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Smugglers Cove Restaurant and Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
85500 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada Fl., Islamorada, FL 33036-3400
+1 305-664-5564
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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85500 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada Fl., Islamorada, FL 33036-3400
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We took some out of town friends here for dinner. Stephanie was our server and was amazing. Drinks are good and tasty. Had everything from keys curds,which were amazing, cervechi, lobster sandwich and shrimp. Everything was great. Been before and will come again!!!. Thanks Stephanie!!

Thank Chardean D
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Very quaint hotel, nice amenities, great staff. Manager (Chris) was very helpful and restaurant staff prepared our catch nightly. Very nice bar staff and restaurant staff. Will definitely be back!!

Thank tdtbag
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Since I didn't know any restaurants in the area, and it was advertised on Groupon, I bought one for this restaurant. We ended up leaving early, just had a big breakfast and couldn't get a refund so we figured we would take it home. I...More

Thank SueSLidoBeach
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Rude waiter (male) - told my grandson to sit anywhere and then when he did, he then told my grandson he didn't have time to walk all the way where he was sitting.

Thank J6634HJdavidm
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

My friend and I were hoping for a relaxed night of good food and live music and we were not disappointed! Captain Charlie was a fun host and server and we lived the shrimp and conch appetizer and the blackened fish tacos and amazing tuna...More

Thank Connie E
Reviewed 5 July 2017

My wife and I were camping on Long Key, decided to drive up to Islamorada for lunch, and so glad we stopped at Smuggler's Cove! Stephanie was our server, she was awesome, I had fish tacos which were perfect, and Stephanie recommended the French onion...More

1  Thank chuck f
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Stay away we didn't listen to the reviews expensive & crappy food beer was warm ,drinks were lousy we were 2 couples & ordered 4 different items & each one was worse than other

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Bought a Groupon and just went in its 430. No one greeted us or asked us for help we were there 10 minutes and walked around thinking we had the wrong place and once again no one greeted us. They talked to a parrot without...More

1  Thank Pegasus44
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

15 minutes waiting in a table waiting for a waitress I have to go around and ask if somebody can't help me ! She was smoking in other table whit the chef !!! Horrible, we don't go back again !!25 dollars a plate of a...More

Thank Yonay M
Smugglers R, Manager at Smugglers Cove Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Hi Yonay, I wanted to apologize for the experience you had at Smuggler' Cove. Clearly, from many, many former reviews it is not our standard or acceptable to have our guests wait for any amount of time or smoke in the dining area. I would...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We went to celebrate my son's 28th birthday and also pre Mother's Day celebration. We were greeted by chef Dave and his wife who had a table set for our party. We had ceviche, conch n shrimp fritters and fried lobster bites as appetizer. The...More

1  Thank Maria Elena M
Smugglers R, Manager at Smugglers Cove Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Hi Maria, Thank you for dining with us and for your review. I am happy you enjoyed the conch and shrimp fritters, the lobster bites, and our ceviche as well as our staff. Dave and Chris are both amazing. We enjoyed having your son on...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
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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 and Floridian Seafood dishes….Chef Josh 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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