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Square Grouper

22658 Overseas Hwy, Cudjoe Key, FL
(305) 745-8880
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Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Cudjoe Key
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $29
Cuisines: Seafood
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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
Description: Innovative fresh local seafood. House Smoked Fish Dip is phenomenal, a definite "must try"!! Our Conch Chowder and our Key Lime Pie are also something you should not miss. We also have a great Square Grouper Fish Sandwich, 16 oz Grilled Ribeye (Certified Angus Beef!), Salads and lots of small plates to share...Flash Fried Conch with ponzu and wasabi.
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93% Recommend
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English first
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

A local from Key West recommended Square Grouper to us and we are so glad we went. It has a cool, contemporary feel with a fabulous Asian fusion/seafood menu. Service, from hostess to bartender to server, was awesome - super friendly. Our server, Tracy, recommended the conch small plate (flash fried with a little wasabi cream drizzle and sesame/teriyaki sauce)... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

This is one of my favorite restaurants of all time. Everything I've ever tried has been delicious and we always get great service. They get fresh local seafood and grow their own herbs and spices. Try the skirt steak, the parmesan encrusted chicken, the rice bowls, the pasta, the buffalo shrimp, the flash fried conch...there's so much you have to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

DELICIOUS! We stared off with a selection of wine and beer from the well selected wine list. Shared Calamari Appetizer...YUM! Dinner around our table was Seared Sea scallops over Corn Polenta with Roasted Asparagus , Ahi tuna with Asian Rice and Slaw, Fried Shrimp with Side Salad, Seared Sea Scallops over a bed of greens with a light dressing...WOW!...we will... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Square Grouper has very good food and creative chef who marries flavors and food very well. Appetizers are very good (Conch, goat cheese and ravioli) along with whatever daily special is being served. The only downside is that the place is no longer a hidden gem as you will have to wait for a seat. The line to get in... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Always great food and service. Excellent menu and specials--have never been let down. You might need to wait for a table but don't leave. You can wait inside at a nicely set-up room for drinks. The wait is worth it. This is a Keys treasure!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The square grouper is a great place for some great food. The local fish is well prepared and the servers are good. The prices are a little high, but the quality of the food justifies their prices. A must go for dinner in the lower keys.

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Key West, Florida
17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We have been eating at the square grouper for years and it will never let you down. Big party no problem , romantic evening no problem , out with the kids no problem. Solid courteous staff , an owner Lynn who cares about her customers. The food well it's awesome never boring always new specials and something for everyone. After... More

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Pensacola, Florida
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Two nights in a Row. I had to go back! The outside of this restaurant does not do it justice. Someone told us about it. There was a wait. The back bar was the perfect place to relax and unwind with friends and family. I fell in love with the watermelon feta dish! It was so fresh and delicious. It... More

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Big Pine Key, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This is our #1 recommendation to all of our clients. Good food, good sangria, good atmosphere. Locals love this place. Enough said.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Their commercial reflects an awesome looking grouper sandwhich but when you receive it, it covered only have of the bun. Tasty but not worth the price. Not sure what the others see in this place.

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iamfood, Owner at Square Grouper, responded to this review

I am sorry that you were unhappy with our fish sandwich. I assure you that we try to make all of our food consistently good, and I think that most people know that and like our food, and come back to eat with us. I am sorry that we did not impress you...please try us again so that hopefully we... More

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