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Tony's Seafood Restaurant

597 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5121
+1 352-543-0022
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“chowder” (724 reviews)
“clams” (215 reviews)
“seafood” (168 reviews)
Opens in 21 min
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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597 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5121
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Reviewed yesterday

This small local seafood restaurant delivered what they are noted for: the area's best New England style clam chowder. Our group from the east coast (NY, MA, NH) came to check out this reputation and we all agreed that Tony's deserves it, hands down. Their...More

Thank Brorat
Reviewed 2 days ago

A small intimate cafe with friendly staff we had a lovely time at Tony's. The clam chowder was as advertised as was the other parts of our seafood meal. Everything was fresh and well prepared. Wish we were closer as this would be a regular...More

Thank Weism
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our waitress made sure to ask if we had eaten their Famous Clam Chowder & when we told her no, she quickly brought us a steaming bowl of chowder! It was most delicious. We shared a seafood & have food to bring back to our...More

Thank FunTrips_10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The clam chowder was delicious as well as the other food. Service was friendly and quick. They have a couple small dining areas and one outdoor patio area.

Thank Carrie K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is supposed to have the "World's Best Clam Chowder". We tried it and I don't know about that. Granted it was not full of potatoes, which is good. But it seemed lacking in the amount of clams in the bowl. The broth was...More

Thank luv2travel33549
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great experience at Tony's (which was right down the street from where we were staying). The claim about Tony's award-winning clam chowder drew us in, and the creamy chowder did not disappoint other than being a bit heavy on the salt (they...More

Thank schmidbo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a day in Cedar Key while traveling between Lakeland, FL, and home, Panama City Beach, FL. Had read that Tony's had the BEST Clam Chowder, so had to try it. I was not disappointed!! The restaurant is off the main drag (If you can...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Does not look like much outside but you will find the best seafood inside. World famous claim chowder and the freshest seafood possible. One of the best restaurants we have ever eaten in. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Henry H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walking down the Main Street of Cedar Key, we randomly selected Tony’s for lunch. Restaurant is very casual. Service was prompt. Nice menu selections with clam chowder being the featured item for a reason—it is delicious. Best clam chowder I have eaten. My husband also...More

Thank hoosierhiker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Day out to Cedar Key, lunch at Tony’s, food delicious fresh clams, salad and a cup of chowder, must admit the food is simple but fresh, the portions decent in size, only criticism with the eatery is the staff, service was a bit slow, the...More

Thank John R
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Questions & Answers
24 April 2017|
Response from tonyschowder | Property representative |
Hi-Thank you for your interest in joining us. Call the restaurant (352)543-0022 and the staff will be happy to assist you.
Linda O
22 April 2017|
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Response from Patrick R | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about steamers either, just had the award winning chowder.
17 April 2017|
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Response from happycamper8314 | Reviewed this property |
Never heard of that salad. Didn't look for it on the menu. You may want to go online and see if their menu is listed, or, give them a call. Sorry, wish I had more info.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 597 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5121
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cedar Key
  • Phone Number: +1 352-543-0022
  • E-mail
PLEASE NOTE: Seasonal Restaurant Hours: October- November 2016 Monday thru Thursday 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM ( NOT OPEN FOR DINNER) Friday thru Sunday 11:00 AM -8:00 PM Please call ahead to verify hours before making long drives from far away.
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