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81600 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 81.6, Bayside, Islamorada, FL 33036-3700
+1 305-664-0604
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11:30 - 23:00
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Newport, Rhode Island
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We found this place on day 1 and were so happy we did. The outside seating is perfect on a sunny day and it is a great place to watch the sun set. The cocktails were excellent, the service was friendly and the food was very good. We went back a second time and were still impressed. There is plenty... More 

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Thank lisa newport w
Frank S, Manager at Morada Bay, responded to this review

Thank you so much, we're so glad you've enjoyed yourselves here. And thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review. Please come back and see us again soon!! More 

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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Each entree we tried from catch of the day to skirt steak was fresh and delicious. Slightly pricier than a few other comparable restaurants we tried but the food was good and the ambience was relaxing. The reason it didn't get 5 stars was the service...although our waitress was friendly enough she was pretty forgetful ...from forgetting our soup altogether... More 

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Thank Porkandrice
Frank S, Manager at Morada Bay, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us. We're glad you enjoyed yourselves and especially appreciative of the constructive criticism regarding the service issues. Steak without a steak-knife,,, unacceptable, one of my biggest personal pet-peeves!! I assure you we'll fix that in going forward. And thanks again for coming to visit us, and for taking the time to write a... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The brussels sprouts were great, atmosphere is wonderful. But everything else was really, really overcooked. The "lightly breaded" mahi mahi fingers were incredibly deep fried and greasy. I had the lobster stuffed with crab, it also was very overlooked and dry. They were very busy maybe it's better on a slower night?

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Thank FrequentFlyerMiles
Frank S, Manager at Morada Bay, responded to this review

We're so sorry your experience was 'so-so'. And promise you we'll take your constructive criticism and improve, so next time your experience will be 'great-great'!! More 

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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful restaurant, tables are in the sand right on the water. Food was very good and service was warm and friendly. Live music was a nice touch.

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Thank Isabelle B
Frank S, Manager at Morada Bay, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the nice review. That music you heard was one of our local musicians, David Feder, we love him, and he plays here most every weekend. Please stop back and see us again some time soon. And thanks again for taking the time to write a nice review. More 

Oxford, Ohio
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our first dinner out on Islamorada & we stumbled upon it by accident. The view was fantastic & the sunset beautiful. The food was delicious! One had Waldorf Gnocchi with gorganzola sauce ---- FANTASTIC! The other had fried Mahi, also very good. The music (although not live) was so islandy & fun! Pierre's Punch, served in a quart... More 

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Thank Kate W
Frank S, Manager at Morada Bay, responded to this review

Thank you so much, we're so glad you've enjoyed yourselves here. And thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review. Be careful with the Pierre's Punch, that mason jar holds the equivalent of about 3 cocktails!! Enjoy! Please come back and see us again soon!! More 

Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had dinner on a Tuesday night, with the most beautiful sunset ever. Together with a very laid-back atmosphere, there is lounge music to bring you in an utter state of relaxation. We had to wait for a table on the beach, which is the place you want to sit because of the fabulous views. Hector our waiter served us... More 

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Thank WithoutBoundaries
Frank S, Manager at Morada Bay, responded to this review

Thank you so much, we're so glad you've enjoyed yourselves here. Yes, the beach area is just perfect for a romantic sunset dining experience. Thanks for coming and thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review. Please come back and see us again soon!! More 

New York, New York, United States
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had seating on beach near the water. Great vibe with relaxing music and lots of space in between the tables. Great for couples, families or friends. The Brussels sprouts were tasty as was the catch of the day (you have to eat fish daily in Islamorada!) Can't recommend it enough!

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Thank Elizabeth R
Frank S, Manager at Morada Bay, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the nice review. No one does Brussels Sprouts like we do, a very labor-intensive process but totally worth it. Glad you liked them. Please stop back and see us again some time soon. And thanks again for taking the time to write a nice review. More 

Richmond, Virginia
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped here on the way to Hawks Cay, we got a spot on the beach and had cocktails and apps. We had fun time and the food and drinks were delicious. We would highly recommend stopping on the way down the keys.

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Thank tmcrichmond
Frank S, Manager at Morada Bay, responded to this review

Thank you so much, we're so glad you've enjoyed yourselves here. And thanks for taking the time to write a nice review. Please come back and see us again soon!! More 

New York City
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Wow.. this place is breathtaking. Prices are similar to New York City so prepare for that. We're from NYC so it felt normal. Food and drinks were on point. And being on a white sandy beach with those views sealed the deal.

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Thank Carrie W
Frank S, Manager at Morada Bay, responded to this review

Thank you so much. We're so happy you had a nice experience here. And thanks for taking the time to write a review. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Walked out after being sat for 20 minutes no service. No apology given. They really didn't care. There were a ton of workers so there was no excuse for the crappy service .

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Thank GoRavens4243
Frank S, Manager at Morada Bay, responded to this review

We're so very sorry that this happened. We remember you, the host informed me on your departure. I immediately investigated it and gave a stern 'coaching' to the server whose table was yours. We have no excuse for you, we agree this is unacceptable; I can only in going forward assure you that this will never happen again. We hope... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81600 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 81.6, Bayside, Islamorada, FL 33036-3700
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Islamorada
  • Phone Number: +1 305-664-0604

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