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Caroline's Dining on the River

123 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1736
+1 850-653-8139
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (44 reviews)
“oyster omelette” (30 reviews)
“grouper” (70 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
123 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1736
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1 - 10 of 698 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After reading mixed reviews, we decided to give it a shot. HUGE portions and the best red eye gravy! I had the everything omelette, other people in party had all American brkfst, Beef hash....all excellent and super service. Enormous, fluffy biscuits!! Come hungry! Well worth...More

Thank Susannah M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is another establishment in Apalachicola that has really gone downhill. After taking a LONG time for staff to even acknowledge that we were waiting for a table we were seated at a table with mold stains and a sticky substance in the table cloth....More

Thank Swilhelm15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place listed on TripAdvisor had mixed reviews but thought we’d give a try. Drove over, 1st had trouble finding because sign had no lights (still dark at 6:45am) and was partially covered with vines, after parking had trouble figuring out the entrance. It...More

Thank Win679
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch.seated waited and waited .could hear staff in tha kitchen laughing .Waved at them got an attitude and someone came out eventually.Tried to order to be told that only 4 items were available.we left.

Thank Jacky S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good. Nice menu. Advised only good for breakfast. Good friendly staff. Lemon drop pancakes were excellent. Good view of river.

Thank Charlie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great and the view was nice. The omelet was stuffed full of veggies and grits were generously covered with cheddar cheese, just as we asked. The waitress was very friendly with several checks to our table like, “You all doing ok?” And...More

Thank debbie1225
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t tell you how the food was because we never got any. After waiting for almost 30 minuets our server came out to tell us what they don’t have which was anything on the menu. The staff was very rude and did not care at...More

1  Thank A6956DJlisas
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We were a party of six and had a variety of dishes. First of all, the view is so beautiful, we were comfortable and happy on this winter morning and hungry. The corned beef hash didn't have much corned beef in it but was tasty....More

Thank DebieDC
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We have eaten at this restaurant on numerous occasions and have experienced some of the complaints listed in other reviews. However, we were there this past weekend and have to say that there were NO complaints to be found. The food was excellent and hot....More

1  Thank Bugiex2
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Although only open until 2pm, the atmosphere, view and staff are wonderful. The food choices are numerous and they all are delicious. Sad that it is not open for dinner any longer.

Thank Allan M
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12 September 2015|
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Response from JudyFromUpstateNY | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion it's one and done. For great fresh seafood go to Papa Joe's instead.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1736
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Apalachicola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-653-8139
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