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Cortez Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
American, Cafe, Diner
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12108 Cortez Rd W, Cortez, FL 34201
+1 941-792-0030
06:00 - 14:00
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Sun 06:30 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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Jaffray, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Pleasant surprise. Had been recommended to go there . Upon arrival oh my I said it looked like a hole in the wall. We were here so let's try it . We all ordered their special omelette to be honest it ranks better then most hi end restaurants. Recommend to anyone looking for a great meal. Here for a few... More 

Thank johnvalikoski
AMIdeb, Owner at Cortez Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! Sam Varelis More 

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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good breakfast for a good price. Two of us ate for $17 and we're both very happy with our meals. The staff is nice and welcoming, there's lots of regulars and it has an old diner type feeling. For good breakfast at a good price this is definitely a perfect place.

Thank Travis M
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82 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very generous breakfast at reasonable prices. Cooking was average as was service. Ok if you are in the area but I wouldn't travel to eat there.

Thank rayboy
Plymouth, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved by locals for good reason, best breakfast and value in the area. If you try the cake and eggs, you will not be able to finish the cake. Service great too.

1 Thank Timothy H
AMIdeb, Owner at Cortez Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you! More 

Casuarina, Australia
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62 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffee and panini. Cool interior space and decoration. Free wifi. Chilled. Coolest place we have found in Mexico so far. Highly recommended

Thank John F
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not much to look at when you first drive in. The staff is laid back and friendly. The service is not overly attentive to patrons. Spilled my coffee and one girl walked around filling coffee for the other guests and walked past me without offering any assistance. Another woman came over shortly after and offered more napkins, but not more... More 

Thank rebeccacloud9
Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

True old florida hospitality. Very nice menu with lots of specials. Service is good even when they're busy. Prices are fair and quantitys are huge. Good coffee and plenty of it.. Don't drive past this one. Just what you would expect from Cortez.

Thank Mark M
Columbus, Ohio
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

In a little strip center. Great breakfast place. The only food we have had that we did not enjoy was the high protein wrap. Why on earth did my wife order that? They move people fast but we never feel pushed. Another family operation with great food.

1 Thank 0421thetruth
Southampton, Canada
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127 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

You've been to a place like this before - the food is good - the coffee is fine - the service is friendly - the price is right - now pay the bill, leave a tip, and get on with your day.

Thank Tim G
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I really really miss places like this! Most of the original privately owned breakfast/lunch cafes in towns across the country have closed and are now mostly chains. This is exactly what I've been missing for years. I have driven by this cafe for 10+ years. We are regular seafood purchasers at the Cortez fish market who recently relocated to this... More 

Thank Forestalle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12108 Cortez Rd W, Cortez, FL 34201
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: +1 941-792-0030

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?