellation stamps and a postal scale. This serves as our special event Bar.

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Have your private dinner, rehearsal dinner, engagement party or family reunion in the Cypress Room. Located off the Edward Ball Dining Room, this elegant space can be served via a private entrance to our kitchens, or can be opened to the main dining room.