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81924 Overseas Highway, Mile-Marker 82, Islamorada, FL 33036
+1 305-664-2692
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7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Dining on a budget
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Delivery
Late Night
Dessert

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  • 491
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  • 447
    Very good
  • 180
    Average
  • 65
    Poor
  • 41
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best sunset view!

Best sunset but great any time of day!! Sit at one of the tables that swing right by the water..always really good entertainment and very attentive service...we always visit several times each year

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
riverwoodMissouri
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missouri
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Best sunset but great any time of day!! Sit at one of the tables that swing right by the water..always really good entertainment and very attentive service...we always visit several times each year

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Royal Oak, MI
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

You can't go wrong with a stunning sunset and a cocktail. Come early as the place fills up quickly. First night, we got there at 5 and found a table quickly. 2nd night, we arrived at 530pm and waited quite awhile. The fried snapper sandwich was fantastic. Make sure you get the sauce that comes with the fried conch though.... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Many people had recommended this restaurant to us. The place was absolutely packed; the parking lot was saturated, the service was slow, and it's self-seating, so at sunset we had to wait quite a bit for people to leave their seats. The live music was great and made the ambiance much better. The sunset view was ok but definitely oversold.... More 

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Middleton, Massachusetts, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Although it was a long wait for a table, as you have to find a spot yourself, the sunset, the food and the fun waitress made it an excellent evening. They also had a magician for entertainment and my grandson loved the show! The fish tacos were excellent as was all the food we had! A great evening on the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Not so thrilled about the food but the views ... sunsets are spectacular! Also great Manatee watching spot. They swim right up to the dock which is totally awesome...you could practically reach out and touch them (but don't of course). Oh and the darn crane that is a local, eats scrambled eggs ...yikes he's eating a relatives kids...bahahaha!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Loved having a few cocktails and lunch at Lor-e-lei! It was exactly what I was hoping to find in Islamorada!

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Troy, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We were looking for a breakfast spot with a view and stumbled along the Lor El Lei, it's right on the the water looking out into the Florida Bay. The view is great day or night, they usually have live entertainment in the evening. The breakfast specials are ample enough without leaving you so stuffed you want to go sleep... More 

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Islamorada, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great place to go to catch the sunset. Good food, good local music every night and you can eat on the beach! Nice selection of cold beers on tap including Islamorada's "Sandbar Sunday" ale. It's a favorite with both locals and visitors. Music stops early, around 10pm because it's in a residential area.

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Islamorada, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The place is great to have drinks and watch the sunset. Food is decent but drinks and sunset is great .

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Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Don't expect fine cuisine here! Pretty much bar food with a really nice location. Great sunset spot, good music nightly. Our food was cold when we got it. Our waitress said it is because the cooks leave the window open in the kitchen because it's so hot in there. Seriously? If this 'restaurant' was located anywhere without the view it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 81924 Overseas Highway, Mile-Marker 82, Islamorada, FL 33036
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Islamorada
  • Phone Number: +1 305-664-2692

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 am

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