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Hungry Tarpon

77522 Overseas Hwy, Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036-3813
+1 305-664-0535
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp burrito” (24 reviews)
“fish” (168 reviews)
“cuban sandwich” (13 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
77522 Overseas Hwy, Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036-3813
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1 - 10 of 1,258 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sit at the water and have a great dish, an amazing cocktail and see the funny Iguanas lurking under your table for some food... :-) I had a vegan plate with mediterranian antipasti, hummus, indian bread and my partner has crispy fish pieces with sweet...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Susanne900
Robbie's Marina O, Public Relations Manager at Hungry Tarpon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Susanne! Thank you for this great review. We are glad that you were able to enjoy the atmosphere and have a great meal. We hope to see you back soon!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since we were already there to feed the tarpon, we though we would eat quick. The group ahead of us got seated and while we were waiting, about a dozen workers walked by, and never acknowledged we were there. Then the host walked up, put...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Elizabeth G
Robbie's Marina O, Public Relations Manager at Hungry Tarpon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Elizabeth!!! Thank you for stopping by the Hungry Tarpon. We are a very busy lunch restaurant that prides ourselves in a laid back atmoshere. We have a great view, great food and great employees. We hope you can come back maybe for breakfast or...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose to eat here as primarily stopped to see the Tarpons and therefore convenient. The restaurant is a lovely spot but unfortunately the service and food is a real disappointment. We waited for over 45 minutes to get our order of cheesy fries and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sarah075
Robbie's Marina O, Public Relations Manager at Hungry Tarpon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Sarah! Thanks for taking the time to write this review. We are a very busy lunch restaurant where you can soak up the atmosphere. I do apologize that you were not happy with your food or service. We are very proud of our food...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This should have been an ideal location for a nice Sunday breakfast. The views are great and watching the children and adults feeding the tarpon was fun. It was a long time before our order was taken and an even longer wait for our food...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank barbaravR8412NN
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Rally nice place to be. Had Lobster Bisque and fishfingers wit sweet chili sauce. Probabablh best fishfingers I ever had!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Wilbert P
Reviewed 24 October 2018

The setting of this place is fantastic. Loved watching the boats go out for the day & feeding the tarpons. But the service and food were absolutely awful. Hard to mess up eggs, but they did. Badly.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lindsay R
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We waited over an hour, asked our waitress and another about our order and were told "I'm sorry, the kitchen is working on it". Saw 3 other tables get their order, eat and leave. Waitress must have had some problems. Wouldn't recommend stopping there except...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 597gregw
Robbie's Marina O, Public Relations Manager at Hungry Tarpon, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Hi Greg!! Thank you for your review. I'm wondering if management knew about the situation maybe they could have helped. We are a very popular lunch stop and do our best to give great customer service. Hope you can give us another try.

Reviewed 14 October 2018

We were there with a party of 8. Had to wait for a table but no big deal because it is such a fun atmosphere and plenty of things to do while you wait. After being seated we noted a lot of tables around us...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank 4FromIowa
Robbie's Marina O, Public Relations Manager at Hungry Tarpon, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are a very fun, unique and busy restaurant. So glad you enjoyed the view while you waited and that the hogfish lived up to it's reputation. Try us for dinner next time as it...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

After you feed the Tarpon (A must do) stop by for a delicious lunch and an ice cold brew. Great place!

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Mike M
Robbie's Marina O, Public Relations Manager at Hungry Tarpon, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Hi Mike! Thanks for the kind words. I think you summed up a great afternoon.

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Well, now, I just thought this place was the bomb dot com. We ordered the conch fritters as an appetizer and let me tell you, these hush puppies were a-barking! They were dy-no-mite! I ordered the shrimp tacos, but there wasn't anything shrimp about them...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank P5387UHjasons
Robbie's Marina O, Public Relations Manager at Hungry Tarpon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi Jason! Thank you for such a great review. I am a huge fan of the shrimp tacos as well. I hope we can see you both back here often. Maybe for breakfast sometime??

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I am so sorry. I just saw this question. But I do not know if they have gluten-free options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 35
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77522 Overseas Hwy, Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036-3813
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Islamorada
  • Phone Number: +1 305-664-0535
  • E-mail
Description
In the Florida Keys you'll find this old Keys-style marina and fish shack "somewhere on A1A." A true conch atmosphere with many tasty delights, here in this Florida Keys restaurant you'll find yourself indulged in the Caribbean-inspired cuisine, the compassionate people and old Keys tranquility that is the Hungry Tarpon restaurant in Islamorada. The building has been standing since 1947 and with a home like Robbie's of Islamorada, plus a fascinating history, it all makes the Hungry Tarpon a part of the tradition since 1976. Enjoy dining on our bayside deck with tiki torches lighting up the night. Relax with friends over our fabulous appetizers and watch the boats come and go. Stroll our open air shops then wander to our sandy beach, melt into one of our bayside lounge chairs and let the sea air wash away the rush of the day.
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