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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 - 15:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Windermere, Florida
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank dmacbean
Syracuse, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Serve amazing brunch every day until they close. Best french toast ever, many dishes have oysters in them. Interesting and yummy lunch menu, crab cakes are amazing. Their oyster and mushroom soup (stew) is not to be missed. Most tables have a nice view, they also have a screened room right on the water which is nice, altho there are... More 

Thank flynduck
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoy eating at Caroline's Dining on the River. It is fun to watch the small boats traveling along the river. I enjoy Caroline's Dining on the River's eggs, grits, toast and butter, bacon, and or sauage and non-sweet ice tea. This is a good breakfast.

1 Thank Evans K
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wait staff was outstanding, but the kitchen is incredibly slow. Food was delicious but took over an hour to reach our table. Was not a busy morning, only half the tables were full.

Thank jasminerenee25
Nashville, Tennessee
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

or brunches. It's really what they do best! My eggs were cooked to perfection every single time...But don't be in a hurry. Just sit and read a book, talk to your companions, and enjoy the view. Oh, the screened in porch which is lovely for brunch accepts with pleasure your well behaved dog.

Thank April M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great shrimp omelette and grits for breakfast at Caroline's while sitting at a window table with Avery nice view of the river. The omelette and grits were very warm when served which is how I like my food. The waitress was very nice and kept my coffee cup full.

Thank Minneapolisdoyle
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While staying at the Apolachicola River Inn we decided to have our breakfasts at Carolines. A beautifully furnished restaurant in a a rustic building. Excellent breakfasts that included Oyster omelettes and sausage gravy and biscuits. Cannot forget the freshly squeezed orange juice.

Thank Terry K
Conyers, Ga.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There's something about seeing the water just outside the window that calms the soul. Eating lunch while the water flows just outside the window is as good as it gets. Caroline's is a perfect combination of the two. While the staff was friendly enough, there wasn't quite that down home, glad you're here vibe the other top notch restaurants have.... More 

Thank Gary W

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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?