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22658 Overseas Hwy, Cudjoe Key, FL 33042
+1 305-745-8880
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Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Cudjoe Key
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $34
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Thai, Asian fusion
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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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Louisville, Kentucky
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Awesome place ..Low key but upscale too..Great menu but we always get the Panko encrusted Yellowtail with a Dill butter sauce.The Grouper sandwich is great too.A must while in Cudjoe.

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Harriman, Tennessee, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

The restaurant was very crowded and we had a 45 minute wait. We sat at the bar with Mee Mee and she took good care of us. We noticed people at the bar were eating, so we asked if we could see a menu. We had the Rice Bowls with shrimp and they were fantastic! Mee Mee is very entertaining... More 

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

From the highway it does not look like much even for the Keys and the name is a little strange until you learn what a square grouper is. That said, it's really a nice dinner spot with a tasty and varied menu. We went on a Wednesday night and were seated after a short wait. We opted for two of... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

The menu, presentation, service, and ambiance were so good that we kept being pleasantly surprised at the level of execution. We had a 30 minute wait on a Tuesday evening, but it was spent pleasantly outside with a beverage, benches, some greenery/garden, and friendly fellow diners. Once seated, each course came promptly but with no sense of pressure for us... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Amazingly good, sauces were subtle and perfectly matched to my seared scallions and her tuna. Excellent greens, killer key lime pie. Service very friendly despite the crowd. Prices are what you should expect in the lower keys. The "small plates" were small, but I wanted room for dessert. I had two nice size scallions that I savored for ten bites.

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Davie, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

This is by far the best meal I have had in the Keys! I was not expecting such good food and great service. I ordered the chicken philly and my husband had the snapper. Both of us were blown away by the flavor and the perfect way our food was cooked. My sandwich melted in my mouth and the snapper... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Went on a Saturday night and arrived at 8 pm... perhaps that is prime time... if so, get there by 5 or 6! The service was great! Servers were on-top of it and very knowledgeable. Food... average++. Good but not exceptional for the price.

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Key West, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I am a Key West local. On the spur of the moment last weekend, my husband and I decided to head up the Keys just a short way to Square Grouper. We didn't have a res and upon arrival on a Friday night @ 7 pm, it was crowded (we knew it would be). Actually, I don't think they take... More 

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Key West, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Great for lunch or dinner, but need reservation for dinner. It is a popular spot for locals about 10 minutes from Key West. When you walk in the first time you think you are in a roadhouse, but the food is definitely not pub quality. Seafood in particular is fresh and well prepared. It is a big open restaurant so... More 

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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Our friends that live locally took us there for lunch. We had the tuna and avocado egg rolls to begin. They were fantastic! It was so very tempting to order another plate to have later. Then I had the Black Mushroom Ravioli listed under small plates (I wanted to save room for dessert); This ravioli had artichoke cream sauce. yummy... More 

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Additional Information about Square Grouper

Address: 22658 Overseas Hwy, Cudjoe Key, FL 33042
Phone Number: +1 305-745-8880
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Cudjoe Key
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 34
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Thai, Asian fusion

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