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Island Hotel & Restaurant

373 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5116
+1 352-543-5111
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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373 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5116
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went there to eat an evening meal but first had a cocktail in the Neptune bar amidst various locals who welcomed us and spent ages talking to us. We finally went to the dining room and the food was very tasty and probably the...More

Thank malcolmbrand
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Read several great recommendations before trying this hotel/restaurant. I agree with the reviewers. Well presented entrees in a quiet yet elegant location in a turn of the century historic building. Portions are appropriate and seasonings reflect a well trained chef.

Thank davepS4909CM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first experience was with a cheese/.onion dip from a wonderful bartender prior to the 5:00 seating in the dining room. It was delicious!!!There were five of us who all ordered different dishes. Each was very very good We are a traveling group and this...More

Thank pmartin202
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered from the bar menu and each had a burger. Not just a burger but an incredibly delicious, juicy, huge cheddar cheese bacon burger and blue cheese, onions and mushroom burger. I had the cole slaw my husband had the greens. A lively, local...More

Thank FarawayInnCedarKey
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My spouse took me to the restaurant here for my birthday and it was a treat. We come here every year for my special day. The Island Hotel is a step back in time and is one of the gems of Cedar Key. It has...More

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We love to come here for our "date" nights, it is a quiet, tasteful, throwback to an earlier, and gentler time,,, one where you put the phone away, and talk to your spouse, or friend[s],,over some vintage jazz... well, it was that night. Great service...More

Thank bgrassglen
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

The meal and service was great.The formal dining room was amazing.Art from local artist.Our meals look like ones on TV and tasted Wonderful We went back on the 6 but ate in the bar area and food was just as wonderful as in the dinning...More

Thank Beookeaileen20
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The food, drink and service were all pretty good. However, because the lovely waitresses were way too busy ( rushing around to serve everyone and bussing tables), the atmosphere was not relaxing.

Thank fuudie
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We spent one night at this fun hotel. Lots of history here, island flair, lovely dining room with warm food and sincere service. This place is old but if you appreciate that its withstood hurricanes and time, it's beautiful. Love this cute little bar, too....More

Thank rodentplease
Reviewed 17 June 2017

After getting so many recommendations to eat here, we just had to go. The atmosphere is truly lovely and inviting. The onion soup was outstanding but the meals not so much. Very bland, surprisingly and disappointing. Service was great and everyone very nice. Too bad...More

1  Thank CharismaJ2
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26 September 2016|
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Response from Craig M | Reviewed this property |
Everything is all well considering what we all went through. Thank you for asking. All the debris has been cleaned up and the Island looks very good. All restaurants are open for business except The Island Room @ Cedar Cove... More
Barbara M
15 May 2015|
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Response from JudyandPat2011 | Reviewed this property |
As written above, the restaurant is open evenings and is upscale. Food is good for the price - not pricey. No Idea regarding the hotel or its policy on dogs.......

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 373 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5116
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cedar Key
  • Phone Number: +1 352-543-5111
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