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Ma's Fish Camp

105 Palm Avenue, Mile marker 81.5 Oceanside, Islamorada, FL 33036
+1 305-517-9611
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Ranked #12 of 79 restaurants in Islamorada
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $12 - $26
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Our restaurant atmosphere is warm and friendly. Our food is prepared delightfully light, healthy and flavorful. Our seafood is grilled with lovely toppings - and if you desire fried, we fry in rice oil for good health. We do have delicious, made in house desserts including our Awarding winning traditional Key Lime Pie, German Chocolate Cake and locals favorite Hummingbird Cake. MA's also has a desirable Wine and Beer menu.
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Boston MA
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109 reviews 109 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

We wanted to love this place, but despite a fantastic waiter, we found it just so so. We shared conch fritters and fish tacos. The fritters were OK, and quite huge, but the tacos were very bland.

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London, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

We were staying at the Pines & Palms Resort and wanted a place to eat that was near our accommodation. I looked on Trip Adviser and they recommended Ma's Fish restaurant. We arrived at 7pm and were warmly welcomed. The menu had a good selection and was reasonably priced with large portions. The puddings were yummy but unfortunately we had... More

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Key Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

The best meal I've had in Islamorada- better than waterfront restaurants in the area. Fresh fish and healthy-sized portions. Check it out.

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Detroit, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We were there two days ago. The atmosphere is very friendly.our waitress explained everything very well, and answered all our stupid questions about the food. They were out of hogfish. We tried mahi mahi and halibut which were very tasty. Everybody should try conch fritters. It is the must in the keys.

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Oregon
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

How appropriate that this restaurants signature dish is the key lime pie...and two different types to boot. Don't ask me which one to pick--they are both fantastic. As mentioned, this is truly a roadside stop that doesn't command much in the way of exterior attraction. But, don't let that dissuade you from making this your Islamorada choice for lunch or... More

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Buffalo, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

kids & grandparents alike enjoyed the fresh fish, shrimp, & salads & dessert. The hushpupppies were the best I've had, and the key lime pie was sublime. I also have to mention the kids' fried fish dinner, which was truly special--who uses mahi mahi for their kids' fish dinner? Very nice service too.

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Wallace, MI
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This was a wonderful restaurant. The food was excellent and the staff was great. One of the best places we ate at in our week at Islamarada.

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Marathon Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I stopped at Ma's last night for a quick meal and was so surprised how great my meals and Jaclynn who helped me were. GREAT JOB!!!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

After a long day at the beach with the family, we went to some places around Ma's, and the wait was over one hour. They didn't even mentioned this place, and I pulled in to this place. Waiter Michelle was awesome! Thus, gave her a 20% tip as usual. The fish was over priced, but the food and freshly made... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

trying key lime pie first time at Ma's is like trying otoro sushi (fatty tuna belly) first time in japan after having sushi for years outside its birth cradle. this is how i felt when i tried Ma's key lime pie. it just melts in your mouth. the merrengue is very light and just slightly crusted, the lime tart is... More

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