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Whale Harbor Inn - CLOSED

83413 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036
305-664-4959
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Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night

309 reviews from our community

64% Recommend
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Miami, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Although it's kind of expensive, the food is totally worth it. Every time my family and I go here we eat baskets and baskets of the best crab legs. All of the food is great, and it's also a buffet so that's pretty good. It's on a prime location so whether you're about to go inside or if you just... More

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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143 reviews 143 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
333 helpful votes 333 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We love Whale Harbor Inn. Walk around the boardwalk (starting to the left side, and follow your nose). You'll see pelicans in the small harbor and all the fishing boats at rest (depending on the time of day). Pose with the inverted shark statue, and follow the boats all the way round to the Atlantic Ocean. There is a lovely... More

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Dearborn, Missouri
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74 reviews 74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We had eaten here a few times for dinner during our visit and we really enjoyed it. Good seafood and friendly staff. Clean. Fun to watch the fisherman come in and out and feed the crazy pelicans. We will definitely go back.

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Brandon, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

High prices at this restaurant compared to other restaurants around the area, 22 dollars for 4 small almost fish stick size of fish and fries, however the fish was cooked perfect and tasted good.

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Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Can't beat the value, service and view!!!! We had margaritas and peel n eat shrimp. Best muddled margarita ever!!!! Peel n eats were warm and good sized. Very pleased!

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Roann, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Food was tastefully and attractively prepared. Great key lime pie! Grouper was good. Enjoyed watching over the harbor while eating.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

CLOSED due to kitchen fire, but no signs to tell you this. Adjacent restaurant Wahoo's is open and that is how you find out there is no seafood buffet

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jmendelson, General Manager at Whale Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Due to smoke damage, both the Whale Harbor Seafood Buffet & Braza Leña Brazilian Steakhouse in Islamorada are currently closed. We are working diligently to repair the damages and plan to reopen approximately in Mid-April. During our construction you can still visit any of our sister properties: *Wahoo's Bar & Grill located at Whale Harbor Marina - Mile Marker 83.5... More

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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143 reviews 143 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We were in a rush, and told our server Matthew that. He did his best, but still forgot Andrea's soup. The food was good, but I liked it better the last time I was there. I would still go back, but I think it is a better deal at the affiliated seafood buffet next door. Two rabbit ears up!! (\... More

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San Francisco, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

The food is pretty good for all you can eat buffet. I love their seafood stand with some good humor Mexican dudes. I asked him for raw oysters and he told me 'no' with a straight face. I was stunted at his answer but then he started to laugh. I had good time with these guys.

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medina o
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

its a Buffet, its good to very good, but its for the younger set, i think, just cant eat that much anymore, but all the food was good

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