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Swordfish Grill

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4528 119th Street West, Cortez, FL 34215
+1 941-798-2035
11:00 - 22:00
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Clearwater, Florida
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Tucked away in a marina/boatworks half the fun is finding the location. Good shrimp basket and oyster po boy. Nice deck area overlooking the intercoastal waterway.

Thank thekegler
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We really liked the more upscale food, but with the casual attire, and sitting outside just made this a perfect evening. Had the bacon wrapped scallops, and they were good, but I think they would be better off the grill rather than deep fried. Their "proprietary brew was exceptional, dark but not too smoky. A great experience, if you want... More 

Thank TheSchnecki
Bradenton, Florida
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love to pull our boat into Swordfish Grill for lunch or dinner. Beautiful sunsets, great staff, and good food and music. Eat inside or outside by the tiki bar!

Thank thestones1998
State College, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on Cortez and on the water the Swordfish Grill is a nice stop. We dropped in on Mothers Day. The place was very busy and so we sat in the Bar area. The special for the day was ALL You can eat Crab Legs. The legs were served with corn on the cob and potatoes along with melted butter.... More 

Thank Charles C
Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from an absolutely wonderful meal on Mothers Day. We sat at the outside bar area where Tori was working and she made sure we had an awesome time. Had the fish spread and conch fritters as an app and they were great. 2 in our party had the Sunday Special which was King Crab Legs all you can... More 

Thank Lugeo8876
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group of 13, was pleased with our server. She took the time to answer question, pointed out the specials without pushing them. Happy hr is from 3..6, we arrived at 5.45. The place was well attended with tables outside to enjoy the water scenery. All our food arrived in time, no one was disappointed. I had a shrimp burger... More 

Thank PJ G
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Will never go back, had 8 people for dinner this week, poor waitress, bad food, clam chowder was like dishwater, dinners cold when served!! Save your money!!

Thank Hirb M
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food and great service. Bobby our server was fantastic! Outside seating is perfect for the Florida experience!

Thank Theresa B
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Over from England for vacation, fantastic service from Lindsey Hughes, fantastic food. All round great.

1 Thank Rick C
Bradenton, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was at the Swordfish and it happened to be the day of the fish fry. It was so good!!! I was fried grouper bites with pasta salad and hush puppies. The pasta salad was different but I wish I had the recipe, my fav. The grouper tasted fresh. You could just tell that it was fresh. The guy serving... More 

Thank Taylor B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Grill, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4528 119th Street West, Cortez, FL 34215
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: +1 941-798-2035

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