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Caroline's Dining on the River

123 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1736
850-653-8139
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Ranked #8 of 24 restaurants in Apalachicola
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $26
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Havana, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

We were very pleasantly surprised at the freshness, taste, and presentation of our meals. Their specialty seems to be grouper and rightfully so! There were 4 or 5 different grouper dishes, of which we tried two of them. Both were fantastic! The salads were a little larger than you normally find and they offer many homemade dressings. We both opted... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

We always make a point of having breakfast at Caroline's. The food is excellent and atmosphere nice with a view of the river.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Sunday morning after our stay at the Apalachicola River Inn, we were had breakfast at Caroline's. It was complimentary and delicious. I had shrimp and grits with eggs cooked to order. My wife had the all-American-breakfast cooked to order. The orange juice was really freshly squeezed. Great food and service!

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Shalimar
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

A taste of Old Florida . Friendly staff, fresh linens, a view of the river inside where it is cool. You can sit outside if you prefer but it was 90+ degrees this week. The food is wonderful, oysters, red fish and much more. They are famous for their breakfasts all the breakfast choices you know made and more oysters,... More

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

Food was excellent, can't wait to visit again and go back! Servers was wonderful and friendly. Recommend when you visit apalacola for a great meal, stayed in the inn as well, very pleased with room as well

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Knoxville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful scenery, friendly staff, best scallops ever. Casual dining but romantic at the same time. Would definitely eat there again.

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Pensacola, Florida
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9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The food is great, the service is Apalach (its relaxing, peaceful, bring a newspaper/book it takes a while but its worth it)Did I mention the food is excellent. The view is excellent too.

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Pensacola, Florida
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7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We loved the atmosphere. Sat inside due to heat in August. Large portions, friendly staff! The restrooms are located outside the restaurant. You can sit outside and Enjoy the waterway.

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Aragon, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We had lunch at Caroline's. The appetizer portions were small and a little pricey. The lunch selections were great and prices well. The Oyster Tacos, Grouper Sandwich and Crab Quiche were wonderful.

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Senior Reviewer
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6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

From Tallahassee we still come to Carolines for the breakfast. It's always the best. Fast, friendly service and food. My family and friends send people to Carolines all the time. Thanks again for the great Sunday breakfast. ........

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