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Big Deck Raw Bar

331 Dock St, Cedar Key, FL 32625
+1 352-543-9992
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“curly fries” (35 reviews)
“grouper fingers” (20 reviews)
“muffaletta” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
331 Dock St, Cedar Key, FL 32625
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is our second time to visit Cedar Key and both times we made sure that we ate at Big Deck. First of all, and very important to my wife and me... we can sit with our dog and have lunch on the deck. Second,...More

Thank 57RRoberts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cozy bar accommodated our need to watch the Purdue/MSU Bball game while vacationing. The staff was so fun too. They really know how to make patrons feel like family, including our Golden Retriever Sparty!! Grouper fritters were delicious, but the tiny fries must have been...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since Cedar Key produces 90% or more of the nations clams, we made a meal of clam chowder and steamed clams. The chowder was fresh and delicious with very large pieces of clams and a wonderful clam flavor in the broth - which was more...More

Thank kbyarlay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered fried oysters and they were in the small side. They came with a lot of fries, otherwise the basket would have looked woefully empty. They had a great taste, but were a little overpriced.

Thank KInsley2U
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Best pressed Cuban I've had in a while. My husband and I wandered in for lunch while walking down Dock Street and are so glad we did. Our server was great. This is a cute place with some nice water views. It was freezing outside...More

Thank Tonya J
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We spent a great afternoon listening to music and having cocktails and appetizers. The wait staff are fun and friendly. It was a bit chilly so we stayed in the covered area but it was fine.

Thank Electraglide2005
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Where to begin. Bad food. A rude chef, who was making inappropriate comments to female customers (and he smelled like weed when he brought to go orders to the bar). His comments made my wife and daughter uncomfortable. The owner should get rid of this...More

1  Thank Brody J
bryan1127, Owner at Big Deck Raw Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for the feedback, however some of your review doesn't make sense. If you had a waitress you would be outside and would have no contact with any of our many male cooks. If you were inside sitting at the bar you would be...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I loomed this place up when we planned our trip to Cedar Key nd was excited because they allow pets and I love raw oysters and clams.We got there in mid afternoon and a gruff staff member mumbled something when I asked if they were...More

1  Thank mel4
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We always love it here!! Good food and music and it's on the water! You can watch the boats going in and out and just relax with friends or family.

Thank Sid M
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Experience the picnic on the Big Deck. Plastic silver ware,napkins please paper plates. Yep,one of a kind.Everything they serve is taste. Over look Dock Street. They do serve beer. Great for couples. Picnic tables on one side and tables and chairs on the other. Most...More

Thank Kat G
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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 Marsha S | Reviewed this property |
9 December 2015|
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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
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 331 Dock St, Cedar Key, FL 32625
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cedar Key
  • Phone Number: +1 352-543-9992
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