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Big Deck Bar & Grill

331 Dock St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5167
+1 352-543-9992
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“curly fries” (34 reviews)
“grouper fingers” (20 reviews)
“burger” (44 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
331 Dock St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5167
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Was not a fan, but my husband liked his lunch. So, this is more of you need to see what you think. They did have music which we enjoyed.

Thank shemarshall
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just had lunch! Fried shrimp appetizer with fries. Shrimp were good and hot! Curly french fries were crunchy. Surprised that patrons can smoke in the outside areas. In fact the entire establishment is outside with one area having a roof and plastic window coverings for...More

1  Thank JaneL2700
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

FRIED food ? They got it! Rockin music? They got it! A classic open air deck fried food bar! Stay with the bottled beer - bar drinks are light on the pour. Grouper sandwich was skimpy for the $$. Needs some pressure cleaning on the...More

Thank bofftckcc
Reviewed 1 week ago

The music and service was good. I am not a big fan of fried food and the this was your typical bar food and thats why the 3 star. The Venue was open and the both times I visited it had good music. If you...More

1  Thank shwamy
Reviewed 1 week ago

a casual beach like atmosphere with good food and cold beer. not as pricey as the other restaurants on that main strip. we ate there two evenings in a row........big deck's struck me as a local's type of establishment, which is what we prefer.

1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here twice, both times the food was pretty good & price was reasonable. Live music was a treat - but very hard to enjoy due to cigarette smoke! We are non-smokers & live in a state that does not allow smoking in bars/restaurants. Even...More

1  Thank flsd101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is very laid back and has some great live music on weekends. Food and service could not be better. Clams are local and served in a large portion for the price. Fried shrimp tasted like they were swimming earlier that morning. Terry the...More

1  Thank Beachbenz63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered fried grouper sandwiches for each of us, but probably one would have sufficed. Each sandwich contained a large portion of grouper that was tasty, not oily, perfectly cooked and delicious.

Thank drdavegoodman
Darlene S, Owner at Big Deck Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking your time to write a great review! We appreciate your business!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've caught and eaten 100's and what I ordered wasn't one of them. Had the taste and texture of fresh water fish. Wasn't bad! But not what they are trying to pass off...Possibly swai. Don't get the "grouper." Used to eat here every trip to...More

Thank Mullethead18
Darlene S, Owner at Big Deck Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mullethead, we are very sorry you did not care for the grouper. It is highly illegal to pass off fish as something it isn’t. We must keep records of everything we buy, as a matter of fact grouper is the only fish we serve....More

Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I each had the oyster basket and it was excellent. The mixed drink I had was a little lacking in vodka, but, I had two so it made up for it.

Thank pjalexxx
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12 February 2018|
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Response from FarawayInnCedarKey | Reviewed this property |
Yes the Big Deck is pet friendly as long as your pet is well behaved and on a leash. Keep in mind that there are cats on Dock Street so please keep your pet leashed for everyone's safety.
Ed S
30 July 2017|
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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
Not really it's tight quarters but you can get your wheel stair though the door or they have outside dining also. this is place is like a open air eatery. Great food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 331 Dock St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5167
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cedar Key
  • Phone Number: +1 352-543-9992
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