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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Pelican Pete's open year-round?

Yes, we are open year-round now! Check our "Hours & Location" tab for current hours as they are subject to change seasonally.

Is the restaurant open to the public?

Yes! We are located within Port Royale Marina we are open to the public by car or boat!

Does Pelican Pete's have boat parking for customers coming from water?

Yes, a large number of our customers come by boat.  We have a courtesy dock - go around the right side of Pete's, around the rental fleet to Pete's 40-slip Courtesy Dock! 

Can I make a reservation?

No, we are simply a first come, first serve restaurant.  We have found this method allows for us to be more efficient in getting folks in for a wonderful dining experience.  

Does the restaurant have a space available for group bookings?

Unfortunately, we do not have a rentable space at Pelican Petes.  The area has many lakeside parks with pavilions that can be used for lakeside group gatherings.

Are dogs allowed?

Yes, we are dog friendly if you have a friendly dog!  All dogs are to be on non-retractable, 4ft leash at all times, as well as, remain on the ground while in the restaurant.  Please let our hosts know you have a dog at arrival so we can be sure to seat you in our dog friendly zones of the restaurant.  

Do you offer to-go food orders?

We do offer to-go food orders during our slower times, but once we are on a wait for table we do stop to-go to keep the efficiency for our guests.  

When do you have live music?

Check out our music page on this site for a detailed performance calendar.

Do you do anything differently on Holidays?

We are open with normal business hours on holidays that fall during our open season.  In many cases we do add additional live music for holidays.  

Where are you located?

We're located at 

Port Royale Marina on the Gas Island

8800 Port Royale Drive

Gainesville, GA 30506

How do I go about applying to work at Pelican Pete's?

We have an online application on our website: pelicanpetes.com/join-our-team and follow the link on the bottom of the home screen.