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Friendly Fisherman Restaurant

150 Johns Pass Boardwalk W, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2625
+1 727-391-6025
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“corn fritters” (96 reviews)
“seafood” (158 reviews)
“clam chowder” (89 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
150 Johns Pass Boardwalk W, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2625
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was reminded of the lyrics of the Eagles' Hotel California. They may have been friendly at some point but I expect they haven't had that spirit there since 1979. (They opened in '78.) Granted, we came in at 8:30pm on a Saturday (with no...More

Thank PeachnOrange
Reviewed 3 days ago

told me we would have to wait on a table by the window and put us next to kitchen door, as soon as we were seated, they cleared the three vacant tables next to windows and seated three other couples, meanwhile I got bumped into...More

Thank Bruce Y
Reviewed 6 days ago

Seated very quickly, we were a group of six on Saturday evening. The fish and chips and cheaper items were good but the lobster and scallops overcooked. Drinks were good with fun coconut souvenir cups. Staff was friendly. We didn't bother to send the food...More

Thank aragl001
Reviewed 1 week ago

We haven't been there before so we thought we'd try it. Went there for dinner. Wasn't busy and got seated fast. Our server was nice. But we didn't care for the food. My husband ordered broiled red grouper w/ side of slaw. The fish was...More

Thank hamccormick
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner and what a mess. Ordered the shrimp platter with a baked potato. The potato was old, stale, and looked like it had a worm hole in center. The only decent food was the shrimp. Vegetables and rice were dry and tasteless. Will not...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is located in the shopping and dining district of John's Pass. Our booth overlooked the inlet and we had the opportunity to watch the fishing boats return with their catch. The menu is simple, most items offered broiled or fried. All items come...More

Thank Yeahbut246
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner with husband and 8yr old. Food was so so and overpriced.on level of a chain restaurant but pricier.shrimp grits were okay but husbands steak was tough.mozarella squares tasted like they were soaked in oil. I asked the waitress if they offered...More

Thank Heath R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Weve been here many times with different groups. The quality and preparation of the food is consistently good, with a large selection and large portions. The clam chowder is wonderful and full of large pieces of clams. We're always too full for dessert! We keep...More

Thank Vivian H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and son brought in the fish they caught that day and they prepared them for us for lunch. It was a great meal. You don't have to pay for the main dish, but you do have to buy a plate with sides. It...More

Thank amanda W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second-time here after a year-went upstairs to be seated outside after seeing no available seating downstairs on a Saturday night. Asked the hostess if we could sit outside she told us we needed to go downstairs. When I told the hostess downstairs was full she...More

Thank Jennifer B
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Patricia T
27 July 2017|
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Response from bengiland | Reviewed this property |
Between windows and water there is a boardwalk so you do not necessarily see the water at night but you are able to see it in the day time
Paul S
27 February 2016|
Response from Friendly F | Property representative |
Yes We are dog Friendly. On our Veranda upstairs and our Dockside dinning on the deck that is right on the water.
12 March 2015|
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Response from Friendly F | Property representative |
Yes we are. We have 2 outside areas.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Johns Pass Boardwalk W, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2625
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Madeira Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 727-391-6025
We have the Freshest Seafood in Madeira Beach! We also serve pasta, steak, Chicken, and Hamburgers.We are located in the world famous Johns Pass. Make sure you try our award winning New England Clam Chowder!
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