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Gator’s Cafe at John’s Pass closes permanently after more than 30 years in business

The waterfront cafe in Treasure Island announced the news in a Facebook post
Gator's Cafe at John's Pass announced on Thursday that it is closing permanently.
Gator's Cafe at John's Pass announced on Thursday that it is closing permanently. [ Gator's Cafe Facebook page ]
Published Oct. 17, 2020
Updated Oct. 17, 2020

After about 30 years in business, Gator’s Cafe, the waterfront restaurant and sports bar at John’s Pass, has announced it will close permanently.

The closure was announced in a Facebook post Thursday afternoon. In the comment section, restaurant-goers lamented the news, sharing stories of birthday celebrations, early romances and live music shared at the restaurant.

“What we will miss most of all is YOU,” the restaurant’s Facebook post read.

In the next few weeks, Gator’s will sell T-shirts and other merchandise online and will ship it anywhere in the United States.

The owners of the restaurant did not respond on Saturday to an email, Facebook message and phone call seeking comment.

It is with a heavy heart, we deliver the news that Gator's Cafe will not be reopening. For the last 30 years you have...

Posted by Gator's Cafe on Thursday, October 15, 2020