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Smugglers Cove Restaurant and Bar

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85500 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada Fl., Islamorada, FL 33036-3400
+1 305-664-5564
11:00 - 22:00
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

15 minutes waiting in a table waiting for a waitress I have to go around and ask if somebody can't help me ! She was smoking in other table whit the chef !!! Horrible, we don't go back again !!25 dollars a plate of a pice of fish and precook rice and beans !!

Thank Yonay M
1 review
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to celebrate my son's 28th birthday and also pre Mother's Day celebration. We were greeted by chef Dave and his wife who had a table set for our party. We had ceviche, conch n shrimp fritters and fried lobster bites as appetizer. The best lobster bites!!!!👍🏻 Also the blackened Mahi Mahi was excellent! Chef Dave and all the... More 

1 Thank Maria Elena M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a local here six years I wanted to express how much I love Smuggs. I've seen a lot of changes over the years and am proud to see Smugglers on the map again. The amazing atmosphere, food...the marina, the views and nightly entertainment keeps bringing me back. The energy of the staff from the management of Chris, Mermaid Aimee... More 

1 Thank regina s
1 review
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just wanted to say i have traveled the world and smugglers has the best keys curds which is home made fried cheese not to mention the best garlic parm wings grilled which i normally love fried and first time i ever loved them grilled which is healthier not to mention chef dave always comes n ask you if you are... More 

1 Thank Stacey K
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a great place by the water and found it. Not only was the food delicious but the our server Devin was very nice. Highly recommend the banana fried cheesecake!

1 Thank Kellymacl14
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone couldn't have treated us better. Had a great time. Drank some drinks. Played some pool. Lived it up.

1 Thank hunter h
British Columbia, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting family in the Keys and they took us to Smugglers Cover, it overlooked the water and was a wonderful Keys atmosphere. We are from Ontario and British Columbia and were very impressed with the hospitality. David, our server was amazing, very funny and very efficient. He was run off his feet and never missed a beat. The... More 

1 Thank JanetT44
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Tried on a groupon for the first time. Lunch was great. Good food, great services from Alicia. Gotta try the keys curds, fabulous!! Sits on quiet little marina with a nice view. We would definitely go back!

1 Thank Chardean D
1 review
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Awesome place for great food & even better company. From the first second we stopped we were greeted by Dave, the chef. The blackened Mahi Mahi was delicious and cooked to perfection. Our server, Brad, was super friendly and always had our drinks full. Totally recommend them!!!

1 Thank Lindsey M
1 review
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed here 2 nights with my buddy and we went over to the restaurant and bar the last night. Had the fish tacos and shrimp corn chowder- they were awesome. The dudes Dave and Chris (head chef and bartender) hooked it up, and made us feel right at home. Good atmosphere, and better people. Right on the water, definitely recommend.

Thank Zack W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85500 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada Fl., Islamorada, FL 33036-3400
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Islamorada
  • Phone Number: +1 305-664-5564
Smugglers Cove Restaurant and Bar located at mm 85.5 Bayside is one of the locals favorite with convenient access by car or by boat.Framed by the beautiful marina with a view where you will get a glimpse of an occasional dolphin or tarpon, this restaurant has gained a reputation as the place for delicious food and great entertainment. A menu that offers a blend of cuisines and influences mixing Maine with American and Floridian Seafood dishes….Chef Josh is constantly creating new daily specials for the menu, which is sure to please every guest even vegetarians. Also available is a kids menu that is sure to please every kid even the fussiest!A late nite menu is available that reflects the freshest local fish and burgers as well as the finest variety of appetizers. Open Seven Days a Week from 11am to 12midnight, with entertainment every Monday through Sunday makes Smugglers Cove not only the best place to eat, but also the best entertainment too!

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