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Smugglers Cove Restaurant and Bar

85500 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada Fl., Islamorada, FL 33036-3400
+1 305-664-5564
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
85500 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada Fl., Islamorada, FL 33036-3400
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

If you get hungry on your way to Key West this is a really neat hidden away place. Nothing fancy, just laid back Keys. The Burgers are big and juicy and the shrimp/conch fritters are very fresh. I recommend the lobster sandwich. Parking space is...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Nice little bar with good food, drinks, and a family-oriented welcoming staff and owner. Perfect place to stop at for a bite to eat while going through the keys.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AlexLiev
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

In no particular order...... Really enjoyed the fried cheese curds for an appetizer along with perfect cocktails (Bloody Mary and Pina Colada). Appetizer arrived quickly and hot. The onion burger is the best tasting burger I can remember having, and the lobster was cooked to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Q5707IBkevinb
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I bought a groupon for Smugglers cove, the deal was I paid $29 for $50 worth of food. Sumgglers Cove had a small menu selection but the food was reasonably priced. Personally i thought the food was very good. I ordered the lobster sandwich and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank cas1996
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I who are South Florida residents and eat local fish dined at this restaurant. We both ordered the snapper. The fish and side orders were well seasoned and tasty but was not the fish that we paid for. We ordered snapper but...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Phaion h
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Recently had a pit-stop here for lunch on the way to Key West after buying a $30 groupon. We sat on a table looking out to the baby and our waitress was very attentive. I ordered the shrimp fajitas, and my goodness, they were fantastic!...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank katiesirett
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

No joke, this place was disgusting. We bought a groupon to try it. This is the only reason we didn’t walk out, but really wish we would have. Our food was really inedible. Got fried lobster sandwich... horrid!! My son got a burger ( hard...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank T7076KKemilym
Reviewed 12 March 2018

well the food is ok at best and the service is about the same. being in the restaurant business in my opinion one of the most important parts of a good,well run business, any business is clean bathrooms and this place was a disgrace. Sorry...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank MarcTuna127
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped by with friends. Ordered a bunch of apps and drinks. John was a great server. Enjoyed everything. Good food good drinks! will be back!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Chardean D
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Groupon post a beautiful picture of a awesome seafood platter that they don’t even have. They were out of steak. We ordered a little bit of everything. Food was good, suggest using your Groupon for lunch.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Charlene P
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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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