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Temptation Restaurant, Bar & Package

350 Park Ave, PO Box 495, Boca Grande, FL 33921
+1 941-964-2610
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“hogfish” (16 reviews)
10:00 - 23:30All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
350 Park Ave, PO Box 495, Boca Grande, FL 33921
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I dropped in for dinner. Food was fabulous! I had Red Snapper Almandine, he had Pepper Steak. Could not have had a better meal, and service by Darlene was over the top! We will be back!! Thank you for accommodating us! Delicious!

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ate here during our day trip to Boca Grande. Delicious seafood! I had the fried oysters with cole slaw and onion rings. My husband had the grouper finger sandwich with fries. Both yummy! Great southern sweet tea. Service was excellent. Will return on our next...More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is my favorite restaurant in the whole island. Fresh seafood and great steaks for those that prefer meat. Great wine list and the desserts are great!

Thank abuelamimi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Temptation doesn't seem like anything special from the outside, but the food and the service at this hidden gem are exceptional. Don't visit Boca Grande without having at least one dinner here. Quite possibly the best fried shrimp I've ever had in my life.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat out quite a bit and lately have not felt that we really would like to go back again to most of the restaurants we were at. If we were at Gasparilla longer, we would have gone back to this restaurant and had the...More

Thank travelj12
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Lots to choose from on the menu. I had the sauteed soft shell crab with coleslaw. Very good but think fried would have been better. The fried grouper fingers were perfect for passing around the table. Several people had steaks and said they were tinder...More

Thank lvsutton
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The Temp is a great old Boca Grande establishment. Two of the oldest tarpon skin mounts hang above the walkway thru to the bar and the mural around the room was painted by a duPont. If you look closely at some of the people, you...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Great food and service. Love the quaintness of the place. Originality- They have not changed this place for over 30 years. They did that on purpose and bring back the authentic experience of the establishment.

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

My first visit to the Temptation was in 1960 (yes 60). It has been consistent for all this time. A funky little place that stands the test of time and still one of my favorites. Linen tablecloths yet a casual atmosphere. For fresh Florida seafood...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 6 pm for a 6:15 reservation. In 10minutes, the place was 3/4 full. Shortly thereafter, It was completely sold out. We spilt the fried oyster appetizer which was good, and we both ordered the red snapper. I ordered mine blackened. It was...More

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Jeffrey S, Owner at Temptation Restaurant, Bar & Package, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant, we value our customers and apologize for not meeting your expectations. We strive for excellence, if we were made aware of the problem I assure you it would have been handled right away. I hope...More

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Questions & Answers
25 September 2016|
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Response from Donna L | Reviewed this property |
Yes January is part of their peak season.
16 August 2015|
Response from Jeffrey S | Property representative |
Hi, sorry we are closed from August 16th through October 7th
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 Park Ave, PO Box 495, Boca Grande, FL 33921
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Boca Grande
  • Phone Number: +1 941-964-2610
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