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Caroline's Dining on the River

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123 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1736
+1 850-653-8139
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed five days. I had French toast and bacon each day; my wife had a variety of dishes. We were both delighted with each meal we had. The bacon was consistently and tasty every meal! The service we received from Brandy and Heather was brilliant. They warmly greeted us each day, accurately took our orders, promptly served us, and... More 

Thank Doug & Andr... Z
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent breakfast. Nice view of river. A bit pricey but that is expected in a town catering to tourist during Easter Break. There is outside seating but was a bit cool at the time so sat inside. Service in average.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On March 2 I ate breakfast here and I thought it was a great meal with great service and I said so in a review that I wrote about that visit. Unfortunately, despite Caroline's local reputation for hit and miss service, I went back a second time and had a horrible experience. I was quickly seated in a mostly empty... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a road trip to Apalachicola for the Antique Boat and Car show (April 15, 2017). We enjoyed it last year and decided to venture there again. We arrived a little after noon and decided to eat first and found Caroline's Dining on the River. They have a lovely inside dining area but we opted for the screened in... More 

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Sister Bay, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For some reasln they stopped erving dinner but lunch and breakfast are avaialable. Wehad breakfast there twice. Right on the water with pelicans and terns diving for their own breakfast!

Thank Brodd
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great breakfast with a waitress that couldn't have been friendlier or more helpful. The atmosphere on the screened in porch overlooking rover was great. Would definitely return.

Thank motxla
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great breakfast/brunch! Husband ordered french toast and I had the hash. Fresh squeezed orange juice, good coffee, friendly wait staff. We enjoyed our meal out on the covered deck, over the water. Pleasant atmosphere. Crowds were large earlier in the morning. After 10 is the best time to go. We had a room at the adjoining inn so... More 

Thank macndan
Windermere, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here for breakfast. I had the apple pie omelette. It was very good. The grits were also good. I would definitely go here and get that omelette again.

Thank Anne W
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff. Heather was helpful and a joy. Breakfast was incredible with healthy portions. We will definitely be back.

Thank MattThro
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

We went here for breakfast on a weekday. I loved that the dining room is lined w/ windows and many tables have direct water view. The dining room is cozy and has historic feel lined w/ wood and really lovely. The service was amazingly friendly. Our waitress was really great! She spoiled our two young teen boys - getting one... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1736
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Apalachicola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-653-8139

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