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Smugglers Cove Restaurant and Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food, nice atmosphere, pleasant location and staff. Real nice location. Enjoyed the food and view.

Thank Mary S
Springfield, Ohio, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My cousin, Wendy and I were invited down to the Keys for a wedding. After doing a lot of research I picked Smugglers Cove, not only for the hotel rates, but also because it had a restaurant and bar. The hotel room was very nice and the beds very comfortable. After the reception dinner, we got back to our hotel... More 

1 Thank Marilyn H
Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there on a Groupon and had the best time! Our waitress, Michelle was awesome and gave us the best service! She suggested the sweet thai mahi fingers with this great tangy sauce and it was fantastic! And be sure to try the Alligator Juice drink! Simply amazing! Fun place!

Thank marylou72
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Before heading out on a boat tour, we stopped for a quick lunch. The tuna poke was delicious. Absolutely fresh and plated beautifully on crispy wonton chips. The grilled fish tacos (3) were another excellent choice. David, the chef, brought out a taste of fresh watermelon,cantaloupe and pineapple sorbet he just made. It was refreshing and delicious. Prices were reasonable... More 

Thank patricia p
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bar is cute and always seems to have live music or karaoke. There are 2 sections to the bar so you have ton of space for you and your group. The food was great and fresh!

Thank Melissa_IN6
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was surprised when they offered a Groupon for this place and I mistakenly bought it remembering what great times I've had there when all the locals are there. Not anymore. So we start out for happy hour intending to stay and hear the live music and use our Groupon for dinner but were treated so poorly by the inept... More 

Thank HappyBubble
Marathon, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love to stop in Smuggler's Cove for a hamburger. They are usually wonderful, however, today Andy's was overcooked and dry. I had the fish tacos, which were tasty.

Thank Dinata M M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food! Try the Mahi sticks and conch and shrimp fritters. Great breakfast buffet. Happy hour drink deals are pretty good.

Thank Molly F
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We liked that this restaurant was steps away from our boat. This restaurant is very, very casual but also very, very friendly! I was greeted with a hug! The menu offers a variety of good food at good prices.

Thank Connie B
Yulee, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and great atmosphere! We had so much fun! The music was great and the staff was exceptional! We will definitely be back!

Thank angelaaragon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
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, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, 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, Italian and Floridian Seafood dishes….Chef Maria 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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